Career Guidance: Advice

Career Guidance: Advice

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By: CareerCast.com
If you are among the millions of Americans who resolved to get a new job in 2016, count yourself part of a very large section of the population. A Marist University poll estimates 10% of all Americans with a New Year's resolution target landing a new job in the new year.More
By: Mattan Griffel
Online learning is revolutionizing the way people build our careers. Comprehensive programming and design courses enable us to hone and develop new skills, make massive career shifts, and earn more money. Seems like a win-win for employees and employers alike.More
By: CareerCast.com
Thoughts of summertime typically conjure visions of relaxing under a hot sun with a cold beverage. And, with Independence Day now passed, we are into the thick of the season's downtime. The impending dog days can easily give way to a more relaxed attitude, but for those considering a career change, the summer months are prime time to heat up the job search.More
By: Wendy Gelberg
Finding job openings, cultivating an attention-grabbing resume, networking with prospective colleagues and hirers and interviewing can all induce anxiety. However, there are 10 simple steps that can combat all facets of job-search anxiousness. 1. Be visible. Use social networking and conventional networking opportunities to ensure that you're on the radar screen of those who can help or hire you.More
By: Robert Glazer
These days, it seems like every college grad expects his degree to be a ticket to the top of an organization. While Millennials feel they have a lot to contribute — and their enthusiasm is admirable — their lofty ideas are actually impairing them in the long run. Recently, I was taking a train back from New York City with three Yale students. While discussing upcoming job possibilities, two of the students said they had interviews with McKinsey in Dubai. They felt this opportunity would place them in a more prominent position than being a typical analyst here in the U.S.More
By: Melissa Cooper
Many New Year's resolution-setters have long since forgotten theirs as February winds down. But if your resolutions included career development, as well as the usual plans to lose weight, exercise and be happier, take stock of where you are in the process.More
By: Patra Frame
If you read our Jobs Rated report on the best jobs for veterans and want to get started on the search process, here are some great tips. First, the good news. The unemployment rate for military retirees and those transitioning from active duty is actually lower than that of the population as a whole. And there are many vets who are successful entrepreneurs.More
By: Susan P. Joyce
If you are using the default URL that LinkedIn assigned your profile when you create it, you don't look like a member of the "In crowd" because the default URL is full of numbers. The In crowd members have URL's that look like this: linkedin.com/in/their-name Rather than a URL like this: linkedin.com/pub/yourname/29/890/2b9/ You will look like a much more savvy LinkedIn user, and the URL will look better whenever and where every you post it. Here's how to make this change: It's easy to do:More