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Michael Gardon

  • Writer's pictureMichael Gardon

Learn skills to increase your income and advance your career

Updated: Aug 30, 2022

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Latest on Here are a few of the recent articles from CareerCloud! The Best Cover Letter Builders of 2022 If you’re trying to land a new opportunity, you may be doing some research about the best cover letter builders. You’ve come to the right place! We’ll share our top choices, so you can get the cover letter you need fast and submit those job applications.

What is a cover letter builder? A cover letter builder is a web-based tool that helps you put together a well-formatted and well-written cover letter quickly and easily.

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High-Income Skills You Can Learn Without College If you’re not sold on the ROI of college, you’re not alone. For the vast majority of us that don’t really know what we want to do for a living, college may be a very inefficient path to get there. I believe that you’re better off focusing on accumulating high income skills that make you more valuable and marketable. This requires you to take control and invest in yourself to acquire new skills.

How to learn high-income skills - the strategy you implement to learn a high-income skill will vary based on the specific ability you want to hone. I always recommend starting with the 6 steps for investing in yourself first, so you can sequence your skill building.

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How to Pass an Excel Skills Test

If you’re applying for a job that requires knowledge of Microsoft Excel, there's a good chance you will need to take an Excel skills test. Taking an Excel assessment is part of the pre-employment process to ensure that qualified candidates get hired. Scoring high on the skills test can be the deciding factor on whether a company offers you a job or not, so practice tests, like those offered by JobTestPrep, can be incredibly valuable.

What is an Excel Skills Test? Microsoft Excel is a computer program that’s part of Microsoft’s Office Suite. Excel is a spreadsheet-based computer program utilized by millions of people around the world.

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Recent Episodes on Careercloud Radio ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests!

Rejection is Protection With Noa Shaw

Noa Shaw is a certified life coach who guides his clients to become better versions of themselves by helping them identify and understand their purpose and achieve what they want in life. Whether you’re searching for more meaning or fulfillment in your personal life and relationships, or seeking to establish the confidence and accountability to realize your business, career and leadership goals, Noa can help you chart your path and develop the tools you’ll need to grow. With over 20 years of experience working in addiction treatment and helping clients rebuild their lives in the aftermath of trauma, Noa specializes in helping guide his clients from the depths of darkness into a life filled with beauty and light.

The Importance Of Sales Skills With Danny Leonard Danny is currently a Co-Founder at Ramped. He's also a sales advisor, consultant, and investor with over a decade of success at various VC-backed startups. He's built sales teams from scratch, bringing them through initial traction and onto scale/profitability. He's closed deals upwards of $2M on his own and managed all sales functions. Currently, he's a Co-Founder of Ramped, a career discovery platform for early-career sales talent.

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While 2022 may throw a few curveballs, the beginning of the new year is always a perfect time to focus on career growth.

Every professional experience can teach you something. Whether you are applying for your first job, trying to get a promotion or switching industries, there is no better way to enter a role with confidence than by identifying transferable skills you have gathered throughout life.

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