How to Deal with Being Laid Off: Your Immediate and Future Action Plan

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Being laid off from your job is one of the most challenging experiences one can have. And thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic downturn, more and more employees are being let go as companies across various industries are forced to cut jobs. If you’ve been laid off recently, or if you think… Read more »

How to Remain Productive Even if You’re Working From Home

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Depending on your job, you might find yourself working from home now that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to stay locked down in our living spaces. If you’re not accustomed to remote work, it can be very hard to stay productive. That’s even more likely if you have children, pets, or other… Read more »

How to Recession-Proof Your Career

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The COVID-19 pandemic certainly hasn’t been kind to businesses or the economy in general. As we enter a period of almost certain recession, it’s a scary time to think about your career and its future. But there are things you can do to be preventative and make sure your career survives even the most severe… Read more »

Best Practices to Prepare for a Video Interview

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Video interviews have been relatively commonplace for years, especially as remote positions and telecommuting became a normal part of the working world rather than the exception. And thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, causing a huge swath of the public to start working from home, companies are more likely to utilize video interviews than ever before…. Read more »

Have You Accomplished Your Mid-Year Goals? Let’s Evaluate.

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It can’t be overstated how important it is to have personal and professional goals in your life. Otherwise, what are you working toward? Many people like to set goals on a yearly basis, which makes sense — it’s a good idea to also have mid-year goals that can help to measure your progress toward those… Read more »

What Happens When You Don’t Like the Job You Just Started

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It’s a scenario that many in the working world face at one time or another: you’ve just started a new job you’ve been very excited about, and you’re only a few days or weeks in. And already, you’ve come to a realization… you don’t like the position as much as you thought you would. What… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »

Do You Need That Job on Your Resume? 3 Ways to Cut Your Resume Down

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We’ve heard for a long time that your resume should only take up one page. A multi-page resume is just too much and hiring managers will likely toss it away without a second glance. So how do you cut your resume down to make sure it fits on one 8.5” by 11” piece of printer… Read more »

5 Skills Everyone Needs in the Digital Era

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The modern employee can benefit themselves by maintaining a few critical digital skills. Even if you don’t use these skills directly in your job, knowing the ropes can help you better understand your position and others’, ultimately giving you a leg up on the competition. Let’s take a closer look at five skills everyone should… Read more »

Is YouTube a Credible Career-Boosting Resource?

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A decade ago, YouTube was only in its infancy. Back then, it was primarily a platform for entertainment. That’s all changed — today, YouTube offers much more. In fact, it’s one of the best ways to educate yourself and advance personally and professionally! Let’s take a closer look at how YouTube can serve as a… Read more »