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Kelly Love Johnson

Kelly Love Johnson is Content Strategist for Jobs2Careers. She's also a shower singer, TV watcher, pop culture junkie, and habitual smirker. She's passionate about helping people find their dream jobs and closing the wage gap. Her book, Skirt! Rules for the Workplace: An Irreverent Guide to Advancing Your Career, was published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2008.

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Does Not Compute: Five Million Jobs Lost to Robots?

By Kelly Love Johnson / January 19, 2016

Well, the "Robot Revolution" our grandparents feared has finally arrived. But they're calling it the "Fourth Industrial Revolution." According to recent research from the World Economic Forum (WEF), over five million jobs will be lost by 2020 due to developments in nanotechnology, artificial intelligence (AI), genetics, robotics, manufacturing, and other technological developments.   The WEF […]

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One Reason Why Employers Aren't Calling You Back

By Kelly Love Johnson / January 18, 2016

It might not be YOU; it might be your brain.   Employers and hiring managers aren't just looking for smart people these days. They're also looking for "emotional intelligence," or the soft skills that make you great at working with other people. It's why we have empathy, motivation, social skills, and self-awareness—and some people are just […]

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5 Easy Ways to Get Out of a Rut

By Kelly Love Johnson / January 12, 2016

We "should" begin the new year with momentum and motivation to burn, but for some of us, the winter blahs drag on until the first blooms of spring. We set goals and expectations, a lot of us actually make a list of New Year's Resolutions, but the first week of the new year turns into […]

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11 Signs You’ve Had it Up to Here With Your Job Search

By Kelly Love Johnson / December 15, 2015

This time of year can be especially difficult if you’re looking for a job. You have to carry on with the holidays as if everything is fine, while friends and relatives tell you to keep on keeping on. We’re not going to tell you how amazing you are, or that any company will be lucky […]

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Quittin’ Time: 8 Ways to Make a Memorable Exit

By Kelly Love Johnson / December 10, 2015

Thinking about quitting? If your dream job turned boring (soul-killing, toxic, unbearable…), you’re probably in a rush to clean out your desk, high-five your coworkers, and joyfully leap out of your office window. Before you do, we have a few “don’ts” to consider if you ever want to work again. Or not. It’s your thing. […]

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Be Organized: 7 Amazing Tips to Try Right Now

By Kelly Love Johnson / December 8, 2015

You know those frightfully #organized people we're all jealous of? The ones who have everything at their fingertips, they're at Inbox Zero 90% of the time, with folders and post-its and color-coded calendars?  Turns out, there's no "gene" for #organization—which means that organizational skills can be learned. While some people thrive on chaos, most of […]

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10 Ways to Stay Focused All Day

By Kelly Love Johnson / December 7, 2015

Ever have a week when you worked so hard you couldn’t remember exactly what you did? We’re bombarded with information at work and at home, overwhelmed to distraction, and a lot of us find it hard to focus on one thing at a time when we’re so #busy being reactive that we can’t be proactive. If […]

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Netflix to Inspire You to Kick A** at Work

By Kelly Love Johnson / December 3, 2015

This time of year is great for catching up on your Netflix queue! We have a list of 12 movies and TV shows that just might inspire you to make your next big career move, tap into your creativity, block melodramatic coworkers, or take the leap from corporate America to solo entrepreneur.   9 to […]

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'Tis the Time of Year for Office Drama

By Kelly Love Johnson / November 24, 2015

We all have those moments (or work with someone who has) that can be explained in a single GIF. If you don't know any of these people, then you're the one they're talking about in the break room! You know, that time when...   1.   Someone walked in late to a meeting…   2. […]

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Finding "Company Right"

By Kelly Love Johnson / November 20, 2015

Time to rethink your #interview strategy? Job openings in the U.S. climbed in September to the second-highest on record, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen. The economy is recovering and the job market hasn’t been this good since 2000, which means it’s a candidate’s market—employers are having a harder time finding the right […]

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