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Is it time for a career change? Here are six signs it's time to start thinking about a #job or #careerchange

http://www.careertoolbelt.com/6-signs-its-time-for-a-career-change/
Are you tired? Burn out? Check out these 6 warning signs to see if it's time to start thinking about a job or career change.
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Sign for The Doyle Report and get job search tips and career advice delivered direct to your inbox!
Get The Doyle Report from About.com, with easy to follow tips and advice for every stage of your job search and career. Sign up for our free newsletter.
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Top 5 reasons job searching is like dating, and tips for how to use what happens when you're dating to handle rejection and get hired for your dream job.
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Hello Alison,My name is Lourdes.I am looking for a job now.I worked as private caregiver.I tried to apply from different agency but still nothing happened.
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Stumped by an #interview question? Don't panic! Here's what to do if you can't answer an #interviewquestion

http://jobsearch.about.com/od/how-to/a/interview-questions.htm
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Get your #resume noticed (for the right reasons) with these 21 tips for getting your resume read, reviewed & selected: 
Review 21 quick and easy-to-do tips for getting your resume noticed by employers. These simple steps will help get your resume read, reviewed and selected.
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Want to work at +Google? Here are the top 20 skills and attributes you need to get hired: 

http://jobsearch.about.com/od/skills-employer-want/fl/top-20-things-you-need-to-work-at-google.htm
What you need to work at Google, including what Google looks for in employees, and the top 20 skills and attributes you need to get hired by Google.
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One of the worst things about getting #laid-off is having to worry about money and how you are going to pay the bills. Here are 12 tips to help you minimize the impact of #unemployment on your credit score: 

http://www.careertoolbelt.com/12-tips-for-keeping-your-credit-when-youre-unemployed/
Top 12 tips for keeping your credit rating when you're unemployed, including how to handle paying your bills and how to maintain your credit score when you're out of work.
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No matter what has happened so far this week, remember, today is a fresh start. ( http://www.careertoolbelt.com/)

‪#‎MidweekMotivation‬
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The more you prepare, the more confident you'll feel during a job interview. Here are 120+ commonly asked interview questions, along with tips and advice on how to respond:
Over 120 of the most common and frequently asked job interview questions with the best answers for each question, and tips and advice on how to respond.
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Looking for a part-time job? Here are 10 of them that pay well: 
Interested in working part-time? Check out this list of the top 10 part-time jobs, based on high pay and the number of available job openings.
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"I am NOT a product of my circumstances. I AM a product of my decisions" ~ Stephen Covey ‪#‎MidweekMotivation‬
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  • State University of New York
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About.com Job search and employment expert: jobsearch.about.com
Introduction

Alison Doyle is a job search and employment expert with many years of experience in human resources, career development, and job searching, with a focus on online job searching, social media, professional networking, and employment trends and technologies. She has covered job searching for About.com since 1998.

Alison is the author of Alison Doyle's Job Search Guidebook, Internet Your Way to a New Job: How to Really Find a Job Online and the About.com Guide to Job Searching

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Forbes: The Top 75 Websites For Your Career, Mashable: 14 Career Experts to Follow on Twitter
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Job Search Expert and Writer
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  • About.com
    Job Search Expert, 1998 - present
  • Skidmore College
    Associate Director, Career Services, 1991 - 2010
  • Tri-State Retail Systems
    Executive Administrative Manager, 1984 - 1991
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Job Search - Job Search, Employment & Career Ad...
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Job search advice including job listings, job search engines, resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, employment information, and more job search tips and

Social + Data = Better Decisions for Students
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Back in August of 2010, my daughter started her freshman year of college, and I joined LinkedIn to help students make more informed – and in

Why LinkedIn Recommendations and Endorsements Should Matter To You
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One of the most common questions I hear is: “Which means more to have on my LinkedIn Profile, a recommendation or an endorsement?” The answe

Giving You More Reasons to Share on SlideShare
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SlideShare community: We’ve heard you loud and clear! Over the last few years, we’ve created and enhanced premium tools built to empower you

8 Things Not to Do on LinkedIn | Alison Doyle | LinkedIn
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I thought it was just me who was getting a bit annoyed with LinkedIn lately. Then one of my Facebook friends commented that LinkedIn was sta

How To Stop Stressing Over Your Child's Job Search
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In a daunting market, don’t let their quest for work become your issue.

Congress Needs to Renew EUC Unemployment Benefits
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I have a blog post about extended unemployment benefits on my About.com site that had close to 10,000 comments from unemployed workers. Ther

If the dress code is dead for workers, is it still alive for job seekers...
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GQ magazine said the dress code died in 2013, but this may not be the case for job seekers.

The Long And Short Of Long-Term Unemployment [Infographic]
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Although 44 percent of the long-term jobless said they look for work every day, 30 percent haven't been on a job interview in a year, says n

Top 10 Job Titles That Didn’t Exist 5 Years Ago [INFOGRAPHIC]
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The workplace is constantly changing and how we define what we do is no exception. Since we just welcomed the new 2014, we thought it’d be f

Why hobbies are quickly becoming careers - MonsterWorking
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Two careers experts describe how people are increasingly turning their enjoyable pastimes into gainful work.

Obama: Renewing Benefits for Long-Term Unemployed Is Priority | TIME.com
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The president urged lawmakers to make it their "first order of business"

How to Get The Job You Dream [INFOGRAPHIC] | JobCluster.com Blog
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Here is a useful infographic to teach you the finer details of how to get the job you dream or want.

Top 25 Job Search Tips for 2014
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Top 25 Job Search Tips for 2014 by Alison Doyle of About.com

Meet The Team, Volume 2: Meredith Worsham
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Hey all! Welcome back to About About. Today, we’re introducing Meredith Worsham - Senior Manager of Communications in the Public Relations d

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Why you should work at About in 15 seconds or less
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As you may have heard, we’re looking for awesome people to join our About.com team. In case you don’t have all day to learn about why it’s s

Heat up your job search
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Tips to set you apart in your job hunt.

How Apple Gets At-Home Workers To Work | TechCrunch
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When a leaked memo broke the news earlier this year that Yahoo was ending its work-from-home program, CEO Marissa Mayer was both lauded and

Job-search apps for the boomer job seeker Andrea Coombes' Working Retire...
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Are apps a must-have tool in your job-search toolbox? Not at all. But they can be very useful for the connected job seeker, keeping up-to-da