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Career Moves to Make in Your 50s

time.com — More 6 Networking Tips for Introverts The 4 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make After a Career Setback This Is the Absolute Biggest Mistake You Can Make on Your Resume Rounding the half-century mark? It's time to make some defensive moves to sustain your career success.

Networking Tips for Introverts

time.com — More Why You Should Go Ahead and Quit Your Dead-End Job Looking for a Bump in Your Paycheck? Here's Where to Look It's hard out there for an introvert-especially when it comes to working a room. For the less outgoing, "attending a networking event can be like diving into a mosh pit," says Nancy Ancowitz, business communication coach and author of Self-Promotion for Introverts.
Jan 14, 2016

7 networking tips for introverts@DanielBortz money.us/1TRYnij you don't have to like schmoozing to do it well

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2016

time.com — "In today's job market, your resume needs to immediately stand out," says Dawn Bugni, a professional resume writer in Wilmington, N.C. Attention spans are at an all-time short, with hiring managers spending just six seconds looking at a resume before deciding whether the applicant is worth further consideration, a recent study by TheLadders found.
Jan 11, 2016

What your resume should look like in 2016 @DanielBortz money.us/1OXdUiD 7 steps to beat the robots

Jan 12, 2016

After reading hundreds of resumes for summer program, yes to all this: What your resume should look like in 2016 money.us/1OXdUiD

Career Moves to Make in Your 60s

time.com — More 6 Networking Tips for Introverts The 4 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make After a Career Setback This Is the Absolute Biggest Mistake You Can Make on Your Resume There's a good reason for career planning even in your 60s: Whether because of desire or economic necessity, chances are you'll spend part of your golden years at the office.
Jan 11, 2016

The 6 best career moves to make in your 60s @danielbortz money.us/1OdsnDH plan for transitions

7 crucial steps to scoring a flexible work schedule

monster.com — Not a fan of putting in the traditional 9 to 5, or commuting an hour to the office, or having to stay chained to a desk all day? Can't say we blame you. It's no surprise 64% of millennials say they would like to work occasionally from home, and 66% would like to shift their work hours, a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey found.
Jan 07, 2016

Want a flexible work schedule? Here's the prep work you need to do before asking your manager monster.com/career-start/a… via @Monster

Career Moves to Make in Your 30s

time.com — More 6 Networking Tips for Introverts The 4 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make After a Career Setback This Is the Absolute Biggest Mistake You Can Make on Your Resume What should your career goals be in your 30s? For many employees, the path to success involves transitioning away from a solo contributor role and easing into management.
Jan 05, 2016

Hey, 30somethings: Time to shift into management. >> 5 best career moves for your 30s money.us/1mD0Jqd via @MONEY @danielbortz

Jan 05, 2016

5 best career moves to make in your 30s @DanielBortz money.us/1mD0Jqd step into a leadership role

Career Moves to Make in Your 20s

time.com — More 6 Networking Tips for Introverts The 4 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make After a Career Setback This Is the Absolute Biggest Mistake You Can Make on Your Resume Many new graduates think they need just one thing once they leave college: a job.
Jan 04, 2016

Hey, millennials: 7 best career moves to make in your 20s money.us/1PaWTvH via @MONEY @danielbortz

Jan 04, 2016

RT @rachel_elson: Hey, millennials: 7 best career moves to make in your 20s money.us/1PaWTvH via @MONEY @danielbortz

5 realistic resolutions that will get you a job by graduation

monster.com — Chances are you've got a senior year bucket list filled with quintessential college experiences (hopefully streaking the quad isn't one of them). But if you want to lock in a job before graduation, now's the time to get moving. "Start networking as early as possible," says career coach Susan Whitcomb, author of Job Search Magic.

Master these 3 skills in your 20s and watch your career soar

monster.com — Career success: Everyone has a definition for it. For some, it's a ticket to the C-suite, or a six-figure salary, or the perfect work-life balance. No matter your long-term goal, the key to achieving it is to launch your career with enough force to propel yourself to the finish line.
Dec 17, 2015

RT @Monster: 41% of millennials surveyed said they prefer to communicate electronically at work rather than face-to-face. mnstr.me/1QcCN9O

How to Ask Work For a Raise and Get It

time.com — More This Big Retailer Just Raised its Minimum Wage for U.S. Workers - Again Why You're Probably Going to Get a Raise This Year This is the second in a five-part series on ways to prosper in 2016. Previously: Why the bull market still has legs.
Dec 01, 2015

Here's the right way to ask for a pay raise - and get it money.us/1TqFlzG via @MONEY @danielbortz

Dec 01, 2015

Here's the right way to ask for a pay raise and get it @DanielBortz money.us/1TqFlzG use metrics for leverage

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