How to Edit Your Resume to Increase the Odds of Getting Hired #jobs

How to Edit Your Resume To Get That InterviewResumes used to be what you created only when you were looking for a new job. LinkedIn has changed all that. Today, every person can keep their resume polished by keeping their LinkedIn profile up-to-date.

Why Keep Your LinkedIn Profile Current?

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How to Sell Yourself When Looking for a Job in the Financial Sector

Finance Jobs: How to Sell Yourself

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Finding a finance job after graduating or when changing careers is difficult. There’s a lot of competition since finance careers pay well and are very secure. In order to get a job in finance, you need to know what to do and what not to do to sell yourself to potential employers.

[Note: these tips apply to ALL job searches,
so even if you're not in finance, read on.] [Read more...]

13 Deadly Jobs You Don’t Want

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy… We’ve all bad days at the office and most of us, at some time or another, hate our jobs and long to do something else. But what if your job was so hard, so stressful or dangerous that it could kill you?

Why do some men and women take on dangerous professions and what do those jobs involve? We’ve come up with thirteen of the most dangerous jobs you don’t want. [Read more...]

Top Three Most Common Types of Internships

Hand on chalkboard mapping out plays; post about mapping out internships to jumpstart your career.
It’s no secret that internships are often the gateway to entry-level jobs, but they aren’t always easy to get when you’re new to college.  Internships are valuable because they provide experience that makes getting hired easier.

Students that participate in an internship get to work in a variety of settings and at the location of their choice.  While underclassmen might expect some to be more popular than others, interest in different opportunities varies.

It’s hard to say which internships are the most popular because [Read more...]

Career Choices: Change Jobs to Reduce Commuting Time and Costs

Cartoon Brad from Workopolis at a cluttered deskKiesha over at WeBlogBetter recently wrote about the downside to when she used to commute. I briefly commuted for more than an hour into downtown Los Angeles. It didn’t take me long to decide it was simply not worth it.

Career Choices

Many cannot imagine choosing not to commute. Where they live most may live in one area and commute to another so it never occurred to them there are options. But you can, by making a conscious choice about your career.

You do NOT have to have a J.O.B. (Just Over Broke). You could choose [Read more...]