How to Network – Even When You’re Too Busy to Network

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  If you’re like most professionals, you likely feel pressed for time almost every day. You may be trying to juggle work obligations with home responsibilities, and may even be trying to advance your education too. So, with so much going on, how are you supposed to make time to network, too? While most people understand… Read more »

5 Tips to Prove to Employers They Should Hire YOU!

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  When you enter an interview, your primary goal is generally to demonstrate why you are the right person for the job. While answering the various questions and highlighting key portions of your background is a significant part of the process, that doesn’t mean you won’t be faced with one of the hardest questions to… Read more »

Here’s How to Ask for Time Off Before the Holidays

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  Fall is here! And that means the holiday season will soon be upon us. Many workers start planning for time off as news of family gatherings and other events begin to trickle in, making it a prime time to start requesting time off for the holidays. Often, asking to use vacation time is an… Read more »

Your Secret Job Search Weapon: Persuasion

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  When you’re in the middle of a job search, you know that your role in the process involves convincing the hiring manager that you are the best candidate for the job. Often, this means putting your powers of persuasion to the test, as you have to influence the interviewer’s perspective during the interaction. Some… Read more »

Can You Give Your Workday Attitude a “Spring Cleaning?”

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There are times when even we can tell our attitude has seen better days. Maybe it was a long project that took more out of us than we realized, or simply being ready for the sunnier weather. Whatever the cause, it is possible to get things moving in the right direction. Why? Because it can… Read more »

Already Stressed at Work? Relax with These Tips

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  Everyone experiences stress on the job at some point. For some, stress is something you carry quietly, letting it tear you up on the inside. Others wear their stress out in the open, letting it shine like a badge on their chest. Regardless of the cause of your long days and sleepless nights, it… Read more »

5 Reasons You Aren’t Hearing Back After an Interview

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You catered your resume to the position and crafted a compelling cover letter. Then, you landed an interview and gave it everything you had. And finally, you hear…nothing. It’s an all too common scenario when it comes to the job search process; once the interview is over, it feels like radio silence on the part… Read more »

How to Start Job Searching for the Future

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Sometimes, you desperately want a new job, but the time isn’t right to make a transition. Maybe you are in the middle of a big project that could lead to a substantial bonus. Or your current schedule needs won’t be easily met by another company, so you have to stay put until something changes on… Read more »

How to Prove You’re a Hardworking Light Industrial Employee

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Career advancement is often contingent on your ability to demonstrate your willingness to work hard whenever necessary. But you have to do more than simply manage your job well; you have to make sure you are noticed. Some employees believe this means working extra hours or staying later than their co-workers. While this seems like… Read more »

Don’t Let Your Job Search Slip Around the Holidays! Use These Tips to Keep Up Steam!

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The holiday season is a beautiful time of year. But it often comes with unique stresses that make maintaining focus a challenge, especially if you are looking for a new job. Dividing your time between work and family obligations can be hard enough, and adding a job search to the mix might seem impossible. Instead… Read more »