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Talking to students and others searching for a career change about what a day in the life of your type of job is really like can help people find the right career for them. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
08/08/2016

Wondering how to prepare for an interview? Read these 8 interview tips to  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
03/01/2017

Women apply for jobs that they're overqualified for, and men apply for jobs that they're underqualified for.  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
04/04/2017
New-York-Bans-Job-Interview-Questions-About-Salary-History

A question about your salary history during  a job interview can potentially result in you being underpaid. New York recently banned these types of questions, but what do you do if you're asked?  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
11/18/2017
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Finding your passion doesn't mean you need to focus on one thing. What makes you fulfilled? Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
11/20/2017
Resources-For-Skilled-Trade-Jobs-Hardhats-Workers-Trail

If you're considering a trade job, check out these 4 websites. They'll be valuable resources as you research your career path.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/02/2017
social-construction-job-rosie-the-riveter-career

Look beyond the obvious career options to discover what other paths are out there. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
12/04/2017
raspberries-choosing-the-right-company-job-search

Would you do better working for a large company or a small firm? Weight the pros and cons of each to determine which fit is best for you! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/09/2017

UltiCareer was launched when we discovered that the number of job paths can be quite overwhelming and obscure. We're remedying that with our career database. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
09/01/2016
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Good resumes stand out with storytelling. Follow these resume writing tips to impress with your application.  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
05/01/2017

Women are often cornered into limited career paths, but that shouldn't be normal. Encourage girls to pursue jobs that look past stereotypical positions.  Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
09/19/2017
women-in-tech-professional-STEM-resources

The tech industry can be discriminatory toward women. These 4 organizations are providing support to women in tech. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
11/06/2017
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An unpaid internship can boost your resume, but also be a financial burden.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/14/2017
professional-reference-letter-recommendation-job-search

Don't be intimidated asking for a reference letter. Ask people that you respect and have a true feeling for your potential.  Read Article→


... Sue Fetterolf
12/18/2017
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... Robert Musterer
12/30/2017
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Are you considering a side hustle? Weigh these pros and cons before you make a decision. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
01/12/2018
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College isn't for everyone. Here are five jobs that don't require a degree. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
11/08/2018
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College isn't for everyone. Here are five jobs that don't require a degree. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
01/18/2018
pros-and-cons-working-from-home-remote-work-virtual-job

Telecommuting, or working from home, can be advantageous for some and detrimental to others. Working remotely is becoming more and more popular, but is it the right choice for you? Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
01/22/2018
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Create a personal brand and impress prospective employers with a personal website. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
01/25/2018
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Read these 9 tips for help in your job search. Get advice on time management, resumes, and interviews. Most importantly, stay positive! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
02/03/2018
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Kids are back into the school routine. Time to start planning the summer break. Here's a list of career camps to help with career exploration and preparation. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
02/08/2018
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When searching for a job, people choose the company with the highest job satisfaction. These 7 factors, when managed well, can have a positive affect on job performance and employee retention. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
02/14/2018
networking

Career networking is one of the most important strategies you can pursue in your professional development. Here's why.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
02/19/2018
avoid-this-big-mistake-resume-job-search

The biggest resume mistake is simply listing job responsibilities. Stand out by focusing on accomplishments using first-person pronouns. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
02/24/2018
network-game-job-search

Networking is an essentiall part of your career development, however it can be intimidating. Check out our tips on networking basics to help get you started! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
03/15/2018
job-offer-questions-tie-employer-man

Congrats on getting the job offer! Before you accept, consider these questions to ask employers so you can get a better idea of what you're committing to.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
03/24/2018
how-to-make-the-most-of-your-current-job-career-search-lighthouse

You can be happier at work if you try to make the most of it and prove you're a hard worker. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/05/2018
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Don't let resigning intimidate you! Write a professional, but friendly resignation letter to clearly state your intention to leave but also express your gratitude.  Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/19/2018
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Getting laid off, and the challenges that come after, can be intimidating. But don't get down on yourself! Follow these tips on getting hired and stay positive. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/21/2018
questions-to-help-decide-if-a-career-change-is-right-yellow-door-choice

It's becoming more and more common to have multiple career paths throughout your life. Here are 11 questions to help you decide if a career change is right for you! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/25/2018
factors-to-consider-when-asking-for-a-promotion

If you feel ready to ask for a promotion, don't be afraid to advocate for yourself, but be sure to be prepared! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
04/28/2018
things-to-consider-before-you-freelance-job-search

Freelancing is becoming more and more popular. If you're considering freelance work, check out these factors you should think about before making your decision. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
05/01/2018
tips-on-changing-careers

