Finding a job

Finding a job

Finding a job in the modern labor market can be hard. We’ve got your back with job search advice from career experts: how to look for jobs, how to evaluate openings, and which resources to use.

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How and when to disclose pregnancy after a job offerHow and when to disclose pregnancy after a job offer

What does accepting a job offer mean for pregnant women, and how and when should it be disclosed to an employer? What is proper legally versus ethically for both the job seeker and the hiring company? Find out more about the legal and ethical implications of accepting a job offer while pregnant, and learn whether, when, and how you should disclose it to an employer.

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What types of employee benefits should you be looking for in new work?What types of employee benefits should you be looking for in new work?

Wondering what types of employee benefits you should be looking for in a new job? Employee benefits have evolved from the traditional salary and pension plan to more complicated and unique package offerings. Here is our essential guide to better understand employee benefits.

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Don't forget about intangible skills when you are job searchingDon't forget about intangible skills when you are job searching

Whether you call them intangible skills, soft skills, or personal skills; employers look for these things on your resume and when you interview. You need them to get that great job you are wanting. They may be difficult to quantify, but every hiring manager wants you to have them. Being able to put these on your resume is crucial. We’ll tell you the best way to include them and what are some of the best intangible skills to have.

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Not interested? How to decline a job offer in a polite wayNot interested? How to decline a job offer in a polite way

A job offer can be a cause for celebration, but what if you’ve decided the position isn’t for you? This article will help you politely decline a job offer while keeping the door open for future opportunities.

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Should you apply to multiple jobs at the same company?Should you apply to multiple jobs at the same company?

Is it bad to apply for multiple positions within the same company? Will it hurt your chances of getting a job? This article will help you decide if it’s OK and how to increase your chances of getting hired.

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How can you tell a job you have another offer? How can you tell a job you have another offer?

Choosing between multiple job offers can be a delicate and emotionally fraught process. Here are ways to thoughtfully inform prospective employees that you may need to turn their job offer down in favor of another.

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Land your dream job: Mention you are willing to relocate on your resumeLand your dream job: mention you are willing to relocate on your resume

Do you dream of a life of work and travel? Are you ready to shake things up a bit and set off on a new adventure? Relocating for work can be a way to land your dream job and land in a great new place. So, what's the first step to relocating for work? Updating your resume.

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6 Top freelance careers worth considering6 Top freelance careers worth considering

So you’ve decided to ditch the 9-to-5 grind and step into the world of freelancing? Here are some of the best freelance careers out there.

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How to Accept a Job Offer  How to accept a job offer

You got the job! It’s time to celebrate after jumping through the hoops of the application process, making a great impression at the interview, and beating off the tough competition. But, you still have to decide how to accept a job offer.

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How to impress employers with your soft skillsHow to impress employers with your soft skills

The best resumes impress employers with a combination of skills, attributes, and experiences that fit the job. You know what learned skills your career requires, now let us show you how soft skills can make all the difference.

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How Introverts Can Navigate the Job MarketHow introverts can navigate the job market

People with different personality types approach the job search in a variety of ways. This is to be expected, but it can get frustrating. In particular, introverted people tend to struggle with some of the expectations of job hunting.

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Art of NegotiatingArt of negotiating

“Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.” — John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, 20 January, 1961

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Things To Know About Your Career Change II: Know Your SituationHow to change your career: know your situation

Starting a new career is an exciting, energizing, and self-affirming experience. But getting to your new career can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when you didn’t leave your last role by choice. You can smooth this transition by being prepared and asking yourself the tough questions at the beginning of your journey.

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Identifying a Potential Employer's ValuesIdentifying a potential employer's values

Understanding your own values is only the first step in the process of making a values-based career transition. It doesn’t do you any good to have a values inventory in hand if you don’t put in the time to make sure your values will be honored by a potential employer.

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Finding and Selecting the Right Recruiter for YouHow to find a recruiter that's right for you

Recruiters, or “search professionals” can be great allies in your job hunt. After all, it’s their job to find you a job, right? Well, kind of.

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Three Very Real Job-Hunt Low Points and How To Move Past ThemThree very real job-hunt low points and how to move past them

As you navigate the seemingly endless process of career transition, there are going to be natural highs and many lows. Finding the perfect job posting and dreaming of what it will be like is an immediate rush - but when you realize that the call isn’t coming, it’s a complete letdown.