Wed.Aug 21, 2019

The Best Skilled Trade Careers to Pursue

Career Alley

You don’t necessarily need a four-year degree to find your dream job. Manual labor can be just as lucrative, with top blue-collar workers earning annual mean wages well above the $50,620 national average. Launch your Career Trade Careers

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Why Everyone Needs a Side Hustle and 4 Ways To Create It

Ms. Career Girl

Many people are dissatisfied with what they earn, but find the prospect of leaving their job to find a better paying one exhausting.

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Forget Work-Life Balance. Try this Instead

Evil HR Lady

Work-life balance is an elusive dream that lots of companies and people ask for. Companies declare that they offer a great work-life balance and people aim for short commutes and telecommuting to have a great work-life balance. There’s a problem, though. Balance is not what we are looking for. Think of a seesaw (or teeter-totter, depending on where you grew up). To be balanced everything needs to be the same and nothing can move.

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How To Pay Taxes Without Leaking Your Personal Data Using Machine Learning?

Imarticus Learning

The cutoff date to file taxes in the US (April 15th) teaches all taxpayers many a lesson. Did you know that 1 in 3 Americans wait until April each year and get stressed when filing taxes?

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When Turnover Is High But That Means You're World Class.

HR Capitalist

Good leaders attract followers; great leaders create more leaders. Turnover sucks. Except when people promote themselves by leaving you, and you have a track record of that being the primary cause of your turnover.

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Give us an Example of a Recruiter Which Uses Social Media Well?

The Undercover Recruiter

With all things in life, some people do some things better than others. But there are those who are head and shoulders above the rest of us. The same goes for using social media for recruitment. Our panel shares their insights on which company they think is doing better than anyone else.

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21 Inspirational Career Quotes

Career Realism

Inspiration lacking this Monday morning? On the job search and feeling blue? Stuck in a career you hate? Not sure what success means to you? You're not alone. Grab a nice, warm cup of coffee and let us help you out.

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How A Recession Could Impact Your Career

Career Realism

Whispers about a possible recession have been in the air since 2016 but those whispers grew a lot louder recently with many economists highlighting various economic indicators pointing towards a possible recession in the immediate future.

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Varsha Jain – Getting Her Foot Right At The Door Of The Finance And Investment Banking

Imarticus Learning

For Varsha Jain, getting her foot right at the door of the finance and investment banking has never been that easy. However, her determination and dedication and constant support of the Imarticus Learning Investment Banking Training have worked as a primary catalyst for her career flight. She is now well settled with the best industry job in investment banking with Barclays. .

3 Easy Steps To A Quick Cover Letter Makeover

Career Realism

One of the most common questions asked of job search experts is, “Do I really need a cover letter?" To set the record straight, yes, a cover letter is necessary. The cover letter influences the reader's first impression of you.

interviewer had a photo of my house, charging smokers more for insurance, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. Interviewer had a photo of my house. I went on an interview last week and I think the manager I met with had a print-out with a picture of my house in his interview folder. I didn’t get a clear look at it, but it looked like an old house listing. I have my address on my resume, but this freaked me out. I’ve never experienced something like this before and it feels like an invasion of privacy. Is this normal?

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my boss gave me critical feedback without any specifics

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I was having a difficult conversation with my boss regarding career development when she interjected that someone on another team that I work with, she couldn’t say who, said that I “wasn’t working with enough urgency.” ” I asked for clarification or a specific example of a project I did not complete on time and she couldn’t provide me any. Her willingness to give me someone else’s feedback without any specifics really bothered me.

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how can I avoid jobs with horrible hours?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m currently working in a job that requires what I can only describe as a soul-crushing amount of overtime just to keep my work afloat. This is common in my department and shows no signs of changing any time soon (if anything, it’s probably going to get worse). My field is very deadline-driven, but I know from conversations with others in similar roles that the sheer volume of work on my plate at any given time is not normal.

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