4 Ways to Impress a Hiring Manager and Earn a Second Interview!

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Anyone who is job hunting is looking to make a good impression on the interviewer with the hope of being invited for a second interview. Of course, you need to be impressive enough to earn the initial meeting, so your resume and cover letter need to stand out from an often-crowded field of candidates. Here… Read more »

How to Keep Your Job Search a Secret from Your Employer

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Keep Your Job Search a Secret

If you’re in the middle of a job search and still employed full-time, it can be tricky. Of course, you don’t want your current boss to find out you’re looking for another job, but you have to schedule interviews and perhaps take phone calls or respond to emails and texts from prospective employers during working… Read more »

How to Quantify the Achievements on Your Resume When You Don’t Work with Numbers

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Those of you who work with numbers are probably well aware that you should use those numbers in your resume to create a greater impact on recruiters. Numbers help to measure your achievements in the eyes of a potential employer and, quite honestly, they can make you sound much more impressive. Look at the following… Read more »

Why Happier Job Seekers are More Successful Job Seekers

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Happy Job Seekers

Looking for a job will probably be stressful for you. Why? Because you’re already unhappy with your situation (you’re either unemployed or working at a job you dislike). You can’t do anything about the other applicants who want the same job as you, or the grouchy hiring manager, but the good news is you are… Read more »

Here’s What You Can Leave Off Your Call Center Resume

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It’s tempting to try to include everything from your professional background on your resume. While it is important to list your experiences, skills and achievements, you don’t have to pack your resume with all the details of your work history. As you’ve probably heard, sometimes less is more. This advice might sound contrary to conventional… Read more »

English 101: Why Grammar Matters in Your Job Search

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Your words are powerful. And that is especially true for the written words. They can tell a story about you, even if you don’t write anything about yourself. You might be able to deny that you said something, but once you write it down, it’s there as evidence for all to see. Think about the… Read more »

Set Your Personal and Professional Goals for 2018!

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Goal Setting

Have you set your goals for 2018? We’re not talking about those New Year’s resolutions here. You know those half-hearted promises you make each January that are usually abandoned and forgotten by mid-February. Those are things you wish you could do but they rarely turn into goals. This year, take another approach. Sit down and… Read more »

Get in the Right Mindset to Find a New Job in 2018!

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No matter how secure or happy you feel at your present job, there’s always the chance that you won’t feel either of those in the future. Downsizing, a change in management, or any number of reasons could mean that you’ll be searching for new work in 2018. If it’s your choice, leave on good terms… Read more »

New to the Workforce? Follow Our Expert Entry-Level Tips!

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Looking for your first job? You’re probably finding out it’s not easy being the new kid on the block. You can’t entice recruiters with your experience because you haven’t gained any yet. You can’t get referrals from past employers or co-workers for the same reason. So how do you connect and establish relationships with recruiters… Read more »

It’s Time to Get Out of Your Own Way and Find a New Job

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What’s keeping you from getting a new job? Or maybe it’s more accurate to ask, who is keeping you from that job? Let’s face it, just thinking about the whole process of changing jobs can fill you with fear. Fear leads to inaction, and you end up stuck right where you are. And that’s not… Read more »