Volunteering — even from home — helps others and can boost your career

Volunteering remotely is a new trend — give back while gaining valuable skills and experiences virtually, opening up the prospect for more people to get involved and give back.

Gigs might involve mentoring, helping with phone banking or helping organizations promote fund-raisers, for example.

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Space between jobs on your résumé? Here’s how to deal with it

From layoffs throughout Big Tech to job changes, these days, having a gap on your résumé is no longer rare. Sometimes it’s the only way to score a better opportunity — rather than avoiding gaps, it’s a matter of navigating them.

Previously, employers considered résumé gaps to be red flags, implying that candidates were disloyal “job hoppers.” Well, times have changed and that stigma’s passé. According to 2021 data from talent solutions firm Robert Half, about one-third of workers were willing to quit their job without another lined up.

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New pay transparency laws can help in salary negotiations

It’s the dreaded question in a job interview — how much do you expect to make? But, as of this May, new salary-transparency laws in New York City will change the way that the awkward topic is broached by both job seekers and employers.

In an effort to eliminate the pay gap, following in the footsteps of similar laws in Connecticut, Colorado and Nevada, employers with four or more employees in the private sector in New York City must post the minimum and maximum salary ranges in their job advertisements…

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Jobs of the Future: How to Use Today’s Skills for Tomorrow’s Industries

Recent college graduates will find much has changed since they entered college four years ago. Many jobs once considered to be in fast-growing industries have stalled since the COVID-19 pandemic started, while those in other sectors are expanding.

“The smart graduate is saying, ‘I studied this, but here’s how I can adapt my resume and be more open about my career path,’” says Chelsea C. Williams, founder and CEO of College Code, a talent and development firm for early-stage professionals…

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How to up your game and avoid an epic fail on your video job interview

By now, we’re all well aware of the Zoom ground rules for the professional — turn the cat filter off, have proper lighting, dress appropriately and eliminate distractions. But when it comes to acing a video job interview, you have to up the ante. We asked recruiters and experts about their must-haves and grievances….

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Here’s How Three Professionals Leverage Their Talent To Fuse Passion With Purpose

Whether you’ve reached a plateau in your career or you’re rebooting altogether or simply craving something new, you may want to consider expanding your horizons while pursuing something you believe in.

According to Terri Wein, founder and co-CEO of Weil & Wein, Manhattan-based global career advisory firm, when we talk about going outside one’s comfort zone, we’re really talking about disruption…

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6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Graduating from college or otherwise applying for your first professional job is stressful in any circumstance. But it feels especially daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general seem to be turned upside down.

As the number of people filing for unemployment reaches into the millions, college seniors and other first-time job seekers might be wondering how to break into this uncertain job market. You might be keenly aware that whatever job search methods you were using before the coronavirus pandemic hit will likely need to be revised…

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Dating sites are booming, and so are Cupid-inspired jobs

If you want to fall head over heels for your career, you may want to check out the business of love.

Online dating companies and matchmakers are making bank. According to a 2016 report by MarketData Enterprises, dating services in the United States alone are worth approximately $2.5 billion…

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5 Tips That Can Help You Land a Job Before the End of Summer

Eager to meet your goal of securing a great new position before autumn leaves start to fall? While there’s never a guaranteed way to speed up a search and land a job, some actions can help move things along …

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Think You’re Ready For A Change? The Right (And Wrong) Reasons To Leave A Job

Americans are more optimistic about the employment landscape than ever before, with 65% saying that now is a prime time to find a job. But a tight labor market isn’t necessarily a good reason to change employers, says Terri Wein, cofounder of career coaching firm Weil & Wein. “Don’t look for a job because it seems like the thing to do. If you like your job and believe you have a future at your company, embrace it,” says Wein …

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Wharton Business Radio – Career Talk

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Terri Wein (Co-Founder and Co-CEO • Jobtreks and Weil & Wein) on the Thursday, August 2, 2018 edition of Career Talk …

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Recent Grad? How To Stand Out When Applying To Entry-Level Jobs

Entry-level jobs aren’t the most desired types of gigs out there, but, unfortunately, we all have to pay our dues and work our way up from the bottom early in our careers. And, while there are some higher paying entry-level jobs out there, that doesn’t make it any easier to land the one you’re looking for …

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8 little work habits that will all but guarantee you a promotion

Whether you’ve been at a job for a week or a year, it’s never too early to think about ways to advance your career.

“Your career is always a work in progress,” Terri Wein, co-founder of career coaching firm Weil & Wein and Jobtreks, told INSIDER. “Even when you are happy with your job, it’s helpful to think about next steps, namely a promotion.” …

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Why People Skills Are So Important — And How You Can Polish Yours To A Shine

We hear a lot these days about soft skills, people skills, emotional intelligence. But what are these things exactly, and how do we know if we have them? And, yikes, if we don’t, where do we go to get them?

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9 expert-backed tips to help you negotiate a better salary — and actually get it

You could probably be earning more money than you are right now — you just have to ask for it. But most people don’t. A recent study by staffing firm Robert Half found that only 39 percent of workers negotiated their salary when they get their lost job offer. The firm surveyed more than 2,700 workers …

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Two Essential Classes You Need to Take

Are you looking to enter a master’s degree program, or just take a few advanced courses? How do you decide what’s worth your time and money? Here’s what Susan Weil told Crain’s New York about specialized courses and getting ahead in the job market….

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Wharton Business Radio: Career Talk

Career Talk is a call-in career advice program hosted by Dawn Graham, Director of Career Management for the Executive MBA Program at Wharton. Here’s what Terri Wein had to say about scary job situations, and how to manage them……

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Working Mother Radio: Education and Beyond

– Segment 4 “On the Hunt”
– Segment 5 “Teaching Responsibility”
– Segment 6 “Millennials”

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