What Are Professional Certifications?

While certifications aren’t required for every job, becoming certified can set you apart in your field. Here’s what you need to know about certifications.

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How to Figure Out Your Career Path: 3 Tips

Use these strategies to find career milestones you’d like to reach, weigh opportunities, and create a network that will move your career forward.

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What are SMART Goals? How to Set Achievable Goals (Examples)

SMART is an acronym that can help you set and achieve your goals. Here’s how to make your goals specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound.

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How Career Aptitude Tests Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

A career aptitude test or quiz can help you figure out the best career for you. Here’s how career tests work, types of career tests, and how they can help.

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How to Join a Professional Organization or Association

Professional associations are a great place to network and stay on top of news in your field. Learn more about professional organizations and where to find one relevant to your career.

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Lateral Career Moves: When They Make Sense

While lateral career moves aren’t a step up, they could help your career move in the right direction. Here’s what a lateral career move could mean for you.

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What Are Analytical Skills? How to Develop and Demonstrate Them

Analytical skills are in high demand. Here’s how to develop your analytical skills and demonstrate examples on your resume.

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What Is an Internship? How to Find One and Why They’re Great

An internship is a great opportunity to explore a career field to see if it’s right for you. Here’s how to find an internship and why they’re helpful.

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How to Give Two Weeks Notice

Giving two weeks notice will help you leave your job on good terms. Here’s how to give two weeks notice and what to do if you are given a counteroffer.

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How to Answer What are Your Strengths and Weaknesses? (Examples)

This question is a great chance to show off your strengths and detail the skills you’re working to improve. Use these tips and examples to prepare your answer.

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What Is Active Listening? Here’s Why It’s Important

Listening well is just as important as being well-spoken, and it’s especially important during your job search. Here’s how to become a more active listener.

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What Are Transferable Skills?

Mastering the right transferable skills can help you land a great new job, level-up your career, or make a career change.

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How to Ask for a Raise: Prep, Planning, and Tips

Be sure to highlight your successes, research salary and benefits in your industry, and come prepared. Here’s when to ask for a raise and what to say.

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Why Career Management Is Essential Today

Throughout the decades, this meaning of the term “career management” has evolved. Back say in the sixties and seventies, companies like IBM and Eastman Kodak were flying high and offered-long term employment. But, like Eastman Kodak, those days are past for the vast majority of workers. When it comes to managing our careers, we’re on […]

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Career Success Power Tool: Your Career Accomplishments Portfolio

Recruiter and career coach Allyn Gardner shares how to build and maintain your career accomplishments portfolio, the foundation of job search success.

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How to Keep Your Skills Sharp While Working From Home

When you work from home, you can become isolated and your skills can become out-of-date. Mark Anthony Dyson offers 12 ways to increase your skills from home.

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For Job Search Success, Identify the Right Job Titles for Your Next Job

Hannah Morgan helps job seekers identify the right job titles for their job search.

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Career Change: Becoming the Boss

Mark Feffer describes how to understand the impact when a job title change to

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Building Your Career Brand Biography

Create a career brand biography to present a softer vision of you and your career, when a resume isn’t appropriate, or not appropriate yet.

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International Job Search Guide

Job search help for people looking for international jobs – jobs outside the USA.

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