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Media jobs — They are shifting

[To comment:] From the Associated Press (AP) on April 3, 2017 comes this story: Washington: More than half of the jobs at US newspapers have disappeared since 2001, with a large portion of the losses offset by employment gains at internet firms, government figures showed Monday. The data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed […]

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A guide to weird words your teen uses

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Cover Letters — are they less important?

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3 tricks for improving your body language in the office

[To comment:] Your mother was right: Slouching makes you look bad. By Vanessa Van Edwards, Monster contributor (The Philadelphia Inquirer — Feb. 12, 2017) Up to 93% of our communication is nonverbal. This means that our body language, facial expressions and other nonverbal behavior is even more important than our verbal content. Yet most people don’t […]

7 Quick Tips To Improve Your Leadership Skills

[To comment:] This week’s blog comes from  Dale Carnegie Training Newsletter By Anita Zinsmeister, PresidentDale Carnegie® Training of Central & Southern New Jersey 7 Quick Tips To ImproveYour Leadership Skills Word count for this issue: 562 Approximate time to read: 2.2 minutes @ 250 words per minute  When a crisis hits, an executive’s instinct might be to […]

Strategic Writing for Public Relations Practitioners

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Are you a mature job seeker?

[To comment:] CareerBuilder’s Deanna Hartley offers these suggestions to help mature job seeker’s communicate their value. I add, younger job seekers should follow many of the same suggestions: Know the current lingo and latest trends. Provide examples of the value you would add to the team.  Prove that you can be a leader (see […]

Time to start looking…

[To comment:] CareerBuilder’s Mary Lorenz identifies some signs that  suggest you should quit your job. I summary: You are not advancing You dread going into work You’ve lost all ability to care Your boss doesn’t support you Your goals do not align with your employer’s Mary is a writer for the “Advice & Resources” section on […]

3 ways institutions can help students close the skills gap

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