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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Job Interview Panel

Panel Interview Tips

The panel interview is often dreaded and intimidating for the unprepared candidate. If you prepare properly it doesn’t need to be. These panel interview tips should help. First we need to get rid of the fear of being interviewed by multiple people simultaneously; it’s not as bad as it sounds. Let’s talk about some advantages […]

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Creative Job Application

Job Search Tips- Creative Job Applications

If you’ve applied for any jobs lately, you probably found that most of the process took place online. The standard job application process is becoming more and more automated and generic, but that doesn’t mean your approach has to be the same. Even in a world of online forms and resume-scanning computer programs… There’s still […]

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Unlimited Vacation Policy- Why It’s a Great Idea

It’s not the standard vacation policy for most companies yet, but more and more companies are moving toward an unlimited vacation policy. Rather than establishing a set number of vacation days per year for each employee, some companies are starting to allow workers to use their best judgement to decide when and how many vacation […]

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3 best industries for the future

The 3 Best Industries For The Future

A big part of your career development will come down to the industry you’re in. Whether you’re reevaluating your options or preparing to enter the workforce for the first time, these are 3 of the best industries for the future. These aren’t niche industry ideas; these are large industries that are stable and profitable. At […]

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