3 LinkedIn Tips When You’re Unemployed

Many professionals ask me how to handle their employment status on their LinkedIn profile when they’re unemployed. So here are a few things to keep in mind to make sure your profile is being viewed as much as possible when …

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How Much of Your Paycheck Should You Save?

Wondering how much of your paycheck you should save? Almost every finance expert will tell you that it’s crucial to set aside a portion of your income each month. But let’s be real, for most of us, saving money can …

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How to Answer Questions About Your Resume Gap

If you have a gap on your resume, there’s a good chance that you’ll be asked about it in a job interview—which means that nailing down your answer before you show up is a good idea.

While there are lots …

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Outdated, Overqualified, and Ageism: Getting Hired Over 40

Each day during my work with clients, I hear three terms used interchangeably: outdated, overqualified, and ageism. But these terms do not mean the same thing. One term is possibly a legitimate reason for not being hired that you can devise …

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Answering Interview Questions Like “Why Are You Currently Unemployed?”

When you’re currently out of work and job hunting, you might feel like your unemployment status is a red flag for recruiters and hiring managers. Certainly, some employers are going to look at your lack of employment as a problem, …

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How to Find Resources for First Generation Professionals

Are you a first generation professional? You may belong to this demographic without knowing that there is even a term for it. First generation professionals are those who are the first in their families to enter the professional workforce.

You …

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5 Resources to Help College Students Gain Financial Independence

Moving away to college is a huge step in a young person’s life. Not only do they leave the watchful eyes of their parents and high school teachers, but they also step into the adult world of personal finances. For …

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Making the Most of a Temp Job

We take temporary jobs for a number of reasons—a job loss, a move to a new town, the desire for a more flexible schedule in order to pursue a side gig, or just a much-needed paycheck. If you’re lucky, your …

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Demonstrating Tech Proficiency: Elevating Your Resume with Tangible Skill Validation

In the pursuit of a new professional chapter, your wealth of experience becomes a valuable asset for any company.

Despite the legal prohibition of age discrimination in hiring, concerns among potential employers about hiring seasoned professionals persist. The perception of …

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The Future of Recruitment: Hiring Trends for 2024

Have you ever wondered that in the time it takes to brew your morning coffee, over a million job applications are submitted worldwide?

In the ever-evolving dance of supply and demand in the job market, the pace of recruitment is …

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