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Your Ultimate List of Resources

No matter where you are in your career, these are the tools that can save you from losing tens of thousands in salary or benefits. You'll find links below to laws and policy that protect your rights, your well-being and your family.

 

You'll also get resources to make you a more savvy, successful marketer and that will help you grow and maintain a more robust and profitable career 

A running list of states and localities that have outlawed pay history questions
New laws are being passed all the time. See where your city state or municipality stands. β€‹
 
At-Will Employment  State-by-state list
This page is maintained by the National Conference of State Legistlatues and has all sorts good need-to-know and good to know info about employment law on a state-by-state basis. 
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18 Best Freelance Websites to Find Work

1. Upwork

2. Fiverr

3. Toptal

4. Simply Hired

5. PeoplePerHour

6. Aquent

7. Crowded

8. The Creative Group

9. 99Designs

10. Nexxt

11. Writer Access

12. TaskRabbit

13. Skyword

14. Designhill

15. Freelancer

16. Guru

17. Hireable

18. FlexJobs

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Work Overseas

An international secondment is a great way to add some edge to your career and broaden your perspective. It's worth exploring if you have wanderlust or consider using it to move up faster. Yep, trade your overseas tour for a promotion that might be harder to get in your home

country.

Start with https://jobs.goabroad.com

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A Polished Professional Image

Professional Graphics with Canva. This glorious online tool helps you create more polished professional materials quickly and easily. Image matters. This a massive time-saver. It also raises your presentation game on everything from your resume to your boss' annual report. All done for you. Loads of free pictues and graphics. I can't live without it.

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What you need to know about background checks.

Man, these can make you nervous and how do you know if your background check is the reason they stopped calling? 

Did your former employer say bad things about you? Can they do that?  Once and for all learn what's legal and what's likely and don't let the specter of this process steal your peace of mind.

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Family Leave and Medical Leave

FMLA provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year and that their group health benefits be maintained during that leave. 

 

This US law applies to all public agencies, public and private elementary and secondary schools, and companies with 50 or more employees. 

Get details here and know your rights. 

https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/benefits-leave/fmla

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Knowledge is Power

Everyone is busy working, but few are busy learning. If you're one, you'll rise like a helium balloon at a birthday party. Other people will rise too, (like pinatas!) Hint: just learn stuff that interests you. That's the only way it really works. Just learn and you'll see. These will get you started.

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Lynda Online (You might be able to get this free just with your library card.)
Khan Academy
Harvard Online Learning free and paid.

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