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How to Look For a Job If It’s Been 10+ Years Since You’ve Had To

If you’re a very experienced professional it may have been a while since the last time you looked for a job.If you were lucky you got swooped up out of college and have been with the same company ever since. Now you’re starting to notice that being employed by the same company for life is a thing of the past. ...




5 Ways to Survive Going Back to Work After Having a Baby

Getting ready to go back to work after having a baby? Here are my five best, most helpful, most practical tips on surviving your return to work doing it with joy:
 
1. Give up on trying to get your kids ready for any big changes. I planned for months to try to make the transition perfectly smooth, but mostly we were all getting frustrated, so I decided to let it go. ...




3 Resume Summary Examples That'll Make Writing Your Own Easier

That formal (and, let’s be honest, totally useless) blurb of the past has since made way for something new: a summary statement.
 
So… uhh… what exactly is a summary statement? It’s a few short lines or bullet points that go at the top of your document and make it easy for the hiring manager to understand your experience and qualifications. ...




Industry vs. Academia: Which is the Better Place to Work as a Life Scientist

As a life science graduate student or postdoc, one of the key questions undoubtedly on your mind is, Should I go into academia or industry?
 
Maybe for some of you it’s a decision already made based on specific factors, such as: you hate teaching, you hate writing grants, you’re more interested in basic research than applied research, or you have concerns, moral, ethical, or cultural, with bottom line and commercial science. ...




Facts about Hispanic Heritage, Culture & History

The Chicano movement was a civil rights movement that started by looking for the restoration of land grants.  The movement expanded to encompass Mexican farm worker’s rights, enhanced education, voting rights and political rights.

 

Compared with non-Hispanics, cancer rates among Hispanics are lower overall and lower for the major sites -- lung, breast, prostate, and colorectal. ...




19 Things You Should Never Say During a Job Interview

There are some things that you should keep to yourself during a job interview - even if you’re thinking them. Be conservative in what you say and share, and keep the focus on your skills and qualifications for a job.
 
The interviewer isn’t interested in your personal life, your vacation plans, or why you really need to get hired for the job. ...




The only 5 things you need to bring to a job interview

The interview process is stressful enough. You don't want to complicate things by showing up unprepared.
 
We asked a few career experts and hiring managers what they expect candidates to bring on the big day. Here are the five essentials to show up with:
 
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Top Summer Tips for Work at Home Moms

Summer is a bittersweet time for most work at home moms. We get to see our little cherubs all day long. All. day. long. We are also trying to concentrate, focus, and work. The deadlines, bills (!), and appointments do not magically go away in the summer. ...




Blind hiring can improve workplace diversity

There’s a growing trend across industries when it comes to hiring. And in the age of information, you may be surprised to learn that it involves having access to less information instead of more, in an effort to enhance ethical hiring practices and improve workplace diversity. ...




Does Radical Transparency Belong in Your Workplace?

While anything with the term “radical” may seem like something to avoid, this trend is leading many business owners and executives to ask if radical transparency is right for their team.
In a time when businesses are perpetually facing ever-increasing scrutiny, transparency (radical or not) is becoming more prevalent and attainable for organizations everywhere. ...