Careers 2013

12 Stories • Available July 2013
Interviewing Tips

Interviewing Tips

When you arrive for a job interview, you want to make a good impression. So it goes without saying that you'll wear a business-appropriate outfit, make good eye contact and deliver a solid handshak

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The 5 Fastest-growing Careers

The 5 Fastest-growing Careers

If you're looking to switch careers, or if you're just starting out in the job market, you likely want to know where the jobs will be plentiful to boost your odds of landing a position. The U.S. Bu

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Electronic Submissions

Electronic Submissions

When companies post their open job positions on online job boards, they often require interested candidates to apply via their online submission form, which asks for details such as salary requirem

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The End-of-year Job Search

The End-of-year Job Search

Don't buy into the myth that companies shut down their hiring procedures between Thanksgiving and the middle of January. While you might assume that corporate America is too busy with its holiday p

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Finding Inspiration

Finding Inspiration

Inspiration can come from any number of things. Artists find inspiration in nature. Basketball players find inspiration in the abilities of the players who came before them. We can each find inspir

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Pursue Happiness, Not A Promotion

Pursue Happiness, Not A Promotion

"Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" is the definition of unalienable rights that the government should protect. At least, so says the Declaration of Independence. "Life" makes sense. We n

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Career Advice

Career Advice

Q: One of our daughters is a gifted and multitalented artist, so we sent her to an art school, where she amassed an impressive portfolio in different media -- photography, pencil sketches, waterc

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Writers And Artists

Writers And Artists

For artists in the U.S., home studios and the Internet enable networking and sales that lonely Vincent Van Gogh surely would have envied. Meanwhile, just as in Ernest Hemingway's day, France still

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Oddball Questions

Oddball Questions

Here's a question: A penguin walks through the door right now wearing a sombrero. What does he say, and why is he here? Don't have an answer? Then forget about getting hired for that great posi

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Career Coaches Vs. Headhunters

Career Coaches Vs. Headhunters

The U.S. economy is improving, but not nearly as quickly or dramatically as was hoped. Millions of people are struggling to return to the workforce. During their job hunt, they will likely come acr

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Getting The Job

Getting The Job

You want the job and think you're qualified for it, but will your resume and cover letter even get you noticed? It's a competitive job market these days, which means your resume and cover letter ne

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The Graying Workforce

The Graying Workforce

More people are working later in their lives than ever before. Once, it may have been a common dream to reach retirement age and enjoy the freedom of an unfettered life. Now, however, plans to trav

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