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New Year, New You: Switching Careers

“That’s it. I can’t do this anymore. I have to find a new job.” Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Dreading what awaits at the other end of the commute has become something of a national pass time. A recent survey of American professionals showed that nearly 40% of professionals planned to leave their current jobs in […] Read Article “New Year, New You: Switching Careers”

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New Year, New You: Developing New Skills

Here’s a familiar concept: as technology advances at a breakneck pace, the knowledge and skills needed to keep up with it change just as rapidly. That’s not likely to be news to anyone. But it may come as a surprise that it’s not just new technology that demands constant re-skilling of the American workforce. As […] Read Article “New Year, New You: Developing New Skills”

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New Year, New You: Keeping Your Career Resolutions

“This is the year I’m finally going to start eating healthy.” “This time, I’m really going to stick to that cardio routine.” “Look, 2013 is the year that I finally master jazz banjo.” We’ve all been there. The new year rolls around and you’re bursting with grand designs for improving your waistline or finally cleaning out the […] Read Article “New Year, New You: Keeping Your Career Resolutions”

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New Year, New You 2013

We’re excited to launch our New Year, New You 2013 sweepstakes! Tell us your career resolution–it could be anything from taking a certification class to keeping your desk more organized–and you’ll be entered to win amazing daily giveaways like an iPad Mini, gift cards and more. Plus you’ll have a shot at the grand prize […] Read Article “New Year, New You 2013”

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Game Change

Five years ago, I decided to change careers. And I did it on a whim. I’d been working as a journalist since I graduated college, and at the time, was in my 11th year as a reporter for a financial newspaper. I also had two young children at the time, and the last-minute deadlines, travel […] Read Article “Game Change”

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Seven Tips for Managing Stress

Working in staffing can be very rewarding – but it can also be very stressful. I learned early on that if I didn’t learn how to manage my stress, I would inevitably go crazy. I learned how to manage my work-life balance with the following tips; they can work for anyone in any industry, not […] Read Article “Seven Tips for Managing Stress”

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5 Ways To Start Getting Social With Your Career

It’s surprising to me how many people have embraced social networks for personal use, but don’t really use social to enhance their careers or find a new job. Everyone can benefit from using social media, no matter what you do for a living. And having a Linkedin profile, while extremely important, is not enough. A […] Read Article “5 Ways To Start Getting Social With Your Career”