Temp Work Can Lead to Dream Jobs

Author: Abby Wolfe Source: The Muse Laura Eshelman was doing everything she could think of to find a job as a video producer. She went to networking events almost every night, reached out to people on LinkedIn, and formed connections through her university’s alumni network. At one point early in her search, she landed an …

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When To Seek Temporary Employment

Author: Andrew G. Rosen Source: Jobacle Temporary work or labor hire might not seem like the ideal work situation at first glance, but it’s actually a great idea for many workers in today’s modern economy. In reality, the world of work is changing rapidly. Thanks to the rise of the gig economy, many professionals and …

Getting Back to Basics

Author: Jenny Foss Source: The Muse The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which completely contradicts other advice you’ll find) …

New Year, New Career!

If you made a big, career-related New Year’s resolution this year, we’re betting it’s one of three things: finding a new job, getting a big promotion at your current company, or finally venturing out on your own.

How to Make Sure You’re Resume is Not Overlooked When You’re Qualified

Author: Rachel Montanez Source: Forbes A strategic, high-impact résumé can help you earn a pay increase, assist you with articulating your value and give you immeasurable confidence and joy that comes from seeing how you’ve built your career and made an impact. I’m not a fan of résumé writing without speaking to individuals or writing résumés …

How to Network at Work (Without Burning Bridges)

You’ve enjoyed your job. And you’re really darn good at it. But you’re starting to feel the itch. It may not be a full-blown burn (yet), but you’re wondering what it might be like to go do something else—in another department, city, or entirely different organization. And you know people who might be supremely helpful.

The Best Career Resolutions for 2019

‘Tis the season… to come up with all the ways your life will be better, more healthy, and more profitable next year. In a few weeks, all our best intentions will kick in and we’ll be ready for changes. Some may stick, and some may not, but it’s always good to have a plan.