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5 Must-Read Resume Tips for Changing Careers

  Changing careers means you’ll need a whole new resume to match your new job search in your new field. The important goal to keep in mind is that your resume needs to show how your skills, particularly your soft skills, are transferable.   Identify Your Transferable Skills First, you’ll have to find out which… Read more »

Easiest Way to Write a Resume

Looking for the easiest way to write a resume? There are plenty of articles on brushing up your resume, but not a whole lot that help you write one from scratch – and fast. There are plenty of people who don’t have an existing resume. From people who have been taking care of someone else… Read more »

Transferable Skills- What Are They and Do You Have Them?

Transferable Skills- What You Take With You These are the skills you acquired during your education, internships, or past experiences that you can bring to your future work positions. Common examples include experience with specific computer programs, and management experience, proficiency in another language, or any in-demand skills. Skills You May Already Have When changing… Read more »

How to Get an Excellent LinkedIn Reference

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Why Do You Want a Reference? Not all recommendations serve the same purpose. Are you looking for new clients? A new job? Changing careers? Before you ask for the recommendation, think about your future goals! This will impact who you ask and how you will direct them. A new job requires stellar references from coworkers… Read more »

How To Ask For A Job Reference

  It used to be that including references was part of the application process, but not anymore. Most career openings now require applicants to provide a list of references when requested, usually after an initial interview. It’s become a trend that your potential employers might not ask for lists of references in the initial application.… Read more »

How to Recover From Burnout

First, Take Care of Your Body This sounds cliché, but it can be the hardest part when you’re burned out. How much alcohol have you been drinking? When was the last time you exercised? When did you eat your lunch away from both the computer and your phone? Before you can mentally recover, you have… Read more »

6 Signs You’re Burning Out at Work

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Burnout is the state of physical and emotional exhaustion. Burnout comes from chronic stress, where the demands on you exceed the resources you have available to deal with those stressors. Here’s some expert tips from those who identify it and have been there themselves: Exhaustion Being burned out at work comes with serious exhaustion. We’re… Read more »

Top 5 Ways to be More Productive Today

Tackle tough projects when you’re at your best To be more productive immediately, choose to use your time when you’re most alert, most brilliant, and possibly most caffeinated to take on your most difficult projects. You probably already know when your work is the best it can be and when it’s just the bare minimum.… Read more »

6 Steps to Take Control of Your Career

1. Make a Plan If you don’t know where you’re going, then it’s not under your control. Some people will want to make a long plan that covers five years, but others may need to change their situation faster and make a plan covering only a year. The point is to have a plan and… Read more »

10 Things To Consider When You Want to Change Careers

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Do you want to change careers? Dread the thought of another day at your current job? Envying someone else’s line of work? If you just can’t stand the thought of going back there, check out all of our steps to make sure your career change is as seamless as possible.   What do you dislike?… Read more »