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Uk.businessinsider. This is no ordinary candy bar.Charlotte Olsen Job hunting can be a frustrating odyssey of nos and non-responses, and applying for gigs can feel like screaming into a void.

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(Are you alive? Are they alive? Is anyone out there?) To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills. Watch How Europeans Carved Up African Land They Never Owned. How People Use the Myers-Briggs Personality Test To Find Themselves. A group of young adults shyly meet for the first time on the second floor of an empty Manhattan shopping mall.

How People Use the Myers-Briggs Personality Test To Find Themselves

The stores are all closed for the weekend, and other than a man stopping in the lobby to read his phone, this group is the only sign of activity. “I actually really like clubbing,” shares one guy. The group goes silent. “Get out of the circle,” a woman whispers. Everyone in this group took the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), a personality test.

What It Really Means to Hold Space for Someone. While we supported Mom, we were, in turn, supported by a gifted palliative care nurse, Ann, who came every few days to care for Mom and to talk to us about what we could expect in the coming days.

What It Really Means to Hold Space for Someone

She taught us how to inject Mom with morphine when she became restless, she offered to do the difficult tasks (like giving Mom a bath), and she gave us only as much information as we needed about what to do with Mom’s body after her spirit had passed. The author with her mother “Take your time,” she said. “You don’t need to call the funeral home until you’re ready. A Virtual Career Center for California Community College Students - CA Career Cafe. Www.whodouwant2b.com/quiz/ Soft Skills Builder: Why Soft Skills? PRO-ED Inc. Price: $35.00 What Do I like to Do?

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Assists school counselors, career development professionals, and counselor educators in the measurement of a student's interests and provides reproducible activities for immediate use. Short checklists and hands-on, practical, fun activities help students understand themselves, and begin to plan for the achievement of educational and career goals. How Facebook can help you select a major or career.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg reports that the average U.S. consumer spends 40 minutes on Facebook per day.

How Facebook can help you select a major or career

Chances are you are a user of this social media platform, which means that you are connected to cute puppy dog videos, the former classmates you forgot about, hilarious memes, inspiring quotes, breaking news – and a model to help you think about majors and careers. Surprised? Here’s how. Imagine that your Facebook account acquires a virus that limits the types of friend requests that you can accept. Jobs Made Real. Videos. Do the right thing - Counseling Today. Patrice Hinton Oswalt was flattered upon opening her e-mail and finding an Evite to a client’s long-awaited graduation.

Do the right thing - Counseling Today

Choosing whether to accept or decline the invitation was no simple decision, however. Oswalt was keenly aware that engaging in contact with a client outside of the counseling office could have ethical consequences. But she also knew the ethically “correct” answer could only be reached by weighing the best interests of her client. The Touro College and University System: A cover letter should never be an afterthought.

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The goal is for your cover letter to enhance your chances of getting an interview, but when done incorrectly, they have the exact opposite effect! Here are the top 5 tips for creating a winning cover letter: 1) Tell Me Why You Are The Best Candidate: Cover Letters are written in 1st person, which provides the opportunity to really sell yourself to that company. Hiring managers want to hear that you are the best candidate and the perfect fit for that Company and position, so focus your cover letter on making that specific case, i.e. find the match between your education and past experience and the employer’s specific needs. I advise students to target their cover letters based on what the reader wants to hear.

Getting your cover letter noticed. Career Convergence E-Bulletin. Saying you're passionate is pretty cliché — go with this instead. It’s true that hiring managers want passionate candidates—people who are fired up about the position, the company, and even life itself.

Saying you're passionate is pretty cliché — go with this instead

But here’s where it gets sticky: Everyone knows it. So, in one cover letter after the next, and one meeting after another, all interviewers hear is “passion, passion, passion,” and candidates start to blend together. I know, it’s ironic—even unfair—that you’d pick a word to get to the core of who you are and what an opportunity means to you, and rather than differentiate you, it just makes you sound like everyone else. And at first, you might feel worried: What if that’s really who you are?

If you don’t talk about being passionate, how will the interviewer get that you really care? Rethinking the Work-Life Equation. Phyllis Moen, a sociologist who was widowed when her two children were young, has made a career studying the challenges of working full time while raising a family.

Rethinking the Work-Life Equation

She was an early voice calling for the government to provide paid maternity leave and offer benefits for part-time workers, but eventually, when she saw no signs of progress, she began considering instead the ways that corporations could reconfigure work to address the realities of the modern employee, who was more likely than ever to be a single parent or part of a dual-income couple. ‘‘We wanted to do a field experiment at a corporation that reduced its hours,’’ she said, ‘‘but realized nobody would let us do that. Sign Up. Sign Up. Once Upon a Job Search: Storytelling Tips to Land a Job. During the past few weeks, millions of people flocked to theaters all over the world to watch "Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Once Upon a Job Search: Storytelling Tips to Land a Job

" Who can deny the appeal of Han Solo, Princess Leia, Finn and Rey? As distant as the fantasy seems, somehow we relate to compelling characters regardless of our backgrounds. After all, a common human trait is the love of a great story. Few people can spin a yarn as well as J.J.