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Bunker Labs – making a huge difference in the lives of returning veterans

Todd Connor is the CEO of this outstanding 501(c)(3) group According to Todd Connor, CEO of Bunker Labs, about 25% of our returning military veterans want to start their own businesses. His organization has the ability to Inspire, Equip, and Connect veterans to make these entrepreneurial dreams come true. Head on over to their website […]

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SHIFT CHANGE – as our Economy Evolves, so does the Hunt for a ‘Good’ Job – Crain’s Chicago Business Forum article

BY CLAIRE BUSHEY As it has many times it has in our nation’s past, our economy is evolving. This can be good and it can be painful. It feels like there is always someone that has been left behind during these evolutionary steps. If you are one of those left behind, get trained up for […]

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year—to find a new job – Monster.com article

Contrary to popular belief, December is when many employers are making a list (of potential candidates) and checking it twice. These job-search tips could help your Christmas come early. By: Vicki Salemi, Monster career expert The holidays are always seen as a time to put the job search on hold… We at eCareerCoaching.com say “full […]

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This Is My Favorite TED Talk of All Time and You’ve Probably Never Even Seen It – Inc.com article and related TED talk

The psychologist Shawn Achor talks really fast and inserts a few jokes. He makes some excellent points. The crazy part? It makes me happy every time I watch it. Have you seen it? By John Brandon Contributing editor, Inc.com For years, psychologists have been telling us to look at things more positively. They want us […]

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5 Tips To Make A Career Change In The New Year – Forbes article

By: Caroline Castrillon Contributor | CAREERS New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are two biggies in the American lexicon. At this time of the year, we all consider making changes to better our lives. Many times, that comes from changing employers. Over the last couple of decades, we’ve all had to come to grips […]

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Two Signs You Might Be Losing Your Job Soon – Forbes article

By: Ian Mathews Contributor | CAREERS “With the makeup of this team, I shouldn’t be this frustrated.“ Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys Owner There are almost always signs that appear – mostly recognized in retrospect – when you’re about to lose your job. If you are feeling these in your gut, it’s time to start your […]

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From Battlefield to the Business World — Veterans Make It on Their Own – TheStreet article

There are a host of resources and financing assistance available to military veterans who want to start a business. By Laurie Kulikowski With the leadership capabilities of veterans, starting their own company may just be the right path for many of them. If on the other hand, you’d like to look for full-time employment, please […]

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5 career myths that are holding you back – Monster.com article

By: Dominique Rodgers, Monster contributor There are “cliches” that we’ve all heard about job search and the process behind it. This short article demystifies a few of those. There are others. If you become highly introspective, you’ll find out what you’re holding dear to you – and what may be holding you back. If you’re […]

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How a SWOT analysis can help your career – Monster.com article

If your career is in need of some shaking up, use this technique to take a look at what works and what doesn’t. By: Dawn Papandrea, Monster contributor A SWOT Analysis is a living, breathing process that most business undertake on a quarterly basis (optimally). See below for what SWOT stands for (if you don’t […]

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Chicago Could See Over 2,000 New Tech Jobs Created This Year and Next – built in Chicago

BY GORDON GOTTSEGEN Gordon’s report is full of good news for Chicago and it’s burgeoning tech scene. Mayor Lightfoot spoke at Chicago Tech Day 2019, and made several announcements about how the various larger tech companies were going to spread the wealth throughout ChicagoLand, especially into neighborhoods that are underserved by most employers. Mayor Lightfoot […]

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