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An Office Holiday Party Survival Guide for Introverts and Shy People

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Don’t tell my boss, but I was thinking of skipping my office holiday party. It’s not because I hate my co-workers or worry that it’s going to be incredibly lame. It’s just that I have a tendency to experience intense …

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How to Age-Proof Your Resume

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A Vault.com article written by Iswari Nallisamy, a TopResume contributor | August 06, 2019

If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, chances are high that you’ve seen or experienced age discrimination at work. According to a …

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How Can I Minimize the Impact of My Extended Unemployment to Get Back to Work?

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Donna from DeVry University asks:

“I have been unemployed for two years. What do I say to prospective employers about my unemployment time?”

Thanks for your question, Donna.  The prevailing thought on this is that it is easier to land …

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Want to Pursue a Learning Opportunity Outside Your Field? Here’s How You Can Get Your Boss on Board

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Sometimes in your career, you’ll find that you’re interested in learning about something that doesn’t align perfectly with your current job. For example, at a previous job, I worked in nonprofit communications, and while I enjoyed what I did, I …

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