Category Archives: Career Advice

Are You Making These 15 Career-Damaging Mistakes?

Career Mistakes

Think it is hard to find a job? Turns out that for many young careerists it is just as hard to keep that job!

Let’s take a look at how to avoid some common career-damaging mistakes made by many of us as we work our way into our careers…   

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6 Ways to Advance Your Career Without More School

No more school

When Millennials feel trapped by their careers, they often turn back to their education. To them, it’s a comfort zone – a place they’ve known their entire life.

However, going back to school isn’t necessarily the best option for every Millennial looking to advance his or her career…   

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6 Reasons You Need a LinkedIn Profile Right Now

Linkedin profile

Today, LinkedIn and your resume go together like peanut butter and jelly – universally accepted as a good thing, a standard even. Yet, I still get asked all the time: Do I really need a profile on LinkedIn?

Here are 6 reasons why you should be on LinkedIn, and if you already are, why you should continuously update and optimize your profile…   

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The 10 Excuses of Highly Unproductive People [Infographic]

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We all want to be thought of as the consummate professional. And in general, we all work hard to develop the right habits that help build a positive reputation in the workplace.

And yet, there are those little nagging things that somehow get in the way; excuses that stop us from being unproductive – and unhappy. Here, in this infographic from JobCluster.com, are 10 such excuses common among professionals of any age or experience level.   

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35 Ways To Quickly Become a Better Professional

Successful Young Careerist

We live fast-paced lives; our careers are certainly no different. Sometimes it can be difficult to stop for a moment to think about professional development. The reality is, though, that by choosing one area improvement to focus on at a time, we can become better versions of ourselves – and better professionals – in a short amount of time. To help get you started, here are 35 ways we can quickly improve our professional lifes: 1. Learn a New Skill Professionals always need to learn new skills and build upon their knowledge. If you want to be ahead of the   

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7 Things Successful Young Careerists Do Every Day

Candy Crush

I know you love Candy Crush. We all do. But every time I receive that “[Facebook friend] invites you to play Candy Crush Saga” notification I think: “Man, what a time suck that game is!” The super-addictive app and its red, orange and yellow candies steal precious seconds from our day… “OK, just another five minutes and then I’m done. I swear!” Rather than allow Candy Crush (like Farmville and Angry Birds before it) to dominate your time, fill the day with these productive habits. Successful people – your job seeking competition – already do. 1. Productive People Network Even   

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