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Resources to Help During this Time of Crisis

Whether you’re out of work, working from home, or working in a front line, essential job, you’re worried.… Continue reading “Resources to Help During this Time of Crisis”…

Work from Home. Really.

The idea of working for home is very attractive, but it's hard to find jobs that pay well and aren't multi-level marketing plans. For $14.95 a month or $49.95 a year, FlexJobs claims to save you the time and energy spent digging for the "real" jobs buried below scams and ads. Continue reading “Work from Home. Really.”…

How Interesting are You?

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Heather Huhman wrote a great post about the personal qualities that hiring managers don’t like to see in a candidate. But it’s the Smart Brief link title that caught my eye: Are you too boring to hire? Huhman writes: “Hiring managers don’t want to see a candidate who has no additional interests or personality beyond what’s required to get a job in their industry. You need to show you’re a human being, not a robot. Hiring managers love to see candidates with hobbies, or even those who have taken on a second job—it shows you’re able to make good use of your free time to expand your skills and interests, and this is a quality that’s likely to spill over into your professional life.” Continue reading “How Interesting are You?”…