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Using a Career Break to Your Advantage

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There are a lot of reasons why you may need to step away from your career for a while. Becoming a parent, looking after a relative, or dealing with health issues can all lead you to need a break from work. When you first decide to step away from the office, you may worry about […]

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Ask Alexis | Networking Not Working | What Am I Doing Wrong?

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Dear Ask Alexis, My wife has been launching a great career, which unfortunately means a lot of moving. My career has been … err… not so hot. Five years ago, we moved to Sacramento. I have two degrees, and a few years experience in my field. I applied for over 70 jobs and got nothing. […]

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How to Grow Your Network and Meet New Friends

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While the wide world of professional conferences is booming, these aren’t the only events where you can learn, meet new people, and grow your network. With so many options out there, it can be difficult to discover what is worth your time (and worth the price tag). Read on for how to develop a more […]

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Job Fairs | How to Make the Most of Them

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Job fairs are not for the faint of heart, but if you attend with a plan of action in mind, you can get a lot out of the experience. Whether you’re attending a fair in person or virtually, you’ll be chatting with recruiter after recruiter, most likely “speed interview” style. And there will be plenty […]

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