Careers in Demand

 POPULAR JOB DESCRIPTIONS Find comprehensive information on a variety of careers and jobs in demand across the United States, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics.  Discover key facts such as wages, job requirements, job outlook and other critical items to understand...

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3 Reasons Not to Take the Job You’ve Been Offered

There are a hundred good reasons to accept the job you've been offered. A good salary, a great work environment, terrific co-workers and a flexible schedule are just a few of them. However, there are also a ton of reasons...

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Avoid These Words in Your Resume

Many people think resume writing is easy.  After all, it's a basic list of facts, (what your educational background is, when and where you worked, and what your job description was). Then, all that you need to do is...

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Nine Résumé Tricks That Can Backfire

A topnotch résumé is vital to getting hired in the job of your dreams. And because of that, you want to do everything you can to make it sparkle and shine. After checking for spelling and typos, grammar and accuracy,...

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The Best Way to Close a Job Interview

The interview is winding down to a close. You are excited that everything seemed to go so well. You showed up on time, gave a firm handshake, and answered the hiring manager's questions knowledgeably and with confidence. In closing he...

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Yes! Spelling and Grammar Do Count

Long ago, before computers were used in schools, whenever teachers gave out a writing assignment, a host of hands would shoot into the air to ask a question. And the question was always the same. "Do spelling and grammar...

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Networking Success For Introverts

Network, network, network. You hear that all the time in reference to finding a new job. Most of us are taught how to write a sparkling resume, smile and shake hands, and look people in the eye during an interview...

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Questions For a Hiring Manager To Ask a Potential Employee

  There's a lot of information available for someone who is preparing to go on a job; how to dress, how to answer difficult questions, even how to shake hands properly. But what if you are the one doing the hiring?...

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7 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid

You've worked on your resume until it's perfected and now you're ready to send it out. All that's needed to complete the task is to write a cover letter. You understand that while the cover letter is not quite as...

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How To Not Be Taken Seriously For A Job

You've been looking for a job for a while now and it seems like you aren't getting much in the way of responses. You can't understand this, because your resume has been updated and you're only applying for jobs...

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