There are rumors that the employment situation might be ready to pick up. That means that it might be a good time to dust off the resume and look for a new job. Or, you might want to improve your career in a direction that means becoming self-employed. Whatever you want your career to look like, here are some solid posts from around the Internet about improving your career prospects:
Top 20 Signs You Might Need a Professional Resume Writer
This funny post from ResumeBlog offers a humorous look at some of the signs that your resume might not be up to snuff. If you are concerned, you can go through a resume service that can help you improve the way you look on paper.
How to Avoid Getting Hired
Andrea at Wise Bread gives some great advice on not getting hired. Even with supposed improvements in the employment situation, the job market is still a tough place to be. Don’t make these mistakes.
Who Are You Connecting With?
Sometimes it really is about who you know. MD at Studenomics writes about the importance of making connections and building a network. If you have an “in”, it can be just what you need to advance your career.
6 Common Work Habits that Sabotage Your Productivity
Whether you work at home or in an office for “the man”, productivity is important. Tucker at Stepcase Lifehack offers some of the work habits that could be damaging your productivity — and your career.
5 Legitimate Work-From-Home Options
Michael, at DoughRoller.net, offers some solid advice on Consumerism Commentary. He looks at 5 work from home jobs that are actually legitimate. If you want your career to take a more independent approach, this could help you.
5 Ideas for Choosing Your Home Office Equipment Setup
Now that you have a legitimate work from home idea, you can read a post about setting up your home office from Jason at Freelance Switch. Great, solid ideas for creating a workspace you can use.
The Secrets To Being Successful With Any Business You Launch
Steve at My Wife Quit has some insight into what it takes to launch a successful business. He shares a few secrets that can help you get the ball rolling.
Other Financial Posts
Read up on a few more posts from around the PF blogosphere about making better money decisions:
- Save Money Purchasing Beef in Bulk at Boomer & Echo.
- Best Financial Tips for New Graduates at Cash Money Life.
- How an Excellent Credit Score Can Save You Thousands at My Two Dollars.
- How to Negotiate for a Cheaper Rate or a Better Deal at Moolanomy.
- Rebalancing Your Investment Portfolio at Get Rich Slowly.
- Credit Card Delinquency on the Declineat Free From Broke.
- My New Life w/Quarterly Taxes. Ug. at Budgets are $exy.
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