Are You Tougher than a 91-Year Old?

After a thief punched 91-year old Rite Aid clerk Flo Critelli in the chest last week and knocked her down, she insisted on finishing her shift saying she didn’t want to just “sit there and be bored.” Flo even drove herself home and said if the cops ever caught him, she’d like to “smack him.” You go,

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How To Control Your “Google” Results

Everything posted about you online can be indexed and stored for future reference. These days, almost everyone has a “digital identity“, the collection of information someone finds when he or she searches your name. Maybe you posted on an Internet message board, or perhaps the local paper interviewed you. Regardless, this information is now freely and

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Career in The Toilet?

Individuals not within their target career field may feel insecure, doubtful, or maybe even ashamed of their current job title.  Career changers make up a large portion of the job-searching population.  Although people (in general) are “creatures of habit,” they thrive for change – especially when unhappy in their current position or industry. Continuing with educational goals

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Marketing Yourself with Internal and External Promotions

Surveys have shown that up to 80% of those employed are unhappy. Unhappiness results from being overworked/underpaid, a deteriorating relationship with colleagues or management, or possibly, disappointment in oneself. If you plan to sell your time and abilities, why not take complete advantage of your efforts. Being in control of your career and promoting yourself

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Include Your URL On Your Resume!

Now a days it is very easy to start your own website or blog to show off your accomplishments.  What some job seekers forget though is to include their url or website address on their resume and in their email signatures when emailing back and forth with potential employers.   Your professional blog or career site

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Being a Successful Photographer

There is a wide world of photography. It touches each of us in our lives on a daily basis in some form or another. Photography is so much a part of our culture now that we hardly even notice all the places that it exists. When you watch television, look at a magazine or even

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Are You a Workaholic?

Does this scenario sound familiar to you? You love your work and are responsible for multiple projects and tasks that continue to be assigned to you or your group. You actually thrive on the multiple deadline pressures. Or perhaps you hold multiple jobs or own your own business. Your work hours are long, your at-home

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Must to Know Advantages of Online Education

Today millions of youth are associated with online education across the world.  It has brought revolutionary changes in the education system by making it more convenient and affordable. If you are all set to join an online institute or university for higher studies, below are some must to know advantages that you can get from online

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8 Mistakes To Avoid When Asking For A Raise

In addition to Tax Day, there’s another big occasion happening today. It’s Equal Pay Day, a day that us women aren’t exactly celebrating. That’s because we’re far and away from making equal pay to our male counterparts. Let’s make some progress by making plans to ask for a raise, but before you do so, keep

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Smart Reasons to Opt For Retail As a Career

Retail is a fast-moving industry with ample avenues for those who wish to find a well-paying job and turn it into a lifelong career. Though rewarding in the long run, a career in retail brings its own set of challenges. While an uncertain economy definitely makes it a risky proposition, retail is still considered a

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The Job Seeker’s Top 10 List

It goes without saying that today’s job market is more challenging than it has been for many years. That means you have to work even harder to uncover opportunities and distinguish yourself among a crowded field of applicants. Here are 10 strategies to help you gain an edge in a tough employment market:

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Unusual Job-Search Tactics That Might Actually Work

Today’s competitive job market is causing job candidates to try creative approaches in order to grab a hiring manager’s attention and secure an interview. In fact, Robert Half recently polled executives, asking them to recall the most unusual job hunting tactics they’ve seen applicants employ. One candidate offered a money-back guarantee for the initial six

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The Perks of Temp Work

The numbers of temp jobs have been showing relatively healthy gains during the employment market’s very sluggish recovery. And many experts see the increase in temporary employment as a good sign that the recovery will continue–companies often hire temp workers as a way to increase production or development without the financial obligation that full-time employees

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6 Ways to Stand Out in the Seasonal Employment Pool

It’s a competitive job market out there–the unemployment rate is still unpleasantly close to 10 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and you can bet that the seasonal employment pool will be well stocked with qualified candidates during this year’s holidays. Here’s how can you set yourself apart from other applicants.

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