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4 Common Barriers To Success: And How To Overcome Them – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

We may receive compensation when you click on links to products from our partners. Everyone has their own hopes, dreams and ambitions. No matter what you do, where you do it, how old you are or where you are on your career journey, you deserve to aspire, hope and dream. But we get older and more experienced, more and more of our support network drops away, and before we know it we’re swimming in deep and wine-dark waters that might…

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Get Inside the Mind of a Recruiter and Level Up Your Job Search – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

In this episode, I’m excited to bring you insights from an experienced recruiter. She’ll share what she’s seeing with regards to hiring trends and offer job search advice for those in the workforce as well as new college graduates.  Learn more about Marcia Zaruba O’Connor and The O’Connor Group.Also included in this month’s episode, my tip to help you redefine work life fit and shift your perspective for the better.  As the saying goes “you’re only unproductive by the standards…

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Successful Social Media Habits when Searching for a Job – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

I am Martin Buckland a global executive career management practitioner. Today we’re going to talk about the top six successful social media habits. I call myself a LinkedIn junkie. I’m always on LinkedIn because I teach it. I know how I use it and I want my clients to use it all the time. You need to have particular habits in order to optimize your results. You need to peak and go above and beyond what everybody else is doing.…

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5 Smart Ways Social Media Can Boost Your Career Success – Margaret Buj – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

It can be quite a challenge to get hold of a strong employment option. Watching the processes five to ten years in the past will show you that a lot of time was needed to get the attention of employers. However, the world of social media has accelerated things by big margins. Everything is done on popular platforms like Facebook and Twitter including hiring. Gone are the days when people had to send resumes through courier or email. The process…

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Why has my imposter syndrome got worse? (Video) – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

20 May 2020 Mental health Sitting in your room; working alone in silence.  Email responses or Slack notifications from colleagues are coming in, but they seem… blunt. Your boss has gone quiet. Like, really quiet.  “Have I done something wrong?” “Why aren’t I hearing from people?” “Why are they talking to me so abruptly?” “Is it because I am going to lose my job?” Uh-oh, that ugly inner critic is starting to get louder. Working from home can foster the…

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Will Covid-19 mean working from home becomes the norm? – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Adrian Marsh, Regional Director of Personal Career Management in Reading, was recently live on BBC Radio Scotland to discuss the potential effects of the coronavirus on our working practices. In this BBC article the pros and cons of working from home are weighed up, click to read. This is only a snippet of a Career Development, Self Improvement Article written by Corinne Mills Read Full Article

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Workplace Fairness: Comprehensive Resource on Workplace Rights – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Photo by Marcus Aurelius from PexelsCurrently, no matter what your industry, going to work means potentially exposing yourself to a deadly new virus. Unfortunately, many employers are prioritizing profits over employee safety. Now that states are opening up after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, the national nonprofit, Workplace Fairness (WF), advocates for workers’ rights and has updated its Know Your Rights content.Information included relates to the COVID-19 public health emergency with COVID-19 Resources and answers to questions about COVID-19 new legislations and policies. Millions of workers in all 50…

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4 Careers For People Who Like To Teach – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Teachers have the chance to spark a love of learning in young minds, influence the next generation and make an impact that will last a lifetime. While most people who want to become a teacher will end up in front of a classroom full of kids, there are other roles for people who love to teach others. Here are four possibilities to consider: Private Tutor Tutors are instructors who typically get to work one-on-one or with students or in small…

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CDI’s 2020 Career Innovator Award Winners & Honorable Mentions – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

We are so excited to announce the winners and honorable mentions of CDI’s 2020 Career Innovator awards!Every two years CDI hosts the competition, which draws innovative entries from resume writers, career coaches, outplacement professionals, trainers, and authors for consideration. This year was harder than many with such a variety of entries it was hard for judges to agree. In fact, the quality was so impressive that once again we have added an Honorable Mention category.Please spend a few moments to…

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my top 3 strategies to help job seekers stand out in 2020 – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

