a girl with long curly hair and wearing eye glasses is sitting on her desk at home putting sticky notes on her wall to be a productive a remote worker

Productive Remote Worker: How to Prove it

Job Search

The recent pandemic left no facet of life untouched. It changed how we live day-to-day and most directly impacted how we work.  According to a study made by OECD stated that once the pandemic hit in April of 2020 a total of 50% worked from home. Working during a global lockdown meant working from home

Woman on her 50s wearing a white long sleeves, and eye glasses working on her laptop in the age of ageism

Ageism is Alive and Well: What to do About it

Career, Job Search

With age comes wisdom.  But many hiring managers don’t care about that at all. Ageism is discrimination based on age. Some younger people may think they’ve fallen prey to ageism in their initial efforts to get a job. But the practice of ageism is much worse for job seekers progressing into the second half of

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Applicant Tracking Systems and How to Beat Them

Job Search

For anyone looking for a new job, today’s process can be reminiscent of Groundhog Day. Attach a resume Attach a cover letter Provide links to previous work Confirm the highest level of education State times available for interviews Submit the application Repeat Today’s job-seeking routine seems so repetitive because most companies use an Applicant Tracking

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How to Create an Accessible Resume

Resume Tips, Work

“Inclusion” is a vital aspect of modern hiring practices. We want people with disabilities to be able to have viable employment available. Most firms today go out of their way to create jobs that can be handled by disabled or impaired employees. When it comes to visually impaired people, documentation becomes a hindrance. It is

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10 Career Experts You Need to Follow in 2021

Career, LinkedIn

Career experts have changed when social media transformed the career industry.  Sites like LinkedIn are not only giving us new ways to network and search for jobs, they are also making it easier than ever to find career advice and entrepreneurial expertise.  Put simply, we’re not limited to books or conferences anymore. Now, we can

Smiling guy shaking hands with a woman in suits in his new job making a good impression

7 Tips for Making a Good Impression at Your New Job

Work

  There is a lot going on when you start a new job. In the first few days, you’re responsible for learning anything from the way operations take place to the names and roles of your new coworkers. It can be a lot to take in. And, while it’s all necessary information to learn, what

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How to Ask Someone to Be a Reference

Job Interviews, Job Search

When conducting a job search, one of the first things an interested employer will ask for is a list of references. These are people who can confirm your professional experience and vouch for your value as an employee. References are traditionally professional contacts, like former co-workers and managers. And, they are responsible for giving your