How to manage the emotional journey when looking for a job

No matter what stage of your professional life, your number of years of experience, or your confidence level, job searching is emotional. Realizing this and admitting you might need some help is an important step forward. The value of getting …

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Three basic strategies to find a job

Job searching has changed enormously in recent years due to technological advances, from new features on LinkedIn to applicant tracking system scanners and now AI. These advances have changed the way we approach updating our resume and more, but have …

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How to manage a layoff – from the moment you get the news

Layoffs can be daunting and difficult not to take personally. They often involve a grieving process, as we lose a part of our identity along with our jobs, and the subsequent job search can be highly stressful. Let’s examine these …

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Looking for a job is a job!

Searching for a job can be overwhelming and stressful and, as a result, it’s critical to have a strategy and a plan in order to stay organized and effective. A job search is a job in and of itself and …

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Is your industry “dying”? Reinvent yourself in a new field.

Learning that your industry might be “dying” is a stressful situation. However, if you stay on top of what’s going on and are pro-active, you can get ahead of the game, prepare yourself for what’s coming and take control of …

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Reentering the workforce after years of being out? How to cope with the Return-to-Work Syndrome

If you have been out of the workforce for an extended period of time and are considering re-entering, please know that it’s normal to feel stressed about the transition. This experience is called re-entry stress (or re-entry syndrome.) It’s the …

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Thinking about a career transition and reinventing yourself in a new field?

If you are considering a career change and reinventing yourself in a new field, there are several things you want to consider before and while making a change. We suggest working through each of these steps below in the order …

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Women: How to advance your career

Studies show that equal representation of women in the workplace provides multiple benefits, including higher job satisfaction, more meaningful work, and reduced burnout. Despite historical disparities, women now have the power to drive their own professional development, leading to significant …

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Updating your career skills. What to know for navigating the job market now.

The process of searching for a job continues to change with new technology, resources, and ways to connect with employers. These are the resources to familiarize yourself with in order to search for a job in this market.

Updating your …

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Switching jobs? Overcome stress and anxiety with tips to improve your adaptation period

Considering that changing jobs can be stressful, many people stay in a job they don’t enjoy for years. Please know you’re not alone. Being afraid of or anxious about making a shift is completely normal! If you weren’t concerned, it …

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