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Michael Gardon

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Things Everyone Should Know About Job Opportunities

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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. New on Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! How Bad is the Labor Shortage in Every State? With more than 10 million job openings reported by the federal government and almost 9 million people jobless, the simple math would seem to indicate there’s a job for every person. But businesses across the country are facing a huge labor shortage. Some businesses have changed their hours because they can’t cover all shifts, while others have shuttered entirely. Some have boosted their standard hourly wages, while others have offered added benefits like covering vision and dental insurance or paying out hiring bonuses.

What To Include On A Military Resume + Military Skills It can be challenging and overwhelming to transition from the military to civilian employment, but we’ll show you how to write an effective military resume. That way, you can highlight your military skills and achievements as you embark on your next career. Let’s dive right in!

Did you know that free job posting sites can be just as effective as paid job boards? When you are searching for your next employee, you don’t have to spend a ton of money to find the perfect hire. Our team researched 27 of the best free job posting sites so that recruiters and employers can utilize a variety of ways to find quality job candidates. New on Careercloud Radio ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! How To Recognize Opportunity And Be Ready To Say Yes With Ray King In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Ray King. Ray is the Global Head of Sales at Devbridge, a digital product and technology consultancy. A first-generation immigrant from The Gambia, Ray migrated to the US as a teen and has gained experience building and leading high-performing teams since. He has successfully led digital product delivery for Global 2000 clients in the US, Europe, and the UK. So when the opportunity to build out Devbridge’s UK practice came up, Ray accepted the challenge and grew the practice into a thriving $8M operation in just over three years. He recently transitioned from his post as the Managing Director of the London office back to the US to build a global sales team responsible for generating $20M+ a year in new business revenue for Devbridge. Soon to be a first-time dad, Ray lives in Chicago with his fiancé Megan and their dog, Crede.

Diving Into Resume Composition And What It Means To Employers With Virginia Franco We enjoyed having Virginia Franco on so much as a guest the first time around, that we decided to invite her back for another episode. Virginia is an accomplished writer whose work has been published in just about every type of medium. In addition to her past publications, she is also certified by the National Resume Writers Association, Career Thought Leaders, and the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. She has a podcast of her own, too, which can be found on

In this episode, Justin and Virginia get into the nitty-gritty of resume composition and what you can do in order to stand out. Once you feel you’ve got a polished document, ready for submission, they discuss a variety of ways you can think outside the box in order to get your resume in the hands of a hiring manager.

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The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) forms an essential part of most law school applications. You can prepare on your own, but many students find it difficult to know where to focus their attention. An LSAT prep course solves this problem by guiding you step by step through each section of the exam. There are plenty of options available to New York residents, and the right course for you depends on how you learn best. We put together this guide to the best LSAT prep courses in New York City to help simplify your search.

A pandemic-tightened labor market has given willing and able workers more of an upper hand with their employers for the first time in generations. While workers are trying to take advantage of this rare moment of opportunity, economists are less convinced.

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Talk soon! The Careercloud Team

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