• By Mark Beal Mark Beal is an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Rutgers University School of Communication and Information and co-author of Career In Transition In the past eight weeks, I have collaborated with more job seekers who have secured their next career opportunity than I have in the past eight months. We have officially entered a new job market. One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, companies of all sizes have adjusted the way
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  • Your weekly Work-Life Horoscope By Miranda Kaye, Astrologer Updated for the Week of March 10, 2021   Pisces (February 20- March 20)   Happy birthday, Pisces!  It’s been a tumultuous year, but thankfully the planets are finally shifting in your favor. Look ahead to better days as you’ll start to form new relationships both at home and at work, that will lead to fulfilling friendships, and new opportunities, down the road. Bonus: Keep an eye
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  • 7 Ways to Get Your Resume To Stand Out in 2021 How can a job seeker get their resume noticed in the time of Covid? Once upon a time, in the days before social distancing, masks, and the transition to Work From Home life, job seekers could be pretty clever about delivering resumes that stood out. I’ve heard tales about people who sent their resumes directly to the hiring manager’s office taped inside pizza boxes.
  • Is your resume COVID-ready?  The vaccines have started and life is (hopefully) headed on right path to normal. But we’re talking new normal, not old normal. And in this new normal world, nothing is the same. Especially not how we go-to-market with our resumes. Below, resume crafting expert Jessica Hernandez, owner of Great Resumes Fast, shares some of her best tips to pandemic-proofing your resume.   What’s changed in regards to job searching since the
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