Career Advice

Things That Can Get You Fired During Your First Week

Career Cougar August 10, 2022

All jobs have rules and regulations regarding worker conduct and the consequences of such conduct. Some of them have a separate list of actions and behaviors that warrant immediate termination. These are three things that could get you fired during your first week of work if they occur:

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Update Your Resume to Include Life Experience and Skills

Career Cougar July 11, 2022

Your resume offers potential employers a brief glimpse into the life you’ve lived and the skills you’ve accumulated over that lifetime. Whether you’re just starting your career or have been at it for what feels like a lifetime, the odds are good that you have talents, skills, and experience that aren’t related to your previous jobs.

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What To Do When Someone Actively Tries To Get You Fired

Career Cougar June 7, 2022

Your primary reason for taking a job is to earn money to pay your bills. In a perfect world, you'd be able to do that without worrying about having other people attempt to get you fired. Unfortunately, someone inside or outside of your job might not want to see you survive. A situation like that is easier to deal with if the culprit works with you, but these are some ways to cope in general:

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How Many Times Can You Return To the Same Employer?

Career Cougar May 17, 2022

At some point, you might have to decide whether to return to a former employer again. Maybe you signed up with them as a temp and want to come back for service. Perhaps you resigned or received a termination notice. You may wonder how many times you can return, and the answer is that it depends on these factors:

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3 Good Career Options For Bookworms

Career Cougar April 19, 2022

When you can find career opportunities that also bring together things you already love doing, you can truly land the perfect job. Let's look at a few careers that are perfect for people who love to read.

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