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3 Tips for Finding Meaningful Work with LGBTQ+ Affirm...

Finding the right job or career is a challenge shared by many, but it can be even more challenging for LGBTQ+ job seekers due to societal, legal, and cultural factors. Since we spend much of our day working, it is important to reflect on the satisfaction you gain from your career. For LGBTQ+ individuals, this …Read the rest…

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Feeling Stuck at Your Job? – What You Can Do to Adv...

You enjoy your work and are good at your job. Yet, at the same time, you feel stuck, feeling you have few opportunities to get ahead. Career advancement is important regardless of your field of work. After all, you want to continue to learn, grow, and keep things fresh. If you feel stalled at work, it …Read the rest…

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What is Your Ideal Work Environment?

How to Identify Your Ideal Work Environment: Evaluate your Likes/Dislikes We spend a large percentage of time and life in our careers. So it certainly makes sense to pursue a career that is enjoyable and satisfying. There are many factors that go into career satisfaction. One is finding the right work environment. Let’s get started …Read the rest…

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What Are Your Skills?

Yes, You Have Skills! Knowing your strongest skills can help you identify good-fit positions and market yourself for the job. Identifying your skills can help you in your job search and interview process. When writing your resume you’ll want to include examples of your top skills and strengths. This provides “proof” to an employer that …Read the rest…

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Clarifying Your Career & Work Values for Career ...

What Are Work Values? Values are aspects of your life that you deem important. Some examples are: helping others, influencing others, engaging in challenging work. Knowing your values is essential when choosing a career. Individuals who find themselves in work environments that match their values are more likely to feel content and fulfilled by their …Read the rest…

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Understand Your Work & Career Values to Make Inf...

What are Career Values? Career values reflect the qualities of a career or job that are satisfying, rewarding and motivating to you. They reflect what you want in a career. This includes factors such as what type of environment and working conditions are an ideal fit for you, your preference in work relationships, content you …Read the rest…

Writing a Cover Letter? Here’s an Example Cover...

Should You Write a Cover Letter? Applying for a position? Everyone, including you, will submit a resume. This is the first screening tool (outside of networking) that an employer will review. So, is it necessary to write a cover letter? Definitely. First, your cover letter might actually be a well-written email you submit directly to …Read the rest…

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The Best Job Sites: Making the job of looking for a j...

Today we’d like to feature a guide from Reviews.com. Their team spent six weeks reviewing the most popular sites for job seekers to find which have fresh, frequent, and relevant postings, as well as effective scraping algorithms that pull in listings from other places on the web. They analyzed web-traffic data, consulted with software engineers …Read the rest…

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Feeling Stuck in Your Career? 7 Steps to Making Posit...

Are you sensing a career change is needed, but feeling lost about what steps to take? What would your life look like if you had more clarity about how to achieve your career goals? Each of us walk a unique path towards career fulfillment. Our career guide will help you  take the first steps towards clarity. …Read the rest…

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Conducting a Job Search After Job Loss

As a Career Counselor in Houston, I work directly with professionals who are unhappy or dissatisfied with their careers to take charge of their careers, create the work they love, and earn what they deserve. Many people begin to panic after a job loss and begin to sell themselves short. While there may be pressure to find …Read the rest…

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Job Interview Advice

Preparation is the key to a successful interview. Thinking about the kind of information the employer is likely to seek will help you prepare. Basically, there are four questions the recruiter wants answered:     What job does the candidate want? Can the person do the job? Will the person do the job? Will the person …Read the rest…

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How to Write a Resume: Basic Guidelines

Your Guide to Writing Your Resume If you are in a job search you know that your resume is your marketing tool. Your resume should present to an employer your potential by illustrating examples of past accomplishments and experiences using the skills necessary for the job you are seeking. If you are a career changer …Read the rest…

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Job Hunting 101: Resume Writers? Career Coaches? Are ...

This article recently appeared on the Consumer Media Network. Job Hunting 101: Resume Writers? Career Coaches? Are They Worth It? May 30, 2012 Posted by Meredith Deliso When you’re looking for a job, the last thing you want to do is spend money beyond the essentials. That makes job services such a debatable expense: Should …Read the rest…


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