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Firefighters and cancer: Is a risky job even riskier?

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4 mentions2 days ago
Sitting before the D.C. Council in a crisp blue dress shirt, Lt. Preston L. Williams Jr. recounted the day he was first diagnosed with the cancer that was slowly killing ...

This 130-course data and analytics bootcamp will revamp your resume

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3 mentions1 day ago
In the age of advanced analytics, companies spew out mountains of raw data encapsulating every aspect of their business’ health and well being. To figure out what all that data ...

State Dept. will resume briefings in March

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7 mentions1 day ago
The State Department will soon break its silence. The department announced Friday that it will resume regular news briefings sometime during the week of March 6. Story Continued Below The ...

How To Upgrade Your Social Media Presence For Your Post-College Job Hunt

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7 mentions2 days ago
Your social media presence is a crucial part of your post-college job hunt. In fact, 60% of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates, according to CareerBuilder’s annual ...

Why Lying on Your Resume is Never a Good Idea

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3 mentions20 hours ago
Human Resources It can be tempting to tell little white lies on your resume. After all, the job market is competitive and you want to give yourself a fighting chance.

How to Get a Data Center Job at Facebook

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3 mentions2 hours ago
If you’re a mechanical or electrical engineer, know how servers work, or simply someone who enjoys building computers at home and lives near one of the sites where Facebook is ...

How to find an awesome career coach and mentor

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2 mentions3 days ago
So you want to fast track your career but don’t know how? Your friends and colleagues may recommend that you talk to a Career Consultant, Career Coach, Mentor, Career Counsellor ...

Unemployed and looking for a job? Remember these 4 things

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3 mentions15 hours ago
I’ve lost my job three times during my 19-year career. I was fired twice. The first one I really deserved, the second one I didn’t. The third time I was ...

Career advice: how to co-author a research paper

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3 mentions1 day ago
Working with other academics can be tricky so follow some key rules, say Kevin O'Gorman and Robert MacIntosh February 23, 2017 Make a pre-nuptial agreement Regardless of whether you are ...

Hiring Job Hoppers Is Good For Your Business

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7 mentions3 days ago
Opportunities for advancement are the second most common reason job seekers look for a new position — following compensation — according to an October 2015 Manpower survey. That same survey ...

How to answer the 6 questions you'll hear in almost any job interview

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4 mentions5 days ago
Every time you head into a job interview, you know you’ll be hit with them: those cliché, tricky-to-answer questions hiring managers seem to love to ask. (Does “What is your ...

The Career Catapult

4 mentions21 hours ago
Roopa Unnikrishnan has almost two decades of experience in roles where she has seeded and driven change and innovation in several Fortune 500 companies. Roopa works with Consumer Goods, Education ...

Christie among candidates for sports radio job

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15 mentions5 days ago
After spending the better part of the last three years competing for a future life in politics – president, vice president or a senior role in the White House – ...

Job search: Are you missing in action?

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2 mentions4 days ago
Getting on the job search radar! I have spent the past week with two different women, of two different ages. Their backgrounds could not be further apart. One is a ...

An appreciation of the six-decade, 400-role career of character actor James Hong

5 mentions2 days ago
Whether or not you know his name, odds are you’ve seen James Hong on screen. The 88-year-old character actor has more than 400 credits to his name. And this new ...

Ask a Career Coach: What's the Best Way to Answer, "Tell Me About Yourself?"

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Hmmm, seems you've already signed up for this class. While you're here, you may as well check out all the amazing companies that are hiring like crazy right now. Interviewing ...

6 Things You Really Need to Stop Putting in Your Marketing Resume

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10 mentions3 days ago
In order to grow your marketing career, it’s not enough to just be able to market a brand or product. You must also be able to market yourself. Given that,

How to fix 3 common resume mistakes

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2 mentions5 days ago
Your resume is the first impression you will make on a potential. How can you make sure that your resume stands out enough to a recruiter or hiring manager to ...

What Your Candidate Experience is Missing

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3 mentions3 days ago
Candidate experience is a multi-faceted thing. And, a lot of companies are struggling to give job applicants positive experiences. Just consider the stats: Only 40% of recruiters are even required ...

How to fix 3 common resume mistakes

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4 mentions3 days ago
Your resume is the first impression you will make on a potential. How can you make sure that your resume stands out enough to a recruiter or hiring manager to ...

50 Career Experts Reveal Their Best Salary Negotiation and Resume Writing Tips

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10 mentions1 day ago
Shares 39Who do you turn to when you need resume writing tips because you badly want the job? Who do you ask when you want to do well in the ...

Leaving your job can lead to a longer career

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7 mentions6 days ago
That's good news, considering that half of workers expect to work at least part time in retirement, according to a 2016 survey from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. For ...

The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

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7 mentions3 days ago
Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls fit in a school ...

4 Real Signs That It’s Time to Leave Your Job

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3 mentions3 days ago
It’s always great to be employed by a company where you enjoy the work you do and like the people you work with. It’s almost a dream scenario that you ...

Rex Tillerson stays silent as State Dept. to resume 'regular' briefings

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2 mentions3 days ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been maintaining his silence during his first weeks on the job, as has the department he heads. But some of that veil of silence ...

Does Your Resume Pass the Screen Test?

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2 mentions1 week ago
Virginia Franco is one of approx. 60 Executive Resume writers certified by the National Résumé Writers Association as a National Certified Résumé Writer) and hold a Certified Professional Résumé Writer ...

