Weekly Roundup: 5 Must-Read Job Search Newsletters

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One of the best ways to keep your job hunt fresh and get the best new information is signing up for newsletters from the career experts. I wrote earlier this year about six of my favorites. Let’s add five more. These represent some of the sharpest, freshest career advice out there. Check it out here at AOL Jobs.

Weekly Roundup: Fighting Back Against Long-Term Unemployment

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Long-term unemployment is devastating, slowly crushing the job seeker on many levels. The physical, psychological and financial tolls are steep and dramatic. While the number of US long-term jobless has dropped from nearly 4.5 million a year ago to just over 3 million today, the impact on those not working is still frightening

I wrote about how to stay positive and keep your job search on track here at AOL Jobs.

Weekly Roundup: Getting Fired & Getting Back In The Game

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Chances are you will get fired at some point in your career. Call it laid off, terminated, restructured or downsized. Whatever you want to call it, it means you no longer have a job and must face the painful emotional and financial challenges. The impact can be devastating if you allow it, but there are ways to mitigate the difficulty. I wrote about getting fired and getting back to work at AOL Jobs.

Weekly Roundup: Five Steps To A Better Resume

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​How do you boil your career down into one or two concise, compelling pages? How can you craft the perfect resume? This is possibly the most confounding and tricky piece of the job search. HR or the hiring manager will likely judge your resume in seconds. Get it right and you may wind up on the top of the stack. Get it wrong and you will get nowhere. I found five great resources for resume tips and advice in a piece I did for AOL Jobs.

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers (Week 4)

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Check out five great pieces of career advice I found this week in Week 4 of a new column I am writing for AOL Jobs.

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read (Week 3)

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Week 3 of a new column I am writing for AOL Jobs. Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week.

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read (Week 2)

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Here is week two of a new column I am writing for AOL Jobs. Five more awesome pieces of career advice I read this week.

How I Learned: Be Flexible, Adapt Or Die

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While I didn’t write the somewhat extreme headline, I did write the rest of the piece about learning to adapt and embrace change with confidence at AOL Jobs.

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

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Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week. Here’s something new I will be writing weekly for AOL Jobs. Check it out here

What’s New In What Color Is Your Parachute?

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Still Looking Good After 44 Years

Is the definitive book on job search still relevant in 2014? I wrote about Richard N. Bolles’ iconic book on job search and career change for AOL Jobs