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Curated career advice from around the web for the week of February 8th, 2021…

How to Include Your Accomplishments on a Resume

Many people run into trouble when writing the details of the work experience section on a resume. Commonly, the work experience section is made up of a bullet point list of duties and responsibilities relating to each work position.

How To Market Yourself To A New Industry

This aspiring career changer wants to re-position the sales and business development work she did in the private sector to nonprofit fundraising: A friend referred me to a position for Director of Development at a museum, and while I agree conceptually that my sales/biz dev skills transfer well to development/nonprofit fundraising, I would like to see how it’s done on paper/screen.

What to know if your furlough becomes a permanent layoff

While the majority of jobless Americans currently collecting unemployment believe they’ll be recalled to work within six months, a recent report from the University of Chicago’s Becker Friedman Institute predicts that 42% of all jobs lost during the first six weeks of the coronavirus pandemic will become permanent.

8 Ways to Set Boundaries Between Work and Kids

Communication, flexibility and a bit of grace are key to blocking out time for child care while logging in from home. It was time for her team’s daily video conference check-in, and Dalia Aragon, an economic development and housing coordinator for a local nonprofit on Chicago’s North Side, was negotiating with her toddler.

7 Skills to Acquire During Quarantine That Can Boost Your Resume | Executive Resume Services

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who’s been under some level of COVID-19 quarantine restrictions over the last several months, you’re probably starting to feel a little restless these days. You’ve organized the garage, participated in virtual happy hours, and run out of stuff to stream – now what?

Chris Kidd

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