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Are you thinking about starting a job search?
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Are you ready to quit your job? These resignation letter samples will help you quit with class.
What is a resignation letter, why to write one, what to include in your resignation letter, and samples of resignation letters and emails for quitting a job.
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Want to make more money? Here's how - and how not - to ask for a raise.
When you want a raise, how and when you ask, and what you say, can make a difference in the outcome. Here are do's and don'ts for asking for a pay raise.
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Whether you become the boss, or your best work friend does, there are steps you can take to make sure you don't ruin your friendship or your career.
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Watch out for these easy to make mistakes when you're negotiating salary!
The biggest mistake you can make is not to negotiate salary at all. Once you're on board with having the conversation, these are the pitfalls to avoid.
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If you're a bad or not so good boss, here's how to fix it and become a better manager.
People are much better at identifying bad bosses when someone else is the problem manager. Here's how to tell if the problem is you, and how to learn the management skills you need.
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Learn how to communicate with your co-workers more effectively, and you'll boost your career while helping to make your whole team more effective and productive.
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REDMOND, Wash., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — June 13, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) on Monday announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at ...
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Want to get hired without writing a resume? Here's how.
6 ways to get a job without a resume and what you can do to get hired when you don't have a resume or don't want to write one.
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Best resignation letter samples including basic and formal, two weeks notice, no notice, personal reasons, new job, retirement, and farewell letters.
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Why Recruiters Should Switch to Mobile
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9 words you should never say in the office, with easy fixes for what you can say instead.
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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
Employment
  • 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 Seekers, Knowledge Is Power And So Is Your Network
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Attention all job seekers: we’ve just added even more personalized insights to LinkedIn Jobs to highlight your key connections at a company

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

The Yelp Open Letter Makes Me Glad Social Media Arrived After I No Longe...
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Talia Jane's open letter to her CEO got her fired from Yelp ... and made her the center of media attention.

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