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Career Maker is where you find expert advice on how to reach that last rung on the ladder in your pursuit of the executive suite or how to find a seat on a public board.

resume refresh
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Resume Refresh: 4 Steps to Get Noticed

Your resume may include your current position and responsibilities. But is it ready to be shared with recruiters and would-be employers? If you hav... Read More
job satisfaction
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Love Your Career Again: Job Satisfaction Tools

Gee, wouldn’t it be great to be that battery bunny in the Duracell ads? Then we could saunter up to an electrical outlet, plug ourselves in and wham... Read More
negotiation skills
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Get the Salary You Deserve: 3 Tips for Salary Negotiation Skills

You, yes you, ALREADY are a master negotiator! (And you can be a master at salary negotiation skills, as well.) While you may not be negotiating yo... Read More
Gen Y
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Bridging Generational Differences to Achieve Success and Growth

The old baseball great, Satchel Paige, provided sage advice when he cautioned, “It ain’t the things you know that’ll hurt you, it’s the things... Read More
to work remotely
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Office Nomads: 7 Tips to Work Remotely

Working off-site, or being an office nomad, is a trend that continues to grow among employees throughout the United States, according to Gallup’s mo... Read More
gender pay gap
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The Waning Gender Pay Gap

Play your part in lowering the gender pay gap – ask for a raise today! You, yes you, can play in a role in lowering the gender pay gap while secu... Read More
time management tips
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Time Management Tips: Eat that Frog

Mark Twain said it: “If you eat a frog first thing in the morning, that will probably be the worst thing you’ll do all day.” Of course, we... Read More
busyness
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Let’s Stop Equating Busyness with Success

A recent study found that Americans who always say they’re “busy” are actually seen as more important. Often on the elevator, at the coffee ... Read More
overcoming failure
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The Power of Overcoming Failure

English poet John Keats wrote, “Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnes... Read More
labor force
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Labor Force Shifts Diversity in Favor of Women in Their Prime

There are gradual, but significant changes happening in today’s U.S. labor force. Within the latter part of the 20th century, changes in demographic... Read More
email etiquette
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5 Tips for Prime Women to Improve Their Email Etiquette

Perhaps you are interested in starting a “second act” career or new business venture and would like to ensure your email etiquette is up to par. O... Read More
new year reflections
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New Year Reflections will Help You G.R.O.W

The beginning of a new year is a great period of time to become a bit more introspective than normal—a time for new year reflections. It's a chance ... Read More