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  • When does a functional resume boost your resume? Or sink it?

    DEAR JOYCE: I want to find a new job in a different career field than the one I've worked in for l6 years. So far I've had no luck! I use a regular format (chronological placement of information) but a relative suggested I change it to a functional format...
  • The MBA: Boon, blah or burden?

    DEAR JOYCE: I have a bachelor's degree in computer science. After five years on my job, I am debating whether to pursue a master's in business administration degree. I ask because I've seen articles asserting that the MBA is a relic. What would I learn in...
  • Want small low-tech business? Here's a flowering new twist

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm thinking about operating my own small business but I have no interest in 3-D printing, dime-sized personal hearing amplifiers or the wonders of alternative fuel converted from cow manure. Too technical! Suggestions? -- M.H. How are you...
  • How to win in tricky situations

    DEAR JOYCE: I work in a department of 10 women. For the most part, we all get along and our department has shown a profit for the past four years. Our manager is male and married. Last week he introduced our new "supervisor," a woman to whom we are...
  • Catch-22: You need second job to pay bills and the boss says no

    DEAR JOYCE: Our department head recently quizzed each of us about "other" jobs. We were told to get prior approval before starting any second job or business venture. What's more, the few raises we've received in the past few years are a joke. Can the...
  • Mystery! After great interview, why employers don't call

    DEAR JOYCE: After a job interview, why do employers say they'll call and let you know the outcome -- and go silent? Don't they know how much we job seekers want to get on with our lives and want to know our fate as soon as possible? -- B.P. The reasons...
  • Bring it! A sunny attitude can get you hired

    DEAR JOYCE: After graduating from high school this year -- with only a few part-time jobs under my belt -- I am looking for almost any decent job I can get. But I have no real experience. Help! -- H.J.S. Attitude counts heavily when you're looking up a...
  • Make a career fair pay off for you

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm in the wind hoping to find one or more job connections at an upcoming career fair. Is a job fair the same thing? How effective are career fairs? -- S.T. The what: A job fair is a career fair is a career expo -- by any title, this...
  • Fresh tips and time-savers for executive job changers

    DEAR JOYCE: My sister is an executive at a mid-sized corporation. She's interested in moving on and up. But she's super busy. As a reference librarian, I'd like to give her a hand by recommending the best resources in job search. Has "Rites of Passage at...
  • New interview tips to take seriously

    DEAR JOYCE: I am in my mid-20s and terrified about interviewing for employment, whether in person or by video. I get the shakes every time I think about it. Is my next step to hire an interview coach? -- J.S.T. That's a good idea. Shop around. But first....
  • Can you bounce back to old job? Maybe

    DEAR JOYCE: A year ago I left a job I liked very much because I was offered an irresistible cash and stock deal. But I soon found out that the new company was all show and no go. Undercapitalized, it went down the tubes last week. Am I wasting my time...