Career Advice


Finding the right career path can be a real challenge, no matter what stage in life you are at. Dream jobs can turn into nightmares, our interests and values can change, and unfortunately, lay-offs and job loss can happen.
 
My career path has led me to an Employment Center where my job as an Employment Specialist is to help other people find success in their own careers. From applying for a new job, starting your own business, and being a valuable employee, you can find career advice and the resources I use here.

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10 Warning Signs That It’s Time for You to Find a New Job (And What To Do Next)

Is it time for you to find a new job? If you’re asking yourself this question, the answer is probably yes. When it comes to our careers, there are some jobs that you should keep until retirement and some that you should leave immediately. Determining your place on this scale can be difficult, as most jobs fall somewhere between these …

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Why You Should Learn a Skilled Trade: The 7 Best Trade Jobs To Consider

Many people believe that you require a college degree to start a great career and be successful in life. Some professions even require an undergraduate degree as the entry-level qualification with master’s degree and doctorate degrees getting more attention. However, this notion is not entirely true. You can start and build a successful career from other jobs, too. Skilled trade …

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14 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Freelance Writing Jobs for Beginners

You’ve been dreaming about becoming a freelance writer for as long as you can remember. But, whether you plan to do it as a part-time side hustle or have it be your primary source of income, getting started can be daunting. You may not know how to put yourself out there or find clients. Don’t worry, though. We’ll show you …

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5 Good Reasons for Leaving a Job (And How to Explain Why You Left During a Job Interview)

There are many valid reasons for leaving a job. But before you quit, you need to evaluate your reasons and confirm that leaving is the right thing to do. “Why did you leave your previous job?” or “why are you looking for a new job?” are common job interview questions, which might also be asked on a job application. So …

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The Hidden Job Market: What It Is and How to Use It to Find Your Next Job

You’re probably already familiar with the traditional ways of how to find a job. You use one or more of the many online job boards like Monster, ZipRecruiter or Indeed as part of your job search. And keep an eye on the job postings sections of the company websites that you may want to work for. You might also browse …

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