Fri.Oct 23, 2020

5 Great Career Opportunities for Job Seekers in 2021

Ms. Career Girl

The economy may take some time to recover, but the second half of 2021 already looks promising for many careers. You might want to start a job hunt in January just to get a head start on everyone else. Some of the most promising career options are as follows. Careers in Real Estate.

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The CDC’s Definition of 15 Minutes Just Changed

Evil HR Lady

At the beginning of the school year, one of my siblings shared the absolutely brilliant idea his children’s school had: Have the kids get up and run around the classroom every 14 minutes so that no one sat next to anyone for 15 minutes.

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10+ Answers to "Why Are You Interested in This Position?"

When employers ask, “Why did you apply for this position?” or "Why are you interested in this position?" it might seem obvious to the job seeker. Of course, the job seeker applied to the position because they need an income. But that’s not what the employer is looking for nor asking. This standard first interview question initiates the conversation between

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I’m pleased to be able to finally share some good news. I’ve had a really tough time during lockdown, struggling to concentrate and feeling like I’m only just keeping my head above water with home working.

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weekend open thread – October 24-25, 2020

Ask a Manager

Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: The Expectations , by Alexander Tilney. A teenager and his roommate each struggle in different ways to navigate an exclusive prep school. There’s lots in here about class and privilege, and how weird adolescence is.

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open thread – October 23-24, 2020

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). 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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