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The post Day Jobs for Writers: Customer Service and Fraud Risk Analysis appeared first on VocationVillage.com.

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VocationVillage.com: Career Advice To Cr.. by Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.d. - 3M ago

Learning how to delegate effectively is one of the first tasks for any new manager. While delegation is an important leadership skill, the psychology of delegation is challenging for many people. Here are some of the most common reasons for delegation failures and suggested solutions. You prefer the individual contributor role. When a new manager […]

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VocationVillage.com: Career Advice To Cr.. by Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.d. - 4M ago

If you are a job seeker who has applied to a lot of jobs without success, you might wonder about the best strategies about how to land a job. Thanks to Silkroad Technology, a consulting company that specializes in onboarding new employees, we have lots of data to answer that question. Every year, Silkroad publishes […]

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Recently I read The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World. Here are 10 lessons about creativity from the authors, a neuroscientist (David Eagleman) and a composer (Anthony Brandt): 1. Of all the species, humans are unique in their inventiveness and drive for novelty. While we do have some preferences for the predictable and […]

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I almost didn’t write this blog post because it is such a cliché for psychologists to write about New Year’s resolutions. However, my curiosity won out because I wanted to know what science says about New Year’s resolutions because there are so many articles claiming to offer good advice but providing no credible sources for […]

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Dear Dr. Civitelli, I am a software development manager in New York City. My career is going well but I don’t think NYC is the place for me, long-term. I recently visited Seattle, WA, and I fell in love with it. Seattle is beautiful! If I wanted to move there, could you tell me how […]

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Ageism is one of the most frustrating challenges for job seekers age 50+ (or younger in many industries) so I started collecting anti-ageism success stories so that job seekers could study real-life examples of people who launched or continued careers when they were older. The employers are all named to give credit but the job […]

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Today’s interview is with job search success story Jeff Shaevel. I met Jeff in Austin Digital Jobs. He shared his story as a 58-year-old job seeker and he impressed me so much, I wanted to know all the details. He graciously agreed to share his philosophy and advice about how to navigate a successful job […]

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VocationVillage.com: Career Advice To Cr.. by Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.d. - 1y ago

A common career decision is whether to move for a job opportunity or to stay in a place where you already have strong ties to family and friends. There isn’t one right answer, of course, as people have different values and priorities, so I interviewed people who made different decisions to hear their perspectives for […]

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