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Job Hunting for the Seasoned Worker

Job hunting can be challenging—updating and tweaking resumes, navigating online job search engines, and, of course, preparing for interviews. But for older workers, a job search may be even more taxing due to potential age discrimination and the ever-so-frustrating...

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Overcoming Overqualified

At some point in your career, there may be a position you want that an employer believes you’re overqualified for. While some might say that’s a compliment because it shows that you have solid work experience, it may feel like nails on a chalkboard because...

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Job Fair Resume Tips

Job Fair Resume Tips

In our last blog, we looked at how pre-planning will help you get the most out of a job fair. Your pre-planning should include knowing the route to the event, making sure your clothes are appropriate, having a rehearsed elevator pitch, and coming equipped...

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The Benefits of Flextime

The Benefits of Flextime

I don't know why I have known the chorus to Dolly Parton's hit song 9 to 5 for as long as I can remember, but I have. I'm pretty sure I never saw the movie of the same name (featuring Dolly, as well as Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin), or was exposed to the...

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Post-Interview Follow-Up Etiquette

Post-Interview Follow-Up Etiquette

Our most recent blogs were devoted to an interview that took place on HBO's Game of Thrones. This "interview" did not follow the standard interview process protocol, as the candidate got the job and started the job during the interview. This is great, but...

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Life After Layoff

I was just a few months away from my 9 year anniversary at my previous job when the company I worked for pulled the plug. “It’s nothing you’ve done, we’ve just decided to re-evaluate our business model” is what they told us. You may have been there. You...

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