Career

This week, I did something that truly scared me. I sent an email to over 120,000 Work It Daily newsletter subscribers and asked them to answer the question, "What do we do?"

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Getting fired is no fun. However, if it's happened to you, you're not alone. Millions of people have gotten fired - even famous ones. Don't believe me? Just take the quiz at the bottom of this post and test your knowledge on how these ten very well-known individuals got canned. And, if you've been fired, the secret to overcoming this negative experience is understanding the eight steps you should take to get back to work. New Video Course: "Fired To Hired: 8 Steps To Get You Back To Work" I've created a comprehensive video tutorial series that can take your from "fired" to "hired." You'll learn exactly what to do so you can turn things around and find a new, better-fit job. And, if you CLICK THIS LINK, all CAREEREALISM readers can save 50% on the class. There's no better revenge on an employer who fired you than you landing a great new job where you are happier.

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Clients often ask me if I think they should tweak, or even flat out change their job titles on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles so they can sound more successful and important. My first response is they should never lie. Recruiters hate, I mean HATE it when candidates lie about their credentials. However, it is important your job title have the right keywords.

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Being an electrician is not for everyone. It takes a positive approach to education and learning, commitment to gain hours upon hours of experience, and the tenacity to continuously improve oneself through training until he/she reaches the required level. Most of all, he/she should be ready to be licensed. Related: Interview Questions For Electrical Engineering Getting a license and becoming a professional electrician takes time. You have to send yourself to school and get a certification or a diploma. You also need to submit the needed requirements and take an examination; as well there may well be fees to be paid for before you can practice your profession. Here’s why it’s worth it…

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Working at a pharmacy is a rewarding and sometimes stressful experience. Customers want fast service, but pharmacy workers concern themselves with quality and precision above all else. What does it take to work in the fast-paced, service-oriented pharmacy environment? Related: Demand For Pharmacy Jobs Still High Here are five must-have skills you’ll need to be successful:

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