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Think You’re Ready for a Career Change? Take Our Test

By James Greenway on July 11, 2014

Time for a career change? Now might be the time to start considering it. The US Labor Department reported last week that the economy accelerated in June, adding 288,000 jobs and beating expectations. Unemployment also dropped 0.2 percentage points, to 6.1 percent. As job opportunities begin to open up, many people will be considering not just a job change, but a major shift from one occupation or industry to another.

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Negotiating a Salary? Five Steps to Getting it Right

By Greg Simpson on May 22, 2014

Those of us still hunting for jobs must be cannier than ever, not only in landing a suitable position but in negotiating a salary commensurate with our talents. In a tough market, it pays to take a careful, well-reasoned approach. Consider these 5 key steps toward a successful negotiation.

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