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 »

Resume Mistakes That Are Costing You Job Opportunities

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A good resume can help set you apart from your competition. It gets you in the door and top-of-mind with hiring managers, helping to grab attention and showcase what you’re all about. So naturally, you want your resume to be the polished, winning document it can—and should—be. And you can do that by avoiding five… Read more »

How to Show Your Personality in Your Next Interview

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An interview is a potential employer’s chance to get to know you. Showing personality—while remaining professional—is an important aspect for any job candidate. It will allow you to set yourself apart from other applicants. Plus, it will help an employer know whether or not you’ll fit into the company culture, which can make or break… Read more »

Is Your Job Search Strategy Failing?

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Are you looking for a new job and feel that you’ve done everything possible—but still no luck? It can be frustrating after you’ve interviewed, networked and searched, but still find yourself jobless. As much as you may feel like it, never give up! Your next job is out there. And you can strengthen your job… Read more »

Time Away From the Workforce?

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Career gaps sometimes happen. Perhaps you’ve taken time off to travel, volunteer or raise a family—but now it’s come time to re-enter the workforce. You may be nervous that you’ve “timed yourself out” of job opportunities, but the key to remember is what you learned while you sought alternate ways to spend your time. Plus,… Read more »

How to Ace Your Next Phone Interview

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Are you ready? Phone interviews can strike fear into the hearts of many, because they cut out one significant part of in-person interviews—body language. Without physical cues from your interviewer, it can be hard to tell how your answer went over, how you’re doing and even when to pause or keep speaking. But with some… Read more »