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Knowledge really is power. Learn valuable job search tips such as how to write and submit resumes for your dream job, and how to network and communicate your work skills. Check regularly for tools you can use on the WorkForce Walker Blog.

Oh, The Places You Will Go
May 6th, 2021

If you are graduating soon, you surely have been exposed to the Dr. Seuss book, “Oh, The Places You Will Go” on more than one occasion. Dr. Seuss is very eloquent in listing all of the places you will travel, but his main message is that you are quickly going to be on your own.  […]

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Playing Chicken
April 29th, 2021

There are many reasons why employees that were initially laid off in the beginning stages of the pandemic are choosing not to return to work. These include the extended unemployment benefits, stimulus checks, and the fear of contracting the Covid 19 virus. Forbes magazine reported that in the initial stages of the Covid 19 pandemic, […]

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It’s Just a Little Case of Inertia
April 12th, 2021

The definition of inertia is the tendency to do nothing or to remain unchanged. Many scholars have studied inertia, and one of the cornerstones of Issac Newton’s work is that a body at rest will stay at rest until compelled to do otherwise. So, we are correct if we think doing nothing leads to more […]

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March Madness
March 17th, 2021

March signals the start of many new things; spring is beginning and the days are longer.  Allergy season kicks in with a vengeance as does the start of the various college basketball tournaments.  Many will sharpen their pencils and spend infinite amounts of time designing and talking about their “brackets”, hence the name “March madness”. […]

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Interview Red Flags
February 11th, 2021

Job seekers can find a wealth of information on interview tips. Most of us know to dress professionally, put our best foot forward, and polish up our resumes, but many of us do not know common “red flags’’ that can deter employers from hiring you. The website Reddit conducted an informal poll of interview behavior […]

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
February 2nd, 2021

Henry Ford revolutionized the world when he installed the first moving assembly line on December 1, 1913. Ford’s moving assembly line produced the first inexpensive, mass-produced automobile by sending smaller parts from work station to work station until all of the parts were assembled into a whole. Many of Ford’s theories are still in place […]

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Holding Your Breath
January 28th, 2021

Many of us have been collectively holding our breath waiting on the job market to improve. Now that 2021 is here, we must come to the realization that the current employment demands are on par with those of 2020. If you have been procrastinating on finding a new job because you are unemployed or are […]

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The Post Interview Thank You Note
January 12th, 2021

The expert of American etiquette Emily Post said, “etiquette is the science of living.”  Good manners can set you apart in a job interview, but there is still work to do after the interview has been completed. Many potential employees do not know about the value of the post interview thank you note. In the […]

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