All posts by Biron Clark

The 3 Biggest Debt Ceiling Myths

The 3 Biggest Debt Ceiling Myths

I tend to write more about HR-related subjects, but the debt ceiling seems to be everyone’s focus right now. Since it effects every worker and business owner in the country (and potentially globally), I wanted to help clarify the 3 most common debt ceiling myths that I hear bouncing around. As a disclaimer, I’m not […]

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How To Make A Career Change

How To Make A Career Change: 3 Starting Steps

Making a career change isn’t easy and shouldn’t be taken lightly. However, you also shouldn’t feel trapped in your career if you’re not enjoying it. There are a lot of options out there! This 3-step guide on how to make a career change should help if you do decide to take the leap. Before we […]

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How to Succeed When Working for Multiple Managers

How to Succeed When Working for Multiple Managers

As you engage in more responsibilities at work, you are likely to find yourself working with more than one manager at a time. You will usually report directly to one person but might be working on projects with a few other people. This is a great opportunity to make a name for yourself and get […]

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7 Ways You Could Be Killing Your Job Search Without Even Knowing It

7 Ways You Could Be Killing Your Job Search Without Knowing It

This topic is pretty self explanatory so I’ll jump right in. Here are some common ways that you might be hurting your job search efforts without even knowing it: 1. Not having an updated LinkedIn profile. 90+% of recruiters use LinkedIn. If they can’t find you or if they find a profile that looks neglected […]

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Don't Make This One Networking Mistake

Don’t Make This One Networking Mistake!

Are you making the mistake of ignoring face to face networking opportunities? When I say “networking”, you probably think of Facebook, LinkedIn, and email. I know it can be tempting to neglect face to face networking in modern times. Networking online is quicker, easier, and safer (more comfortable with less chance of embarrassment). But you’re […]

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five questions every job seeker should be prepared to answer

Five Questions Every Job Seeker Should Be Prepared To Answer

No matter what industry you’re in or what level of position you currently hold, there are a few basic job interview questions that any job seeker should be prepared to answer. These questions are simple and not particularly difficult to handle, but failing to have a good answer prepared can leave a bad impression in […]

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are you asking questions on every job interview

Are You Asking Questions On Every Job Interview?

You should absolutely be asking GOOD questions on every job interview you go on. Asking the right questions on a job interview can make the difference between getting hired and being rejected. Any hiring manager will want (and expect) to hear at least a few intelligent questions from you during the interview process. If you’re interviewing […]

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The Two Week Notice Double Standard

Employers often ask for a two week notice (or more) when you resign. This is hardly breaking news. However, there’s a recent trend I’ve observed in this area… The Two Week Notice Double Standard: Workers are still obligated to provide a two week notice whenever leaving a company, yet employers feel no obligation to respect […]

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what are your career goals

What Are Your Career Goals?

Setting goals is extremely important, whether it’s career goals or personal goals. Let me first say that I’m not a huge fan of planning ahead and creating outlines, timelines, detailed project plans, etc. I prefer to just start doing things, and it usually works out quite well for me. So for all the folks like […]

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what should the perfect resume include

What Should the Perfect Resume Include?

The perfect resume might look slightly different for two different job candidates, depending on how far along they are in their careers, what industry they’re in, etc. But in general there are a few things that you should include in almost any resume you create though. The checklist below highlights some of the most important areas […]

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how to ask for a promotion

How to Ask For a Promotion At Work- 2 Proven Methods

Asking for a promotion at work isn’t easy if you’re inexperienced. This article on how to ask for a promotion will give you the tools you need to feel comfortable and confident approaching your boss at work to talk about career growth. One of the most common reasons that people leave their jobs is lack […]

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5 Reasons EVERYONE Should Use a Credit Card

I recently had a discussion with a few colleagues at work, debating whether it is necessary or even beneficial to make day-to-day purchases with a credit card (as opposed to a debit card or cash). My stance was, and still is, that everyone should be using a credit card for their purchases and then paying […]

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