Amanda Cecilia

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5 Websites All Job Seekers Should Know About

Today's smart job seeker should leverage these major job boards while also casting a wider net. Finding (and securing) the right job may not always occur in the most obvious places. Here are additional online sites to help you find a new career:<p><b>1. GrooveJob.com</b>: This site is the largest job board …

6 Secrets of Great Resumes, Backed By Psychology

The day I landed my job at Google was the day I decided to pay forward all the help I received on reworking my resume.<p>After going through many resumes, I want to share what I learned in hopes that it helps more people get their dream jobs.<p>My biggest realization? We don’t think <i>like psychologists</i>. <i></i>And …

Tips For The Perfect Resume And Cover Letter

ZipRecruiter has analyzed its database of over three million resumes and cover letters and determined what distinguishes a five-star resume or cover letter, as ranked by potential employers using ZipRecruiter, from the rest of the pack.<p>According to ZipRecruiter, a strong resume or cover letter is …

Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified

You’ve probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them.<p>The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report, and has been quoted in <i>Lean In</i>, <i>The Confidence Code</i> and dozens of articles. It’s …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter)

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>When recruiters look through a stack of resumes for candidate screening, what is the vital information …

8 Brilliant Books That Will Lead You to Your Dream Job

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Okay, eight books is a lot to get through for one …

7 steps to take when you don't know what to do with your life after college

Then someone asks you, "So, what do you want to do with your life?"<p>Panic strikes, and your mere moment of bliss is deflated by your lack of retort. You have no idea what you want to do with your life.<p>Luckily for you, this crushing realization isn't the end of the world.<p>Ryan Kahn, a career coach, …

5 Lifehacks That’ll Make You Enjoy Work

Let’s face it: whatever industry you work in, there is a good chance that you spend most of your day in an office sitting at a desk, typing away at …

The 10 Biggest Productivity Killers and How to Overcome Them

Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>Procrastination is no one's friend. While some people are more prone to it than others, even those who strive to be as focused and productive as possible can find themselves navigating an obstacle course of workplace …

How To Become A Visionary Leader (Without Really Trying)

For the first time in history the men’s and women’s U.S. Opens were just played on the same course over consecutive weekends. As a golf fan I would’ve tuned in anyway, but watching the greatest golfers in the world playing Pinehurst #2 was a particularly nostalgic experience.<p>In 1985 I relocated …

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

You have to do the hard things. The things that no one else is doing. The things that scare you. The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you. Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous …

Girl's Pregnancy Prank Backfired in the Most Uncomfortable Way Possible

The pregnancy prank isn't new, but this girl had no idea her scheme would backfire and blow up in her face the way it did. Get ready to step onto a …

Pranks

How Can I Get A Good Job With No Experience?

It’s a question as old as time. Here’s how to get your foot in the door when you don’t have any previous work experience.<p>Thousands of college students across the country will soon be asking this age-old question: If all jobs require experience, how can you get that first job when your only …

Five tech productivity apps to save time and organise your day

<b>Carrot</b><p>If, like me, your sense of humour verges on the childish, you’ll probably love this app. It’s essentially a to-do list: you write down what you need to do and then swipe right when you’ve completed the task. So far, so normal.<p>What makes this app brilliant is its “personality” – it’s like …

Apps

18 People Talk About What It Feels Like To Be An Introvert

When you’re an introvert, small talk feels really cumbersome and being in a crowd — you feel alone. Networking feels fake and when you need to …

Blueprint for a Better Human Body

People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species.<p>When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing: that her right leg is made out of carbon fiber and metal. It’s also part of her. “It is my right …

Singularity

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I want to be an addiction counsellor. What will my salary be?

<b>Job</b>: Addiction counsellor<p><b>Role</b>: The responsibilities of an addiction counsellor are many, but each has the same goal: Helping clients to conquer their addictions, either through abstinence, maintenance or reduction.<p>Addiction counsellors work in a variety of settings, including residential, private …

5 Tips To Answer The Dreaded "Tell Me About Yourself" Interview Question

If you’re going on a job interview, then it’s likely you are going to get the often dreaded “tell me about yourself”...

10 Ways To Have A More Successful Career

Everyone has two natures. One wants us to advance, the other wants us to pull back. The one we cultivate and decide upon determines whom we become.<p>Luckily, with the right kind of training, every individual could be a success. Though, it’s not in your best interest to wait and expect others to …

Self-improvement

6 Unconventional Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are myriad books and discussions debating the traits and skills necessary to become a successful entrepreneur. What are rarely considered, however, are the weird, different and strange elements that people running prosperous …

The Zen Commandments: Your Field Guide to Living in the Now

<i>Once considered the woo-woo practice of aging hippies, meditation has gone mainstream. But is all that deep breathing and mantra work really going to</i> …