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What Is Your CV Lacking?

Have you been sending out CV after CV and still you keep getting thanks but no thanks? You may have overlooked one of these crucial points on your CV.

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How To Make Your Age Work For You

Age discrimination is a real problem in many fields. Older individuals who are conducting job searches can become easily discouraged when application after application gets turned down and younger individuals are hired. Age discrimination is hard to pinpoint, however, because potential employers can claim many different reasons for turning down an applicant. If you have experience age discrimination, though, you usually know it. There are, however, ways to combat this and make your age work for you.

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Does Age Matter When Searching for a Job?

You’ve always heard that when it comes to love, age shouldn’t really matter. In the workplace, you would think that the same rules apply, but unfortunately they don’t. Just like sometimes employers unfairly discriminate based on race or sex, they too can prefer candidates of a certain age. If you’re a very young job seeker that just graduated high school and isn’t sure if college is for you, or, on the other end of the spectrum, you’re in your 50s, 60s, or 70s and finding it hard to secure a job, here some information that you need to know.

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Checking the Status of Your Online Job Application

You spent considerable time crafting the perfect cover letter, presenting recent references, fine-tuning your resume, and finding the right email addresses to send out an online job application. However, now you’re waiting, and waiting, and waiting. Although this can be frustrating, you need to try to be as patient as possible. However, there are some times when it’s appropriate to check in on the status of your online job application.
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