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Telecommuting Website (Part Two)


Last article I discussed why a telecommuter would benefit from starting a website, and what you should include on the website. This article, I'm going to cover how to market the website and the basics of getting one set up.

Effective Resume and Cover Letter Writing - Part One


To begin, make a decision to discard any former knowledge learned about the "rules" of resume and cover letter writing. People commonly become stuck in "bad" writing habits from a time gone by.

Dont Let Difficult People Derail Your Career


Unless you are among the luckiest people in the world, or you are totally free of all relationships in the real world, you have to cope with difficult people in the course of your work.Difficult people are everywhere.

Your Next Performance Appraisal: Make It Work For You


In the rush of everyday work, it can be difficult to think about your own career development. An appraisal is a key opportunity to identify your strengths, areas that need improvement and plans for your future.

Stay At Home Moms No Longer Struggling To Make Ends Meet


It is hard to be a stay at home mom. You deal with a lot of pressures that most people would not understand.

Job Search - 6 Tips to Boost Your Campaign


Does your job search feel like a big weight on your shoulders?Are you confused about what you should do next?Do you have starts and stops in your search activities?Are you beating yourself up because you haven't done enough?Okay, first things first.Conducting a job search can be overwhelming under the best of circumstances.

The 10 Biggest Career Change Mistakes - And How to Avoid Them


Career change is no walk in the park.If it was easy, the castle gates would have burst long ago under the stampede of restless corporate warriors.

Career Change: A Glittering Invitation To The Emotional Stalkers


As much as you are yearning for career-change, and as much as the trends actually favor it, just contemplating a shift is a glittering invitation to four emotional stalkers who love nothing better than to play a nasty game of team-tag at your personal expense. When you unmask these bandits -- even a little -- they begin to lose their emotional charge - leaving you free to more fully explore the opportunities to re-invent yourself.

6 Steps to Re-inventing Your Career


Meaningful work honors the deepest part of your being. It is the embodiment of your gifts and talents and all that you value.

Does Your Career Change Itch or Burn?


Two weeks ago, I received a newsy email from a former client. Dan gave me the scoop on his life and new love, and ended by saying that while work had improved, he was feeling the itch again to go after career change.

Resurgence of the Time Sheet: Why You Should Write Down Your Workday Activities


One day I walked into my boss's office and said, " I think all staff should do a time sheet, including you, from now on." I definitely surprised her but the results of this request certainly got the attention of all of our staff.

Getting A Leg Up


Legging Up Your CompetitionLet's face it. When you graduate from college you need an edge over the competition, right? Every year thousands of college students just like you enter the job market looking for the same thing you are, a job / career.

Finding Your Ideal Career


In the current climate, many people are looking away from the traditional job market towards working for themselves. The massive redundancies and job-insecurity has caused many people to radically rethink their career plans.

Integrity At Work - How Do You Show Up?


As the business sections of today's papers and magazines read more and more like the police blotter, ''Integrity'' is fast becoming a hot topc of conversation in business boardrooms, around water coolers, and in today's business best-sellers. Integrity is defined as walking the talk when it comes to living one's true values, being authentic.

Resume Tune Up


Employers have fears, uncertainty and DOUBT (the FUD factor) over your ability to actually do what you claim you can do in your resume and cover letter.Combine this with the fact that EVERY candidate looks good on paper, no-one leaves their previous job because they were paid too much, the work was too interesting and all the people were fantastic, and you can see the challenge you're facing.

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Careers, employment opportunities for Desert Oasis HS students  KLAS-TV

Jump starting your career” was the course subject Monday for many students at Desert Oasis High School in the south part of the valley.


Indy-based aviation program helps pilot careers take off  WRTV Indianapolis

Officials said 600000 pilots need to be trained across the globe in the next five to 10 years in order to fill the pilot gap.


School 'dialogue' looks at career paths  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Silver Consolidated Schools hosted the third Community Dialogue on Thursday at the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center, where ...


PATH program helps many jump the employment gap  Lansing State Journal

Services provided help with transportation, clothing, on-the-job training and more.


9 biggest career mistakes college grads make  The Seattle Times

First jobs don't have to be dream jobs, but new college grads also shouldn't just settle for a bad job.


