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No Degree, No Problem: Top Jobs that Don’t Require a College Degree

The professional job market is competitive, with most positions requiring a college degree just to get in the door. However, college is both expensive and a serious time commitment. Many of those who can’t afford college are looking for jobs that pay well and can provide a great career. Some of these men and women […]

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Create the Perfect Elevator Pitch

How to tell your entire work history in a minute or less First things first—what is an elevator pitch? As defined by Investopedia, an elevator pitch is a “…term used to describe a brief speech that outlines an idea for a product, service, or project.” In the world of interviewing, your “elevator pitch” is a quick […]

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Part-Time Jobs to Do While Job Searching

It takes time to find the perfect job, but you need money now—what can you do? The job search isn’t quick. Even if you know exactly what type of job you’re looking for, you still have to find an opening to apply for. Next is waiting to see if you get an interview and subsequently […]

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Creating an At-Home Flexible Side Gig

As we found in a previous study, flexibility is the number one benefit (outside of healthcare) that employees look for when applying for jobs. This is hardly surprising, given the many different ‘hats’ the average working adult has to wear. You’re not just an employee; you’re also a father, a mother, a grandmother, a grandfather, […]

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What’s the Best Job Search Website: Part 2

The pros and cons of the most popular social media job search sites Our Assessment In a previous article, we profiled the major job search websites and highlighted their differences. This time we’re focused on the job search portions of popular social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Each network is unique, with its […]

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Job Spotlight: Medical Secretary

Could this position heal your job search pains? Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer that age-old question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help with that. In this series, we review all the basics […]

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Overcoming Barriers to Employment

What’s keeping you from your dream job? Usually when we talk about how hard the job search is, we focus on resumes, interviews, or the best websites to check out. Today, we’ll discuss logistical concerns. What does “logistical” mean when it comes to the job search? Think of it as all that fun stuff that […]

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Asking Relevant Questions After an Interview

Does your interviewer keep answering your questions before you can ask them? We’ve got you covered. Last month we asked what parts of the job interview process you need help with. You all agreed that asking relevant questions was your top pick, so that’s what we’re covering today! During your interview preparation journey, you’ve no […]

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Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 1

Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 1

Everything you wanted to know about the recruiting process. Last month, we asked readers what they wanted to hear about from recruiters. The response was huge. The same few questions kept popping up again and again, so we decided to feature them in a two-part blog series. We took your questions to our top recruiters, […]

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Revamp Your Job Search After 60

Show that age isn’t a factor with these hit websites Are you older and recently laid off? Decided it was time for a change when you reached mid-life? Hoping to finally find a job that lets you fulfill your passions? If your answers to any of these questions were yes, you’ve probably already realized how […]

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