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Age Discrimination Is Not Based on Age

Age Discrimination Is Not Based on Age

Companies are not permitted to discriminate in hiring based on a candidate’s age, because such discrimination is illegal. And yet they do it every day. Why? Why are younger people

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How Not to Disappoint—Especially When You’re Unemployed

How Not to Disappoint—Especially When You’re Unemployed

When you feel disappointed, you feel let down because your expectations failed to be met. Little children at times express their reactions to disappointment by crying; adults deal with disappointment

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How to Format Your Resume for Electronic Job Applications (What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You. Is That So?)

How to Format Your Resume for Electronic Job Applications (What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You. Is That So?)

The adage in the title is very misleading, especially for people in transition or otherwise contemplating a career change. Not only is the contention untrue but also in fact it

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How Crucial Is That First Impression in an Interview?

How Crucial Is That First Impression in an Interview?

“Nobody impresses me for the first sixty days on the job.” This was a saying that all of those working with me in the corporate world would hear me say

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The Long-Term Unemployed: Can They Do Better?

The Long-Term Unemployed: Can They Do Better?

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Bureau of Economic Research published a chart spanning 1950 through 2012 and showing that the current recession versus all other recessions

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How to Compete in Today’s Job Market

How to Compete in Today’s Job Market

It is well-known that in today’s economy, job seekers face unprecedented challenges. One of them is the large number of applicants chasing just a few openings, but another is their

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