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 »

Avoid These Faux Pas When Working With a Recruiter

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Your recruiter provides a valuable boost to your career. They will work with you to understand your career goals and find potential jobs you’ll love. Plus, you’ll gain access to unadvertised positions, as well as helpful resume and interview advice. As you can imagine, this is a relationship you’ll want to treat with respect and… Read more »

Interview Like a Pro: Making an Impression on Your Interviewer

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Interview preparation is not just about planning your responses. Sure, it’s important to know what you’ll say to common interview questions to avoid awkward pauses. But you should also know how to make a positive impression on the interviewer even before you wow them with your knowledge and experience. You may not realize it, but… Read more »

Career Mistakes You Can Avoid

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Into everyone’s career, a little trouble may fall. And certain errors and omissions can make it more difficult for you to stay on track. Worse, they can sabotage your efforts and hard work. But good news! You can avoid certain mistakes if you know what to look for. Here’s what you need to know to… Read more »

How to Turn Down a Job Offer With No Hard Feelings

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Saying “no” can be difficult—and awkward. By the time you’re offered a job, you and representatives from the company have invested time and possibly even money on transportation costs. Your main goal during the interview process is to convince a company you’re perfect for the position and the organization is perfect for you. So changing… Read more »

Three Signs That Show You’re Ready for a Management Role

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Three Signs You/re Ready For A Management Role

Are you ready to move up in your career? In many companies, that means moving into a management position. However, becoming a manager means more than just promotion—you must possess the skills and drive that will make you a mature, professional leader and mentor of other employees. Do you have what it takes? Moving into… Read more »