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So, you want to be a freelance writer. Here are 5 essentials you will need.

Elizabeth Bromstein | July 9, 2015 2:39 pm

Going freelance can be great if you’re the right type of personality. Here’s what you need to make it.


Category: Career profiles, Latest News & Advice

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Why is your boss a schmuck? Because they’re the boss (study)

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 16, 2015 8:25 pm


If your boss is a beast, maybe it’s not their fault. Maybe they’ve suffered what is the equivalent of trauma to their frontal cortex and that is causing them to behave like a beast.



Category: Life At Work
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The five basic job search dos and don’ts for getting hired faster

Peter Harris| January 16, 2015 10:38 am


If you’re just beginning your job search, and you’re looking for some pointers to get started, here are the very basics for successfully landing a job.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Student
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The seven most successful job search strategies for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 15, 2015 7:42 pm


Surveyed career experts list the most successful job search tactics being employed today. Try these tips to successfully land the position you want.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters
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Exit strategy: How to land on your feet when you lose your job

Peter Harris| January 15, 2015 12:47 pm


Obviously being let go from a job is a setback, but it doesn’t have to derail your career. Here’s how to handle the stumbling block and get back on track quickly.



Category: Career Dilemmas
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20 Twitter accounts every job seeker should follow for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 14, 2015 9:21 pm


Twitter is a goldmine of information and resources for your job search. Here are 20 career, job search, and recruiting experts you must follow to land the job you want in 2015.



Category: Job Search Strategies
How your name affects your profession

How your name could determine your occupation

Kevin Makra| January 14, 2015 8:12 pm


What’s in a name? Just maybe the career your destined for. While studying the origins of names, a team of researches has found that a disproportionate number of people with the same name end up in the same job.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Six surprisingly high paying jobs for 2015

Peter Harris| January 13, 2015 9:24 am


A new report has just come out listing six surprising career options that can pay over $100,000 a year – and they aren’t just for bankers, insurance folks and executives.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Technology
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Here’s why you may be getting an extra paycheque this year

Peter Harris| January 12, 2015 12:29 pm


Workers who get paid every two weeks could be in for a surprise bonus this year. A quirk of the calendar causes 2015 to be a payday ‘leap year.’ Here’s what that really means for your wallet.



Category: Latest News & Advice
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Five things to cut from your writing right now

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 9, 2015 9:41 pm


Your writing can make or break your chances at getting the job, and affect how much money you make over the course of your career. Here are five things you should cut from your documents to make them stronger.



Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work, Resumes, Resumes and Cover Letters