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 »

5 of the Worst Things You Can Do in Your Job Interview [Part 2]

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How to Manage the Stress of Your Job Search

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, so it’s understandable if you make a boneheaded mistake due to being nervous. What you don’t want to do is make a big mistake that has nothing to do with nerves. For instance, you can’t really chalk up being an hour late to being stressed out. Bad, unforced errors not… Read more »

4 Ways to Address Common Resume Gaps

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If you’ve got a gap in your work history, you’re not alone. Thanks to a shifting economy, many of us have found ourselves out of work for an extended period of time. For some people, taking time away from their career was a choice, whether it was to raise a family, go back to school… Read more »

Our 5-Minute Resume Grammar Guide

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Every company wants to employ people who have an eye for detail, and nothing says “I do not have an eye for detail” like horrible grammar on job application materials. Good grammar on a resume and cover letter also shows you are an intelligent, capable applicant who can communicate effectively. Therefore, if you would like… Read more »

If You Can’t Find Quality Talent, You’re Not Looking in the Right Places

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With the current U.S. unemployment level near record lows, companies are having a harder time than ever sourcing quality talent. To make matters worse, many industries are seeing a higher-than-average turnover rate. The combination of high turnover and a scarcity of talent is putting immense pressure on hiring personnel to locate quality talent. Many hiring… Read more »

New to the Workforce? Here’s How to Get a Job Fast!

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Whether you’re a recent college grad or you’re entering the workforce after a delay, trying to find that first job can be a daunting task. Ideally, you’ve put in some time in connecting with others in the workforce, doing volunteer work, interning and possibly working a part-time job to make ends meet. If you haven’t… Read more »

Here are the Biggest Job Search Mistakes You Must Avoid

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There are many situations in life when making a mistake is perfectly OK. Job searching, unfortunately, is not one of them. Making an inappropriate remark during a job interview or not customizing your cover letter can quickly get you eliminated from consideration. Skipping a networking event can cause you to miss out on a dream… Read more »

5 Interview Questions that Look for Strong Work Ethic

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Of all the qualities that employers look for in applicants, work ethic is probably the most important. The smartest, most charismatic and most honest worker is pretty much useless if he or she doesn’t have a strong work ethic. Therefore, it’s essential for interviewers to gauge the work ethic of each applicant by asking questions… Read more »

Resolve to Get Along Better with Your Co-Workers Next Year!

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You most likely spend more time with people at work than with anyone else, including your spouse and your friends. When you have a solid relationship with your coworkers, it makes the workday. If you’re looking to get along better with your coworkers to improve your daily life at work, consider these suggestions. Empathize with… Read more »

Start 2018 Without Fear!

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The New Year is a chance for new beginnings and it’s also the perfect time to start a new job. However, change can be scary. There are a lot of anxieties associated with changing jobs and if you want to move ahead in your career, it’s important for you to tackle these fears head on…. Read more »