Re-entering job force

I just came through a major medical challenge that lasted years. I am now wanting to begin working again. Obstacles have presented themselves that I did not anticipate. I'm optimistic, but unsure.

Hi Arden Thomas ! It's ok to face challenges. What do you feel is holding you back currently in regards to your health? Please…

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Crafting Your Elevator Pitch

An effective elevator pitch contains clear language that your listener understands and is personalized for the intended audience.

I have composed an outline below designed to help you craft your pitch and have included mine as an example. Once you customize your pitch, practice it until it rolls off your tongue smooth as ice...

Elevator Pitch Structure: 15-20 second verbal business card.

  1. Summary label (professional definition).
  2. Where you've…
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How do I start

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It's not you it's me ; ) Thanks for posting this Lois Martin ! It's true that you could be the most amazing employee EVER, but if…

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How to address employment gaps in your resume

Ultimately, honesty is the best policy.

Throughout your career, you may experience brief or extended gaps of unemployment between positions. Hiring managers understand that this gap might be due to a variety of reasons–such as illness, family situations, travel, or the inability to find a new job. But there are times when they’ll see them as red flags and a sign that applicants don’t have the proper work experience or ability to be consistent in…

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You aren’t sure how to search?

Job searching can feel overwhelming at times but it doesn’t need to be! Let’s help you get started with some tips.

Update your resume before applying
It sounds simple but updating your resume is a huge part of the job searching process. Employers want to know what you’ve been up to, so this means they will be looking at your experience, skills, and the accomplishments you have highlighted. It’s important to keep things current and fresh as well…

Move Forward if that's what you want move according to your income things will get better trust in the Lord pray for strentgh and…

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I'm having a dilemma.

For years I've worked temp service. In doing so, I've gained lots of experience, but no long term or permanent position. I had to do temps because I had a daughter who was born with heart disease, and many employers weren't receptive to my having take off to care for her. So, I made up in my mind that it would convenient to work temp than permanent. That way I wouldn't have to worry about being fired. Well, I lost my lost to her struggle with…

I'll help

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Why We Use A Chronological Order In Resume?

A resume is your ticket to get a vacancy in the chosen company or business. It represents you when you cannot be physically present and highlight your skills for the ultimate job offer in your desired places like Toronto in Canada. There are various types of Curriculum Vitae format out of which chronicle order resume is mostly preferred.

The chronicle order resume carries information regarding your qualification and experiences as well as…

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Short duration with employers

I have been a dedicated employee but have a short duration with 4 separate employers due to the company being purchased. Divisions or my position were eliminated. This in conjunction with my age ( 56) makes finding a potion where I can contribute very difficult. I am working hard at finding a position but almost at a point of starting my own company despite limited funds. Any advice? Was considering putting re-organization or realignment by my…

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Thank you very much!

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It is all new to me...

I am re-entering the work force after having been a caregiver for family members the past 8 years. I was a womens active wear clothing store assistant manager in my last job. I have 15+ years experience in retail with 7 of those years in management. I realize retail has shifted from brick and mortar stores to online stores. However, there are still businesses out there.
What I have discovered is now a days your resume goes through an algorithm…

I am in the same boat as you and am at a loss at this point. It sucks!

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Worthless At 54?

I have been looking for work for, no lie, 5 years now. I'm frustrated to the point of tears. I have a small criminal record from 20 years ago, (misdemeanors) and a gap in my work history as I recovered from breast cancer. I paid my debts to society, but society obviously won't ever let me forget. I get SSI, but need to work part time to pay my bills. I don't ask for much; food, shelter, a car and a phone. Is that too much to ask for? I WANT to…

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Liesa nothing is in possible with God but u must trust him for everything cause he the one

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Resume Gap

How did you overcome that?

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Sam Donaldson Consider a skills-based format for your resume to spotlight your experience rather than using a chronological format…

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Lois Martin Thank you! I will take a look at the link.

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