Unhappy With Your Career? Top Tips for Resigning: The Dos and Don’ts

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Whether you realize it or not, the way in which you quit a job can influence your long-term career prospects. There are often many intense feelings someone experiences when they have decided to resign from a job, from dread to euphoria. These strong feelings can cause you to do something you end up regretting. With… Read more »

Job Search Rejection Got You Down? Here Are 5 Ways to Bounce Back and Succeed

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There’s no way to put this delicately: Getting rejected by a potential employer sucks. Actually, any kind of rejection sucks, but when it comes to getting rejected by a potential employer bouncing back is a lot easier than it might seem. The following five items are proven approaches to getting over job search rejection. 1)… Read more »

Should You Apply to a Job You Don’t Have All the Qualifications For?

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People sometimes wonder if they should try to get a job when they do not have all of the job description qualifications. Sometimes, it is a good idea to give it a go. In other instances, you might want to take a pass and look for positions that better suit your very particular set of… Read more »

How to Prepare for Online Training

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One of the lesser-mentioned effects of COVID-19 on the workplace has been the big shift to online training. For those who learn best in a classroom environment, the switch likely hasn’t been a good one. As with most things, it helps to go into an online training situation with a bit of preparation, with the… Read more »

Why Doesn’t My Resume Get Any Attention? Updates You Can Make to Your Resume

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If your phone isn’t buzzing during a job search, it could be tough to tell if it’s your resume, the labor market, or anything else that’s the problem. If you are applying to jobs for which you are well-qualified, a lack of replies often comes down to a poor resume. Quite a few experienced professionals… Read more »

Tips to Better Showcase Your Skills During an Interview

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Talking about various skills when you’re interviewing for a job is easy. It’s being able to convince your interviewer that you are actually proficient at the skills you claim to have. Use the STAR Approach The STAR approach is a classic framework that is regularly used to convey aptitude in an interview setting. In a… Read more »

Tips for Maintaining Professionalism in a Fully Remote Work Environment

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Quite a few companies compelled their staff members to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, and if you started working from home last year, hopefully, you’re used to it by now. After getting over the initial change, there’s still a lot to re-think with respect to professionalism in a remote work situation. In traditional work… Read more »

Quick Tips for Reentering the Workforce

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Reentering the workforce is a struggle regardless of why you left, even if that reason is a global pandemic. A job search right now is even more difficult than usual, not only due to COVID-19, but also the economic impacts and a bias against individuals who have a gap in their employment history. Your reentry… Read more »

How to Overcome Your Lack of Work Experience in a Job Interview  

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While it is essential to have certain technical skills for most jobs, not having the exact amount of experience asked for in a job posting doesn’t stop many candidates from getting to the interview stage.    Although it’s a standard problem, especially for recent graduates or people changing careers, the very idea of being ‘found out’… Read more »

Looking for a Fresh Start in Your Career? Here’s What You Can Do

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Maybe it’s because you’re starting to feel stagnant, or maybe it’s because of, you know, the effects of a global pandemic, but 2021 just might be the year you hit the reset button on your career. If you’re hoping for a fresh start to your career in the new year, you’ve come to the right… Read more »