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  • Top Paying Jobs For Women
    by Katie Saba - September 15, 2020
    Women are using their skills and abilities in many industries to maximize their career and annual pay. They have to. The female presence in the workforce has grown to 47 percent, according to the Department of Labor Women’s Bureau. In fact, the Bureau also reports that young women are more likely than men to have a college degree. Unfortunately, gains in workforce participation and education have not translated into e...
  • Nursing Skills For Registered Nurses
    by Katie Saba - September 11, 2020
    Possessing strong nursing skills obviously is vitally important, but RNs seeking to advance and succeed in nursing must also demonstrate qualities valued in just about every profession. The following six skills help set apart the run-of-the-mill RN from the RN with the best chances for career advancement. Communication. This is the most important skill needed for any job, but especially for nurses, who must communicat...
  • How to Job Search During and After a Pandemic
    by Stacey Lane - September 9, 2020
    I will be the first to admit that there wasn’t a pandemic portion of my career coach training way back when. We’re all in new territory, and anyone who says they know exactly what to do right now is a liar. Now that we got that out of the way! What Other People Think As I said in my previous blog post, there is no such thing as job security. That also implies that there are no recession-proof jobs. Nothing...
  • Equal Pay Act For Women
    by Tim Muma - September 8, 2020
    Women have been facing pay discrimination for decades – and unfortunately, continue to do so today. In fact, women earn 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, even though they make up almost 50 percent of today’s workforce. [i] When President Kennedy enacted the Equal Pay Act (EPA) in 1963, visit here http://www.eeoc.gov/, women were actually earning even less – or 59 cents for every dollar earned by...
  • Best Industries to Work In
    by Andy Rasico - September 1, 2020
    Whether you are a recent college graduate or someone who’s been in the workforce for several years, it’s always a good practice to stay abreast of the top industries. Although there is no definitive way to know what industries and jobs will be most available and most lucrative in a few years, projections are available everywhere, notably the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Using this and other tools to determi...
  • National Mentoring Month
    by Maxim Abdusselimov - August 26, 2020
    Job success is a combination of many factors, from your skill set and knowledge, to business acumen and how you interact with colleagues. One area that can also help with your career goals is having a mentor. Many people disregard the role mentoring can play to workplace success. Why align yourself with a mentor? A mentor is someone who has the experience or knowledge you seek, and can help in your current role or assist...
  • The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People: How We Can Apply Them Today
    by Kathy Caprino - August 26, 2020
    Many years ago when I was in my corporate life, I happened upon the powerful book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and I was very drawn to its simple yet transformative principles and strategies. To me, they just made perfect sense and those rare people whom I found to be great leaders were naturally applying these principles in their lives and work. On the other hand, I saw all around me certain behaviors of colleag...
  • COVID-19 Recession Resume Update
    by Mary Jeanne Vincent - August 24, 2020
    Because of the rapid downshift in the economy, a lot of people are feeling pressured to get their resumé in order. For many, complicating the challenge of creating or updating their resumé is the additional pressure to translate their experience for a different industry. Whether you are fortunate enough to be looking in the same industry or venturing into something new, communicating your value in language...
  • College Grad Job Search Strategies
    by Andy Rasico - August 23, 2020
    Entry-level job seekers find themselves in a unique position. While they may have the education that a job requires, they lack the all important on-the-job experience. From college students about to enter the labor force, stay-at-home moms who want to work outside the home, to any number of job seekers, there are strategies you can employ to land an entry-level job. 1. First step, do the research. As with any job search...
  • Job Seekers: Stop Apologizing
    by Debra Wheatman - August 21, 2020
    It is ingrained in us that the employer/employee relationship is inherently unequal, founded on uneven footing, in which the employer holds the cards. This is inaccurate. The employer may be writing the checks, but that doesn’t put them in the driver’s seat. Think about the last time you needed work done on your house or car. You were the one paying. Did you feel like you called all the shots? Of course not....