How to Address, or Move Past, a Candidate’s Career Gap

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As human resource practitioners and managers, it’s become much more common to receive candidates who have gaps of unemployment on their resumes. This is as a result of the poor economy that most of the nation experienced for several years, and some areas that are still catching up. However, one must not ignore these gaps…. Read more »

Looking For Light Industrial Employers to Call You? Use These Tips!

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The job search process has changed a lot over the years. Once it was standard to mail a cover letter and resume to potential light industrial employers, then wait weeks for a response, then finally get asked for an interview. In other cases, either you saw a “Help Wanted” sign on the door and walked… Read more »

How to Handle Being the “Rookie” at a New Position

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Are you the new guy on the bottom of the totem pole at work? Then you are probably known as the rookie at work. This awkward time is something that will pass. But in the meantime, you want to watch out for some of the mistakes that rookies make in a new job. Here’s how… Read more »

Out of Love with Your Job? How to Fall Head Over Heels with a New One!

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Have you started to dread going to work most days? Do you look at your job as dull and uninspiring? If your career has “lost that loving feeling” and that former excitement you had is fading…perhaps you are ready for a breakup? Sounds like you may be ready for a new job, but you want… Read more »

How to Find a Better Job, Faster

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Durіng thе раѕt few decades, thе job market hаѕ fluctuated wildly due tо recessionary periods. Althоugh millions hаvе struggled tо find a better job durіng thеѕе tough times, nearly еvеrу person whо wanted а job eventually fоund one. Thіnk аbоut іt аnd уоu wіll ѕее thіѕ іѕ true. It јuѕt takes ѕоmе people longer thаn… Read more »

5 Signs You Need a Change of Pace at Work

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Can you remember the last time you took a day off? And by taking a day off – we mean actually unplugging from your job and technology for more than 24 hours? If you have a nagging feeling that you need a change of pace at work, it could be time to schedule a day… Read more »

Are You the Best Candidate For the Job? Prove It!

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As a job seeker, you cannot simply walk into a job interview and assume that you have all the skills that the hiring manager is looking for. While you may believe you are a good fit for the job – based on the job description given and your experience – many companies today require candidates to prove… Read more »

IT Job Search Checklist — Find a Job with These 10 Easy Tips

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Looking for a job in the exciting world of Information Technology (IT)? You are in luck! According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, the career outlook for IT professionals is expected to grow by 12 percent over the next 10 years. Many jobs pay in the starting range of $40,000 to $100,000 annually, with… Read more »

Failure Can Be a Great Career Mentor!

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People who have failed throughout their career can attest to the fact that it helped them immensely moving forward. Failure is a common part of a career and should almost be expected. Not everyone will get it right the first time, or succeed the minute they are handed their diploma. Failure can actually be a… Read more »

Job Searching Doesn’t Have to Be a Chore

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No one said it would be easy finding a new job. It takes plenty of effort and a positive attitude. Some experts advise that the job search should be treated like a nine-to-five job, with a regular schedule of certain tasks to be completed each day. This is the most productive ways to find work…. Read more »