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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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Two Top Tips for being a Content Creator

One of the best advantages of becoming a content creator is that you can literally work from anywhere that has access to the Internet.  This means with a laptop and Internet, you can work from the top of Mt. Everest or in the deep valleys of the Grand Canyon.  If you're interested in becoming a content creation specialist, you'll find it comforting to know that no degree is needed.  All you simply need are top-notch writing skills.
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4 Ways Going Overseas can Boost Your Work Experience

When it comes getting a good job, you’ll most definitely want to earn a degree from a local university. After all, employers tend to value job applicants who have taken the time to expand their knowledge by continuing their education. Another great way to stand out from the competition you face when applying for a job is by noting on your cover letter that you have traveled abroad to boost your work experience.

Here’s a quick look at how going overseas can increase your odds of landing a job.

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