The BEST Time to Look for a Job

For those regular readers of my articles, you’ve likely already guessed where this is heading. Of course, the best time to be looking for a job is always. I don’t mean a full-on job search, but rather keeping yourself “job-change ready” just in case you need (or want) to make a shift. This way, you’re …

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Beating the Unemployment Bias

Job requirements: “Must be currently employed.” You’ve likely heard “it’s easier to get a job when you already have one,” but what you might not know, is that for some roles, it may be required. Unfortunately, there is clear discrimination against unemployed job seekers, with some companies going so far as to include “currently employed” as …

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5 Mistakes to Avoid in the First 48 Hours after a Layoff

Maybe you saw it coming.  Or maybe you were completely blindsided.  Either way, hearing the words “We have to let you go” may be the start of one of the hardest work conversations in your career. If you’ve been in the workforce for any length of time, chances are you have experienced a layoff.   Changes …

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