The Black Hole Of Long-Term Unemployment
Is your unemployment story overpowering your career story? Recently, CareerHMO Founder, J.T. O'Donnell wrote an article on three cover letter myths for AOL Jobs, which inspired this episode of "Career Rehab." In this episode, J.T. talks about why having a poor resume and cover letter could be the reason for long-term unemployment. After you've been unemployed for several months, or even years, your resume and cover letter may take a beating. Continually writing new resumes and cover letters for employers that never get back to you can be frustrating, exhausting, and stressful. When this happens, your resume and cover letter may start to suffer because it's easy to start focusing on your unemployment rather than your potential employer. Here are some things you should be thinking about when writing these documents... [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJLLcBJG7-k&list=PL33F56EE2EA082FCB&index=4&feature=plpp_video expand=1] Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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As an education consultant observing instruction across content areas, grade bands, and schools, I have seen A LOT of instruction, both good and bad. While most teachers teach from a place of caring and compassion, the simple mistakes that I see teachers repeatedly making are undermining the overall impact that they could be having on learning especially when one considers the cumulative effect of poor teaching practices, across multiple teachers, on any one student.

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