In a tight job market flooded with resumes and cover notes, it’s a given that your documents and messages need to be error-free. So how else can you distinguish your communications? Appropriate openings and closings convey professionalism and polish.
Sometimes the best job search advice tells you what not to do, what to do differently or what to do less often. Tips to avoid pitfalls or think about things in a new way are equally helpful, if not more so, than rote platitudes about shoring up your resume and social connections. For this week’s [...]
You’re a few weeks or months away from graduation, and you’ve got a decision to make: Jump into an awesome 9-to-5 job or take that project you’ve been working on for the last two years and turn it into a business. The decision isn’t easy.
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At Monster, we wanted to help develop new ways for millennials to approach their careers.
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During your job search, are you looking at employers that stress diversity in the workforce? You should. Companies that focus on diversity — not just in terms of race, but also gender, sexual orientation, age, culture, educational background, and more — can offer you a lot of benefits other companies can’t.
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As today is tax day, you may find yourself wishing you had taken advantage of more ways to reduce your tax burden. There are plenty of legal ways to reduce your pre-tax income and help give yourself a break next time around. Here are three employee benefits many organizations offer that can save you money on [...]
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The overall unemployment rate for March of 2014 was 6.7 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those ages 45 to 54 fared better than the national average at 5 percent, as did workers ages 55 and older at 4.8 percent.
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For 77 percent of us out there, stress is a major factor when it comes to changing jobs.
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Work-related stress is a fact of life. Everyone feels it at one time or another. And with 42 percent of workers saying workplace stress has driven them to a job change, according to a recent Monster poll, we’ve decided to uncover some ways to deal with stress once it hits.