As we brave the storm of the COVID-19 pandemic and all its ripple effects, I have been told by tons of my clients and job seekers alike that there are thousands of applicants to every single job posting. In fact, the number of applicants just keeps growing by the day. My community has been worried about what to do, so I want to share my top 3 strategies to help job seekers stand out in 2020. I’m having my clients…

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2 in 5 College Grads Fear for Their Careers Amid COVID-19 Crisis – – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 more specifically, has affected the workforce in myriad ways. Workers are having to adjust to the new normal, from fully remote workdays to balancing their schedule with those of family members and housemates.  And many college grads fear for their careers and their future. With so many losing their jobs and the stock market regularly looking quite chaotic, it’s safe to say this pandemic is an economic catastrophe. With more businesses closing or furloughing employees,…

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Leadership in Unprecedented Times | Career Attraction – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

So wherever you find yourself right now, maybe you find yourself in this spot where you as a leader are trying to figure out who you need to be. Who you need to serve how you need to show up best for them, it’s an inflection point, even if you’re crystal clear on that you’re reassessing and recalibrating. It  is not only understanding where people are in this continuum of change, but how to better communicate with them, which is…

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What High School Students and Undergraduates Should Know About Civil Engineering – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIn this episode I talk about what high school students and young adults should know about a career in civil engineering. This episode is intended to be a resource that you can share with high school students and their parents to inform them about the profession of civil engineering. You can also view this episode on our YouTube channel.Engineering Quotes:Here Are Some Key Points Discussed in This Episode: The cost of a civil…

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Adjusting Your Job Search Strategy When the Market Shifts – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 LinkedIn 0 Google+ 0 0 Flares × Market turns are not kind to job seekers. Whether you recently graduated from college or decided it was time for a career change,… This is only a snippet of a Career Development, Self Improvement…

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Take These 7 Career and Lifestyle Risks in Your 20s and 30s – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

We all know the saying that there’s no reward without a little risk. This can be applied to many aspects of day-to-day life, but it’s particularly true with a career. While you’re young and in your 20s and 30s, it’s the perfect time to take a little bit of risk. In the long run, taking some chances now can pay off big in the future. Whether you’re moving for a better job or finally pursuing your passion, here are 7…

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Working in a Hospital Versus Retail Pharmacy – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

In our latest infographic, we outline more differences between working in a hospital pharmacy versus working and pursuing a career in a retail pharmacy setting. CLICK HERE TO VIEW IMAGE Share this image on your site by copying the codes below <p><a href=”https://www.360training.com/blog/hospital-vs-retail-pharmacy/”><img src=”https://www.360training.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/Working-in-a-Hospital-Pharmacy-Versus-a-Retail-Pharmacy.png” width=’auto’ border=’0′ /></a></p> Short URL: http://bit.ly/2IPdn0Q This is only a snippet of a Career Development, Self Improvement Article written by Editorial Team Read Full Article

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Tier 2 students can benefit a lot from the AMCAT exam – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Being from a good college has its own advantages. Most of the companies, especially the bigger names, look at hiring candidates from these colleges. However, that doesn’t mean students from tier 2 colleges are any less talented or skilled. It is just that they lack the means and opportunities to prove themselves. But not anymore, not with the AMCAT exam on the watch!The AMCAT exam focuses on one thing very specifically, that is, bringing your skills to the fore. And,…

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CLAS Virtual Case Competition Winners Share Their Experience – UConn Center for Career Development – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

In the Fall of 2019, the Center for Career Development, in partnership with a corporate sponsor, launched a case competition designed specifically for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students. The competition was such a success that we decided to host another competition during the Spring 2020 semester! Unlike the fall semester, the spring CLAS Case Competition was conducted virtually due to the unprecedented circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, the Center for Career Development collaborated with…

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Joyeux Anniversaire! HubSpot Paris Turns One – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Joyeux anniversaire HubSpot Paris! It was one year ago that HubSpot opened our third office in Europe and said hello to ‘PariSpot’, our first office in France dedicated to helping local customers grow better. After officially opening our doors in Paris in May 2019, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on a year of growth and celebrate this PariSpot milestone thanks to our employees, customers, Partners, and local community. We decided to expand to Paris for a few key…

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How to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