More and more people are changing their careers multiple times throughout their lives. Here are some tips to make your career change go smoothly! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
05/20/2018
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Do you need to or want to work during retirement? You definitely can! Here's some advice on how to find fulfillment working while retired. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
05/22/2018
leveraging-your-studies-to-get-ahead-at-work

New education or specialized knowledge of certain skills can help give you an edge at work. Read on to find out how! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/03/2018
reasons-to-consider-career-counseling-people-meeting

If you feel stuck in your job search, or are considering a career change, a consultation with a career coach can help guide you on your career path. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/10/2018
how-to-summer-vacation-productivity

In the summer you may have some time off from school, or you may simply be working less. Take those extra hours and make them productive! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/12/2018
tips-on-how-to-ask-for-a-letter-of-recommendation-reference

Follow these tips to make asking for a letter of recommendation a breeze! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/14/2018
tips-on-how-to-decline-a-job-offer

Declining a job offer can be awkward, but follow these tips and your rejection will be professional and graceful! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/21/2018
ways-to-fake-it-till-you-make-it

Even if you’re not 100% ready, go for it, and you’ll learn along the way. Here are some tips on how to fake it till you make it. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/28/2018
sunrise-never-too-late-for-a-career-change

It’s never too late to change your career. Here are some tips, and inspiration, to keep in mind if you’re considering a late life career change! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
07/31/2018
tips-on-how-to-be-a-great-leader

Being a great leader can be difficult at times. Yet with these 5 tips, you'll learn to inspire others and how to effectively communicate your vision. Read Article→


... Miguelina Felix
08/02/2018
job-career-search-advice-path

The words job and career are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings. How do you refer to your work? Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/08/2018
tips-on-how-to-freelance-laptop

Have you taken the leap and gone freelance? Check out these tips to help make your career successful! Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/11/2018
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Laid off? It’s not the end of the world. There are more opportunities out there than anyone can have the time or money to pursue. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
08/14/2018
it's-never-too-early-to-look-for-a-career-path-space-bridge-sky-stars-night

Even if you don’t feel confident, you should still put in the work in terms of preparing and looking for the right job for you. There’s always more to learn and everyone starts somewhere. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/15/2018
survival-tips-for-a-bad-job-career-search

If you constantly think, “I need to quit my job,” but aren’t in the position to do so yet, try out these survival tips to take care of your mental health. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
08/24/2018
how-to-figure-out-what-you-want-to-do

It can be difficult to know what you want to do for a job every day. If you’re not sure where to start, read about what different careers are like on UltiCareer and ask yourself the following questions to help narrow it down. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
09/15/2018
tips-on-how-to-cope-with-interview-anxiety

Interviews can cause a lot of jitters. But with these 8 interview tips, you'll be able to nail that upcoming job interview with confidence! Read Article→


... Miguelina Felix
09/20/2018
i-hate-my-job-stack-of-paper

If you feel like you hate your job, there are steps you can take to identify the problem and change your situation. Read Article→


... Robert Musterer
09/21/2018
tips-for-how-to-decide-between-two-jobs

Deciding between two job offers is a great problem to have, however it’s always a tricky dilemma when you need to pick between two things. Here are our tips to help you with your decision. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
10/15/2018
tips-on-how-to-turn-an-internship-into-a-job

Internships are a fantastic way to gain first-hand experience. They may even lead to becoming a permanent addition to a team. Read these 6 tips to learn about what you can do to turn an internship into a job. Read Article→


... Miguelina Felix
10/23/2018
how-to-schedule-your-time-during-a-job-search

The search for a new job can be intimidating. Use these tips to better plan your time and successfully land that new job. Read Article→


... Paige Ryan
10/28/2018
tips-for-how-to-decline-a-job-offer-after-accepting-it

Reneging on a job offer is a sticky situation that is best to be avoided. But if it's inevitable, here are some tips to help you get through the process. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
11/06/2018
ways-to-maintain-skills-for-a-job

It’s important to keep desirable skills sharp. Here are a few tips on how to maintain good skills for a job. Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
11/11/2018
tips-for-how-to-write-a-cover-letter

A cover letter can make or break whether or not a hiring manager reads your resume and considers you for ajob. Here are few tips on how to perfect your cover letter and get that job. Read Article→


... Paige Ryan
12/04/2018
tips-for-how-to-enter-the-gig-economy

Flexibility and being your own boss are big draws to gig work, but it’s important to keep in mind that you’ll have to work just as hard, if not harder, to maintain this lifestyle. The labor market is changing-- will you change with it? Read Article→


... McKenzie Chapman
12/14/2018
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