Resumes Alone Are No Longer Enough — 4 Things Job Seekers Need to Add to Their Applications ASAP

We live in the digital world, and that has affected every aspect of our lives — including the way we work and apply for jobs. Plus, the circumstances we’re now experiencing, from an ongoing pandemic to the Great Resignation, are transforming …

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13 Toxic Phrases That Don’t Belong In Your Job Descriptions

We’ve all seen job descriptions that include it: “We’re like one big family here!”

For some time now, that’s a phrase that’s struck me as a particularly vibrant red flag. Mostly, it’s because, 10 out of 10 times, it’s a …

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Holding Yourself Accountable as You Advance in Your Career

The last few years during the pandemic have been nothing if not difficult. Not only have work schedules shifted considerably, but even the most self-motivated employees have had to be more self-directed than ever before.

This is particularly true for …

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4 Options for International Students Who Don’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery

This is the time of the year when employers start to get back to international students who weren’t selected in the H-1B visa lottery. This year, the U.S. government received 201,001 H-1B applications for a possible 85,000 visas. This means …

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9 Effective Employee Retention Strategies You Haven’t Tried

Company leaders who’d hoped for an early-2022 end to the Great Resignation will need to hang on a little longer, it seems. One recent survey showed that nearly a quarter of workers plan to leave their jobs this year, with

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6 Red Flags Job Seekers Need to Watch Out For During the 2022 Hiring Boom

We’re in the middle of a Great Resignation. For job seekers, that means they should have their choice of roles. And in many cases, they do — today’s job market is in the candidate’s favor, not that of the employer.

But …

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The Career Trajectory of the Future: The Mashup

Many people started down their career paths with the belief they would stay in the same field – or even at the same company – until retirement. Some envisioned their parents’ or even grandparents’ trajectory: choosing a career, landing a …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share 5 Tips for a Successful Mid-Career Change

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What is your best advice to someone who wants to transition to something different mid-career?

Here are 5 tips they shared:

Ensure You Are Running Towards Something
Get Clarity
Be Intentional
Leverage Your Network

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How to Prioritize the Employees Who Stay

We already know the pandemic caused the Great Resignation. In 2021 alone, one in four professionals quit their jobs; an even greater number – 65 percent – considered quitting before deciding to stay at their companies, at least for now.

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How to Answer a Job Interview’s ‘Why’ Questions

The questions are a routine part of most interviews.  Why do you want to work at this company. Why are you applying for this position? Why are good fit for our culture? Yet many people stumble on the answers.

Indeed, …

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