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 »

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 »

Tips for Staying Calm During a Job Interview

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You’re sitting on the hot seat for a major job interview. Your hands are cold and sweaty at the same time; your voice is shaky, and your mouth is dry. Add to that a churning stomach and bouncing knees, and you have all the major signs of being nervous. And why wouldn’t you be anxious?… Read more »

How to Turn Your Phone Interview into a Job Interview

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It’s well known that getting a phone interview is a critical first step in the direction of getting your next job. It signifies that the hiring manager perceives you as a possible fit for the position. But it also means that there are others who have made it through the initial rounds of screening and… Read more »

Are You Scaring Off Candidates?

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Is your Human Resources department undermining your company’s efforts to find the most talented candidates? Although that may sound ridiculous, it does happen. Your HR people might be making decisions and taking actions that are causing highly-qualified applicants to turn down your company’s offers. These are experienced candidates who could add substantial value to your… Read more »

Our Advice for Job Hunting While You’re Still Employed

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You’re one of those unfortunate workers who has lost a job to a down economy or downsizing. Now you’re free to look for your next opportunity anywhere or anytime. So, you update your resume and start searching. That’s one scenario. Here’s an even more common one: You’re looking for another job while still working. There… Read more »

Try These Gutsy Moves to Get a Recruiter’s Attention

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With different industries evolving with each passing year, the business landscape is in a constant flux. In order to keep up with different trends and consumer expectations, it’s either adapt or adios. When you take this perspective into your job search, you understand that recruiters have seen it all. Even modern trends such as shorter,… Read more »

How to Get New Ideas Implemented with an Old Team

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Workplaces are changing so quickly in the modern business landscape. If it isn’t a completely new operating system, it’s a new software or channel for communication. It’s more than understandable why some employees want to go back to the way things were when they were simpler, or keep things the same now while they have… Read more »

5 Tips to Improve Your Health at Work

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We dedicate so much of our lives to our careers. Forty plus hours a week and a great deal of stress and anxiety go into our jobs. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in your work life that you forget the importance of your own health and wellness. With a little conscious effort, it’s… Read more »

How to Become a Perfectly Punctual Employee

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Every day should start the same way – on time. If your employer requires you to be in the office at a certain time, then showing up past this specified time will inconvenience your co-workers and put your job at risk. Lateness shows a lack of professionalism and investment in your company. It’s important to… Read more »