ZipRecruiter vs. Indeed: Which Job Board is Better for Job Seekers?

If you’re anything like millions of other Americans and Canadians right now, you‘re probably looking for a new job. Since the start of 2020, unemployment has skyrocketed. Companies have had to make cutbacks, and some have even closed their doors. With online job search sites, finding a job is easier …

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Your Complete Guide to Creating the Perfect Elevator Pitch (With Examples)

If you’re actively looking for employment, you’re probably familiar with the standard resumes and cover letters. You’ve probably even gone on a few interviews and have some strong answers in your back pocket, ready to go. But there’s one major job search tool you might be neglecting, and it can …

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What is a Life Coach? (And Why You Need One)

In a perfect world, you’d wake up every day and live the life of your dreams. Unfortunately, however, this is easier said than done. Sometimes, you need the support of a professional, such as a life coach, to achieve your unique goals and figure out what you should do with …

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Are You Bored at Work? Here Are 10 Productive Things To Do

It’s not uncommon to feel bored at work. Most of us fall into a routine where one day blends into the next. Whether you are working from home during this time or not, doing the same thing day after day can be boring after a while. Studies have shown that …

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Have You Been Laid Off From Work? Avoid Making These Mistakes

Back in 2014, I was laid off from work. My contract came to an end before the grant funding for the next school year had come through. I was promised again and again that they would rehire me as soon as the money arrived. I foolishly believed them.  Millions of …

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How to Include Your Side Hustle on Your Resume: The Ultimate Guide

How to Include Your Side Hustle on Your Resume: The Ultimate Guide

It seems like everyone has side hustles these days. Whether it’s to make extra money, pursue an interest or passion, or to learn a new skill, it’s work that we choose to do on the “side” of our day jobs. Yet few people think to include their side hustle on …

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15 Ways to Survive Financially While Unemployed

If you are unemployed, you need to financially survive this trying time. Your new full time job is to find a job. Unfortunately, looking for work is a “job” doesn’t pay anything.   Not having any income is a serious problem. And a major cause of stress. How are you …

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Why It’s A Mistake To Go To College As An Undeclared Major

If you are about to graduate high school or are planning to pursue higher education, spring can be a very stressful time of year while you wait for those College and University acceptance (and rejection) letters. Will you be accepted into the school of your choice? With the college major …

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Why You Should Apply For Unemployment, Even If You Quit or Were Fired

Unemployment insurance, employment insurance, social security, job seekers allowance – no matter what you call it, having to rely on it is never ideal. It means that you have lost your job. And that usually means you’ve also lost a big source of your income, if not your only source. …

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Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did)

Horrible bosses. At some point in our lives, we will all have at least one. In my seemingly never-ending struggle to find a good, permanent, full time role, horrible bosses have been a big factor. After having a boss that was physically abusive towards 2 of my colleagues, and extremely …

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