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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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Job Interview Questions and Answer Examples

Top 14 Job Interview Questions and Answers Examples

If you have interviews coming up, this article is for you. You’re going to get the top job interview questions and answers examples, plus do’s and don’ts to get you ready to ace your next interview. Make sure you’re ready for each of these questions by reviewing our notes on what the hiring manager is […]

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Best Answers for “Why Should We Hire You?” (3 Examples)

More and more employers are asking, “why should we hire you?” And it can be a very intimidating question if you’re not ready for it! Don’t worry – in this article I’m going to walk you through exactly how to answer questions like “why should I hire you?”, with word-for-word answer examples.  Let’s get started… […]

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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- no 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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How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job (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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No Response After an Interview? Here’s How to Follow Up By 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. I’m going to show you exactly how to send a follow up email after your interview if you’ve gotten no response, with examples and templates. One WARNING first though: Don’t use these follow-up […]

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How to start a job search

How to Start a Job Search: 7 Steps

It’s tempting to start applying for jobs immediately when you decide you want to start a job search.  However, there are a few key steps you should do BEFORE applying for any jobs… and these steps will actually help you get hired in less time.   So I’m going to reveal what I’d do if I […]

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What I Learned Self-Publishing an eBook on Amazon: Pros and Cons

I recently published a short book on Amazon using their Kindle Direct Publishing platform (KDP). Self publishing is becoming more and more popular so I wanted to write this post to talk about the pros and cons of self publishing on Amazon… The pleasant surprises, the frustrations, the things I didn’t find out until it […]

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Best Book on How to Become Rich: Millionaire Fastlane (Review)

I’ve never done a book review on this blog, until now. I’ve read some great books that I probably should have reviewed. But The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco left me no choice. It’s that good. It’s the best business/money book I’ve ever read, and is the one book I recommend if you’re looking for […]

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How to get into Project Management

Getting into Project Management takes a certain set of skills. Whether you’re looking to transfer to a Project Management job in your current company, or apply for a position with a new company, this article will show you what’s needed. If you’re looking to get into Project Management, you should try to demonstrate your ability in the areas below during […]

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Powerful Job Interview Tips From a Recruiter: How to Pass an Interview

If you think most hiring decisions are based on your experience and qualifications, then you better keep reading. Your resume gets you in the door, but how you interview determines whether you’re offered the job. This article will teach you proven job interview tips to help you pass a job interview and get the job you want. […]

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