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Career Cruising is a global leader in online career development with a presence across more than 20,000 sites worldwide. Amongst many other features and functions, their interactive career guidance resource provides you with the... More 
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............................... "Whether you are sixteen or sixty, the rest of your life is ahead of you. You cannot change one moment of your past, but you can change your whole future. Now is your time.” -... More 
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Resumes: Why Objective Statements are Becoming Obsolete

OBJECTIVE STATEMENT VS. PROFILE The objective statement is a reoccurring stumbling block for job seekers who are creating their resumes. They fear that their statement is... More 
Lori C. -
According to an article in Bloomberg Business Week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a record low national unemployment rate of 7.3 percent but one important reason for this drop is that “the participation rate fell to 63.2 percent the lowest since August 1978.” (The participation rate is the number of people... More 
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A friend was telling a story about his two adult daughters who are exercise enthusiasts. At the beginning of the new year, he overheard one of his daughters comment, "I am not stepping foot into a gym for the next three weeks!" "Why?" asked the other. "Because it will be over-crowded with all the New Year's Resolution... More 
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The one expression that resonates with many persons who are unemployed, underemployed or looking to transition into a new career is, “I can’t see the forest for the trees!” Meaning: They can’t see the whole situation... More 
Lori C. -

Employment in SC: Good News, Bad News

Unemployment in SC is holding steady at 8.1%… GOOD NEWS: We are not losing any more jobs! BAD NEWS: We are not... More 
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No matter where you are in your small business venture a mentor can provide the advice and guidance you need to make important decisions. Every entrepreneur should have a mentor - someone who’s traveled down that path before and can truly contribute to one’s small business success on an ongoing basis. ... More 
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Freelance verses Contract Employment - Which It for You?

There is a rise in the U.S. of the independent worker and the decline of the full-time employee. This paradigm shift is making more and more of us into realists when it comes to looking for... More 
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Richland Library's support and networking group for job seekers, Career...Encore!, recently learned how to ignite and create a more effective job search strategy. First, they were shown how to research companies/organizations that interested them. Then, they were encouraged to find unique ways to introduce themselves... More 

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