Walk Me Through Your Resume: Answer Examples

When an interviewer says, “Walk me through your resume,” they’re asking for a few specific reasons. And there are some key mistakes that can cost you job offers if you answer incorrectly. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share exactly how to walk an employer through your resume and what the interviewer is looking […]

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How to Quit a Job You Haven’t Started (Or Just Started)

Sometimes you accept a job offer and then realize it’s not the right fit or receive a better offer… either before you start the job or just after starting. Don’t worry, I’m going to help you quit your new job hassle-free, including: How to quit a job before you start How to quit a job […]

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Freelance Writer Guide: Start a Freelance Writing Career

Welcome to my guide on how to start a career as a freelance writer. I’m going to show you how to launch your writing business, get clients online, and start making money as a successful freelance writer even if you have no experience. To save you time and hassles, I’ll also share the mistakes I made […]

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Top 10 Blue Collar Jobs for High Pay and Demand

If you’re looking for the best blue collar jobs for high pay and high demand, then keep reading. I’m going to list 10 of the best-paying blue collar jobs that employers are looking for right now so you can target the top areas in your blue collar job search. Then we’ll look at the median […]

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13 Interview Salary Negotiation Tips

Welcome to my guide on how to negotiate salary in a job interview. Long before the employer makes an offer, they’re asking questions to determine how much to pay you. And not having a strong salary negotiation strategy in your interview can cost you thousands of dollars when you start the job. Plus, if you […]

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10 Best Free Resume Builder Websites for 2021

There are quite a few free online resume sites, but some are MUCH better than others. Some also appear to be free but will make you pay at the very end or you won’t be able to download your newly-created resume. So in this article, I’m going to review the 10 best resume sites that […]

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How Long Should a Cover Letter Be? (Examples)

If you’re wondering how long a cover letter should be, this article has everything you need to know… based on my experience as a recruiter. I’m going to share why most job seekers are making their cover letters way too long, and how you may get MORE job interviews by writing LESS in your cover […]

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Is Udemy Worth It? 2021 Course Review

The opinions and assessments shared on Career Sidekick are our own. We may earn commissions from purchases made after visiting links on our site. If you’re looking for Udemy course reviews, you’re in the right place. I’ve taken online Udemy courses on a variety of topics from photography to website optimization, and I’ve talked to […]

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How to Update Your Resume Step-by-Step

Updating your resume can be tough if it’s been a long time or if you just lost a job and need to start job hunting quickly. And there are a couple of big mistakes you need to avoid that can cost you job interviews! Fortunately, I’m going to walk you through how to update your […]

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What to Do With Extra Money Each Month: 10 Ideas

Making money in your career is half the battle, but what you do with that extra income can make the biggest difference… …in helping you retire early, buy your dream house, or reach other big goals. And if you’ve got free money sitting around in savings accounts and checking accounts, you can put that money […]

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Answers to “Tell Me About a Time You Went Above and Beyond”

Employers love to ask behavioral interview questions like, “Tell me about a time you went above and beyond to get the job done.” They ask this question in retail, customer service, nursing and more… to test your work ethic and other important traits. As a former recruiter, I’m going to show you, with plenty of […]

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Is Lambda School Worth It? 2021 Review

The opinions and assessments shared on Career Sidekick are our own. We may earn commissions from purchases made after visiting links on our site. Deciding on a coding bootcamp is a big decision. And while Lambda School is one of the better-known bootcamps, that doesn’t mean there aren’t downsides and drawbacks. So if you’re wondering, […]

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