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How do you move down the career ladder instead of up it?
Sometimes, moving down the career ladder, instead of up, can make sense. Here's how to downsize your career and transition to a lower level position.
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How to quit your job with class.
The best way to quit your job, including deciding when to quit, what to say and write, how much notice to give, and how to resign from a job gracefully.
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Follow these 10 steps to find a new job fast.
Ten steps you can take to find a new job, including where to look, the best job sites, how to ace the interview,, and more advice for getting hired.
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Write a terrific cover letter for a job in 5 simple steps.
Follow these five easy steps to create a successful cover letter for a job. They include how to draft, write, and send a cover letter with a resume.
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How to answer interview questions about why you're the best person for the job.
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Review the top 10 interview questions you'll most likely be asked at a job interview, plus the best answers.
Here are the top 10 interview questions that are asked at a job interview, examples of the best responses for each question, and tips for answering.
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Uncomfortable discussing salary? You might be able to negotiate salary over email. Here's what to consider before making the choice.
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“What should you do when you're job searching? And what shouldn't you do?
What should you do when you're job searching? Here's a list of things that can help or hinder you from using social media, and interview mistakes.
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Do you need to write a resume or update the one that could use a refresher? Here's how to build a resume in 7 easy steps. 
Use this step-by-step guide to draft, build and format an interview-winning resume quickly and easily.
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Tips for answering job interview questions about your work style.
Examples of the best job interview answers to the question, "How would you describe your work style?" with tips for responding and what to focus on.
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How can you tell if an email message regarding a job is a scam? http://buff.ly/2iaewFM
How can you tell if an email message regarding a job is a scam? Here's advice on how to tell if an email message about a job is scam, with an example.
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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. 

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FlexJobs 250: Companies with the Most Flexible Jobs - FlexJobs
www.flexjobs.com

Flexible work options have evolved and grown in recent years. To celebrate this progress, the FlexJobs team is thrilled to announce the Flex

12 Tips for Getting Great References
www.careertoolbelt.com

A great reference can help you get hired for a new job. Review these 12 tips for how to get a great reference to get yours lined up.

Job Seekers, Knowledge Is Power And So Is Your Network
blog.linkedin.com

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...
jobsearch.about.com - written by Alison Doyle

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...
www.payscale.com

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
blog.linkedin.com

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
www.forbes.com

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...
www.monsterworking.com

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]
talent.linkedin.com

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
www.monsterworking.com

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