Category: Career Building

6 Great Summer Jobs to Consider

  ~by Dixie Somers~ . Some people find themselves out of work during the summer months, but bills are still due year round. Fortunately, there are some great seasonal jobs to choose from to help make ends meet and keep busy.         If you’re in need of employment this summer, consider one…
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4 Easy Ways To Improve Your Healthcare Job Search

~by Ryan Bucci ~ Those individuals in the job search environment know just how competitive it can be to secure a job in the healthcare industry, let alone an interview. The job search process can be a difficult environment to navigate. There are so many factors that come into play when it comes to potentially securing…
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How Networking Helped Me Get a Job

~by Alicia Krauss~ Network, network, network. It’s the one piece of advice I’ve heard over and over again since being laid off last summer. But what did I know about networking? I was working for a pretty stable company, and had been with them for over 14 years when I was told that my position…
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4 Ways Women are Breaking into the Technology Field

~by Rachelle Wilber~ It is a very exciting time to be a woman interested in the technology industries. From gaming to apps and all points in between, it has never been easier for women to enter the tech world. Here are four examples of how women are breaking down the barriers and finding their way…
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How to Maximize Your Chances of Reaching Upper Management

~by Anica Oaks~ . Job promotion is seldom an easy and never an automatic process. Even years of hard work at the same company doesn’t guarantee advancement. Past research has revealed that while external hires made 18% more than internal promotions, they were 61% more likely to be fired. But there are some paths for…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Christina Washington

Christina Washington is an author, educator, Founder of Innovative Learning Solutions, and Founder and Executive Director of Young Scholars, the youth academic division of ILS. She is also a contributing author of 2 engineering lab manuals and author of Ms Pearl Makes a Discovery, a children’s book that encourages youth to get excited about science.…
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Often Overlooked Tips to Help Jumpstart your Career

The current job market is highly competitive. Even with an outstanding resume, more men and women are entering the workforce making each position a cutthroat game of who can get that last edge up over the other applicants. The question is, how can you stand out in your field, and how can you get that…
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10 Ways to Spot an Online Business Course Scam

~by Stephanie Lynch~ . In today’s competitive market, whatever you can do to make yourself more appealing to potential hiring managers could make the difference. It may be tempting to add more education to your resume, but with the cost of post-secondary education on the rise and resources being stretched so thin, many people look…
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Four Keys to Surviving Change

One email changed my life. Less than one hundred words set me upon a new course in life. And the lessons that I learned through those has changed me and my home. This past year, I received a letter from the management in my company, notifying all part-time employees that they were no longer eligible…
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Understanding Our Brain

~by Maria Marc~ We live in a noisy world, where instant messages, social media and never ending emails are a constant distraction in the work place… and to our brain. Studies show that multitasking is bad for our brain performance. Keeping the smart phone and email inboxes open while working can actually lower our IQ. The…
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