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    10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party

    What Not to Wear #1: Tacky Holiday Sweaters Why Not? If you're a teacher, wearing holiday sweaters and vests seems to be acceptable. While younger students may get a kick out of seeing you wear Rudolph with a big red pom pom nose front and center, an adult only holiday party calls for more mature attire. Try This Instead Sweaters are ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What to Expect When You’re Expecting Your First Job

    What to Expect When You’re Expecting Your First Job
    Do you have unrealistic expectations of your first job? If the answer is yes, you may not even realize it, but you wouldn’t be alone. Nearly one-third of college graduates have unrealistic expectations for their first job, according to a survey by the Creative Group, a national staffing service. Some of the misconceptions revolve around what exactly they’ll be doing and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Featured Career: Travel Nurse

    Featured Career: Travel Nurse
    Travel Nurse Travel nurses are licensed nurses who travel to areas of the country that are most affected by the nursing shortage. Most of these positions fill staff nurse roles in critical care settings. These nurses may work through an agency, registry, or as an independent contractor. Travel nurses must have at least 1-2years of work experience and a valid nursing ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Six Sizzling Summer Job Search Tips

    Six Sizzling Summer Job Search Tips
    Are you taking a break from the job search and surrendering to the lazy days of summer? The conventional wisdom is that almost everyone is in vacation mode from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Consequently, many postpone job searching until September. Is this a mistake? Could you be missing opportunities if you take the summer off? We asked the career experts ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Featured Career: Fire Investigator

    Featured Career: Fire Investigator
    Fire Investigator Fire investigators are former firefighters who research the cause of fires. They collect evidence and interview witnesses in order to compile reports to determine whether a fire was caused by criminal negligence or arson. Fire investigators may be asked to testify in court or serve as expert witnesses. Fire investigators are often employed by the state, but may also ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Ways to Make Yourself Unfireable

    10 Ways to Make Yourself Unfireable
    Maybe you survived the culling. Or maybe your company has managed to avoid a mass layoff. Either way, you're one of the lucky ones. Unlike so many of your friends and family, you won’t have to deal with the unemployment office or cancel your cable -- yet. But instead of sitting smugly at your desk, you should be thinking about what ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Eleven Annoying Facebook Buddies to Defriend

    Eleven Annoying Facebook Buddies to Defriend
    Sure, Facebook is great in a lot of ways. Without it, I’d never know about my high school acquaintances’ getting married and having babies; it keeps me tethered to my friends who live far away and helps me stay in touch with friends who I don’t get to see much anymore. Best of all, it provides me with a forum in ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Identify and Avoid These Career Decision-Making Traps

    Identify and Avoid These Career Decision-Making Traps
    Deborah Schneider spent far more time researching the $15,000 car she once bought than she did on a slightly larger purchase -- her $90,000 law degree. "Years later, I realized how common that is," says Schneider, who coauthored Should You Really Be a Lawyer? with Gary Belsky and produces its accompanying Web site. "Each year, many college students spend more time ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Reality Check for Younger Generation Workers

    Reality Check for Younger Generation Workers
    The following article lists 9 characteristics of Generation Y in the workplace. “Adulthood” has been getting delayed more and more the last couple of centuries. This is partly due to increasing prosperity, allowing parents to provide longer for their progeny, and partly due to increasing longevity, leaving older workers in the workforce (and alive) longer. Unfortunately, too many “Gen Y” (also ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +12
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    10 Step Guide to Finding a Nonprofit Job!

    10 Step Guide to Finding a Nonprofit Job!
    The nonprofit sector is a rapidly growing professional field and becoming a mainstream career option as people look to find meaning in their work. This article will help you to understand what a nonprofit is and the ways to go about looking for a job in the field. Whether you are a seasoned nonprofit veteran or new to the field, these ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Forensic Accountant

    Forensic Accountant
    Job Description Some public accountants specialize in forensic accounting—investigating and interpreting white-collar crimes such as securities fraud and embezzlement, bankruptcies and contract disputes, and other complex and possibly criminal financial transactions, including money laundering by organized criminals. Forensic accountants combine their knowledge of accounting and finance with law and investigative techniques to determine whether an activity is illegal. Many forensic accountants ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Don't Eat Your Way Out of an Entry-Level Job Interview

    Don't Eat Your Way Out of an Entry-Level Job Interview
    The biggest obstacle to getting a new job may be the plate of spaghetti that falls on your lap. Even in these days of shrinking expense accounts, prospective employers often take job candidates out to eat as a step in the interview process. The breakfast/lunch/dinner interview makes sense for employers for several reasons, says Jill Zoromski, senior vice president and director ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Don't Let Money Lead You Down the Wrong Career Path

    Don't Let Money Lead You Down the Wrong Career Path
    One Monster member writes: "I'm just wondering: What is a good field to go into after college? I'm in my first year of college and have changed my major twice. I want to make at least $90,000 a year and will do just about anything that doesn't involve a lot of math. Could you give me some options?" These words are ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Computer and Information Systems Managers Job Profiles

    Computer and Information Systems Managers Job Profiles
    Significant Points * Employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2016. * Many managers possess advanced technical knowledge gained from working in a computer occupation. * Job opportunities will be best for applicants with a strong understanding of business and good communication skills. Nature of the Work ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    5 Jobs Being Replaced by Robots

    [photo:161719] If the fear of losing your job to the recession hasn’t given you an ulcer, maybe this will…robots. Yes, robots: man’s modern invention that can work harder, better, faster, and stronger — but more importantly, cheaper. So, does that make technology a bad thing? How do we deal with this phenomenon, or for some of us, the ordeal? We’re only ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: -2
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    Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

    Ways to Educate Yourself for Free
    I've previously written on Fastweb about the importance of borrowing student loan funds wisely. I am also an advocate for students pursing scholarship opportunities that they qualify for in order to offset the cost of a college education. There are, however, other ways that you can gain an education without going into debt. [gate] Do you want to know more about ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +15
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    6 Signs it’s Time to Change Careers

    6 Signs it’s Time to Change Careers
    So, you’ve been thinking it might be time to change careers – you just wish you had a way to know for sure. With 84% of Americans claiming they want a new job in 2011, you are not alone. So, how does one assess if it’s time to find a new career path? We asked over 100 career experts what the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Career Testing Can Help Direct the Directionless

    Career Testing Can Help Direct the Directionless
    You feel so lost that you can't imagine how you're going to be able to choose a major. Or you feel so clueless that determining a career path seems next to impossible. Or you feel so iffy about the major or career path you have chosen that the thought of actually pursuing it gives you the willies. In a nutshell, you ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Should You Go Back to School? 4 Factors to Consider

    Should You Go Back to School? 4 Factors to Consider
    An article published earlier this month showed more than half of recent graduates from college did not receive a job offer prior to graduation, regardless of their undergraduate major. September 2010 data showed the average length of unemployment was more than eight months. Scary statistics such as these have left many wondering if now is a good time to return to ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +8
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    5 Ways to Make Networking Work for YOU!

    5 Ways to Make Networking Work for YOU!
    Everyone has been telling you to network in your job search, right? What exactly does that mean, though? How does talking to people about the fact you don’t have a job get you a job? Here are five ways to make networking work for you: 1. Mix It Up Don’t, I repeat, don’t go to the same places with the same ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +9