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No Longer Blue or White: New-Collar Jobs Offer New Opportunity

A record 6.2 million jobs are currently open, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So why are 7 million people in America unemployed? Traditionally in the United States there have been blue-collar jobs and white-collar jobs. However, technology has changed many aspects of work, and today things aren’t so blue and white. Many people are out…

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Making the Most Out of a Job Seeker’s Market

If you have any doubt it’s a job seeker’s market out there, the latest data from the number crunchers at the Bureau of Labor Statistics will put that to rest for you. In November, 3.4 million people in the U.S. quit their jobs. That’s a lot of people packing up their cubicles. Job openings for…

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A New Perspective on Work and Careers

Many baby boomers adhere to the old adage, “Don’t leave one job until you have another.” But this isn’t always true with the younger generation of workers. Many millennials and Gen Xers leave one job and pursue another because of long-term career goals, even if this means they must move home on an interim basis…

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Find the Work-Life Culture of Your Dreams

You’ve snagged an interview for a new position you think you might like. The job description seems like it was written just for you, and you can also see new challenges and opportunities for growth ahead. As a bonus, the commute won’t be too bad. Congratulations! Those are all important factors in whether you’ll ultimately be satisfied in a new position. But something crucial is left out: culture fit. People are talking a lot about culture these days, and with good reason. Whether your potential new workplace is a good fit for you is vital to your day-to-day well-being, happiness, and life balance…