Careers & Résumés

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5 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Navigate a Career Change

Changing careers involves a lot of adjusting. You may feel a little lost along the way. You might even have moments when you think it’d be better to throw in the towel. When I need motivation, I like to collect inspirational quotes I can refer back to when I feel my drive start to wane. Here are five of my favorites — maybe they can help you, too: Continue Reading

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This Story About a Radio DJ With an Audience of One Is All the Inspiration You Need for the New Year

My favorite news story of 2018 was about Deke Duncan, a radio-loving Englishman who set up his own station in the 1970s in a storage shed at the back of his garden. Called Radio 77, the show was broadcast exclusively to an audience of one: Duncan’s wife, Teresa, who’d listen in on Sundays from inside their home in Stevenage, a small Hertfordshire town. Continue Reading

3 Things You Must Do Before You Embark on a Career Change

Reigniting a career dream you’d given up long ago, or awakening to one you hadn’t realized you even had, can be electrifying at first. To keep your feet on the ground while your heart and mind light up with ideas and plans for your new direction, check off the following to-dos early on in your career change. Continue Reading

Betenwrite.com: 9 Top Tips for a Successful Résumé

So, you’re staring at a version of your résumé you last modified three summers ago, and you don’t know where to begin to bring it up to date? Here are nine top tips from Betenwrite for successful résumés and CVs, which you start using immediately to create an impressive professional summary you’ll be proud to submit for that dream job opening. Continue Reading

The 3 Vital Elements of a Powerful Cover Letter

Even though they’re often dismissed as passé, cover letters are still requested for most job applications. By telling one or two detailed stories, linking your background to the job, and keeping it short, you’ll have a greater chance of coming across as authentic, open, and seriously interested in the position. Continue Reading