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How to Check Job Prospects for Your Field of Study

You may share my interests in American literature, religious studies or art history, but I doubt, as fields of study, they'll prepare you for the future job market, unless you plan to become of a part of academia.

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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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Survey of Job Development Professionals Reveals Potential Jobseeker Strategies

As a jobseeker with a disability, how do you position yourself with the employers you are targeting in your job marketing campaign? You may find some interesting ideas in the results of a recent survey.

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Are You Making These Common Job Search Mistakes?

If your job search is taking longer than expected, or you haven't been getting the results you had hoped for, it might be time to take a step back and look at what you could be doing wrong. 

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Be Prepared For an Interview – Even If You Already Have a Job

I have been at my current job for about three years now. One of my managers recently retired and was replaced with a new hire. Shortly after starting the job, my new manager set up a one-on-one meeting with each member of our team.

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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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Prepare For an Interview Using the Experience of Others

By Christy Eichelberger

Interviewing is the most critical step in the process of getting a job, so it’s important to take it seriously. Many job seekers focus most of their time and effort on sending out resumes and trying to get an interview. Once they ac...

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