Don’t Leave the Answer to This Interview Question Up to Luck!

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Whether you’re asked directly or not, you will have to talk about yourself in a job interview situation. The trick is knowing exactly what to say. Should you keep it 100-percent professional and risk sounding like a robot? Should you ‘keep it real’ and talk about your drunken travels from last weekend? Or is a… Read more »

Avoid These Mistakes When Looking For A Job

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One way to look a job search is to consider it an exercise in not making mistakes: If you “do all the right things,” an offer will eventually come your way. Below are the most common job search mistakes and how to avoid them. Conducting a Narrow Search One common mistake that people make is… Read more »

Follow Our Advice to Get Promoted in the Next 3 Months!

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Whether you have been getting passed over for promotions, or there is limited opportunity for growth at your company, being in the same job for a long period of time can make you feel adrift in the middle of the ocean. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are simple approaches that can help… Read more »

3 Tips to Find a Job You’ll Love

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Looking for a job you love can be like dating: After a good first impression, you might end up in a great situation, or you might find yourself in stuck in a toxic relationship. It’s important to have a job that you love, both for right now and for down the road. Sometimes, that might… Read more »

What to Do When You Really Want the Job but Don’t Have All the Skills

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During your job search, have you seen jobs you know you’d love but you don’t quite have the requirements it lists in the job posting? On one hand, you might be reluctant to apply to these jobs. On the other hand, you’ve probably heard of people getting jobs they weren’t completely qualified for when they… Read more »

What Happens if You Don’t Have Reliable Transportation?

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Everyone understands that car ownership is neither cheap nor without complications, and therefore, someone not having a dependable vehicle is very relatable. Making matters worse is the fact that public transit in much of the United States isn’t great. People without a car often must adjust their routines accordingly and use a patchwork of transportation… Read more »

The Job Interview Checklist

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Congratulations! Your resume was selected because the hiring manager was impressed with your skill set! You set up an interview time and you know exactly when you are taking the next step on your path to a new job. Interviews can be stressful but don’t worry – you got this! Of course, it helps to… Read more »

How to Show your Personality in a Formal Job Interview

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Job searching can feel very regimented: There are guidelines for resume and cover letter formats and once you make it to the interview stage, there’s an expectation that you’ll have the perfect answers to every interview question. Amidst all these rules, it can be easy to forget that you are an individual, with a personality… Read more »

Questions You Must Ask Your Interviewer if You Want to Make it to The Next Round

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Job interviews ought to feel like a polite conversation, with each person asking questions and giving answers. While your interviewer should take precedence when it comes to asking questions, you should expect to ask questions as well. When you ask thoughtful questions based on good research, you gain valuable insight into the opportunity while showing… Read more »

Here’s How to Make Your Administrative Resume Stand Out!

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The unemployment rate is falling, salaries are rising, and competition for skilled talent is getting intense as businesses expand in this robust economy. Although it may be easier to find a job than it was during the Great Recession, you still need a stand-out resume to get the admin position you really want. With hiring… Read more »