Professional Development

Don’t Get Creative With Your Resume

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by: Keith Griffin For various reasons, folks like to abandon reason and get creative with their resumes. They might think it will fool hiring managers about their age or work history, or maybe they believe their gimmicks will get them around recruiting software. Well, guess what? It’s not going to work. It’s time to stop fooling around with…

The Case Against Stating Your Target Salary

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by: Michael Moffa In recent preliminary discussions with a prospective new employer, a currently well-paid IT marketing pro I know dithered over whether to declare a salary target for himself before any interview with a company that expressed interest in him. His concerns were not just about telling the company his true target, but also about…

Land a Job More Easily With These 6 Courses

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by: Joshua Bjerke If you are still in college, it doesn’t hurt to take a few electives that can boost your job prospects after graduation. And if you are already done with school, furthering your education is a great way to get noticed when you’re looking to take the next step in your career. Here are six stand-alone…

Boost Your Career With the Best Certificate Opportunities

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by: Joshua Bjerke When looking to grow in your career, certificate programs offer a measurable way to build your mind and expand your marketability. Here are a dozen potential careers in which specialized degrees and programs are creating new opportunities. 1. English as a Second Language English remains the established international language of business, medicine, commerce, technology,…