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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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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Breaking Barriers: Helping Professional Women Overcome Hurdles & Achieve Success In Business

A lot has happened in the world in the last few years. More women are climbing up through the ranks at work, there are more women in medical school than there are men, women make up about half of the overall workforce, and 36% of small businesses have female majority ownership. However, there are struggles. Female-led startups traditionally get much …

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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 than ever. But with so many options, how do you …

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Practical Gift Ideas for Your Unemployed Loved Ones in 2021

Being unemployed is incredibly difficult. With current unemployment rates at a record-breaking high thanks to COVID-19, you probably know someone close to you that’s been laid off, let go or looking for a new, better job. Giving your unemployed friends and loved ones a thoughtful gift could really go a long way. Think about what sort of things they need …

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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 make a big difference when it comes to landing a …

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10 of the Best Job Sites to Help You Find a Job You’ll Love

10 of the Best Job Sites to Help You Find a Job You’ll Love in 2021

When you’re looking for a new job, you probably search job sites to find current opportunities online.  Just as when an employer is looking to hire, they typically advertise the job vacancy online.  Most job sites are free for us job seekers to use, but did you know that employers often have to pay to post their jobs on these …

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