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Job Scams Are on the Rise—Here’s How to Spot Them and Steer Clear

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Camden Boyd knew it all sounded too good to be true—but he really wanted that job as a work-from-home customer service representative, making $25 an hour.

Boyd, 19, was invited to interview for the position via chat on Google Hangouts. …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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So you want to be a…Buyer/Purchasing Agents

So you want to be a...Buyer/Purchasing Agents

What They Do

Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products. Typical duties include the following:

Evaluate suppliers on the basis of the …

By Hayden Duplechain
Hayden Duplechain Career Development Specialist Hayden Duplechain
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So you want to be a…Human Resources Specialist

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What They Do

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle tasks related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training. Typical duties include the following:

Consult with employers to identify employment needs
Interview applicants about …

By Hayden Duplechain
Hayden Duplechain Career Development Specialist Hayden Duplechain
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What is Consulting?

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To put it simply, consulting is the business of providing expert advice to a specific group of people. Organizations hire outside firms to come in, conduct various analyses and offer a solution to the company’s problem. These problems range anywhere …

By Hayden Duplechain
Hayden Duplechain Career Development Specialist Hayden Duplechain
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How To Prevent Burnout During Your Job Search

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With some good time management, self-discipline, and a lot of self-care, you can get through your job search without experiencing burnout.

Burnout isn’t only for professionals who feel overworked. People who are on the job hunt can also find themselves …

By Troy Hopkins
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