Category: Career Advice

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Negotiate Salary

Should You Negotiate Salary When It’s Your First Job Out of College?

When that phone call comes in and you hear the positive news from the employer: “We’d like to extend the job offer to you,” you may feel ecstatic! All the hard work put into job searching, from researching, resume writing, networking, to interviewing has come full circle. You have a job lined up and ready to go after graduation! But…
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New Job Counteroffer

Do You Accept the New Job Offer or Counteroffer from Your Current Employer?

Just when you thought you’ll soon have a new job to settle into, your current employer comes back to you with a tempting counteroffer to keep you on the job. It may be a higher salary, a new job title, additional perks to the job, and the list can go on. So, do you move ahead with the new job…
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No Job Is Forever When Age Discrimination Exists in the Workplace

No Job is Forever, What You Can Do to Keep Ahead

Even if you think you have a solid job, no job is forever! There are countless accounts of people who have been on the job with the same employer for years or who have been under the impression that they are a valued employee who’s irreplaceable, but as fast as a lightning bolt they’ve been forced out or faced a…
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From Internship to First Job

For many, college graduation is right around the corner. In preparation for life after college, it’s important to remember that you are no longer the summer break intern and are now entering the “real world.” The unknown of the real word might sound like a scary thing. However, lean on all the resources available to help you land your first…
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The Best Graduation Gift Is A Resume

The best gift I have ever received was a professionally written resume.   Although I asked for cash for my graduation gift, my beloved late father Don Goodman (founder of About Jobs) gave me a different kind of paper. It was my first professionally written resume and while it wasn’t what I asked for, it’s proven to be what I really needed.…
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