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Getting ahead in 2021: the industries that are hiring and how to stand out in the crowd

(HOIABC) -- At the beginning of this month, 19 million Americans were getting unemployment aid.The latest jobs report shows the employment situation is improving, but hundreds of thousands of people are still filing for unemployment every week.

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Getting ahead in 2021: the industries that are hiring and how to stand out in the crowd

Looking for work? Gig jobs may pay off more in the long run

If you're having trouble finding full-time work, a side hustle or gig job may actually pay off more in the long run. “It can be a great plan B for people who perhaps are looking for a full-time job and they want to supplement their income or say this is a way to get your foot in the door,” said Vicki Salemi, a career expert at the career website Monster. Monster found now is a great time to look into temporary or freelance positions. Some may even offer part-time benefits. And if you take the position seriously,

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Looking for work? Gig jobs may pay off more in the long run

A 2-page resume isn't just OK, it may even be better—here's why

How to write a great two-page resume: Use examples and get specific "Two-page resumes are the new norm," says Vicki Salemi, career expert at Monster. "If your resume encompasses two pages, don't overthink it — focus on the content on those two pages to make your skills and experiences shine." The extra space allows you to be more specific and expand your experience with concrete examples — something recruiters want to see more of, Salemi says. "It's important to get quantifiable when you can. If you manage

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A 2-page resume isn't just OK, it may even be better—here's why

5 Ways to Level Up Your Career Before the End of the Year

Getty Images The holiday season may feel a little slower this year, which could provide extra time to reflect on the past 12 months of your professional life and tackle some to-dos in your career. CNBC Make It spoke with Monster career expert Vicki Salemi for her top list of things you can do now to reset, create new intentions and prepare for a smooth return to work in 2021, wherever that may be. Clean your workspace As you might use the end of the year to straighten up your desk in an office, Salemi says to

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5 Ways to Level Up Your Career Before the End of the Year

Work from home 'burnout'": What it is, how to manage it

But perhaps ditching the commute and “going to work” in your sweatpants isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. Though there are advantages to the work-from-home lifestyle, sleeping and working in the environment can make finding a work-life balance more difficult. If anything, it’s starting to stress Americans out. In a recent survey by Monster, a job search website, 51% of respondents admitted to experiencing burnout while working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. And that’s despite taking

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Work from home 'burnout'

Many workers didn't take their full paid time off this year

The number of people filing for unemployment for the first time is dropping slightly. Just over 800,000 people filed last week, which is less than what was expected. For perspective, only about 287,000 filed the same time last year. The total number of people still receiving some kind of benefits is just under 21 million. Meanwhile, some people who do have jobs are leaving a lot of money on the table in 2020. “If you don’t take time off, you are basically giving the company back almost a paycheck, like

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Many workers didn't take their full paid time off this year

Many workers didn't take their full paid time off this year

The number of people filing for unemployment for the first time is dropping slightly. Just over 800,000 people filed last week, which is less than what was expected. For perspective, only about 287,000 filed the same time last year. The total number of people still receiving some kind of benefits is just under 21 million. Meanwhile, some people who do have jobs are leaving a lot of money on the table in 2020. “If you don’t take time off, you are basically giving the company back almost a paycheck, like

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Many workers didn't take their full paid time off this year

This Type of Support Reduces Stress and Boosts Motivation, Yet Half of Workers Don't Receive It

Getty Images While organizations often dedicate the holiday season to recognizing employees for a job well done, a good share of workers say they regularly feel underappreciated in the workplace throughout the year. An October survey of 2,231 workers by Monster.com finds the overwhelming majority of people believe that both expressing gratitude at work helps ease stress and anxiety (97%), and receiving gratitude motivates their daily work (94%). However, while most say they express gratitude at their workplace,

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This Type of Support Reduces Stress and Boosts Motivation, Yet Half of Workers Don't Receive It

Yes, you should attend your virtual work holiday party—here’s how to make the most of it

This time of year, workers' calendars are usually are jam-packed with office holiday events and year-end networking opportunities. With many office workers now logging in from home, however, employers are figuring out how to approach end-of-year celebrations to acknowledge workers' contributions during a tumultuous 2020. According to a Monster survey of 1,700 respondents on Nov. 6, a majority 59% of workers said they would appreciate their company hosting a virtual holiday party, and 47% are fine with it taking

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Yes, you should attend your virtual work holiday party—here’s how to make the most of it

5 interview red flags to look for to ensure you don't end up in a toxic work environment

Interacting with a toxic boss or colleague, or working in a stressful environment, can have a huge impact on the trajectory of your career. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 employees have left their job in the last five years due to a toxic workplace culture, according to research from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). While most signs of a toxic workplace aren't noticed until after you've started a job, Monster.com career expert Vicki Salemi and lawyer turned career strategist Cynthia Pong agree there

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5 interview red flags to look for to ensure you don't end up in a toxic work environment