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From the category archives: Employment

Employment

The Value of Volunteer Experience

Volunteering is one form of service that is sure to yield many benefits. Not only is it a great way to give back to the community, but it is also valuable to the volunteer. Volunteers are rewarded for their time and service in many ways

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It’s Time to Take Inventory of Your Skills

Whether you’re looking for a new career or just starting out in one, it’s always a good idea to keep an up-to-date inventory of your job skills. People have a tendency to get so caught up in their day-to-day responsibilities

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Tips for a Successful Interview

Whether you're preparing for your first interview or you've been on more than you can count, your end goal is always the same- you want to get the job. Having a successful job interview is an essential step in getting hired for a job

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How to Write an Opening Statement for Your Resume

It doesn't matter whether your resume is scanned by a machine or a real person during the initial phases of a recruitment process. In either case, the most important part of your resume is your opening statement.

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Informational Interviews Can Help Guide Your Career Choice

When you're trying to determine what field or career path you want to take, you most often start by determining what your interests are and what you enjoy doing. Any specific skills and knowledge you have can also help shape your direction.

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Self-confidence is Vital in the Job Search

When you're invited to a job interview, you know how important it is to be prepared. But while you may be worrying about what you're going to wear and putting final touches on the most recent version of your resume.

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How to Address Employment Gaps

It's not uncommon for people to have a gap here or there in their resume. There are many reasons for having a gap- taking time off for maternity leave, for travel, to care for a family member, or because of an injury or illness.

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Don’t Let Job Titles Dictate Your Search

Appropriate job titles can get confusing when you're searching for a job, especially if you've been in the workforce for a while and are moving from one company to another.

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Seven School-to-Work Lessons for Students With Disabilities

You are about to make the transition from school to work. At this point, finding a job that is appropriate for your skills and temperament and that provides you with an opportunity to grow in your career is a huge step.

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How to Gain the Most from Your First Internship

Internships can be your key to getting you first “real” job after college. Here are some tips for making the most of your first internship while you’re still in school.

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