3 Tips for Making Sure You Have a Successful Phone Interview

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Typically lasting between 10 to 15 minutes and consisting of some rather basic background questions, a phone interview can be pretty easy to dismiss as a formality. However, for hiring managers and recruiters, a phone interview is an essential part of their process. These folks do not want to bring in somebody who isn’t taking… Read more »

How to Use the STAR Method in a Job Interview

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In most job interviews these days, you’re asked about past performances in positions similar to the one you’re seeking: “Can you tell me about a time you had to show leadership?” “How did you approach your boss when things whet wrong?” “Have you ever had to fill in for someone in a different position without… Read more »

Following These Crucial Resume Tips Will Help Get You Hired

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When it comes to writing a resume, there are a lot of things to keep in mind and any oversight can sink your chances of getting the job you’re seeking. Below is a comprehensive list of crucial resume tips that can go a long way to getting you hired. Keep It Tight While you don’t want… Read more »

These Productivity Tips Will Help Improve Your Performance

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Time is the most precious commodity in the world because it is in relatively short supply. You only get so much time in your days and weeks to accomplish what you have set out to do. This is why productivity is so essential: High productivity means you’re getting the most return out of your time… Read more »

Learn How to Answer Some of the Most Common Interview Questions

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Try as they might, hiring managers can’t escape many of common interview questions we all know and love: What is your greatest weakness? Why do you want this job? What is your greatest career achievement? These questions have stood the test of time because they do provide use information to a hiring manager, even though… Read more »

4 Great Ways to Stay Motivated at Work

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Even if you’re working a job, you’ve always dreamed of doing or you have a real passion for what you do, staying motivated throughout the workweek can be difficult. There are all kinds of reasons why you might not feel motivated at work. Sometimes, a project gets bogged down, or unexpected challenges may come up…. Read more »

Get Your Resume Ready for a New Job Search in 2020!

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If you are planning on looking for a new job in 2020, the first thing you need to do is get your resume in order. Admittedly, even taking that first step can be a tall order, especially if you’re currently working a full-time job. Getting your resume ready for a job hunt involves reviewing your… Read more »

Start 2020 Off Right By Re-Evaluating Your Management Style

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are a company leader, re-evaluating your management style is a great way to do that. It can get challenging to evaluate yourself because we all tend to have a self-serving bias that distorts the perception of ourselves. A common way to judge a leader is to look at their contributions to the growth and bottom… Read more »

The Right Way to Resign

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Regardless of why you’re quitting a job, it’s essential to resign in a thoughtful, professional manner. The way you resign from your job could affect your future as a professional. If you quit in a positive, professional manner, you are in a position to get professional references and maintain your network connections. Below is a… Read more »

How to Negotiate Your Pay Before Saying Yes to a Job Offer

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If you accept a job offer with a salary that you don’t like, you’re not only setting yourself back in the short-term, you’re also looking at long-term pay issues, as all of your raises moving forward will be based off that initial salary. Clearly, it’s in your best interest to negotiate if you receive an… Read more »