Employment Expertise: Preparing students for college and careers  HollandSentinel.com

February is Career and Technical Education Month, a national campaign to increase awareness and celebrate the value of programs that prepare students for ...


Public invited to SVC career fair  Bennington Banner

BENNINGTON — Southern Vermont College will host its annual Spring Career and Internship Fair on Thursday, March 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Everett ...


Top Tips For Deciding Whether It's Really Time To Quit Your Job  Forbes

How do we know when it's time to call it quits at our job? How do you make sure you make the right decision? Here are a few tips on how to quit your job. Or not.


Parenthood drives women out of science, US survey reveals  physicsworld.com

Almost half of women and a quarter of men leave full-time science-based careers after becoming a parent. That is according to a study that followed the careers ...


Stop Asking Women About Childbearing Status, China Tells Employers  The New York Times

The Chinese government, which has struggled to keep women from leaving the labor force, is taking new steps to combat persistent workplace discrimination.


STEM Careers Are Even Harder On Parents Than We Thought, Study Finds  TIME

Many new parents leave STEM career fields shortly after having their first child, according to a new study.


How to Choose the Right MBA for a Nonprofit Management Career  U.S. News & World Report

Someone who intends to use an MBA degree to catapult him or herself into a leadership position at a nonprofit organizations should look for business schools ...


If We are to Help Students Work Toward 21st Century Careers, We Need to Enlist the Private Sector | Opinion  Newsweek

Our educational system is not set up to provide students with enough opportunities to learn the skills a 21st-century economy demands.


Wilson School grads don't go into public service because of money, job prospects  The Daily Princetonian

Despite having received significant funding earmarked for the pursuit of public *service*, the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs continues ...


Colorado Springs meeting to explain program steering veterans into teaching  Colorado Springs Gazette

Veterans make good teachers because they tend to have leadership qualities, and many were instructors in the military, says Korey Brown, director of ...


Life's late bloomers prove that you're never too old for change  Stuff.co.nz

Meet the people who were brave enough to switch careers later in life.


Veteran Luis's VA Nursing Career Lets Him Serve Other Veterans  DailyNurse

Luis considered going to work at a private-sector hospital following military *service*. But he chose a career as a nurse at VA, in part after benefiting from the care ...


Advantages of hiring older workers  Fast Company

Americans have a different view of what “retirement” means for them, and the workplace should take note.


The U.S. Teaching Population Is Getting Bigger, and More Female  The Atlantic

Teaching in the United States was once considered a career for men. Then the profession's gender composition shifted dramatically around the mid-19th century ...


Employment Earnings Differ For Boys From Lower Socioeconomic Situations  WGN Radio - Chicago

Little advantages of the span of a career can seem insignificant, but can have major results over time. Francis Vergunst (Postdoctoral Research Fellow at ...


CAREERS DAY OUT Returns For 2019  Triple M

This year marks the 21st birthday of Careers Day Out, one of the largest education, training and employment expos in Northern Victoria. The event will be held ...


NALP hosts Workforce Summit, addresses labor crisis  Total Landscape Care

Recently, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) hosted a Workforce Summit in Alexandria, Virginia, to address the increasing labor ...


Women In Tech:  Forbes

India outpaces the UK and the US for its representations of women working in IT. Why have western countries lagged behind the east and what are some of the ...


AFTC engineers share what it means to be an engineer  Edwards Air Force Base

Thanks to the efforts of engineers, everything from the everyday, like preparing dinner and making the morning commute, to the extraordinary, such as the ...


University of California staff researchers opt to form a union, joining postdocs  Science Magazine

After 5 years as a postdoc—four of them at the University of California (UC), Los Angeles—molecular biologist Christina Priest hit the university's time limit for ...


Careers & Opportunities | Human Resources  Baylor University

Consistently ranked as one of the nation's “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor is a rewarding place to build a career.


What Job Hunters Should Expect in 2019 | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

If you're looking for a job in 2019, learn about applicant tracking systems, networking, LinkedIn best practices and how to figure out your market value.


Employment trends: 20 jobs that are now dominated by women  USA TODAY

In 2000, women held approximately 40.5 percent of all jobs in the United States. That number increased to 43.1 percent in 2016.


