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An Aging Workforce: Benefits of Mature Workers

Posted by Annette DiZinno on May 24, 2021

Eighty years ago, in 1940, the average life expectancy for men was around 70 years. For women, it was 76. Today, those numbers have gone up, with men averaging about 78 years and women living to the age of 81 on average.

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Professionalism in the Workplace

Posted by Edilma Rodriguez on December 8, 2020

Being a professional is more than how we look, our formal education and professional achievements. It is also the qualities, values and behaviors we choose to display in the workplace.

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The 10 Worst Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Marco Villalobos on November 17, 2020

It can be easy to slip up and make a few costly errors when drawing up or editing a resume. To dodge avoidable gaffes that can derail your job search, we've come up with a quick list of common blunders to check against before sending your resume off to potential employers.

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Finding Your Next Career Opportunity

Posted by Marco Villalobos on October 13, 2020

In today's virtual world, there are numerous online spots to search for your next career opportunity. But with so many available options, you might wonder what you should know before you start, which employment search engines you should use, and what role social media plays in job hunting.

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Tips to Improve Professionalism in a Virtual Workplace

Posted by Ariah Zwolinski on September 29, 2020

The sudden move from an in-person workplace to a virtual one doesn’t mean professionalism fades away. What it does mean is shifting the way we approach work. You may have sweatpants on during that Zoom call with your coworkers but it doesn’t mean you can’t – and shouldn’t – maintain professional behavior.

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How Can Transferable Skills Help My Job Search?

Posted by Anna Marie MacDonald on August 11, 2020

What do a lawyer, catering manager and graphic designer all have in common? Although there are specific talents and abilities required for every profession, there are skills that overlap between every type of job. These are called transferable skills – a set of abilities acquired through various experiences that can be applied to a wide range of employment opportunities.

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Six Tips to Ace Your First 90 Days At a New Job

Posted by Anna Marie MacDonald on July 30, 2020

Job searching is a full-time job. Between researching employers online and networking to filling out applications and prepping for interviews, it can easily eat up 40+ hours a week. But as much work as it is to land a new job, it’s when you start one that the hard work really begins.

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You Got the Job – Now Here’s How Keep It!

Posted by Annette DiZinno on July 17, 2020

Sometimes getting the job is the easy part of employment – keeping it can be a whole other ballgame.

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Building a Standout Résumé

Posted by Annette DiZinno on July 14, 2020

In today’s employer market, it’s not enough to have a résumé that’s just okay.

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For Job-Seekers, Keywords are Critical

Posted by Annette DiZinno on July 9, 2020

These days, job searches are more complicated than just filling out an application. Analytics, algorithms and applicant tracking systems serve as data-based gatekeepers, helping hiring managers scan, sort and search for the right candidate. And they achieve this by using keywords.

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