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Third agers are people in their early 40s to 60s whose lives are now characterized by new freedoms and personal growth, which involves rediscovering their career passion.
The results of these tests can often be a good starting point for discovering more about yourself and interests when it comes to your career.
By showcasing the differences between you and other employees, career branding not only defines who you are, but also the value you bring to an employer.
The days of working in one job are all but gone. Most people will change jobs between three and five times during their lives.
Cold calls are usually uninvited cover letters to an employer who has not publicly announced a job opening.
While some corporations might rely on malfeasance as part of their corporate culture, most companies rely on a set the rules of acceptable conduct.
"CV," or Curriculum Vitae, is a fancy word for resume.
While Ronald Reagan and the others had nice wardrobes, it was author John Molloy who coined the term "dress for success" in his 1975 book of the same name. The term is also used to describe "power dressing."
Entrepreneurs are business people who take a chance on a business with considerable initiative and risk. John D. Rockefeller, who made his money in oil, and Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, are two of the world's most famous entrepreneurs.
McDonald's and Subway restaurants, are two good examples of a legal relationship between a high-profile trademark and the owner of that particular shop.
Green is the color of money -- even for Kermit -- but green jobs refer to positions in the renewable-energy field.
While most of these are good ways of gaining employment experience, college students prefer internships as a way to get real-life work experience and college credit.
Not only will the human resource department conduct the first interview for a job, it'll also be the last department you see when you leave.
Headhunters are recruiters who specialize in a particular industry when finding jobs for prospective employees.
Don't quit your job before your new employer sends you a letter of agreement outlining the conditions of employment. It's always good to have something in writing.
Employers generally don't care what your mother or teacher has to say about you. However, employers do want to know what your former boss might think. Important safety tip: Make sure your former boss likes you.
Some companies and organizations have formal mentoring systems, in which a person at a higher level counsels and guides employees on a variety of matters.
While you might be trying to make ends meet, or are just highly motivated, working multiple jobs is also known as "moonlighting."
People that you meet can often help you find work, or give you advice and information about a particular company or industry.
Experts say 20-somethings might feel adrift after suddenly being thrown into the work force after spending years learning how to succeed in school.