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  • Nursing Skills For Registered Nurses
    by Katie Saba - September 11, 2020
    Possessing strong nursing skills obviously is vitally important, but RNs seeking to advance and succeed in nursing must also demonstrate qualities valued in just about every profession. The following six skills help set apart the run-of-the-mill RN from the RN with the best chances for career advancement. Communication. This is the most important skill needed for any job, but especially for nurses, who must communicat...
  • How to Job Search During and After a Pandemic
    by Stacey Lane - September 9, 2020
    I will be the first to admit that there wasn’t a pandemic portion of my career coach training way back when. We’re all in new territory, and anyone who says they know exactly what to do right now is a liar. Now that we got that out of the way! What Other People Think As I said in my previous blog post, there is no such thing as job security. That also implies that there are no recession-proof jobs. Nothing...
  • Equal Pay Act For Women
    by Tim Muma - September 8, 2020
    Women have been facing pay discrimination for decades – and unfortunately, continue to do so today. In fact, women earn 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, even though they make up almost 50 percent of today’s workforce. [i] When President Kennedy enacted the Equal Pay Act (EPA) in 1963, visit here http://www.eeoc.gov/, women were actually earning even less – or 59 cents for every dollar earned by...
  • National Mentoring Month
    by Maxim Abdusselimov - August 26, 2020
    Job success is a combination of many factors, from your skill set and knowledge, to business acumen and how you interact with colleagues. One area that can also help with your career goals is having a mentor. Many people disregard the role mentoring can play to workplace success. Why align yourself with a mentor? A mentor is someone who has the experience or knowledge you seek, and can help in your current role or assist...
  • The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People: How We Can Apply Them Today
    by Kathy Caprino - August 26, 2020
    Many years ago when I was in my corporate life, I happened upon the powerful book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and I was very drawn to its simple yet transformative principles and strategies. To me, they just made perfect sense and those rare people whom I found to be great leaders were naturally applying these principles in their lives and work. On the other hand, I saw all around me certain behaviors of colleag...
  • COVID-19 Recession Resume Update
    by Mary Jeanne Vincent - August 24, 2020
    Because of the rapid downshift in the economy, a lot of people are feeling pressured to get their resumé in order. For many, complicating the challenge of creating or updating their resumé is the additional pressure to translate their experience for a different industry. Whether you are fortunate enough to be looking in the same industry or venturing into something new, communicating your value in language...
  • College Grad Job Search Strategies
    by Andy Rasico - August 23, 2020
    Entry-level job seekers find themselves in a unique position. While they may have the education that a job requires, they lack the all important on-the-job experience. From college students about to enter the labor force, stay-at-home moms who want to work outside the home, to any number of job seekers, there are strategies you can employ to land an entry-level job. 1. First step, do the research. As with any job search...
  • Job Seekers: Stop Apologizing
    by Debra Wheatman - August 21, 2020
    It is ingrained in us that the employer/employee relationship is inherently unequal, founded on uneven footing, in which the employer holds the cards. This is inaccurate. The employer may be writing the checks, but that doesn’t put them in the driver’s seat. Think about the last time you needed work done on your house or car. You were the one paying. Did you feel like you called all the shots? Of course not....
  • Career Recovery: Be Resilient After a COVID-19 Job Loss
    by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - August 20, 2020
    The global pandemic has forced millions into unemployment with business closings and an economic downturn that beat the Great Recession. A common denominator for both tumultuous job markets is the necessity for job seekers to showcase resiliency and recovery as they navigate their career future. Here are some essential tips to help you deal with the present and prepare for what’s next. Filing for Unemployment...
  • Top Seven Community And Social Service Occupations
    by Tim Muma - August 19, 2020
    For many who enter college to study the social sciences, their goal is nothing short of dedicating themselves to giving back to the community and helping make the world a better place. What lies ahead for those who take this path can vary greatly in regard to actual work performed, but in most cases graduates will find a high growth rate for jobs in this broad field. Here are seven of the top occupations in community and...