Category: Employment Tips

Ring in a new job in the New Year!

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
POSTED: December 8, 2015 at 4:54 pm

The year is quickly coming to a close. For many, this means thoughts of New Year’s resolutions…are finding a new job on your short list? If you’re looking to make a switch, what things could you be doing to make the most of this year’s end? As the calendar rolls over, what steps have you... » Read Full Article

“Strategies for Veterans to Land a Civilian Job”

AUTHOR: Greg Wood and Tom Stein
POSTED: December 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm

If you’re a Veteran and you want to learn the best strategies for transitioning your experience into Civilian employment, you will want to read The Hire Tactics. Tom Stein and Greg Wood’s The Hire Tactics goes in depth to provide a meaningful “how-to” guide for today’s veteran looking to enter the private employment market. Their approach... » Read Full Article

Navigating a Career Transition

CATEGORY: Employment Tips, Find the Right Job, Tips on Entering a New Industry
POSTED: August 6, 2013 at 8:17 am

by Kelly L, ResumeEdge Certified Writer – Career transitions are difficult, period. You may be forced into a transition via a layoff, or from prospects drying up in your field, or by your desire to try something new. When you’re laid off (or terminated) or unhappy in your job, it’s an emotional time: you’re angry,... » Read Full Article

Tips for New Grads to Get That First Job

CATEGORY: Employment Tips, Find the Right Job
POSTED: July 23, 2013 at 7:36 am

by Lou H, ResumeEdge Certified Writer When a college journey comes to a close, graduating students often find themselves in an exciting, yet frightening situation. You know how it can be: After years of having a place to always be and an identity of who you are on campus, it can be unsettling to suddenly... » Read Full Article

Making the Best of a Furlough

CATEGORY: Employment Tips
POSTED: May 14, 2013 at 8:32 am

by Kimberly S., ResumeEdge Certified Writer – If you’re facing a furlough, the prospect of a smaller paycheck can be unnerving. But there are ways to keep money in your pocket during that time. Being strategic and resourceful will put you ahead of the competition—and may even help you make your next career move. No... » Read Full Article

Overcoming Age Discrimination

CATEGORY: Employment Tips
POSTED: April 23, 2013 at 8:02 am

If you are over 50 years old and looking for a job, the dismaying odds of age discrimination may have crossed your mind. Despite a wealth of career experiences, it’s common for mature job hunters to get discouraged in today’s fierce employment market. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports a stunning 17% hike... » Read Full Article

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