One Easy Way to Make Yourself a Better Candidate

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Finding a new job can be a challenge. When it comes to finding an office position, the competition can be fierce. You need to find opportunities to set yourself apart from other candidates. Otherwise, you may miss out on an exceptional job. Luckily, there is an easy way to make yourself a better candidate. If… Read more »

Didn’t Get the Job This Year? Here’s What to Do Now

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Not getting a job can be a heartbreaking experience. This is especially true if the role felt like a great fit, and you know you performed well in the process, only to be edged out by another candidate and left coming in second. While, when you are overcome with disappointment, it may be tempting to… Read more »

Want to Get Hired — Or Move Ahead? Follow These 5 Tips

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In terms of your career, are you most interested in getting a job or moving up the corporate ladder? If you are just looking for a paycheck, that’s OK… for now. But in the near future you may be looking for ways to advance and grow in your career so you can earn a lot… Read more »

Start Building Better Relationships with Your Co-Workers

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A big part of the success of your career depends on how well you get to know and fit in with your peers on the job. If you have ever been in a job and felt like an outsider, then you probably realized quickly that you needed to get out. There’s nothing worse than being… 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 »

Start the New Year with a Sparkling First Impression

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Now the 2016 is finally here, a good many job seekers are brushing up their resumes, polishing their elevator pitches, and getting their power suits on in preparation for a great new career. You may find yourself looking for a job this year too, but wondering how you can stand out among a sea of… Read more »

Your “Tried-And-True” Interview Questions Might Just be Tired!

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Every hiring manager has a list of interview questions that they lean on when under pressure to select the right candidate. However, this is not always a good way to identify top candidates, because the interview questions are outdated and job seekers have learned to rehearse their answers in response. In other words, your “tried… Read more »

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 »