Here’s Why You Should Consider Forgoing Unemployment Benefits for a Steady Job

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If you are currently unemployed, you are far from alone – approximately 860,000 Americans are unemployed, according to September figures from the U.S. Department of Labor. Many unemployed workers may financially be in a better position with their unemployment payment than their paychecks; however, passing on a job because of this is short-sighted and could hurt… Read more »

Here’s How You Can Explain Gaps on Your Resume

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Taking time away from work is common, for both personal and professional reasons, so it isn’t necessarily an automatic red flag to hiring managers if you have gaps on your resume. However, you do need to be ready to address it so you can alleviate any potential concerns and show that you’re qualified for the… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19 

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are… Read more »

How to Ask For and Get More Responsibility at Work 

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When you’ve reached the point at your job where you’ve gained enough experience that you’re no longer being challenged, it’s a sign that you could be ready to take the next step in your career. However, in order to be qualified to move up professionally, you need to gain more higher-level experience. Ask for and… Read more »