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10 Portfolio Career Tips

by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.Before embarking on your own portfolio career journey, please read Portfolio Careers: Creating a Career of Multiple Part-Time Jobs. So, you h...

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Powerful Career Strategies for Women: 11 Top Tips for Advancement

Make the glass ceiling a thing of the past. Check out our expert tips and career advice for women who want to move up at work.

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10 Reality Checks of Job-Hunting: Overcoming Common Job-Seeker Job-Search Mistakes

by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., and Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.If you've been searching unsuccessfully for a new job for some time now -- or if you're about to start a job-search ...

10 Rules of a Good Job-Search
10 Rules of a Good Job-Search

by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.The bulk of the many emails I receive from job-seekers deal with frustrations caused from innocent errors or omissions they unknowingly make i...

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10 Things (Activities) You Can Do Today for Your Job Search

Looking for work? Find 10 concrete things you can do today for your job search that will help you get closer to landing a job.

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10 things you should know about an employment background check

You may notice that a potential employer has asked for a lot of personal information on their job application that you have never been asked before. That is because the employer...

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Job-Hunting Etiquette and Job-Seeking Tips and Techniques

Politeness and punctuality are just two of the items covered in our article on etiquette and job-seeking tips and techniques. Read on and learn the others!

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9 Ways for Jobseekers to Develop Job Leads

Imagine this: You just lost your job, you haven't been paying attention to any new job opportunities around you, and you have no idea where to look for open opportunitie...

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10 Ways Toastmasters Can Boost Your Career

Looking for ways to increase employer in-demand skills, such as speaking, listening, leadership? Consider joining Toastmasters.

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15 Myths and Misconceptions About Job-Hunting

by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.How much of a job-hunting expert are you? Read over these 15 myths and misconceptions about job-hunting and see how many of them you believed in a...

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15 Quick Tips for Career and Job Fair Success

by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. As part of the celebration of Quintessential Careers's 15th anniversary, we're presenting lists of 15 tips on some of the most essen...

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14 Quick Tips for Finding a New Job

Unless you are one of the lucky few, finding a new job can be a frustrating experience. Here are 14 tips to make it easier.

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