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'Lean In' to Your Career Aspirations and Educational Goals | Online Career Education News & Info

• In a general sense, to <i>lean in</i> is to take time to think, share, and communicate the things you can change in your professional and personal lives so …

Your Job Finder and Career Resource | CareerBuilder

The 5 Best Websites to Find Internships

If you're starting to apply for internships, chances are you're feeling a little overwhelmed. With so many internship websites out there vying for your attention, it's difficult to tell which ones are worth a look and which ones aren't. The process of trying to find the right internship for you can …

Employment

Write a Post-Interview Thank You that Actually Boosts Your Chances to Get the Job

We've discussed the best way to follow up after an interview, but what should you include in that follow-up to make sure your hiring manager or …

Employment

Gabriel Weinberg, CEO & Founder, DuckDuckGo

I'm the CEO & Founder of DuckDuckGo, the Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, …

The art of the email introduction: 10 rules for emailing busy people http://bit.ly/YTN5fS

Mid-life Career Change: It May Not Be What You Really Need

Just like Peggy Lee’s song, have you ever wondered “is that all there is” in relationship to your work?<p>In my work as an executive career coach, I …

Career Advice & Blog To 10X Your Job Search Results

Companies with new budgets and new demands for products and services start posting new openings in the first quarter of the new year (and some …

Professional Resume Writing, LinkedIn Profiles & Career Coaching

Companies with new budgets and new demands for products and services start posting new openings in the first quarter of the new year (and some …

Why You Can’t Get A Job … Recruiting Explained By the Numbers

<i>Is your “six seconds of fame” enough to land you a job?</i><p>As a professor and a corporate recruiting strategist, I can tell you that very few applicants …

The Best Books to Boost Your Career in 2013

As part of my job as a career coach and as the Work and Volunteering blogger for Next Avenue, I make it a point to keep up with the latest career books. So to help you get 2013 off to a strong start, I wanted to share my favorite work-related books published in recent months.<p>One or more of them …

Career Books

<i>“Find something you love to do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.”</i> – Harvey MacKay<p>This is a list of my favorite and noteworthy career books …

All Job Openings : Career Resources

All Job Openings - The Place to Learn & Grow<p>Welcome to the All Job Openings Resource Center. Here we attempt to highlight various growing industries …

Employment

How Women Can Reinvent Their Careers After 50

Felice Shapiro, 56, and Ronna Benjamin, 54, know how it feels to go through a midlife career crisis because they've been there.<p>They’re the founding …

Why Girls Don’t Want Careers In Tech

Instead of boring girls to death with IT classes or video games, we should introduce our young women to cutting-edge skills like coding, software development, and game design, showing them that a career in technology is more about creating and building than it is about number crunching.<p>This week I …

Career Development

Is Data Science Your Next Career?

Opportunities abound, and universities are meeting them with new programs

College & University

Switching Careers After 40: Three Success Stories

What’s your dream job?<p>Really, though: What would you do if you didn’t have that student loan debt or that mortgage, or if you weren’t so attached to the sandwich place next to your office?<p>If you’re already doing it, congratulations. If not, you aren’t alone. Surveys over the past few years have …

Degrees matter when hunting for a job

People with less education have found themselves more likely to be unemployed.<p>Going to university is no small investment in time and, for most people, money. Given the recent high levels of unemployment worldwide, students leaving high school may think going directly to work makes more financial …

College & University

What “The Internship” Gets Right (and Wrong) about Mid-Career Internships

Let’s establish up front that Billy and Nick, the two 40ish, out-of-work salesmen played by Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in the new movie <i>The Internship</i>, are unlikely to land a coveted summer spot at Google. But in Hollywood, the place where Cameron Diaz can be an orthopedic surgeon (in <i>There’s</i> …

College Is the Time to Prepare for Career Success

This weekend I went shooting. A gun. Surprisingly, I wasn’t that bad. I didn’t shoot myself by accident… so pretty much, I did much better than I …

6 Tips to Work From Home Successfully | The Fast Track

The future of work is the work itself, not where and when the work takes place. Workplace flexibility programs are already catching on and will soon …

Jon Acuff: Why Most People Don't Reach Their Full Potential And How You Can

I recently caught up with Jon Acuff who is on tour for his New York Times bestselling book, <i>Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work that Matters</i>. Jon speaks nationally on a variety of subjects and is the author of three books: <i>Quitter</i>; <i>Gazelles, Baby Steps And 37 Other Things Dave</i> …

5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years

We’re seeing more and more recruiters use the web as a place to search for talent and conduct employment background searches. This trend is set to increase year over year and I’ve been predicting that an “online presence search” will become as common as a drug test since 2007. Your online presence …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Job Hunting? Avoid This 60-Second Mistake

The job hunt isn’t easy. Talk about an understatement, right?<p>But, seriously, in today’s tough job market, even the most innocuous things can make or break your chances of nabbing that plum gig. Don’t believe us? Check out what these two HR experts had to say about the eight biggest interview …

Can Going Retro Help With Your Career?

The working world today puts a lot of pressure on professionals to be tech-savvy. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned professional, …

InterAct

10 Tips to Improve Verbal Communication in Your Job Search

Every situation you are in during a job search requires verbal communication so here are some pointers to improve your ability to communicate with …