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3 Tips for Making a Career Change in 2016

January 5th, 2016

If you feel like you’re on a stale job path, it may be time to consider a career change. Instead of getting bogged down with thoughts of only being able to work in a single industry for life, make the switch in 2016 and try something new. Here are three tips for making a career change in the New Year.

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3 Tips for Making a Career Change in 2016

  1. Map Your Potential

Look at all of the jobs you have held in the past and identify which industries and career paths align well with your experience. If you’re skilled in project management, you can work in a variety of fields; think about how you can apply your skills to the IT industry or even healthcare. Read the rest of this entry »

Job Seekers: 3 Networking Tips (Plus One Extra!)

October 20th, 2015

Whether you’re starting your career or are well-established in your field, everyone can benefit from a networking refresher. Connections can help you achieve great things and these relationships not only appear anywhere, but need to be fostered and maintained. Here are three networking tips for job seekers and a bonus tip to help you stand out.

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3 Networking Tips for Job Seekers

  1. Research Your Connections

Research should come into play at multiple points in your networking efforts. Before attending a trade show or job fair you should look up contacts you may meet at the event in order to determine how best to approach them. Check out what companies they have worked for and what job duties they preform; this can help you figure out what questions to ask. You should also research your connections after you meet them; LinkedIn is a great resource for keeping in contact. Read the rest of this entry »