2019 Job Outlook for Workers | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

The 2019 job outlook for workers promises higher salaries, better company benefits and stricter harassment policies, thanks to the #MeToo movement.


5 Career Moves You'll (Probably) Make in 2019  Fortune

This year is likely to look a lot like last year, only more so. Demand for many of the most-wanted job skills of 2018 is still rising (and at an even faster clip than in ...


Employment Statistics  Tuck School

Tuck graduates continue to enjoy great career success, with employment levels and compensation rates for Tuck's class of 2018 at or near the highest of those ...


Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering what you can do with a liberal arts major? There are no useless college majors. Find out how to make yours valuable by selling your skills.


For Veterans Seeking Jobs in North Carolina  NC Dept of Commerce

Our team at the Division of Workforce Solutions provides experienced help to veterans, transitioning *service* members, and eligible spouses seeking a job.


Burned-Out Millennials Need Careers, Not Just Jobs  Bloomberg

At a time when lots of attention is being paid to inequality, poverty and the travails of the working class, it might seem callous to worry about the problems of the ...


Employment opportunities: Best US cities for job seekers in 2018  USA TODAY

According to a recent study, there are particular U.S. cities that are most benefiting from the current unemployment low. Here are the 10 best cities for job seekers ...


For new Ph.D. recipients, postgraduation employment numbers are on the rise  Science Magazine

Last year saw an uptick in the percentage of U.S. doctorate recipients who had firm employment plans postgraduation. That's one of many takeaways from the ...


How to Land an Entry-Level Job | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering what entry-level means when it comes to jobs? This article explains what level of experience you need for your first job.


Can People with Disabilities Use Your Careers Website?  SHRM

Design barriers might be closing off your access to this talent pool and opening employers up to legal liability.


Human Resources  JBU Athletics

Job Opportunities and Careers at JBU, Human Resources, Faculty, Staff, & Graduate Assistants, Careers.


How a Low Unemployment Rate May Affect your Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

If you're looking for a job now, you're in luck: It's a job seeker's market. In May 2018, the national unemployment rate was 3.8 percent – the lowest since 2000.


Predictions for the US chemistry job market in 2019  Chemical & Engineering News

With 2019 just around the corner, you might be wondering what the chemistry job market in the US will look like next year. If I knew, I wouldn't be working in the ...


Not Ready to Retire? Find a Bridge Job or Second Career.  U.S. News & World Report

Phyllis Matsuura needed a new purpose. She was offered an early retirement package after 34 years in the electronics industry, but at age 57, she was not ready ...


Outdoor Jobs: Careers That Take You Beyond the Cubicle | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Cubicle life isn't for everyone. If the prospect of sitting at the same desk every day makes you squirm, you may be better suited to a job you can perform outside.


How to Make the Most of a Seasonal Job | Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Seasonal jobs employ temporary and gig workers in the retail, hospitality and logistics industries in time to meet high consumer demand during the holidays.


Jobs outlook 2019: Seattle, state can expect ‘still-strong’ growth  Seattle Times

This is a very innovative workforce, and no one wants to miss the party,” says regional labor economist Anneliese Vance-Sherman.


HELP WANTED: This is who's hiring in Houston  KTRK-TV

Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time work, or you just want a career change, here's who is hiring in Houston.


This job challenge should scare older workers  CNBC

For workers in their 50s, the career trajectory to retirement can start to look less like a straight track and more like the lift hill of a roller coaster — just before a ...


Jobs at Tulane  News from Tulane

Tulane is situated in one of the most amazing cities in the world. From scenic uptown neighborhoods to the historic downtown area, there are no shortages of ...


Stanford MBA Class of 2018 Chose Careers Where They Could Make a Difference  Stanford Report

The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money.


8 Careers for Creative People | Best Jobs  U.S News & World Report Money

These are careers for creative people who want to find best jobs for writers, best jobs for artists and best jobs for actors.


How to Benefit From the Blockchain Job Boom | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Career advice about how to find a job in the blockchain industry, how to find a job in the bitcoin industry and how to find a crypto job.


How Our Careers Affect Our Children  HBR.org Daily

What working parent hasn't felt guilty about missing soccer games and piano recitals? When there are last-minute schedule changes at work or required travel to ...


