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How To Thrive in the Radically Changing Work Environment

How To Thrive in the Radically Changing Work Environment

Believe it or not, there was a time when people kept in touch via phone calls and letters instead of following each other’s updates on Facebook. They purchased their clothes and groceries from brick-and-mortar stores instead of outsourcing their shopping needs to their Amazon Prime accounts. And if they wanted to watch TV, they had […]

4 Steps to Ask for a Raise

Originally posted on the Christian Post on February 17.   Dear Chuck, I’ve been at my job for a while now, and I know that I make a valuable contribution to my company, but I don’t know how to go about asking for a raise. Employers seem to be able to say vague things about […]

5 Things Jesus Wants to See On Your Resume

Dear Chuck, For so many of us looking for work, the first step always seems to be to get a resume together. Do you have any tips for me on what makes a good resume and on any advice from the Bible for putting my best foot forward? Writing a Resume … Again   Dear […]

Are you achieving your full career potential?

By Chuck Bentley I read a fascinating study by Professor Tony Wagner of the Harvard Graduate School of Education called “Overcoming the Global Achievement Gap.” What is that gap, you may be asking? The Global Achievement Gap is the gap between what even our best schools are teaching and testing versus the skills all students will need for […]

Job Loss

It is never pleasant to be laid off, but the experience can be a good opportunity to make important progress. Here are some tips to help you come out on the other end in a better position than before the job loss: 1. Don’t withdraw and lose hope in God’s leadership and guidance. Admit, accept, […]

Ask Chuck: Getting the Right Job Right Out of School

Ask Chuck- Finding the Right Job Right Out of School

Dear Chuck, My husband and I anticipate graduating in May. I’ve read that our resumes are extremely important. While he has part-time job and internship history, mine is very limited. We have student loans and hope to land great jobs as soon as we can. Could you tell me what employers are really looking for […]

How to Play Offense With Your Career & Create Your Best Chance for Financial Success

How to Play Offense With Your Career & Create Your Best Chance for Financial Success

Ever since the Great Recession, Americans have clamored to improve their financial educations. As the economy crumbled, people realized that much of what they took for granted — their jobs, their retirement funds, their ability to repay their loans — wasn’t guaranteed. Plenty of great financial minds stepped up to fill this knowledge gap and […]

4 Steps to Nail Your Next Job Interview

Originally posted on the Christian Post on September 16. Dear Chuck,  With great jobs so scarce, I get nervous going into an interview. I’m not sure how to prepare or what to say to stand out from the crowd. What do you recommend?  Desperately Seeking Employment Dear Desperately, Take a deep breath. You can do this! […]

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