Living & Working in Great Places
Writing what you know is not enough even when you think you are already an expert on your chosen topic. A fair amount of research is still necessary to get accurate information and learn about things that you are not familiar with.
Writers should take on work by writing about things they…Continue
Added by Carolyn Williams on November 29, 2016 at 10:25am — No Comments
Site looks nice, don't see a way to add favs, but the layout is much better.
Indeed, Keith. I tried to capture them once upon a time --- http://my.coolworks.com/profiles/blogs/seasonal-work-alphabet-soup
I agree....site is definitely better than before. Love the added pictures and logos.
Robert - The favs / saved searches is still to come. Probably…
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Writing a good resume is extremely important when applying for a job. Because it is your first contact with a potential employer, a professional, well-written resume is a must. Of course, many employers will want to see your previous working experience in your…Continue
Added by Steven M. Mehler on November 25, 2016 at 7:05am — No Comments
Management is not an easy thing. While some people argue that people are born leaders, others argue that people develop into leaders. One thing that we can all agree on, is that management is both inherent and developed. With the current workplace filled with millennials, how then do you even contend to be named boss of the year? Well, you can use these tips.…Continue
Added by Nicole Boyer on November 25, 2016 at 3:07am — No Comments
“Everyone has a book inside,” the saying goes. And given the shelves in bookstores and libraries, many obviously get that book out. You may have that book inside, but, unfortunately, you have to eat while it “bakes.” You also love to write and are ready and willing to pursue a career in writing, while that book percolates. The question is, then, how do you begin? How can you turn your talent and skill into something that will pay the rent? Here’s how.…Continue
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The resume is changing. There are a lot of reasons for this, but it does mean that if you’re just re-entering the job market, dusting off and updating the resume you wrote 10 years ago might no longer be sufficient. Instead, there are some more details that you’ve got to pay attention to.
Added by Diana Beyer on November 22, 2016 at 7:32am — No Comments
I remember when I first started looking for a job. I was young, fresh out of college, and needed some sort of income to get a place to live and provide for myself.
And I was desperate.
I have an enormous debt to pay in the form of tuition fees and money that…Continue
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But now you aren’t that sure if you still want to stay in your…Continue
Added by Janet Anthony on November 2, 2016 at 7:29am — No Comments
LinkedIn might be the best-known platform for making professional connections, but it is by no means the only one. In fact, depending on your needs and career goals, it might not be the best for you.…Continue
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Internships are important. They are the stuff from which great experience comes and can often lead to a career position upon graduation. Internships tend to be of two types:
Added by Nicole Boyer on October 20, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments
The writing industry has immense opportunities for people with good writing skills. People with good writing skills are considered as more credible. The general belief is, there’s nothing better than a man who is good with words. In any profession that involves writing and Public Relations, writing skills are an…Continue
Added by Janet Anthony on October 18, 2016 at 8:21am — No Comments
It's easy to write off seasonal work as something that you just do to make ends meet or to make a few extra dollars, but it can be valuable work experience. You shouldn't feel like you need to gloss over it, or that the person reading your resume won't want to read about it. If you frame it the right way, your experiences as a temp can easily make your resume stand out in a sea of bland…Continue
Added by Diana Beyer on October 13, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments
I've been watching the cool works page for years; applying here and there when my current job is being particularly soul-sucking. In the last couple of months, I've started a serious job search. But first, back story.
I've worked as a swim instructor for four years. Before that, I was a wrangler at a summer camp. Before that, I was a full time college student majoring in Follow Your Heart and not caring what my future looked like as long as it "felt right". Let me tell you. That…Continue
Added by Nicole Barrett on September 26, 2016 at 7:06pm — No Comments
It is always challenging to balance between a well-paying job and traveling across the world maybe for leisure or just exploration. Traveling should always be goal oriented and should also go hand in hand with your career objectives.
Wandering across the world aimlessly will not only consume a lot of valuable time but also keep one away from constructive activities around your working area and the society at large. If used carefully, traveling can be turned into working…Continue
Added by Julie Ellis on September 20, 2016 at 7:18am — No Comments
Well-organized resume for college students always prepares you for the outside world and also gives you an upper hand to potential employers from different companies. Job resume goes hand in hand with LinkedIn, they both play a big role in job connections. College students should never wait until they are…Continue
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