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Category Archives: Professional Development

Put your Best Foot Forward in Temp Jobs

The National Employment Law Project reports that temporary workers fill 2.5% of all jobs in the US.  Millions of new college grads, people reentering the workforce or those making career transitions will often have to spend some time in temp jobs.  No matter … Read More…

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Combat Job Search Age Discrimination

I spoke with a colleague recently who had lost a spouse and was looking to reenter the workplace.  It was pretty clear that his biggest concern was the job search age discrimination he felt he would face. He was worried about his chances of finding, … Read More…

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Keep Learning as Your Company Falls Apart

-When Bank of America and Countrywide announced a merger, 7,500 jobs were lost! -United and Continental airlines were cutting routes and personnel due to rising fuel costs! -UBS, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs distributed pink slips on Wall Street only months after meltdown of … Read More…

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Online Education Offers The Perfect Balance

I wanted to share an inspiring blog posting about the value of online education, from a learner at Penn Foster Career Schools.   The writer, a student at Penn Foster, found that online education offers the perfect balance for her by allowing her work, pursue … Read More…

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