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Should I Accept a Counter Offer

Should You Accept a Counter Offer?

If you’re wondering, “Should I accept a counter offer?” then you’re in the right place. In the next few minutes, I’m going to show you the pros and cons (and the hidden dangers) of accepting a counter offer. We’ll look at 4 reasons why you might not want to accept that counter offer, a few situations […]

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how to ask for a raise - examples/scripts

Underpaid? Here’s How to Ask for a Raise

In this article, I’m going to walk you through how to ask for a raise when you are underpaid (or when you just want a higher salary), with examples and sample scripts you can follow.  We’ll also look at when to ask, because that’s equally important. (While there’s no exact best time to ask for a raise, […]

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describe your ideal manager or boss - interview question

“Describe Your Ideal Manager” Interview Answers

Employers love to ask questions about what type of management style you prefer, what type of boss or manager you work best under, and more. They want to see if you’ll fit into their organization and make sure you don’t have a toxic attitude, too. But how can you make sure you’re giving a good […]

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marketing interview questions and answers

Top 13 Marketing Interview Questions and Answers

If you’re looking for help with marketing interview questions, you’re in the right place.  I’m going to walk you through the 13 most common questions asked in marketing job interviews, including: product marketing interview questions digital marketing interview questions marketing coordinator/manager interview questions much more First, no matter what type of marketing job you’re interviewing […]

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accounting interview questions and answers

Top 10 Accounting Interview Questions (With Answers)

There are 10 common questions you need to be ready for in an accounting interview. Employers ask many of the same accounting interview questions… whether it’s a Big Four accounting firm… or an accountant job interview at a tech company, healthcare company, etc. So here are the top 10 accountant interview questions to be ready […]

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upwork profile examples

3 Upwork Profile Examples That Get Interviews

Your Upwork profile is critical for landing jobs as a freelancer. Clients use it to decide who to interview, and they also invite freelancers to interview directly after finding them in search results… …So if you create an Upwork profile that gets seen and clicked in search results, you’ll start getting interviews without having to […]

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Best Personal Branding Statements - 12 examples to create your own

10 Personal Brand Statement Examples to Inspire You

Today’s job market and business markets are more competitive than ever. In order to succeed, you’ll need to set yourself apart with a good personal branding strategy. And one of the first things you need to do when creating your personal brand is establish a powerful personal branding statement. This short statement will be the foundation […]

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Best Executive Job Boards

The 9 Best Executive Job Boards (And More Executive Job Search Tips)

If you’re looking for Executive jobs or management/leadership positions, you shouldn’t only be relying on job boards. However, job search boards can still be an effective piece of your strategy – both for applying and doing research.  So in this article, I’m going to walk you through the 9 best executive job boards for finding […]

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average cost of professional resume writing services

Average Cost of Resume Writing Services (Study)

If you’re wondering how a resume writer costs, you’re in the right place. We researched the prices of 90 resume writers to find the average cost of professional resume writing services. These are the results… How Much Does a Professional Resume Writer Cost? The average cost of professional resume writing services is $527 based on […]

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how you turn down a job offer - example letters and emails

How to Turn Down a Job Offer: 4 Sample Emails/Letters

If you’re looking for examples of how to turn down a job offer gracefully, you’re in the right place. I recently posted on LinkedIn about why you should try to get multiple job offers. That way, if there’s an unexpected issue or one falls through, you still have options.  Yet a few people commented that […]

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how much does a career coach - average cost of 50 coaches

How Much Does a Career Coach Cost? Average Costs and More

If you’re looking for how much a career coach costs, you’ve come to the right place. We asked 50 career coaches in the US, UK, and Canada what they’re currently charging new clients to come up with how much a career coach costs on average, and the highest and lowest coaching rates available.  Let’s get […]

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write a great linkedin profile summary - tips and examples for job seekers

How to Write a LinkedIn Summary (5 Examples for Job Seekers)

Your LinkedIn “summary” is one of the first places recruiters and employers look on your profile. And if you don’t impress them, they might quickly scroll past the rest of your profile and move on to someone else’s. So here’s what you’re going to get in this article: 11-step checklist showing you how to write […]

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