Cover Letter Mistake Checklist – Can Yours Pass?

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A cover letter can make or break any job seeker’s success with landing a new assignment. When done well, a cover letter intrigues the hiring manager to want to learn more. When done poorly, the cover letter turns the hiring manager off and the resume goes into the garbage can. How can you know if… Read more »

The Real Reasons You’re Not Landing Interviews

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You send off your brand-new cover letter and resume to hundreds of companies, get a few email confirmations, and then…nothing. This is something that many job seekers find highly frustrating. After all, you have the right skills, education, and work experience to qualify for most jobs, right? Hold on. There could be a few simple… Read more »

Do You Have Confidence in Your Career?

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Want to be viewed as a professional worthy of respect from your peers and managers? The secret to success is developing confidence in your career. You may already have confidence in certain areas of your career now, which is a great start. But what would it mean if you had the courage to be confident… Read more »

Ways to Start Preparing the Night before Your Interview

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Congratulations, after months searching for a great job, you’ve finally been asked to come in for an interview at your dream company! This is an exciting time indeed, filled with plenty of anticipation. But you’ve come this far in your job search, and there’s no turning back. You can use this interview to your advantage… Read more »

How to Tell If You Love Your Job (and if you don’t)

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Do you love your job, or are you merely earning a paycheck? The old saying goes, “If you love what you do, you won’t work a day in your life.” This is very true for millions of professionals across the country, while others have yet to find something they love when it comes to work…. Read more »

Can Your Outfit Affect the Outcome of Your Interview?

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Whether you want to believe it or not, your choice of outfits can affect the outcome of your job interview. How? What you wear says a lot about you as a person and as an employee, because people make a lasting impression of you based on appearance. Your interview attire can be part of the… Read more »

Are You Sabotaging Your Career Chances?

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It has been weeks since you’ve heard from any of the companies that you’ve interviewed for. What’s going wrong? Could it be that you’re sabotaging your career chances through your own behaviors? Many job seekers unintentionally make it more difficult on themselves. They may not even realize it. You may find yourself in the same… Read more »

5 Interviews Questions to NEVER Ask!

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Preparing for a job interview can help you impress the interviewer and increase your chances of being brought back for a second round – or even offered the job. It is important that you know the difference between what is ok to ask an interviewer and what questions you should never ask. We will present… Read more »

Phrases You Need to Leave Off Your Resume

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Does your resume need some spring cleaning? Do you need to write a brand-new resume? Have you never written a resume? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then this post will help you revamp or create your resume – while avoiding words and phrases that should never be included. Read on to… Read more »

Why Creativity Should Be on Your Resume

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Writing a resume has become a bit of an acquired skill over the last decade or so, with all of the changes made to how they can look.  But, when it comes to creativity, the sky is the limit! For some professions, creative resumes are not only welcomed, they are encouraged. For other professions, only… Read more »