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 »

How Do I Explain My Successes in a Resume If I Don’t Really Have Any?

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How Do I Explain My Successes in a Resume If I Don't Really Have Any?

When a hiring manager looks at your resume, they want to see your major achievements and successes to determine if you will benefit their organization. For experienced professionals, listing major achievements on a resume isn’t a problem. However, some people struggle to come up with major career wins, because they are fresh out of school,… Read more »

What to do When Your Interviewer is Half Your Age

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Being an experienced professional has its advantages; you are valued for your experience and dependability. However, job-hunting experienced professionals are also more likely to get interviewed by someone younger than them. A big age gap between interviewer and interviewee can be an elephant in the room and the job seeker must worry about coming off… Read more »

What You Can and Can’t Control in Your Job Search

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What You Can and Can’t Control in Your Job Search

Most of us have gone through a job application process where you think you are perfectly qualified and say all the right things in the interview, only to end up being passed over for someone else. It’s important to note that trying to get a new job isn’t like buying a car or booking a… Read more »

What Do You Do When You Love Your Job But Hate Your Boss?

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What Do You Do When You Love Your Job But Hate Your Boss?

No matter how great your job is, a horrible boss can make you want to quit. In fact, many people do put in their notice because of an unbearable supervisor. In a recent Gallup study, 50 percent of employees in the United States said they have quit a job in the past to get away… Read more »

How to Keep Your Employees Safe All Year Round

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How to Keep Your Employees Safe All Year Round

Sadly, we live in a world where organizations develop and train employees for catastrophic, disaster, or terrorism situations, which now includes ‘active shooter’ situations. As a leader, it’s your responsibility to prepare your team for these situations and that means not ignoring the possibility these situations happening, including an active shooter situation taking place in… Read more »

How to Structure Your Resume When You Know You’re Underqualified for the Job

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How to Structure Your Resume When You Know You’re Underqualified for the Job

If you have most of the core skills listed in a job posting, but you don’t have every single skill a company is looking for, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t apply for the job. We often encourage job seekers to reach for jobs they may be slightly underqualified for, knowing that employers often use job… Read more »

Why You’re Always Asked if You Have Reliable Transportation

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  The ability to get around is an important part of everyday life, and many companies want to know if you can be relied upon to come in on time, both for your scheduled shift and for on-call situations. If you don’t have access to a personal vehicle for transportation, you may feel like ‘reliable… Read more »

Why Your Resume Needs Awesome Action Verbs

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  One simple trick to give your resume more life is to use action verbs to describe your past responsibilities and achievements. Words like “assisted” or “evaluated” are action verbs that get straight to the point in telling the reader you “assisted supervisors with training of new employees” or “evaluated standard procedures for inefficiencies.” Action… Read more »