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Career Seeking? The 7 Best Apps to Find Your Dream Job

Finding a job is hard, but finding a career is even harder. You need to show potential employers that you would be a good asset to their business and be a loyal employee. Of course, you also need to know how to effectively apply for jobs and interview. Apps give you an edge in the job search process because they give you tools to search and apply for positions anytime and anywhere. If you're searching for a career, take a look at these seven best apps to help you find your dream job.Resume Builder ProPrice: $4.99...more

Don'ts When Interviewing for a Job from a Receptionist

    By night I blog but by day I am an office manager. I started as a receptionist and by a stroke of great luck I was promoted to administrative assistant which lead me to office manager.  Despite the title, I am still a receptionist.  My desk is in the lobby, I greet people, schedule rooms, and let vendors in. Well, all that plus more but for a good portion of the day I am a receptionist. I happen to love my job but like any great jobs there are certain aspects that are not my favorite.  Greeting people coming for an interview is one of those things.  Don't get me wrong, I work with some fantastic people who once came for an interview but there is a fairly large percentage of would be employees who don't make the cut and I can usually tell their outcome based on how they treat me. ...more

24 Things Only People Who Work Entirely Too Much Will Understand

Oh to be young, gifted and on the fast track to success. If you’re one of the lucky few who actually enjoy their job then you know pulling yourself away from a desk you actually don’t mind sitting at is easier said than done. You also know that “I Want to Work for Diddy” and “The Devil Wears Prada” are eerily too close for comfort to your everyday life....more

Millennial Adaptability Heightened by Rapid Technological Change

Originally posted on ChapterTK.comLife is never stagnate. I don’t know if it’s karma or just the way energy was meant to flow in this world, but if I have learned anything in 24 years of life, it’s that life will always throw you a curve ball. The second you feel most comfortable and secure is the moment to be wary. Life loves to pull the rug out from under those enjoying contentment....more

The trade-off

Would you give up a week of vacation time and your 401K match to be able to work at home?After being laid off recently, my choices were between a contract position and a “strategic career move” (or being unemployed while I continued to look, but as we all know, unemployment isn’t working, so I did not consider that at all)....more

How to Create a Company Culture That Sticks

Company cultures always seem to come with a layer of expectations and reality, no matter how members are on your team or where you’re located. The expectation and reality of the situation affects both parties involved – the boss and the team members. And even though it might not always match up just so each and every time so everyone is constantly happy, there are still ways to make sure your company culture sticks for everyone on the team to engage in.Make every day, and everything, a cause for celebration....more

Change: The Only Game in Town

Erica works for a company that is always changing and it makes her crazy. “Why can't things just stay the same? Why is there always something that has to be done differently? What is wrong with the way it is now? I want to do my job one way, every day. Instead, my head is spinning,” she tells me....more

How To Stay Motivated At Work

Let’s face it – there are times when you are working and just don’t feel like it.  It could be due to a tough assignment, reduction in force at work, redundant assignments or less than sexy assignments.  Either way – you don’t want to be there and would rather do something else.Here are a few tips to help you keep your head in the game as being bored as work can be daunting....more

On-air: There By The Grace of G-d Go I!

There By The Grace of G-d Go I: Dangers of the unknown/undisclosed Self On-air, tonight! "There By The Grace of G-d Go I!" On the Anastasia The Storyteller Radio Show ...more