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Avoid These Job Search Stamina Killers

Friday, March 15, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, stamina is important—it can be a long process. It’s easy to become discouraged and lose steam, especially when things slow down or you don’t hear from a company you’ve applied to for a while and just feel like you’ll NEVER find something. Job search fatigue is a real thing, and there are some common things that can eat away at your stamina.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Still Making To-Do Lists? Try This Instead.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Check list

There’s nothing like the rush you get from completing a task. Have you ever noticed, though, how little you actually manage to cross off of that list, or how difficult it feels? We tend to underestimate the time, energy, or money it may take to complete a task. Maybe we’ve been trained to prioritize what’s urgent rather than what’s important, spending out day putting out little fires that don’t actually matters. 

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Communication Skills You Need For Work

Friday, March 1, 2019

Whether it happens face-to-face or behind a screen, communication is a part of any job. Even if you’re someone who prefers to keep their head down and avoid interaction, it’s still bound to come up, and having the communication skills you need help you form strong relationships and foster a positive work experience.  The good news is that these skills are actually pretty basic, such as treating others with respect and being an active listener.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Need Some Career Inspiration? You’ll Love These Stories.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

It happens to all of us at some point: we feel completely unsure of ourselves, maybe even like we’ve hit rock bottom. Even the most successful people in the world have been there too!  In this story for the glassdoor blog, Jessica Thiefels shares the real-life stories of five executives who started at the bottom. Check it out here.

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Avoid These 8 LinkedIn Mistakes

Thursday, February 21, 2019

LinkedIn is a valuable resource when you’re looking for a job. It allows employers and recruiters to quickly get a sense of your experience and education and make it easier to connect and move forward with interviews and other next steps. However, certain common issues can totally kill your job search. You might not even realize you’re making these mistakes, either!

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester