How to Play the Job Search Keyword Game - USNews/MarcelleYeager

If you're sick of hearing about keywords, join the club. For anyone job searching, it is time-consuming and not easy to do. But keywords and phrases are essential! Applicant tracking systems are used by large and small companies alike. These software systems search and parse your resume for information that matches the job description. For better or worse, they determine which resumes human resources staff review in detail.

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How to Prepare for and Apply to Jobs Overseas - Clearancejobs

The idea of working overseas is attractive for a lot of people. Before taking the plunge, consider the challenges that come with it. The difference in tax regimes, the type of visa you need, and language barriers are some of the biggest issues you will face. International tax professionals and lawyers can advise you on taxation and legal issues. If you do not have strong foreign language skills, you should start learning or brushing up on old knowledge. You will likely be competing for jobs with others who have another native language and solid English skills.

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How Your Career Can Benefit From a Professional Association - USNew/MarcelleYeager

If you're not familiar with professional associations, they are typically nonprofit organizations that seek to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession and the public interest. There are numerous organizations in the U.S. and around the world that represent different professions. No matter your specialty, you can find anything from The Knitting Guild Association to the National Association for Women MBAs to the National Bricklayers Association. You name it, there's one for almost every interest and profession out there.

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How Your Career Can Benefit from a Professional Association - USNews/MarcelleYeager

If you're not familiar with professional associations, they are typically nonprofit organizations that seek to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession and the public interest. There are numerous organizations in the U.S. and around the world that represent different professions. No matter your specialty, you can find anything from The Knitting Guild Association to the National Association for Women MBAs to the National Bricklayers Association. You name it, there's one for almost every interest and profession out there.

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How to Enhance Your Workspace - USNews/MarcelleYeager

So many of us work in a less-than-ideal workspace. You may be sitting in a sterile white, gray or beige cubicle. Or you have an office without windows and a lot of old-fashioned dark brown furniture. Maybe you don't have the luxury of either and instead sit in an open floor plan. Let's face it: if you don't feel comfortable in your work area, you won't produce your best work. Time to change that.

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