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Using Pieces of a Career Crash to Build Something New

This executive regrouped with some former colleagues and created an online market for extraordinary products

by Stephanie Weinberger at nextavenue.org

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If You’re ‘Unretiring’ and Collecting Social Security, Here’s What to Know Before Heading Back to Work

by Lorie Konish at cnbc.com

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What to Put As A LinkedIn Title And Headline If Unemployed?

from ivyexec.com

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NIFTY TIP of the DAY 

Are You in Focus?
How dialed-in are you on your job search?

➔    We hear a lot about being focused. Companies are focused – on the bottom line; on new products; on cutting expenses; on their employees; etc. Employees are focused as well – on a promotion; on a raise; on the new assistant; on their plans for the weekend; and some are even focused on doing their jobs.

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Got you covered?

     If recruiters were to collectively lampoon one aspect of their jobs… what do you wager they’d target?

     For Meta recruiter Nicole Fernandez-Valle, cover letters are downright useless. In a LinkedIn post that went viral earlier this month, Fernandez-Valle detailed her gripes with the hiring-process formality, opening with, “I’m a recruiter and I hate cover letters.”
 

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