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Playing from the Blue Tees: Women in the Federal Government


Throughout the past decade, workplace diversity issues have allowed organizations to adjust their policies in response to the need for workplace equality in all aspects. As a result of the dynamic political, social and economic changes, some companies have willingly become more inclusive, integrating women, people of color, gays/lesbians, and individuals with disabilities into their workforce at all levels of their organizations.

Hey! - Are You Being Paid What You Are Worth?


Are you being paid what you are worth? Has anybody ever asked you that? Have you ever asked yourself?The answer to this question really hinges on another question: "Do you work for a boss or do you work for yourself?"If you work for a boss the answer must be a resounding NO! You see, you cannot possibly be paid what you are worth because your boss is being paid what you are worth. He or she then pays you at a discounted rate.

Women Who Quit Work Abrubtly After Childbirth - Are You the Type?


According to statistics one out of every five pregnant women will not return to work. Quitting abruptly after childbirth could wreak havoc on your finances, your career and even your relationship with your partner.

10 Things to Do to Get the Job


10. Understand all of the opportunities available to you.

What to Ask During the Interview


Don't just sit there and bob your head, waiting to answer the next question - be prepared to ask your own questions and make the interviewer know that you care!Ask Them About the Company If you have researched the company, you should know something about their core business. Use the information that you have found to ask good questions about the company.

Writing Great Cover Letters


Cover letters are an essential ingredient to your complete rsum package. This is the best opportunity for you to demonstrate your personal character, knowledge of the company and your business writing skills.

Resume Writing Dos and Donts


Make a Great First Impression


Searching for employment is one of the most nerve-racking activities to engage in. As if the direct need for income is not stressful enough, the process of writing a rsum, networking in your industry, and applying for jobs can leave anyone shaking in their tracks.

Job Search - Understand Employers


Think like an employerTo be successful in your job search campaign you must think like an employer or a recruiter. If you are going to do this right, you need to appreciate the ways that employers sift through the flood of resumes.

Update Your Resume Today


A friend was just promoted to a position of vice-president of a company. I am happy for him and the first thing I told him after congratulations was "update your resume".

Chicken Soup for Job Seekers


Do you want to change your job but don't know the right way to go about it? Are you vacillating between waiting for your dream job or accepting the first one that comes your way? Or are you a fresher falling in line with what your parents wish you to be rather than what you wish to be? If this is the kind of situation you find yourself in, then the next few minutes will help you get a clearer picture. Here is our bowl of chicken soup for the job seeker's soul.

Benefits of Maintaining a Career Portfolio


Have you ever tried to contact a past employer only to discover they are no longer in existence or your former manager has moved on and been replaced by someone else? Of course, if you are an avid networker this shouldn't be much of a problem when it comes time to provide proof of your experience, education and accomplishments. A portfolio of your career should be developed and maintained using all documentation of your career history in order to overcome any problems that could arise in proving any aspects of your career.

Inside Sales Jobs: A Job Worth Seeking?


Are you interested in inside sales as a career? Inside sales can be a very rewarding job if you so choose. What is the difference between inside and outside sales positions? If you think the difference is staying out of the sun, read on and discover if or why an inside sales job could be for you.

Supplement Your Skills and Improve Your Work Position


It is often said that the majority of people are but a few checks away from homelessness. Without a consistent income, this may be a true statement.

Get Dressed and Get Hired


Tying a tie properly may tie you to your next employer. A properly tied tie is essential to a good first impression.

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

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Burned-Out Millennials Need Careers, Not Just Jobs  Bloomberg

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For Veterans Seeking Jobs in North Carolina  NC Dept of Commerce

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Human Resources  JBU Athletics

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