For much of January, the gym in my neighborhood is packed. Eating healthier and exercising are among the top resolutions for 2019 — along with finding another job. But I have a wish for you: Don’t change your career search strategy simply because it’s the start of a new year. When you’re ready to commit, do it for yourself, your family, and your long-term satisfaction. I’ve seen this career resolution surge in my decades as a career coach and mentor…

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New to HR? I Have My Degree…Now What? – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Spring graduations have been put up on social media over the last few weeks and we still have many to go. It’s exciting to see people completing the college journey and finally earning their degree, no matter what degree or what age. Sadly, many college graduates finish the same way they started college, confused. Getting a degree in HR and human resources is just the beginning of starting your new life and career. It can lead to more questions than…

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Important Things to Know When Considering a Career in Trucking – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

There is no shortage of careers to consider when you’re looking for a new job. However, if years of school and tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of debt aren’t the routes you want to take in the pursuit of a job, you may find yourself considering a career in trucking. It’s true that there is some training involved, but it doesn’t require a special degree, and many who become truckers graduate from the program without any debt. However, that…

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Four ways to supplement your income – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

by Michael ChearyNeed to earn more money at the moment? We can help with that… Unfortunately, COVID-19 has impacted more than just our daily lives. In fact, for some it’s meant a drop in pay has been inevitable – even if furloughing has meant more have had their overall livelihoods protected. But if you’re looking to earn a little extra, don’t panic.To help you make more money outside of your day job, here are four easy ways you could be…

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Build Back Better: What lessons from disaster recovery can teach us about curating our future of work post-COVID19 – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Joel McInnes, CEO & Co-Founder of FlexCareers, and Maja Paleka, FlexReady Partner, ran an informative webinar yesterday how to Build, Back, Better. (You can watch a recording of the webinar here.) The term “Build Back Better” (BBB) emerged following the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004. A notion that opportunity presented itself in the reconstruction process after a disaster, to create a new resilient state of normalcy. Or, as Maja and Joel said, slightly tongue in cheek, “Never waste a good crisis.”…

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Should You Hire a Professional Resume Writer? – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

A lot of job seekers ask me, “Do resume writers really help? And should I hire a professional resume writer?”So in this article, we’re going to look at:When it makes sense to hire a resume writing service (and when you might not need it)What a professional resume writer really does, and how much they helpHow much you can expect to payI’ll also share the #1 service I recommend, with a free tool that you can use to measure the strength…

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Paid Multimedia Journalism Summer Internship Program – Work It Daily – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Are you interested in writing for a strictly digital platform, while creating content that could make a big difference in people’s lives? If the answer is yes, then Work It Daily has a great opportunity for you!We’re seeking 10 multimedia journalism interns for a 4 ½ week virtual internship (May 27 2020 – June 26 2020). The lucky 10 will help us create compelling content for our career advice blog, while also helping us with graphics and social posts.Does this…

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Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

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Blog – Philadelphia Career Expert Rita Friedman – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Thanks so much to everyone who voted! I’m pleased to announce that Rita Friedman, Certified Career Coach, is the winner of the Career Services category for the Philly Happening List – Philadelphia’s Best for 2020! It’s an honor to be recognized and I really appreciate it. This is only a snippet of a Career Development, Self Improvement Article written by Read Full Article

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Upcoming Events | Phil’s Careers Blog – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Photo by Ali Tawfiq on Unsplash Happy Friday! Summer may have started last week but for kids in Canada, it really starts today! Congratulations to all students and parents out there on another year (hopefully successfully) completed! And we kick the real beginning of summer off with a long weekend and one of my favorite holidays. I  would like to wish you all a wonderful Canada Day! And here are some professional development opportunities that came across my desk… Best, Phil AFP Morning…

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Career Management & Professional Development: The Ultimate Leadership Podcast – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

 How do you set up a good framework to grow your career? And what steps do you need to take to keep moving towards your career vision?We speak with Jasmine Briggs, a New York based Career Coach, who walks us through the process of setting up goals that enable constant growth and development in our careers.Learn:How important is good career management to the success of professional development?How do you set up a good framework to help your career grow?How to…

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