Has a potential (or existing) employer ever asked you for your graduation year? If so, you are NOT alone. This may seem like a harmless question, but chances are the employer is trying to determine your age. Here are some things you should know and what you can do!
-What employers CAN ask
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act does NOT prohibit an employer from asking about an applicant’s (or employee’s age), or from asking other questions…
If you or someone you know has been impacted by the government shutdown you are not alone. An estimated 800,000 federal workers are also affected by the shutdown, but we are here to help! Not sure what the government shutdown is? You can read more about it here and here.
If you are not impacted directly by the government shutdown, please feel free to leave some words of advice or encouragement for those who are.
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Whether you’re looking for a job or have one now, the time will come when you understandably will want to make more money. So, when you feel the moment has arrived to ask for a raise; follow these steps to help make it happen!
1- Make a plan
Decide when you will ask and whom you will speak with. If it’s not your boss then who should this discussion take place with? Timing is also important, if your boss is going through a particularly stressful…
As 2019 approaches remember that, YOU HAVE GOT THIS because you are amazing!!
• If someone tells you that you can’t remind yourself why YOU can
• If you fall down YOU get right back up and keep going
• If you begin to doubt yourself just know that YOU are capable
• If you want it badly enough, believe that YOU can make it yours
I remember MANY people who told me
no and who tried to stand in the way of my career goals (you know the type), but…
Sometimes the holidays and job searching can leave you feeling down.
So don't forget that...
YOU are awesome.
YOU can do anything you set your mind to.
YOU are stronger than you think.
YOU have something to offer that NO one else does.
YOU alone have the power to make a better tomorrow.
YOU can do this!
Still feeling those holiday or job search blues?
Check out how to handle them in this post.
-Do you ever feel down this time of year?…
Check out the following tips to help you land a job this holiday season!
- Don’t slow down
It's important as the holidays draw near NOT to put your job searching on pause. Employers are hiring NOW more than ever and there may even be less competition from other job seekers this time of year. Check out these 8 companies who are hiring.
- A perfect time to network
If there is a holiday party or event when you can connect with people who can…
Getting through the holiday season with an uplifted spirit is sometimes difficult when you’re unemployed and feeling those holiday blues.
Here are three ways to help you stay positive during your holiday job hunt!
1- Find sources of encouragement and empower yourself
Check out some great motivational quotes. You can print them out and place them on your fridge, in your car, or where ever you want. You also can watch a brief Ted Talk to uplift…
Many things will change in life, however, the power to develop ultimate change remain in your hands.
FIVE MAJOR DONT's IN LIFE:
No. #1. DON'T ever count yourself out in life, the world can't make it without you.
No. #2. DON'T ever put yourself down in life, rather, lift yourself up higher.
No. #3. DON'T ever under estimate yourself in life, your true values have no limits.
No. #4. DON'T ever overly state yourself in life, others can see your…
If you’ve recently been let go from a job it can make you feel angry, confused, and unsure of what to do next. You may have seen the term
at-will thrown around and you aren't even quite sure what that is. Let’s take a look!
• What does “at-will” mean? If you work for a company and you are considered an “at-will” employee, this means you can be dismissed by an employer for any reason without having to establish
just cause for termination and…
If you spent time applying or going through the interview process and now it’s all over you might be left wondering…”NOW what?” If you followed up, awesome! If you didn’t, keep reading and learn the importance and how to go about it.
Following up is a critical aspect of the job seeking process. It does a few things. It lets the employer know you are serious, reminds them of who you are and your qualifications, and keeps the hiring process moving…