On Careers

January 2013


How to Be a Career Prepper

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You may have heard about National Geographic's television program Doomsday Preppers, which chronicles the lives and activities of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for a catastrophic event, such as nuclear war, financial crisis, or major natural disaster. This edutainment program, 50 ...

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Overcome Your Fears About Negotiating Salary

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Most job seekers are thrilled to get a job offer but dread the salary negotiation that comes along with it. Negotiating salary can especially be intimidating for people who don't do much negotiating in their daily lives, and many would rather simply accept an employer's first offer than push for ...

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4 Ways to Figure Out Your Future

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Figuring out what to do with your life can be excruciatingly hard— especially if you don't have oodles of time or buckets of money. If you're stuck in a career you hate, you're (unfortunately) not alone: According to a Right Management survey, almost two-thirds of Americans are unsatisfied with ...

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6 Resume Red Flags You Can Avoid

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There is a lot of truth to the old adage: "You can't beat someone at their own game." In the resume game, the people who "own it" are the recruiters, sources, and HR staffers whose business it is to parse hundreds of resumes each week. They can put your resume into the larger context in a matter of ...

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