The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

A survey of over 3,000 adults by the UnitedHealth Group found that of those people who had volunteered, 76% said that volunteering made them feel better and 94% stated that volunteering improved their mood and self-esteem. It gives me a purpose, and is good for my mental health.” , said Karla, a volunteer for a number of organizations. Soft skills are difficult to represent on your resume. Stewart Lucas is the CEO of a major mental health charity in the United Kingdom.

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How to Overcome Gaps in Employment

Dumb Little Man

It’s natural to experience lower self-esteem after getting laid off. Exercise – It’s good for your self-esteem and your health. You can turn this around by using your free time for meaningful activities that will enrich both your life and your resume. Level Up Your Resume. Your resume reflects not only your work experience, but also your individual self. See Also: Resume Action Words That Will Get You That Job.

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Featured Soloist Kathryn Vercillo: “I Feel Like I’ve Been True to My Heart”

The Solopreneur Life

I believe wholeheartedly that the best way to live life is whatever way makes you happiest — that’s how you become your optimal self and therefore have the most to give to the world — so I knew that I had to go with that and find a way to make it in freelance writing. I have just self-published a book about the mental and physical health benefits of crochet and am doing the marketing to promote that now, so I’m in a whole new area of my solopreneur career.

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

45 Things

I've also interviewed people who are like deer frozen in the headlights, refusing to retrain in a dead-end profession or just sending out resumes to big job boards. Destroying someone's self esteem doesn't actually make them better.

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