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  • New careers for teachers

    DEAR JOYCE: I have been a high school teacher for six years and had expected to continue for many years more. But the budget problems of public education have caused me to consider a career move. I have strong managerial skills, computer competence and an...
  • When qualifying experience is two jobs ago

    DEAR JOYCE: At age 55, my executive job is endangered. A recruiter I contacted has an open position that's probably a fine fit, but my only strongly qualifying experience was two jobs back. I'm afraid that a reverse chronological resume will not fly....
  • Worried about job security? Make a club date

    DEAR JOYCE: Now in my early 60s, I hope to find a free job club to join as a backup resource in case I get laid off or my hours get cut and I can't stretch out my job until retirement, which might be another 10 years at the rate my savings are...
  • Trials and tribulations of a temp

    DEAR JOYCE: I am a good administrative assistant who has been working temp for six months, but a variety of office problems make me wonder if I should continue doing so. My sister says she read and saved a column you wrote about temp work a few years ago,...
  • Why online education may flunk for you

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm graduating from high school this year and had planned to attend a college in my state, which my dad hopes I will do. Several of my friends say that college costs are astronomical and instead they plan to attend college online. Good idea?...
  • Caught! When boss learns you want out

    DEAR JOYCE: You've mentioned the risk that employees take if the employer discovers they are trying to find another job? Why is that exactly? -- N.D. The possibility (probability in an online search) that an employer will find out an employee is...
  • Great news! Free new job book and phone help

    DEAR JOYCE: After being unemployed for a few months, I took a position with a medium-size company that I didn't know much about. I discovered right away that it was a mistake. I was not a match for the cutthroat corporate culture, and, as an older...
  • Networking tips after relocation

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm a stay-at-home mom now ready to resume my career. We moved to a new city a year ago for my husband's new job. I keep reading how networking is such an effective job-hunting tool but what are the best ways to do it? -- B.V.H. If you're...
  • Imagine your resume springing to life

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm a professional ready to make a move in the job market. My traditional resume is ready to go, but I've heard about adding a "presume," a creative resume alternative that jumps to life on a digital screen. Good idea? -- L.N. Yes....
  • Will technology make teachers obsolete?

    DEAR JOYCE: I've been thinking about becoming a teacher since I was 12. Now in my last year of high school, I've become more aware of how the nation values -- or doesn't value -- teachers, and how technology may hurt the demand for teachers. If I do...
  • Win hot job with interview follow-up done right

    DEAR JOYCE: I graduated with a bachelor's degree this year, and yesterday (finally!) I was interviewed for a great job. The manager said he had others to interview and that he'd let me know. Any more moves I can make to get the nod without being a pest?...