Think You're Ready For A Change? The Right (And Wrong) Reasons To Leave A Job  Forbes Now

Americans are more optimistic about the employment landscape than ever before, with 65% saying that now is a prime time to find a job. Before you decide to ...


Breaking Into the Weed Business: Everything You Need to Know  U.S. News & World Report

How to get a job selling marijuana and how to work in the cannabis industry.


The Best Medical Jobs That Don't Require Medical School | Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering how to pay for medical school? Consider pursuing a different health care career, such as a nursing or therapy occupation.


Job Market Predictions To Watch Out For In 2019  Forbes

Several main themes are emerging that have the magnitude to either help or hurt your career—depending on the nature of your job. These rapid changes will ...


Careers  Wake Forest University News Center

If you are currently employed at Wake Forest University please view and apply for open positions by accessing the Internal Career Portal via desktop computer ...


The Good News for Today's Job Seeker | On Careers | US News  U.S. News & World Report

The tide is beginning to turn for job seekers and employees. Since the Great Recession, job seekers have had difficulty landing a good-paying job, but it seems ...


How to Volunteer Yourself Into a New Job  U.S. News & World Report

Volunteering can help you gain new skills, help the common good, show you have interests outside of work and fill space on a resume when not working full ...


There are 77 US occupations that average six-figure salaries. Is yours one of them?  USA TODAY

A new report from 24/7 Wall Street found 77 jobs that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, pay in the six figures. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.


Career Services  Tuck School

Personalized Career Paths. Our students arrive at Tuck with professional experience and career aspirations as diverse as they are. While each student cultivates ...


The 25 highest-paying jobs in America  CNBC

Each of these positions comes with a salary of $95000 or more.


5 Ways to Use Networking to Land Your Next Job  U.S. News & World Report

Informational interviews, connections and general networking can all help in finding a dream job or company.


This Veteran Seeks To Reinvent The Employment Ecosystem For Salaried Careers  Forbes Now

This veteran is working to reinvent the hiring process for skilled labor, especially in the growing tech sector. Working with formerly incarcerated, he's finding ...


New Job Hope For Adults In Drug And Alcohol Recovery  NPR

Many in recovery go long periods without work, and face stigma against addiction. A new hiring site, just for job seekers in recovery, aims to change that.


How to Deal With Job Search Rejection | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

When you're rejected from a job, take time to analyze your professional strengths and weaknesses and practice your interview techniques.


MBA Career Paths  Yale School of Management

MBA graduates of the Yale School of Management go on to succeed in top positions across countless industries. The varied arcs of their careers, shaped by our ...


A Career Road Map for First-Generation Professionals | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

First-generation college students can become first-generation professionals by learning how to find a mentor, identifying role models and building support ...


Current job openings  Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has exciting opportunities in our New York office for individuals who are passionate and dedicated to ...


Are You Ready For A Career Disruption?  Forbes

No matter what the reason, there is a good chance you will experience an employment disruption at some point in your career.


19 Part-Time Retirement Jobs That Pay Well | Second Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Taking on a part-time retirement job doesn't have to mean low pay and uninteresting work. Many older workers perform important and essential jobs, while also ...


These 5 hot industries are a safe bet for a career that's future-proof  CNBC

According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute report, AI and automation will replace 375 million jobs by 2030. The good news: This transformation is expected ...


'Just Unbearable.' Booming Job Market Can't Fill the Retirement Shortfall  The Wall Street Journal

Even though the official unemployment rate is just 3% for older workers, the actual jobs environment is surprisingly bleak. Nearly 8 million older Americans are ...


How to Compete in the Job Market as an Older Worker | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Age discrimination in hiring is illegal. Nevertheless, it happens, and it's one of the reasons why workers over age 50 experience longer bouts of unemployment ...


Nearly Three-Quarters of Harvard Grads Pursued For-Profit Jobs in 2018 | News  Harvard Crimson

Despite administrators' repeated entreaties, Harvard is still struggling to convince its graduates to go into public *service*. Seventy-two percent of Harvard ...


How To Find Career Clarity Using Three Top Career Theories  Forbes

Career change is about finding fulfillment for you. Now you will understand your career journey a little deeper and have practical insights to get unstuck.