Bahrain: Activist’s Speech-Charges Trial to Resume

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9 mentions1 week ago
(Beirut) – The trial of the prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is scheduled to resume on February 21, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. He faces a total ...

Certain professional missteps can stop you from advancing in your company or career. Don’t get tripped up by these serious (but avoidable) mistakes.

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2 mentions5 days ago
While most career advice focuses on how to succeed, we can all learn valuable lessons by dissecting career failure as well. Workplace experts offer insights into some of the top ...

Want a Data Science Job?

3 mentions2 days ago
By Springboard. Want a Data Science Job? Springboard might be a great option for you. Hundreds of Springboard graduates have mastered data science skills, and have been hired at companies ...

7 career success lessons from the 7-year-old girl who wants a job at Google

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2 mentions5 days ago
Google CEO Sundar Pichai received a unique job inquiry recently. Not only was it sent directly to him — hardly the norm for a giant company — but it was ...

Summary Sunday: Job Search Intelligence

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6 mentions7 days ago
In order to succeed in your job search, you need to increase what you know about the process- how recruiters and hiring managers think, new tools and resources used in ...

Career Coach: Finding role models where you need them

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2 mentions3 days ago
When I think about role models, I think of my mother. Now retired, my mother was a working mom her whole career. When I went to school, I would often ...

How millennials can make the most of career milestones (Paid Content by TurboTax)

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6 mentions1 week ago
Millennials have a different approach to the workforce compared to previous generations. They are career explorers, trying different things and always developing new skills. Whether they have a desire to ...

Get Career Advice From Girl Scouts (They Know What They're Doing!)

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5 mentions3 days ago
As delicious as Girl Scout cookies may be, those tempting boxes don't move themselves. It's up to some 1.9 million young girls to sell them each year. And while they ...

5 Career Paths in Big Data and Data Science, Explained

23 mentions4 days ago
comments I have recently had a lot of folks reach out, mainly on LinkedIn, looking for advice on getting started in "Data Science" and/or "Big Data." These people are generally ...

Facebook wants you to apply for your next job on Facebook

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10 mentions4 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is getting into the job market. After years of speculation that the giant social network would harness its huge audience to take on LinkedIn and online ...

I'm tired of law, but is a career break right for me?

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2 mentions5 days ago
Are you the firm superstar, dutifully taking part at company events, mentoring the new intake and slogging away at your computer? Or are you the associate tired of late nights,

Why Your Next Job Training Course May Be a MOOC

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5 mentions4 days ago
Over the past two decades, the great Internet wave that swept through industry and revolutionized everything in its wake—including manufacturing, product development, supply-chain management, marketing, financial transactions, and customer service—likewise ...

What Is Career Pathing? Understanding The Answer To Today's Biggest Workplace Problem

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2 mentions5 days ago
Employee engagement is the holy grail of the modern workplace. Despite insights into the problem of a disengaged workforce, however, statistics on engagement have hardly changed in more than a ...

If you’re over 55, take this job and love it

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5 mentions7 days ago
Revamping your retirement doesn't happen overnight. Here are the first steps you can take toward finding your encore career, according to Hannon: Do some soul-searching: Think deeply about the abilities ...

Average NFL linebacker or Google engineer: Which career pays more?

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8 mentions3 days ago
If Super Bowl hype has inspired teenage athletes to dream of gridiron stardom, here’s a jolt of reality: Only about 1 in 4,233 high-school football athletes make it to the ...

There's No Map Anymore: Career Navigation in the 21st Century

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More young people in the workforce change their jobs or careers every few years. What are the reasons for this? Do disadvantages outweigh advantages? originally appeared on Quora - the ...

This Simple Resume Guide Will Improve Your Chances Of Landing An Interview

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6 mentions1 week ago
Be Branded Be Employable Job Search This resume guide is sponsored by The Ladders The goal of your resume is to get you an interview for the job. Our friends ...

The Powerful Career-Building Asset Top Marketers Ignore Most

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3 mentions5 days ago
If you’ve ever been even remotely active on LinkedIn, then you know the sure signs of someone whose job future is uncertain. I see it all the time working at ...

Crossroads Career Network: Helping with career ministry, job ministry, job clubs and more

2 mentions5 days ago
Sign-up for faith-based help to findjob satisfaction, engaging work and full employment. Looking for quality candidates? Sign-up topost jobs, search resumes and connect with our network. Join our national network ...

A Canadian Student's Journey from Graduating to Finding a Job in CSR

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3 mentions4 days ago
By Anureet Kaur My friends have suggested that I share my job hunting experience and advice. I graduated from the Master of Science in Sustainability Management Program at the University ...

think your job is safe from artificial intelligence? Think again

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13 mentions4 days ago
In the battle for the 21st century workplace, computers are winning. And the odds of us puny humans making a comeback are not very good. A January 2017 report from ...

The career pivot is the ultimate test of self-reinvention

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17 mentions7 days ago
On a Monday, Jim Miller argued a case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture in federal appeals court. The next day, he took his biostatistics exam at Johns Hopkins University.

How developing a personal brand can lead to career success

3 mentions6 days ago
We are all familiar with brands in our everyday lives. Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Virgin, Santander -whether burgers, holidays, alcoholic drinks or hotels, brands are everywhere. They surround us in advertising, on ...

My Quarter-Life Career Crisis Didn’t Kill Me—It Taught Me How To Pivot

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
Growing up, my girl crushes swung between Judy Blume and Eleanor Roosevelt. I gravitated toward irreverent women who had stories to tell and history to make. Maybe because of this,

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