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  • Ten Tips for Going Back to School

    Historically, there tends to be increased interest in returning to school during an economic downturn. Many laid off workers may choose to complete a degree program, pursue a new course of study, or perhaps attain an advanced degree. … Read more...

  • Is a Degree Worth the Debt?

    There is no escaping the fact that college costs are rising. The College Board reports that most students and their families can expect to pay, on average, from $95 to $1,440 more than last year for this year’s tuition and fees, depending … Read more...

  • Six Advantages of an Online Degree

    Going back to school is a great way to invest in your future. Learning new skills can lead to better work opportunities and increased income and programs designed to help you attain a short or long term professional goal are helpful in … Read more...

  • 10 Steps to a Better Resume

    There is no right or wrong way to write a resume. But competition for jobs is fierce right now. You need to develop a resume that sets you apart from the masses. It can’t be a passive piece of paper. It must be a passionate representation … Read more...

  • Seven Keys to a Killer Cover Letter

    Most job seekers understand the value and importance of a well-organized resume but spend far less energy on crafting a strong cover letter. What they fail to realize is that resumes and cover letters go hand-in-hand. Read more...

  • Pay Increases in 2009 May Disappoint Workers

    The annual salary review season is upon us and employers are struggling to manage salary increases against a backdrop of continuous economic turmoil. We decided to take a look at what employees can expect for merit increases in 2009 as … Read more...

  • 8 Keys to Better Networking

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, about 5 percent of job seekers obtain jobs through the open job market which consists of help wanted ads, the internet and print publications. Another 24 percent obtain jobs by cold-calling … Read more...

  • References that Help You Seal the Deal

    If you are like most people in the midst of a job search, you probably haven’t given your references much thought. You’ve likely spent more time on your resume, cover letter and networking activities. But references can have a significant … Read more...

  • How to Prepare for an Emergency Job Search

    Start Preparing Today. Sign up for Job Alerts and recieve a daily update of the latest job listings from our partners in 1 email! Research, Jobs, Relocation, Education. Read our tips on References, Cover Letters, Resumes, Networking. Read more...

  • How the Economy May Affect Your Salary in 2009

    With the start of the New Year, employers will be finalizing their salary budgets for 2009. Many survey vendors collected, compiled and analyzed data regarding merit increases for 2009 and reported that merit budgets for 2009 were on track … Read more...