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Finding a New Job As If Your Life Depended on It: Part Two – Communicate Your Value Read more on the Simply Hired Blog

Finding a New Job As If Your Life Depended on It: Part Two – Communicate Your Value By Andrew Neitlich The previous blog entry presented the first in a four-step process for finding a new job. It challenged you to … Continue reading

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The First Things to do When You Lose Your Job

The First Things to do When You Lose Your Job There’s nothing easy about losing your job. Whatever the reason behind it, there’s an emotional reaction that you need to deal with before taking steps to move on. For most … Continue reading

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Reverse Mentorship: How Boomers Can Learn from Generation Y

With today’s boomers staying in the workplace longer–putting off retirement due to markets laying a smackdown on 401(k) and other retirement accounts–many work under recent graduates young enough to be their children. According to a recent Careerbuilder.com survey,  69 percent … Continue reading

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On the Job Etiquette

For Lent this year, I’ve given up potato chips, french fries and swearing. I decided to go for all three since my effort last year (to give up criticizing others) failed on a regular — almost hourly — basis. Not … Continue reading

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10 Tips from Jobacle Check it Out

Many people who work in offices find themselves overwhelmed by the amount of clutter and junk on their desks. By using common sense and just a few extra minutes per day, the office environment can be made healthier, look more … Continue reading

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Unemployment Statistics-

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their February Employment Situation Summary last Friday, announcing the unemployment rate had decreased a tenth of a percent to 8.9% in February of 2011. The report also found that employment has increased for blue … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Career Backup Plan?

What happens when the one thing you do – and do well – gets taken away?  You adapt – of course. Such is the case of Doc Martin, the lead character in the British dramedy of the same name.  When … Continue reading

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