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Why – and How – to Decline a Job Offer When You're Unemployed

Being unemployed is tough. But when a job is offered, should you take it despite your hesitations or uncertainty? The answer might surprise you.

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How to Write a Resume After Long-Term Unemployment

You've been out of work for at least six months, but that doesn't mean you're out of options. These resume changes will help you find work.

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How to Corner a Coveted Job Title After a Layoff

After a layoff isn't the time to give up; it's the time to get serious. We'll show you how to land that coveted role after losing your job.

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Remember Me? How to Work Your Current Network After a Layoff

If you've been laid off, now is the best time to make the most of your connections. Here's how to work your network after a layoff.

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Changing Course After a Layoff? Writing a Resume for a Career Change

Reorienting your life after a layoff often means embracing your unique, transferrable skills. Here's how to write a resume for a career change.

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4 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter When Making a Career Change

Cover letters give job seekers a chance to clearly articulate why they're right for a job, so this is doubly important for career changers.

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Laid Off Later in Life: How to Reinvent Your Career as an Older Worker

Instead of seeing a layoff as a late-stage career derailment, learn about unique advantages older workers have when it comes to reinventing their career.

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Laid Off Mid-career: How to Reinvent Your Career

Don't see it as being brought down in your prime; mid-career layoffs can be blessings in disguise. Here's how to go about reinventing your career.