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How to Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?” (Interview Question)

If you’re unemployed while job searching it’s especially scary to hear them ask about the reason for leaving your last job. But even if you’re currently employed the interviewer might ask you about past job changes and reasons for leaving. The whole topic is filled with potential traps, so I’m going to show you how to get past this question […]

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What to Say in a Job Interview: Questions and Answers (With Samples)

Wondering how to answer common interview questions, and some of the things you should avoid saying at the same time? There are some simple rules you can follow to succeed. Here’s a quick guide on what to say in a job interview in many common situations. These job interview questions and answers will prepare you for the topics you’ll likely face […]

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How to Answer “Why Should We Hire You?” (Interview Question)

  This question can be pretty intimidating if you’re not ready for it. Most job seekers only look at the hiring process from their own perspective, and not the company’s. Big mistake. This question is a chance for you to show them exactly what they stand to gain by hiring you! What’s in it for them? Let’s […]

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How Setting Goals at Work Will Change Your Life

I never used to set work goals. Maybe at the start of the year I’d write down a few, but nothing week-to-week or month-to-month. And I definitely had no idea how powerful setting goals at work would turn out to be… Here’s the old me: I figured I’m going to do my best, and picking […]

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15 Best Follow Up Email Subject Lines and Templates for Job Seekers

Imagine this… You went on an interview last week, didn’t hear back, and just sent a followup email. You check your inbox the next day and your stomach sinks- 0 new messages. Still nothing. The reality is the follow up email subject line you choose is important, and the email is too. You want an answer but you can’t send […]

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5 worst job interview mistakes you can make

The 5 Biggest Job Interview Mistakes You’re Making

There are a lot of potential pitfalls when interviewing, as anyone who has gone on a few interviews has found out (hey, nobody’s perfect!!) But some job interview mistakes are worse than others. You can recover from most mistakes, but the five mistakes below can be total show-stoppers. These are the common mistakes that are extremely hard to recover […]

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How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

LinkedIn Job Search Secrets: Find a Job Quickly and Easily (VIDEO)

Here’s the biggest problem with job searching online: Sending out more than a few applications takes FOREVER. It’s a pain in the ass. Creating a login and password on multiple sites. Uploading a resume and then having to fill the exact same info into a form. And after all this you might not even hear back. There […]

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the 10 most dangerous jobs in the world and how much they pay

Infographic Shows Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs and How Much They Pay

I received an email with this Infographic last week asking if I’d post it on the site. I don’t usually post this type of content but I thought this info is actually pretty unique and interesting. Pleasant surprise (there are some BAD Infographics out there trust me). These are the 10 most dangerous jobs in the world. I think the list excludes […]

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No Response After an Interview? Here’s How to Send a Follow Up Email

So, you finished your interview, went home excited to hear back, but now what? Maybe it’s been a few days (or more) and you haven’t heard anything. Take a deep breath and relax, help is on the way… I’m going to show you exactly how to send a follow up email after your interview if you’ve gotten no response. […]

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How to Get Organized and Start a Job Search – 5 Steps

So I sent out an email a few days ago mentioning that January is probably the best time to look for jobs all year. I got a couple responses from readers looking for steps they could take to prepare for an upcoming job search (this was written in December, so they want to be ready when […]

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You Are NEVER Starting Over in Life

While weighing a business decision today, a negative/scary thought entered my head. I’m willing to bet MANY other people have felt the exact same way at least once so I want to share my experience and solution. Here’s what happened: I was considering a couple of options for a future business venture, and one of the ideas […]

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guide to changing careers at age 30, 40 or 50

Tips for Changing Careers at 30, 40 or 50+

Changing careers isn’t easy, but if you’re unhappy with your current line of work, it’s an option to consider. It doesn’t matter if you’re changing careers at 30, 40, 50, or really any age. The amount of time you’ve invested in your current career is a sunk cost either way. You’re never going to get it back. Spending […]

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