During a job loss individuals will find themselves making difficult choices that they never thought they would have to make. This is especially true if you have enjoyed a great job for many years where you had security. When you are in between jobs it very important that you remember that your situation is temporary. You will soon have another great job which will make it possible for you to provide for your family and take care of all of your financial responsibilities.
Networking is a crucial skill which many people never really master. In today’s new age of online job searching, networking might seem to be obsolete. However, those who have experienced the power of networking will tell you that understanding out to manage this skill is a very powerful tool. Here are a few networking tips that can help you use this tool as well.
Holiday office parties can make or break your reputation at work, especially when alcohol is involved. Fortunately, though, there are several tips that you can follow to ensure you have a safe and fun time at all of your business get-togethers.
Your first day on a new job can be a bit overwhelming as well as exciting. Ultimately, you'll want to leave a good first impression on both your boss and coworkers. Fortunately, there are a few tips that you can follow to ensure your first day goes as well as possible.
In today’s time, when the economy is still in a shaky state of recovery, it’s not entirely uncommon to have a difficult time finding another job. It may take you longer than usual to regain employment, perhaps a year or more. In that case, you may have the dreaded unemployment gap, or that space of time between your last job and your current one.
The loss of a job can get most people reevaluating all of their career choices up to that point. Some people look at the loss of a job as the opportunity to set out on a new adventure, a new career path. Others look at their employment skills with a narrow eye and think they can only accomplish one type of job. While in between jobs it is a good time to take a close look at all of your skills and see which of those skills could be turned into career gold.
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Applying for a full time job when you are 50 years old or older can be challenging. However, many companies are more than willing to hire older workers who have experience, initiative and are willing to learn new things. Following are three tips that can help you land a good job even though you are "over the hill."
Whether you were laid off, let go, straight-out fired or simply quit, finding a new job is difficult. The BLS reports, on average, unemployed US workers spend 35 weeks (or almost 9 months) on the job hunt. This can be a discouraging and exhausting time, but here are some tips to help you get through it.