Career Advice

Brush Up On Writing and Proofreading Skills To Improve Resume

Career Cougar September 12, 2017

Resumes can be a daunting aspect of a job search. One of the reasons for this is because, in order to create a great resume, you need to have great writing and proofreading skills. The truth is many people do not have very strong skills in this area. If you are struggling with your resume, brushing up on your writing and proofreading could be just the trick to get that resume complete.

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What Local Job Fairs Really Have to Offer

Career Cougar August 13, 2017

There are plenty of ways to hunt up a new job. However, if it has been a while since you have looked for a job, some of these methods may seem more comfortable than others. For instance sitting at home and searching the internet for work may be a bit more within your comfort zone than attending local job fairs. However, there is much to be said for the local job fair. Here are few things you can expect from attending.

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Why Your Resume Isn't Working for You

Career Cougar July 10, 2017

The resume is one of the most important aspects of your job application package, however, many people conducting a job search begin to notice that their resume is not getting the kind of attention you hope. There could be a few reasons that could be contributing to this. Here are a few reasons why your resume may not be working for you.

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LinkedIn - Using Alumni Networking To Find A Job

Career Cougar June 12, 2017

You've worked hard to craft the perfect LinkedIn profile, and yet, you still haven't managed to land that dream job. LinkedIn is about more than listing your accomplishments online; the site is a social network, so it's best to actually make an effort to socialize with fellow job hunters. The easiest way to accomplish this is to join your alma mater's LinkedIn group.

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The Best Jobs for Socially Shy People

Career Cougar May 13, 2017

Social shyness can be mildly obstructive, or it can be crippling. Social anxiety can cause symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, sweating, stuttering or fleeing amid a crowd of people. Persons who suffer from social shyness still have to find a way to make ends meet. Therefore, they need to choose job positions that are least likely to trigger their symptoms. The following are three jobs that can work for socially shy people:

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