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3 Obstacles Women Face Advancing Their Career

Women have certainly come a long way in the workforce; but, unfortunately, we face many stumbling blocks that men are less likely to encounter. That means it may be more difficult for us to advance our careers in a way we would ideally like. But, challenging does not...

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Changing Career Paths? Check Out these Options!

Are you a "hands-on" kind of woman? Do you enjoy working with people, helping others and enjoying the fruits of your labor? If so, we just might have the career for you! If you're interested in changing professional paths, keep reading to discover well-...

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Trending: Getting Back to the Traditional Office

For a lot of people, the notion of working from home can seem extremely enticing. Anyone who has ever been unfortunate enough to work in a dry, stuffy office environment knows how taxing it can be, especially during the winter months. 

There's...

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3 Ways to Pin Your Way to a New Job

Pinterest is red hot right now, with millions of people visiting the site every day. While many of those visitors are looking for recipes, home decorating and craft ideas, it’s safe to assume that at least some of them are, if not actively looking for employees,...

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6 Phone Interview Tips to Help You Get the Job You Want

In this economy, it’s an employer’s market, because there are so many applicants per job. With an abundance of applicants, employers have their pick of the litter, so it’s up to you to stand out and be chosen. It’s no easy feat, especially when...

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Swallowing Your Pride To Improve Your Business

As a savvy (and potentially type A) business woman, you probably have a hard time relinquishing control when it comes to your business. Your business is, after all, your baby. You came up with the idea, nurtured it, built a business around it from the ground up...

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10 Essentials of Project Management

 

Managing multiple projects, inter-company projects, or national or international projects is tough, no matter how capable project managers may believe themselves to be. Managing these projects can take a lot of your time and effort, so you'll...

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Stress Management for Workers in Helping Professions

 

CareerCast.com lists several helping professions among its Top 10 Most Stressful Jobs. For example, in 2013 public service jobs like military member, firefighter and police officer were mentioned in the list. Other stressful jobs include social worker,...

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How to Create Your Personal Brand

 

Creating a personal brand is a wise first step in building a career path that will be both enjoyable and a good fit for your interests, skills and personality. The concept behind building a personal brand is simple: When you know what makes you tick,...

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New Business for Spring

While it’s true that starting your own business can make employment verification a little more difficult, it can really be worth your while if you know what you’re doing.  As we approach spring, it’s prime time to begin creating something of your...

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What Makes a Happy Worker? 5 Key Contributors to Employee Satisfaction

 

What do you want from your new job? A corner office? Flexitime? A short commute? Job searchers often think certain factors are the most important when looking at potential positions. In addition to obvious things such as money, overall job satisfaction...

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Putting a Woman's Name On It

Do you ever feel like you are a faceless person in a corporation, even though you might have a high-visibility job in that company?

Many successful women don’t do enough to pat themselves on the back for a job well done. They may not give themselves...

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Advice For Women Looking Into Legal Careers

The legal profession, all jokes aside, is a noble one. It is also a highly competitive field, one in which it is difficult to make a name for yourself. It is not, however, impossible to get in there and really shine. Here are some tips to help you do that.

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ASW Why Do You Want to Work There?

When it comes to choosing your place of work, there are a variety of things that need to be taken into consideration. Many people are quick to jump to the conclusion that money is what matters most, but often times there are plenty of other things that are actually...

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Is It Too Late to Change Careers?

There is a wise man who once said that as long as you're alive, it's never too late to make a change. Those are some very wise words and there are people, every day, who are living proof of this very fact.

As a matter of fact, there is a website that...

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How Women Can Add "Transferable Skills" to Their Resumes

Job Search Tips for those who Celebrate American Business Women's Day

American Business Women's Day (http://www.ABWA.com) is celebrated on September 22nd. Many women at this blog...

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What to Wear and What not to Wear to the Office

Many women struggle daily with the decision of what to wear. With the summer heat practically melting everyone in the country, some of you might be tempted to take that "business casual" idea a little too far. Grant it, there may be environments where you...

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Top 5 Resume Tips for Recent College Graduates

Your cap and gown are packed away in the closet, your new diploma is framed and placed conspicuously on the wall, and now it's time to nail down the job of your dreams. Of course, this is a tough time to be entering the workforce. Jobs are scarce, hiring managers...

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Learning to Delegate Effectively and Prevent Work Overload

These days we're expected to be superwomen. There's work, family and friends that all require attention, and every once in awhile you're supposed to be able to squeeze out a few minutes for yourself. But there are only so many hours in a day, and it's...

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Career Change

If there's one thing in life that we're not always prepared for, but will inevitably happen, it is change. And while there are some rare people that you may meet that have stayed in the same position with the same company for many years, chances are that at...

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The Pros and Cons of Working Abroad

Sometimes, when you're watching a commercial for the military, it might be a bit tempting to you. OK, perhaps not the military position itself, but all of the traveling that comes with it. The truth is, there are a lot of opportunities for and benefits to working...

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What to Consider When Between Jobs

When you’re between jobs, the last thing you want to hear is some motivational speech about how "when one door closes another one opens." The average platitudes we hear from well-meaning family and friends can become more than a little annoying. Still,...

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The Importance of Taking Risks in Your Career

Some people are content to let their careers develop in a meandering fashion, receiving promotions when they are due rather than asking for them, or even silently accepting that they may simply be stuck in the same dead-end job until the day they retire (or die of...

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Why Medical Practices Encourage Students to Receive a Medical Office Specialist Degree

The first face you see when you enter a doctor’s office is a medical office specialist. They sign you in, run your insurance card, and make sure the practice is running smoothly. A medical office specialist does most of the behind the scenes work for the doctor,...

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How to Find the Career That Gives You a Sense of Purpose

Even in this difficult economy, there are plenty of ways to make money. But there's a huge difference between a 'job' and a 'career'. There are times you need to do whatever is necessary to contribute for your family, and in those cases, thoughts of...