Book Review: “Stretch” Shows How to Future-Proof Your Career

Book Review: “Stretch” Shows How to Future-Proof Your Career

Something really frightening happened to me the other day.  I was exploring some of the new job sites out there like Indeed and FlexJobs when it hit me.  It wasn’t like a ton of bricks, rather, it was a sort of sinking feeling.  Honestly, I don’t even know why it mattered.  I wasn’t looking for a job. But what if I was looking for a job?  What if something happened and I needed to get back into the corporate world?  I realized that my current skill set was so specific and so…

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Upstart Personal Loans Review

Upstart Personal Loans Review

Upstart lends to college-educated borrowers who have thin credit files. Upstart is a good fit for those who: Have average to good credit scores. The minimum required score is 620, but Upstart borrowers have an average score of 692. Are building credit from scratch. Upstart says it lends to borrowers who don’t have credit scores yet by analyzing their academic history. The lender also accepts job-offer letters from those who are starting out in their careers. Have higher-than-average incomes. Though the company has no minimum requirement, the average income of an…

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The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

I love Lorraine. That’s all there is to it. Lorraine Kitchen, head of human resources at Low Cost Vans, a small vehicle leasing company in Neath, south Wales, is my hope and my salvation. She takes part in the first episode of The Job Interview, Channel 4’s new documentary series, which puts fixed cameras in an office in Westminster and then runs the hell away, to let the stress, horror, potential humiliations and possible delights unfold as unaffectedly as possible. The jobs are real, the companies are real, the ads…

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