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What does career success look like for me?

Career success is that dream that everyone wishes for. The best way to know when you get there is to know where you are going. To do that you need to set goals. According to Personal Plan over 80% of people do not set goals! Just think of how ahead of the game you...

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Upskill while working at Job

Upskill Twenty four hours are not enough. It can feel that way if you are trying to find time to better yourself. Continuously learning is the perfect way to keep from being replaced and not being able to find a new job. Think about all the people who worked in...

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Why my job share proposal didn’t work

And what you can learn from my mistakes. Several years ago, a colleague and I were both going on maternity leave at the same time.  A managerial role had come up that we both wanted and had done before.  Neither of us wanted to work full-time when we came back from...

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What else can I do with a degree in Teaching?

Ever wondered what else you could do with a Teaching degree than just teach?  If you've thought about a career change, no doubt you've put it off because you think there's nothing else you could do with your degree. The great news is that teaching prepares you for...

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Don’t apply for a job until you read this

Many people make the mistake of thinking a job application is all about them. It’s not. The employer wants to see that you would be a good fit for the company and can adapt to their style, not the other way around. Harsh but true. Unless you are fortunate enough to not need a job, most of us need to conform to the standards of our employers and keep anything that might be a bit too quirky for work at home. Rather than selling your personality in your cover letter, stick to selling your skills and experience.

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Update your resume and get that job

Having a current resume is extremely important, but even more necessary than improving yearly is to update it every time something changes. A résumé simply cannot stay static as long as we are continually changing and creating new memorable experiences. Updating your...

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