4 Ways Your Perfectionism Is Killing Your Job Search

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After months of unemployment, one of my career coaching clients desperately needed a new job, but she wanted to make sure it was in a field she loved. So, we re-did her resume and LinkedIn profile, wrote a cover letter, …

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What Actually Is a Letter of Intent (and How Is it Different From a Cover Letter)?

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You scan a job posting and everything looks normal (responsibilities and requirements, check, lots of jargon related to your field, check), until you come across the following: Please submit a resume and letter of intent.

Huh. That’s a phrase you’ve …

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This Woman Is Proof That Working for a Temp Agency Can Lead to Your Dream Career

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Laura Eshelman was doing everything she could think of to find a job as a video producer. She went to networking events almost every night, reached out to people on LinkedIn, and formed connections through her university’s alumni network.

At …

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How To Start A Bookkeeping Business

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Are you thinking about becoming a freelance bookkeeper but don’t know where to start? It’s easy to get overwhelmed, which is why we have broken down the process into eight easy steps. This process begins by getting certified as …

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Here’s Why You Should Update Your LinkedIn Profile (Even if You’re Not Looking for a Job)

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Almost everything in your life eventually needs an update—your car, your clothing, your Facebook profile picture. Just the other day, I discovered that my running shoes are so worn down I’m basically running barefoot.

Your LinkedIn profile is no different. …

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7 Ways to Address Your Cover Letter That Aren’t “To Whom It May Concern”

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To Whom It May Concern: I am applying for this job I found at this company that I spent so little time researching I can’t quite remember what role is open and I’m not positive I know the name of …

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How to Keep That New Year’s Resolution Mentality All Year Long

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Remember that burst of motivation you felt on January 1? When you sat down and thought carefully about what you wanted to accomplish and how you could improve yourself in the next 365 days?

Tell me this: Did you still …

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How to Sell Yourself as an Employee After Being an Entrepreneur

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Let’s face it—running a business is hard work. And if you decide that your business has run its course, you’ve successfully exited, or you’re just tired of the daily grind, it can be difficult to move on. Plus, the idea …

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Is it Better to Apply Through a Company’s Own Website Instead of a Job Board?

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Today’s the day you apply for that job. Your materials are ready to go, but as you’re browsing around one last time you discover that the role you’re interested in is posted not just on the company’s careers page, but …

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Head Start Open House – A day in the life of a Head Start Classroom

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CCRC – Head Start Open House

When: Saturday, Feb 23, 2019

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 am

Location: Osborne Center  13821 Osborne St.  Arleta, CA 91311

Are you interested in working in a Head Start Classroom? Are you a Child Development …

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