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Pete Newsome

Pete Newsome is the founder of zengig, which he created after more than two decades in staffing and recruiting. He’s also President of 4 Corner Resources, the Forbes America's Best Staffing and Recruiting Firm he founded in 2005, and is a member of the American Staffing Association and TechServe Alliance. In addition to his passion for staffing, Pete is now committed to zengig becoming the most comprehensive source of expert advice, tools, and resources for career growth and happiness. When he’s not in the office or spending time with his family of six, you can find Pete sharing his career knowledge and expertise through public speaking, writing, and as the host of the Finding Career Zen & Hire Calling podcasts. Connect with Pete on LinkedIn

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Young Asian American female student sitting at a desk typing on her laptop smiling with a speech bubble that reads, "What are some good resume buzzwords?" Resume Advice

150+ Good Resume Buzzwords to Use in 2024

African American male student sitting in his kitchen behind his laptop searching for weird jobs that pay well and taking notes in a notebook with a pen. Job Hunting

The Top 15 Weirdest Jobs You Won’t Believe Pay Well

Girl high school student at home researching information about college on her laptop and taking notes with a pencil in a notebook Career Planning

Do You Have to Go to College to Be Successful?

Young male high school student in a blue t-shirt smiling and typing on his phone with a speech bubble behind him that says, "what are alternatives to college?" Career Planning

What Can I Do Instead of College? 15 Alternatives

Young female college student in a suit pointing at a computer with a young male looking for an internship Job Hunting

How to Find an Internship That Will Kick-Start Your Career

Young female professional in a gray suit standing up and shaking the hand of her female interviewer making a good impression at a job interview Interviewing

12 Ways You Can Make a Good Impression During a Job Interview

Cartoon of male tech student sitting in a chair in front of big desktop computer working on IT certification. Screen shows open browser with Wi-Fi and internet symbols Education & Certifications

The Best IT Certifications to Further Your Tech Career

Young entry-level female professional wearing an orange long sleeve shirt holding a white mug sitting at a white desk behind a laptop at an office with a money symbol in a thought bubble Compensation

High-Paying Entry-Level Jobs to Jumpstart Your Career

Young male professional sitting at a desk behind a laptop and holding an iPad with his resume formatted but yet to be filled out for the awards section Resume Advice

How to List Awards on a Resume (With Examples)

College graduate getting ready to transition to career and shaking hand of new employer wearing a beige blouse. Career Planning

Top Strategies for a Seamless Transition from College to Career

Cartoon illustration of female contract working talking on her cellphone at a desk with desktop computer and holding a pencil taking notes Job Hunting

The Pros and Cons of Contract Work: Is It Right For You?

Female freelancer wearing a green shirt smiling behind her laptop next to a cup of coffee and a stack of files Freelancing

What Is the Gig Economy & Why It Is on the Rise

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14 Ways to Avoid Burnout at Work

Young female professional meeting with a career coach in a café looking at a laptop taking notes with paper and pen Career Planning

How to Find a Career Coach That is Right for You

Cartoon of young male professional in an orange suit and tie sitting at a desk filling out a personality test and a lightbulb above his head Career Planning

10 Most Popular Personality Career Tests

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How to Build Strong Relationships When Working Remotely

College graduate pointing at china on a world map showing where they are going to work abroad. Wooden plane on a notebook and a compass on the world map. Job Hunting

Should You Work Abroad After College? The Pros and Cons

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Essential Etiquette for Interviews: From Handshakes to Goodbyes

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How to Find Career Purpose

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The Pros and Cons of Working with Recruitment Agencies

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Proofreading Techniques to Ensure an Error-Free Resume

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10 Highest-Paying Trade Jobs That Are In-Demand