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Career Confusion: Which Job Might Be Right For You? [Infographic]

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?” From about the age of six, this is a question we hear often. And by the time we’re in high school, it seems everyone we meet asks us some variation of this question. But how do you really know – based on your strengths, weaknesses and personality type –what career is right for you? And if you do already have an answer to the “…when you grow up…” question, how do you know if that career will be in high demand by employers? Vista College, through this comprehensive infographic, not   

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10 Ways to Take Back Control of Your Career

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With the new year rush behind us, this is the perfect time to create new goals, envision a plan of attack, and succeed in new ways. And since we spend most of our time at work, it makes sense to focus on taking control of your career… and being the best you can be this year!

Here are ten things you can do to help you take control of your career:   

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Supercharge Your Career With This Proven Productivity Hack

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As a successful careerist and entrepreneur, one of the most common questions I receive is: “How are you able to be productive while working for yourself?”

It’s not easy — and no matter how polished someone looks on the outside, I have yet to meet anyone who has it completely dialed in…   

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How to Build a Career Around What You Care Most About

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When you truly enjoy your job, it starts to feel less like work and more like you’re having fun while making some cash.

But how do you find what niche puts you in this position? And then how do you put yourself in a position where your passion becomes your work?   

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Does Your Resume Say What You DID? Or Can DO?

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I recently attended a webinar hosted by well-intended career advisors; the title (and I’m paraphrasing here): “the resume for the well-rounded student.”

Unfortunately, at a time when current students, soon-to-be graduates and recent grads need all the high-quality counsel they can get, the advice in that webinar likely wouldn’t help anyone find work – ever…   

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All Trick No Treat: Beware These 10 Creepy Career Moments

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As young careerists are navigating their way into the workforce, it seems many – perhaps just happy to have a job or internship – are prone to ignoring some very scary red flags served up by monster-like employers.

The fact is that as we progress through the hiring process, recruiters and hiring managers are prone to saying what we want to hear in candy-coated tones…   

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