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Career Advice Round-up for the week of Jan 11th, 2021

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We scour the web so you don’t have to! Please see below for our curated job search articles for the week of January 11th, 2021….

Why separating our self-worth from our work can help our health and careers

Many people link their self-worth with a particular aspect of their life. For some, it may be their relationships, hobbies or appearance. For others, it may be their possessions or values. For a lot of people, however, their sense of self-worth is based almost entirely on what they do professionally.

Chaos and Your Career: Sunny Days or Storm Warnings Ahead?

Is anyone really working at the job they expected to ten years ago? Even if you’re in the career field you expected to be in, did you know you would be working for your current employer ten years ago? If you’re a college student, are you majoring in what you thought you would major in when you first enrolled?

4 Ways to Follow Up After a Job Interview

First, write a thank you note to the hiring manager no later than a day after. Keep it short and sweet, but mention one specific thing that you learned about their organization. If you don’t hear back by the date they said they’d have a decision by, don’t panic.

You’re probably calculating freelance rates all wrong - so follow this strategy instead

by Benek Lisefski You’re probably calculating freelance rates all wrong – so follow this strategy insteadHow to think in terms of value, not time. Follow this pricing strategy to find your true market rate.Photo by rawpixel on UnsplashWhen you first start freelancing it’s very difficult to determine what

Should I Hire A Career Coach?

As a Licensed Psychologist, I know that one of the hardest steps in the process of starting therapy is determining if it’ll actually be worth it. The second hardest part is knowing where to find a qualified therapist. Consequently, many never begin and continue to suffer needlessly, or wait much longer than they wanted to dive in.

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