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    Healthcare Jobs: Education and Nurses' Salaries

    Healthcare Jobs: Education and Nurses' Salaries
    If you want to be a nurse, you're in luck; the sweeping demand is expected to intensify. But what about starting salaries for nurses? How much do RNs make compared to nurse practitioners? And what kind of education do nurses need? You've heard it before. These days there aren't enough nurses to go around, and demand is expected to soar as ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Don't Let the Recession Underestimate Your Career Value

    [photo:104758] I recently had the pleasure of working with a very talented marketing professional who wanted to explore opportunities outside of her company. She was on the executive track within her company, but wanted to make sure that she was making the best decisions for her career. After working with her on her resume and other career marketing tools, I was ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Use Your Vacation Time Wisely

    [photo:103087] Working all year without a vacation is like driving a car for 12 months without stopping to change the oil. You might keep running, but you're probably heading for a breakdown. "Vacations are an easy way to recharge the batteries and regroup for the next challenge," says Judy Meleliat, senior vice president for Xylo, a Web-based work-life solutions provider that's ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Your Work Values Checklist

    [photo:102383] Every day, we make choices -- some without careful consideration. Whether we realize it or not, often our career choice is based on values rather than the work. Values are the beliefs, attitudes and judgments we prize. Are you aware of your values? Do you act on them? Use this checklist to get a better idea of what's important to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Free Career Reinvention Tools

    5 Free Career Reinvention Tools
    For years, I've been a sucker for those magazine quizzes that purportedly measure your fashion (or dating or relationship) smarts with just a handful of questions. Even though I know full well that it is unrealistic to expect to glean any meaningful conclusions from these simple tools, I still find the results of these quizzes intriguing. And surprisingly, despite the limitations ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party

    What Not to Wear #1: Tacky Holiday Sweaters Why Not? For some professionals, wearing holiday sweaters and vests seems to be acceptable (at least ironically). But while some of your coworkers may get a kick out of seeing you wear Rudolph with a big red pom pom nose front and center, an adult only holiday party calls for more mature attire. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Reinvention Review: Turn Prior Experiences into Current Capabilities

    After three decades as a radio engineer, a 50-plus woman suddenly finds herself downsized. With the radio industry in a tailspin, what are her prospects for continuing the work she loves? Pretty good - if she repositions her skills and reinvents her experience as relevant to employers seeking engineers knowledgeable about podcasts and MP3 downloads. Is she alone in worrying about ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    First Offer Not Your First Choice? When to Take It - And When to Walk Away

    First Offer Not Your First Choice? When to Take It - And When to Walk Away
    When you're unemployed, unhappily employed or eager to change careers, jumping at the first offer you get - even if it isn't quite what you want - can be tempting. So should you? While an offer can give you a sense of security, that feeling can quickly vanish if the position just isn't right for you and you find yourself looking ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Beyond the Paycheck

    When you're negotiating for a new job, there's much more to consider than the size of your paycheck, points out Mary Simon, author of Negotiate Your Job Offer: A Step-by-Step Guide to a Win-Win Situation. Simon suggests each offer has eight different components you need to consider. h2. Total Compensation This includes base salary, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits. h2. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Discover the Work You Were Born to Do

    So you've been hearing that voice again, the one that says you're not doing what you were born to do. That may be true, but how do you figure out what you should be doing? To begin answering this question, examine whether your current career path matches your core interests, beliefs, values, needs and skills. Professional career counselors usually undertake this ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Assess Company Culture to Find the Best Fit

    Landing a great job involves more than interviewing well, getting an offer and earning a paycheck. While it's the interviewer's responsibility to assess your skills and experience, it's up to you to determine whether a particular employer is aligned with your core values and beliefs. Working at a company with values inconsistent with yours is stressful, unrewarding, even depressing at times. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Overcome Family Pressure: Drive Your Own Career

    Overcome Family Pressure: Drive Your Own Career
    Brian (not a real person) was a successful accountant. He made a good living, had been promoted several times and worked for a respected firm. Yet Brian was unhappy and didn't know why. He had done everything he should have, at least according to the messages he'd received from his family. But by following those messages instead of listening to his ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Five Habits of Millionaires

    Five Habits of Millionaires
    According to a study of college students at the Ernst & Young International Intern Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, 59 percent of these young leaders expect to be millionaires within their lifetime. What's more, 5 percent of them expect to hit the million-dollar mark while in their 20s. And the super-rich are a growing group. The top 0.1 percent of the ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Fuse Different Interests into an Incredible Career

    Glenn Street entered the sports mascot industry by happenstance, but he got hooked by passion. Street, now president of Calgary-based Street Characters, which supplies mascot costumes for hundreds of professional and college sports teams in the US, Canada and elsewhere, used to work in commercial real estate. He considers this career "a great 'paid' education," adding, "I learned a great deal ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Jump-Start Your Career Change

    The prospect of changing careers is both exhilarating and daunting. If you know exactly what you want to pursue, don't become stymied by the enormous challenges the career-change process presents. Employ these powerful strategies to make that career change a reality. Determine Your Leverage Points Inventory the skills and experiences you can leverage in your career switch. Examples include: * Company ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    When Changing Careers, Highlight Transferable Skills

    A significant challenge career changers face is preparing a winning resume. After all, it's arduous enough when you have ample related experience. Writing this crucial document becomes even more painstaking when you're looking to take a completely new career direction. Your saving grace: Transferable skills. h2. What Are Transferable Skills? Career expert Richard Nelson Bolles pioneered the idea of transferable skills ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Get Ahead While Balancing Work and Family

    For many professionals, it’s doable, though certainly not easy, to coast through their careers for some years while devoting most of their energy to raising small children. These sensible souls take care not to drop the ball at work, but they do forgo immediate opportunities to push that ball up the slope and land that next substantial promotion. But the most ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Prepare for the Workweek: Ten Things You Can Do to Make It Better for You and Your Family

    On one of the last episodes of “Seinfeld,” the main characters are stuck in traffic on a Sunday night. Galpal Elaine, who desperately wants to get home, wails, “All I know is that it's Sunday night, and I have got to unwind! Now, who's with me?” If perpetually single Elaine felt that way, you can imagine how the rest of us ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Overcome Your Career Change Fear: 5 Expert Tips

    If you're ready for a career change but haven't yet figured out how to get there, follow these tips from Harvard's Dr. Timothy Butler and life coach C.J. Liu. Before you know it, you'll be on your way to a new career. h2. 1. Look at the issues that make you crave change and outline your goals. What are you satisfied ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Refresh Your Retro Resume in 6 Steps

    Many people are facing the prospect of finding a new job. And some are even contemplating a complete career change. If it has been years since you've updated your resume, you may be wondering where to start. Follow these six steps to turn your dusty retro resume into a high-powered personal marketing tool for winning interviews in today's competitive job market. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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