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Personality Types at Work: Best Career Options for Your Type

Time to read: 10 mins

Personality Types at Work Summary:
– Personality types influence many factors and are a useful aspect of yourself to consider when navigating your career.
– The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a popular personality evaluation tool used today and dates back all the way to World War II.
– There are 16 personality types determined by evaluating four pairs of opposing psychological elements. 
– Once you determine your personality type, you will understand yourself on a deeper level and will be able to better navigate career and life challenges.

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What’s on the Horizon: Copywriting Trends from Industry Experts

Time to Read: 7 mins

– We spoke to industry experts to get a glimpse into copywriting trends for 2021.
– The pharmaceutical industry is booming, copy voice is changing, social listening is being utilized and advertising channels are shifting.
– Keeping up with pop culture trends and knowing your niche will give you the upper hand when it comes to writing copy.
– Profiles copywriting recruiters can help you a copywriter for your team or take the next step in your copywriting career.

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What Candidates Want: Job Search Trends 2021

Time to read: 4 min

Job Search Trends 2021 Summary:
– US job listings up 29 percent from February 2020 to June 2021
– A candidate-driven market brought about with the success of business on the line as the economy opens back up.
– Job seekers understand their demand and worth.
– Remote work and diversity, equity, and inclusion are top priorities in their job search.

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7 Portfolio Website Tips for a Standout First Impression

Time to Read: 3 minutes

Portfolio Website Tips Summary:
– A viewer’s first impression of your portfolio is important as it only takes 50 microseconds for a website visitor to register a visual appeal.
– Highlighting top-tier brand projects and self-initiated work in a portfolio displays versatility and passion for the craft.
– A portfolio should utilize concise copy, interactive features, and demonstrate the designer’s creative process.

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The $1.9 Trillion 2021 Stimulus Explained

Time to read: 6 minutes

2021 Stimulus Actions and Summary:
– Digestible explanation of the third stimulus payment to understand who will and who will not receive the payment.
– Unemployment benefits to extend until September 6 and decrease to $300 per week, along with an explanation of the unemployment tax forgiveness.
– Child Tax Credit, School, and COVID-19 Vaccination and Research, among other items addressed in the 2021 Stimulus bill.

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The 12 High-Paying Top Tech Jobs in 2021: Data Expands, Development Prevails

Time to read: 7 minutes

Top Tech Jobs 2021 Summary:
– The tech industry is one of the most promising industries of work with constant growth and innovation.
– Each position within the lifecycle of a digital product has a place on the list.
– Outside of digital products, top tech jobs are becoming more and more in-demand to encompass data and database management.

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How to Combat the Negative Effects of Too Much Screen Time

Time to read: 3 minutes

Combatting Too Much Screen Time Summary:
– Between social media, remote work, lockdowns, and a plethora of current events, the world is glued to a screen of some sort longer than ever.
– Before the pandemic, adults were spending half of the day (the full 24 hours) in front of a screen.
– The effects of too much screen time include eyestrain, headaches, dry eyes, and more – and we discuss how to alleviate these effects.

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Resources To Help Sharpen Your Graphic Design Skills

Time to read: 4 min

Sharpen Your Graphic Design Skills Summary:
– Graphic design is a frequently evolving industry that requires constant adapting.
– As a graphic designer, there are key graphic design skills you need to be successful: typography, color, layout, branding, and web design.
– This list of resources includes interactive games, infographics, stock photo sites, and more.

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