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What is "A Day in the Life?"

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→

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8 Job Interview Tips

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

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Expectation Disparity for Business Women

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

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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→

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4 Resources for Skilled Trade Jobs

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→

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Picking Berries: Choosing the Right Company

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→

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UltiCareer Origins

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→

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Make Your Resume Stand Out With Storytelling

Good resumes stand out with storytelling. Follow these resume writing tips to impress with your application.  Read Article→

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Teacher or Nurse: Women Working

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→

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4 Valuable Resources for Women in Tech

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

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Who You Should Ask for A Reference Letter

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

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Pros and Cons of Working from Home

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→

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How to Find a Job with Minimal Stress

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

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23 Career Exploration Summer Camps for Kids

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→

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7 Factors that Affect Job Satisfaction

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→

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Why Networking is Crucial to Your Professional Development

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

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Avoid This Big Mistake When You Make A Resume

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

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How to Network

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→

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14 Questions to Ask Employers Before Accepting A Job Offer

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→

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How to Write a Resignation Letter

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→

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8 Tips for Getting Hired After You've Been Laid Off

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→

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11 Questions to Help Decide If a Career Change Is Right for You

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→

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13 Things to Consider Before You Freelance

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→

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12 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→

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Working During Retirement

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→

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9 Reasons to Consider Career Counseling

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→

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How to Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation

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→

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8 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→

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9 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→

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It's 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→

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5 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→

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Job vs Career

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

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Life After Layoff

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→

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It's Never Too Early to Look for Your Career Path

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→

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13 Survival Tips for a Bad Job

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→

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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→

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8 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→

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I Hate My Job

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

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9 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→

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6 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→

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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→

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8 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→

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8 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→

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6 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→

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9 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→

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