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1. Unemployment Makeover: Discovering Your New You
Are you ready for a makeover? If you're unemployed, a makeover might not be on your radar, but it just might be the perfect time to discover your new version of you!
2. Answering Tricky Interview Questions
Do you struggle with answering tricky job interview questions? There is no doubt about it, most of us dread tricky questions during job interviews. Learn tricks and tips to cope with any curve the interviewer may throw your way.
3. Explaining Employment Gaps
Does your resume contain gaps and lapses in employment? If so, now is the time to prepare a positive explanation for those employment gaps. Learn ways to turn potential negatives into positives to impress your interviewer.
4. Lost Your Job? Now What?
If you unexpectedly lose your job, you may feel stunned, worried, angry, embarrassed, scared, and any number of other emotions. Most of all, you may be asking yourself, “Now what?” Find strategies to cope.
5. Resume Writing Essentials
Tired of sweating over your resume only to have little or no response from prospective employers? It's time to brush up your resume writing skills with these essential tips.
6. Choosing an Online Education
Online education is increasing in popularity, but is it right for you? Learn what you need to know to choose a legitimate program and avoid scams.
7. How the Economy Impacts Jobs
There's no doubt that economic conditions and job growth are linked. But how does the economy impact the availability of new jobs? More importantly, how can you be a successful job seeker in a weak economy?
8. Weathering the Dreaded Rejection Letter
Rejection letters sting. After all, you invest so much of yourself in the process that rejection feels personal. Learn how to weather the dreaded rejection letter.
9. Rejection During Interviews
Landing a long-awaited job interview is both exciting and intimidating, and dealing with rejection during an interview is highly disappointing. When you realize what is happening, it may seem very difficult to avoid showing that it affects you. These strategies can help.
10. Job Loss Challenges after 50
Baby boomers losing jobs after age 50 face unique challenges. They are more likely to encounter significant financial losses with less opportunity to recover. Older workers are more at-risk for layoffs than younger workers, and finding a new job is significantly more difficult. Learn why.
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