Interview Like a Pro: Stand out in the Follow Up

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After your interview, you may feel it’s time for a breather! But don’t relax just yet—following up after your interview can make the difference between staying top of mind and falling to the bottom of the resume stack. The benefits of following up You can use an interview follow-up as a way to remind the… Read more »

The Power of Written Goals

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On your career path, it’s important to write your goals. Without them, you’ll just be bouncing around, unsure of what you want and where you’d like to go next. This may seem OK when you’ve just graduated college and are still trying to figure things out. But after a while, you’ll find you need a… Read more »

The Benefits of Temporary Work

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Have you recently graduated or are considering a career shift? Or maybe you’re looking for a new job? If you find yourself nodding yes to any of these scenarios, temporary work is an excellent option. Temporary assignments offer you the chance to explore, learn and earn—and they can be an important step on the way… Read more »

Don’t Make an Enemy

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If you’ve never had to work with a difficult co-worker, you’re lucky. Because most of us find ourselves, at some point in our careers, dealing with a fellow employee who is hard to get along with. The person may criticize your work or put you down, compete with you for power or privilege, gloat about… Read more »

Strengthen Your Resume

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When’s the last time you reviewed your resume? Whether you’re currently looking for a new job or you’re happily employed, it’s always a good idea to keep your resume up to date. You never know when your dream job may come knocking … so having your resume ready to go at a moment’s notice could… Read more »

Five Phrases to Use to Wow Your Interviewer

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Do you have an upcoming interview? If so, it’s important to practice answers to common interview questions. And as you master your interview technique, it’s a good idea to include some of the phrases potential employers want to hear. Of course, you should always be honest during your interview—but you can develop a “way with… Read more »

Interview Like a Pro: Practice, Practice, Practice

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Interviewing well is a learned skill. And the more you work at it, the better you’ll get! Just the thought of an upcoming interview makes most people nervous, but with practice, you’ll be ready to go—this can increase your confidence and calm your nerves. So as soon as you have an interview lined up, make… Read more »

Interview Like a Pro: How to Appear Calm, Even When You’re Not

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Landing an interview is a huge step, but it’s only half the battle. You’ve worked really hard to gain work experience and perfect your resume to reflect the awesome person you are. Now it’s time to prepare to ace your interview—even if you’re nervous. It’s perfectly natural to be a little anxious about an upcoming… Read more »

Smart Ways to Deal With a Passive-Aggressive Co-Worker

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Passive-aggressive behavior can be hard to deal with at work. Because it’s underhanded, you may not even realize it’s happening—only that you feel something is not quite right in certain interactions with a co-worker. You can learn to recognize signs of passive-aggressive behavior so it’s easier to identify and take steps to make it stop…. Read more »

Interview Like a Pro: How to Connect With Your Interviewer

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Interview Like a Pro: How to Connect with Your Interviewer

Lights, camera, action: Your interview is your time to shine! Your resume has fallen into the hands of a hiring manager and you’ve got what it takes. Now, your interviewer needs to determine if you’re all you seem to be and if you’ll fit well with the company. What’s your next step for a great… Read more »