This Deep Learning Site Is Masquerading as a Careers Website  Inc.

The company is investing in data research and deep learning to power the economy of tomorrow.


Do Longer Maternity Leaves Hurt Women's Careers?  HBR.org Daily

Career or child care? It's an unfortunate dilemma faced by every working woman with a baby on the way. Should she take a lengthy maternity leave, knowing ...


Choosing Between a Mentor and a Career Coach | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Learn about mentors and career coaches and figure out which option is best for your career and budget.


Chemjobber's mailbag  Chemical & Engineering News

For faculty hires, do departments typically send out rejection letters to all candidates or just those that received Skype/phone/in-person interviews? There isn't a ...


14 Santa Clara city employees will be losing jobs  KGO-TV

Fourteen people with 11 to 32 years of *service* will be losing their jobs next month. They say they're in the crossfire of a dispute between the Santa Clara City ...


Wage potential: Highest paying jobs you can get without a college degree  USA TODAY

Though a bachelor's degree greatly increases an individual's earnings potential, there are still many high-paying jobs that do not require higher education but ...


Employment at WKU  WKU News

Western Kentucky University (WKU): Founded in 1906, WKU is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, an ethnically and racially diverse city of 61,500 people, ...


16 Low-Stress Jobs | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

These low-stress jobs tend to offer a calm environment and lack urgency.


Can You Afford to Change Your Career?  HBR.org Daily

Before you make a bold move, get your finances in order.


3 Secret LinkedIn Job Search Tips | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Boost your insider knowledge, use the right keywords when searching for jobs and network with a specific purpose in mind to find the right roles.


You Were Qualified for a Job But Not Hired. Why? | Interviewing  U.S. News & World Report

Personality and culture fit are reasons qualified candidates don't get hired for jobs. Attitude, courtesy and interview mistakes also play into hiring managers' ...


Ask HR: What can a potential employer ask a former employer? How about a health condition?  USA TODAY

If a potential employer calls former employer for a reference, how much information is former employer allowed to share? HR expert offers an answer.


A modern workforce needs a new take on careers  Quartz

When American children are quite young, they're asked repeatedly by their parents, schoolteachers, and other adults what they want to be when they grow up.


NCWorks Training Center  NC Dept of Commerce

The NCWorks Training Center's mission is to create and sustain a high-impact learning culture throughout the North Carolina workforce system. A learning ...


Decoding The Top Jobs For 2019  Forbes

The skills shortage is not what you think it is. Most conversations around the skills gaps focus on niche technical skills and roles - software engineers, data ...


America's Best Employers For New Graduates 2018  Forbes

At a time when America's new workforce entrants consider benefits like flexible work arrangements to be just as important as hefty paychecks, companies have ...


What are the 20 worst paying jobs for women in the US?  USA TODAY

Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 24/7 Wall Street reviewed female weekly earnings as a percentage of male weekly earnings in full-time wage and ...


Careers at VIU | Vancouver Island University | Canada  Vancouver Island University News

Work Where You MatterWe invite you to explore the possibilities of a career with Vancouver Island University. Known as a centre of excellence, VIU produces ...


Hot Jobs for College Grads | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Congratulations are in order for the class of 2018. Among the gifts arriving soon to graduating college seniors to acknowledge their accomplishments, perhaps ...


Beth Pearson Is All Of Us When We Lose A Job We Love  Essence

Separating our jobs from our identity and sense of purpose isn't easy. Here, one writer explains what she learned from watching one of her favorite TV ...


Do Student Freelancers Make Better Employees? Microsoft Thinks So  Forbes Now

Freelancing offers students the chance to develop essential early career development skills. Parker Dewey is taking student freelancing to the next level, and ...


Wawa hiring 5,000 new employees this spring  6abc.com

Wawa is looking to hire 5000 new employees during the next three months.


4 Ways to Jump-Start Your Job Search | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

The very thought of having to start a job search can leave many professionals overwhelmed and feeling stuck in a job they don't enjoy. With so much information ...


3 ways LinkedIn can help MBA grads bag their dream job  CNBC

From Tim Cook to Ray Dalio and Sheryl Sandberg, the long list of leading executives with MBAs to their names can make business school seem like the fast ...


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