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Career Advice

Resources to help with your job search, including career advice, career change information, job descriptions, career education, career choices, career tests and quizzes, and career information.
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A - Z List of Jobs
List of different types of jobs, including career information, education and experience requirements, salary information, job listings and how to get hired.

10 Steps to a Successful Career Change
Interested in a new job or career? Follow our Ten Steps to a Success Career Change to explore career options and choose a new career within or outside your current industry or career field.

Career Aptitude Tests
A career aptitude test can give you an indication of which jobs match your personality and which careers you may have an aptitude for.  There are a variety of online career aptitude tests and assessments that can help you determine what type of job matches your career interests and aptitudes.

Career Opportunities
Interested in knowing what career opportunities are available? Here's information on career planning, exploring career options, researching jobs and careers, changing careers, career assessment tests, and where to find the best career opportunities.

Employment Guide
Guide to employment including job searching, job application information, getting hired, employment law, employee rights, wages and salary information, employee benefits, and other employment related resources.

Get Ready to Start a New Job
How to get ready to start a new job, including a list of things to do to prepare to start work at a new employer.

How to Find a Career Mentor
A career mentor is someone who voluntarily provides career advice and assistance. The relationship with your mentor is ongoing and your mentor can guide you throughout your career. Here are tips and advice on how to find a mentor.

How to Manage Your Career
Career management advice, personal branding, career choices, career tests and quizzes, and career resources.

How to Prepare for a New Job Orientation
Here's what you need to know about new job orientations, plus information on how to prepare.

How to Succeed in Your First Job
Tips and advice for how to succeed in your first job after college, including making the best impression on your new boss, working with a team, managing your social media activities, professional networking and development, and more strategies for first job success.

Tips for Starting a New Job
Review the top 20 tips for success in a new job, including how to communicate with co-workers and managers, how to build relationships at work, what to do if you need help and more strategies for new job success.

Top Skills Employers Seek in Job Applicants
The top skills and qualities employers seek when they are recruiting and hiring employees.

Job Descriptions
Where to find job descriptions, the best job description sites, and how to use them to your advantage when seeking employment or considering career options.

Job Search Tips for C-Level Executives
When you are job searching it's important to promote your expertise and achieve recognition as a thought leader in your field. Here are tips on how to get noticed for C-level executives.

Job Search vs. Career Management
Jason Alba shares his perspectives on the differences between job searching and career management, along with expert advice on how to manage your career to make job searching easier.

Balancing Act: Work and Life Options
It is important to take the time to consider our options and to evaluate the choices so that we have time to work, time to play and time to make sure our life is as fulfilling as it can be.

Building Your Professional Brand
How to create a professional brand and a strategic online presence to help with your job searching and career building.

Personality Tests, Career Tests and Inventories
Personality tests are used to determine your type of personality and your values, interests and skills. They can be used to simply assess what type of person you are or, more specifically, to determine your aptitude for a certain type of occupation or career.

Career Building Books
These books will help you build and manage your career, regardless of whether you are just starting out, reentering the workforce, or are ready to retire and do something different with your career.

Caught in the Act!
Your boss just discovered that you're interviewing for a new job. Now what? It depends. First of all, it's time for damage control and you'll need to act quickly.

Passive Job Search Tips
Spending time upfront getting job search ready will save time in the future if you need to find employment on short notice. Here's how to use passive job searching to your advantage.

The American Job Center
The American Job Center provides job seekers and those in career transition with access to job and career information from one central location.

What Can I Do?
Are you getting ready to graduate from college or considering a career change? Do you need a little help in getting started?

Guest Author Jen Hubley Luckwaldt
Jen Hubley Luckwaldt is a full-time freelance writer and editor, with a special focus on career issues, including work-life balance, stress management, and unconventional career paths

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