Managing Your Personal Finances While Job Searching

Professional Resume Services

Last year has shown us that we need to be prepared for everything, especially when looking for a new job even if you just found one, or received a promotion, because no one is secure from businesses closing during an economic decline.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Start Thinking About Retirement Now

Jobacle

So, you’ve been at your new job for a couple of days and your HR manager is telling you about 401(k) options, life insurance, and all kinds of things that you don’t feel concern you at the moment. Starting in 2021, you can contribute a maximum of $19,500 to your 401(k).

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I worked while on vacation. Do I get my vacation time back?

Evil HR Lady

This answer would be completely different if I were writing to your manager. Many exempt employees and many managers of exempt employees consider it normal to answer a few emails and take an occasional call while on vacation.

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10 Q&As You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Remote Job Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

According to more than 2,100 people who worked remotely during the pandemic, 58 percent say they would absolutely look for a new job if they weren’t allowed to continue working from home in their current position. What are the current trends in the remote job market?

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Sometimes you have to ignore problems

Evil HR Lady

But, the general gist was a coworker who was doing something terrible, and (this is the important part) HR and Management were both aware, and no one seemed to care. Sometimes, managers are terrible managers. Fix the problem, you stupid manager!

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Career Pivot? How to Change to Work You Love

Ms. Career Girl

Maybe you’ve realized that your job is mind-numbing, and you want something that will get you excited again. For whatever reason, the job or career you had in 2019 is no longer relevant in 2021. A career pivot means repositioning yourself for a new world of opportunities. Figure out what titles represent the job you want. Then your first job is to figure that out. Do you need training, a new degree or a particular certification?

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5 Excellent Ways to Keep Your Career Moving Forward

Jobacle

Your entire life is not about your job and career, but what you do professionally will probably impact your happiness a lot. If you have a job that makes you miserable, that’s not going to do you any good, since you’ll have to spend many hours every week doing something you detest.

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5 Strategies to Make the Most of a COVID Job Market

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve lost your job and are currently surviving off of savings, try to reduce your expenses to the barest bones possible to minimize the difference between your inflow and outflow. You can splurge on these again to celebrate landing a new job, and you’ll feel much better about it then.

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4 Things Companies Should Be Showcasing To Prospective Employees In 2021

Career Realism

Companies that are consistently looking to add new talent to their teams don't have time to mess around. In order to attract the right type of candidates for job openings, companies need to be upfront about certain things that job seekers are looking for in a company.

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“Need a Work Document from HR? Afraid to Ask? – Here’s How”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : At least once a week, we receive a call from an employee seeking counsel on moving from one job to another. A bad start to a new work relation is never a good thing. Looking for a New Job? Fear your Manager might find out You’re interviewing?

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open thread – July 9-10, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – July 9-10, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread!

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open thread – May 7-8, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – May 7-8, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – May 14-15, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – May 14-15, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread!

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open thread – July 23-24, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – July 23-24, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: banana thefts, peppers for potlucks, and other weird office food stories my annoying coworker is driving everyone crazy here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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7 Ways To Actively Manage Your Career

Career Realism

So, you ask your manager. And your manager stares at you blankly and points to your projects. You're not managing your career. You're doing your work, you're talking to your manager, but you aren't actively managing your career. So, you need to start managing yours.

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open thread – April 23-24, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – April 23-24, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: I got fired for attending a conference that I wasn't invited to how to tell if you're managing your career well.

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open thread – July 16-17, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – July 16-17, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: I ghosted my ex, and she's about to be my new boss I ran into my new boss in the apartment of my one-night stand here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread!

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open thread – March 19-20, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – March 19-20, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Patrick’s Day pinching here's a bunch of help finding a new job.

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open thread – February 26-27, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – February 26-27, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. at a coworker -- but he was provoked here's a bunch of help finding a new job.

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open thread – January 15-16, 2021

Ask a Manager

You may also like: here's a bunch of help finding a new job open thread – January 15-16, 2021 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread!

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open thread — June 18-19, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread — June 18-19, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread!

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open thread – February 5-6, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – February 5-6, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread!

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open thread – February 19-20, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – February 19-20, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. 10 things you should know about work by the time you’re 30 here's a bunch of help finding a new job.

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open thread – January 1-2, 2021

Ask a Manager

You may also like: my employee lied about meeting with a client -- to take a nap an employee is putting magic curses on her coworkers here's a bunch of help finding a new job open thread – January 1-2, 2021 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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Retained Search: The Ultimate 6-Stage Guide For Agency Recruiters

Recruit CRM

However, as a hiring manager, if you've got a bunch of niche roles that demand specific skill sets or exceptional expertise, retained search should be your go-to option. Most of these candidates whom they target are passive and are not looking for a new job.

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open thread – April 9-10, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – April 9-10, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: here's a bunch of help finding a new job I like to give small gifts at work -- am I doing anything wrong? It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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update: my new job is a nightmare built on a hellmouth

Ask a Manager

This post, update: my new job is a nightmare built on a hellmouth , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. season at Ask a Manager, where all month I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past.

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open thread – May 21-22, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – May 21-22, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. *

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open thread – March 12-13, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – March 12-13, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. *

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open thread – July 2-3, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – July 2-3, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: my boss books escorts with his company email my coworker with imposter syndrome actually does suck at her job here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – April 16-17, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – April 16-17, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. I joked about a coworker's slowness -- and he overheard here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – June 11-12, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – June 11-12, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. the 18-month coffee debate, and other stories of office coffee wars here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – June 25-26, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – June 25-26, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. is it appropriate to want to be told when my manager won't be in the office? here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – March 26-27, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – March 26-27, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. at a coworker -- but he was provoked here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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?? Where Are You Most Likely To Find Your Resume?

JobMob

Job seekers often go a few years between job searches. Free bonus: The One Resume Resource You’ll Ever Need is a handy reference to make your resume get you more job interviews. — Miles (@DontDieMiles) May 10, 2021. — Jake Anbinder (@JakeAnbinder) May 6, 2021.

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open thread – March 5-6, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – March 5-6, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: my manager told me to be less sarcastic at work, but I don't want to I saw my employee's X-rated chat here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – February 12-13, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – February 12-13, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. *

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open thread – January 8-9, 2021

Ask a Manager

You may also like: my employee drastically changes her appearance in the middle of the workday I work from home and my coworker wants me available 24/7 here's a bunch of help finding a new job open thread – January 8-9, 2021 was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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open thread – April 30-May 1, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – April 30-May 1, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: our manager periodically flips out and jams her authority down our throats I accidentally sent my boss to Italy instead of Florida here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread!

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?? Lost Your Resume and Starting to Panic?

JobMob

Or maybe it's simply because you haven't looked for a job in years and now that you need your resume, you don't remember where you put it. Free bonus: The One Resume Resource You’ll Ever Need is a handy reference to make your resume get you more job interviews. Can't find your resume?

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open thread – January 29-30, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – January 29-30, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: new employee insists we call her “Mrs. _” even though we all use first names update: coworkers only ask me about ducks here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread!

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6 Sample Email Templates Recruiters Can Use To Keep Candidates Warm

Recruit CRM

Take A Note Of These Sample Email Templates Quality, predictable correspondence is the sign of an effective applicant experience — 81% of candidates state that constant notices from managers would essentially improve their experience. We are right now hoping to hire for a [Job_Role].

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open thread – June 4-5, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – June 4-5, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. You may also like: my employee is snippy with people and dramatic about stress my coworker is cc'ing his mother on work correspondence here's a bunch of help finding a new job. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).

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