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

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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 in the workplace 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

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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 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

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6 Job Hunting Tips While You’re Still Employed

Job Search

Job hunting while already holding a position might seem like a complicated endeavor. But believe it or not, this is actually one of the best ways to find the next career for you. Research shows that employers prefer candidates who are already holding a job. This is because long time periods between employment can send

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How to Land a Remote Internship During the Pandemic

Job Search

An internship is considered a very valuable step in kicking off your career in the right direction. Under the right guidance, one can learn from industry leaders and receive constructive monitoring and feedback to further enhance knowledge and skills. In addition, an internship is a great avenue where one can learn industry fundamentals that are