Archive | September, 2014

How to Best Utilize Your Time at Work

We’ve all been there, you get to work bright and early Monday morning and begin to make a to-do list of everything you need to get done for the day.  Then, all of a sudden the day disappears and you are stuck in traffic on the way home wondering where the day went. There are […]

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Cover Letter Formalities: Do’s and Don’ts

 There it is again, “please submit your resume and cover letter to ___@___.com.” You have tweaked and revised your  resume multiple times but cannot determine how to differentiate your cover letter from the other candidates. In today’s world, the vast majority of cover letters end up looking fairly similar and instead of landing in the […]

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Closing the skills gap may start in high school

Almost 3 in 4 (73% of) high school seniors already know what career they plan to pursue, according to a new survey by Careerbuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. That means, if we want supply to meet demand, its important to get school-aged kids excited about science and math. For example, in the case of […]

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New Study Measures Motivations for Freelancing

Flexibility. Control. Work-life balance. Today, more people are choosing to freelance, and naming these benefits as reasons why. This is according to a new study, “Freelancing in America: A National Survey of the New Workforce,” commissioned by Freelancers Union and Elance-Odesk (two organizations with a vested interest in freelancers’ success).  Today freelancers constitute 34% of […]

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