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Topic: Career Search

How to Decline a Job Interview Gracefully

By Ashley Ziegler on December 16, 2021

Most of the time, getting an interview request is excellent news when you’re looking for a new job, and it can be a surprise when you’re not actively...

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What to Review in a Job Description Before Applying for the Position

By Ashley Ziegler on December 13, 2021

There’s no getting around it: job descriptions aren’t exactly the most exciting things to read—when you’re a busy parent with very little spare time,...

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How to Evaluate and Leverage Competing Job Offers

By Ashley Ziegler on November 17, 2021

When you’re job searching, the best-case scenario is being offered multiple jobs and having the luxury of picking which one is the best for you. Not...

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What's Your Calling? Finding the Right Career Path

By Ashley Ziegler on November 16, 2021

For some people, there’s never really been a question for where they want their career to go because, at some point, they created a plan and have...

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Creating a Career You’re Passionate About

By Ashley Ziegler on November 10, 2021

Our first full-time job wasn’t in a field that we were deeply invested in or passionate about for most of us. It isn't a fault of our own because,...

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How to Amplify Your Personal Brand Online

By Ashley Ziegler on October 29, 2021

Say what you want about social media influencers. If there is anything they know how to do, it’s creating, promoting, and optimizing their personal...

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Is a Part-Time Job Right For You?

By Ashley Ziegler on October 29, 2021

A full-time job often comes with benefits like paid time off and medical, dental, and vision insurance, special company perks, and possibly more...

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When Is It Appropriate to Use a Personal Reference in a Job Search?

By Ashley Ziegler on October 21, 2021

Job searching is hard work as it is, but when an application or recruiter asks for references, it’s another step required to prove you’re worth...

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Tips for Avoiding Job-Search Burnout

By Ashley Ziegler on October 19, 2021

Parents are no strangers to burnout because the exhaustion of constantly running on empty is pretty much the status quo when you’re raising humans....

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Documenting & Discussing Certifications During Your Job Hunt

By Ashley Ziegler on September 29, 2021

If you’ve earned a degree of some sort, it may seem like it is the most important thing to list on your resume. Why? Because its importance was...

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