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How to Write a Letter of Resignation

How to Write a Letter of Resignation

One of the fundamentals of actor training is scene entrances and exits. Good actors know their entrances and exits are what will be remembered, and that holds true in your career as well. So in this article, we’ll look at how to write a great letter of resignation (and how to hand it in to your […]

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Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection

Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection – Do’s and Don’ts

If you’re looking for advice on asking for feedback after a job rejection, you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through exactly how to ask employers for feedback, so you can improve and get hired faster. What we’ll cover: When to ask for feedback after getting rejected Should you ask via phone […]

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How to Explain Job Hopping in Cover Letters, Interviews and More

If you’re job searching and looking for how to explain job hopping in cover letters and interviews, you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to show you everything you need to know about explaining your reasons for changing jobs, so you can get hired even if you’ve job-hopped in the past. Plus, we’ll look […]

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Resume Employment History Samples That Get Interviews

  If you’re looking for great resume employment history examples that will get you callbacks and interviews, then you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through exactly how to list your accomplishments on your resume employment history section to get interviews… and I’m going to share examples from professional resume writers […]

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What to Put on Your LinkedIn Profile (9 Tips for Job Seekers)

If you’re wondering what to put on your LinkedIn profile, you have come to the right place. A reader from the blog emailed me last week and asked, “Biron, I’m trying to write my LinkedIn profile, and am not sure what to put on it. I’ve been told to just copy everything from my resume. Is […]

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What You Need to Know About Job Hopping in 2018

A new study that delves into retention and job-hopping behaviors was recently released, and the findings provide some interesting insights for jobseekers. The 2018 Job-Hopping Report, commissioned by LiveCareer, explores whether observations about rampant job-hopping are accurate; the report also delves into worker engagement in the workplace. Employers fear that business will suffer as a […]

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Interviewing When You Have a Job – Tips from a Recruiter

Interviewing when you already have a job is one of the best ways to advance your career. There’s not as much pressure, and companies view it as a good sign that you’re currently employed, so they’re more eager to hire you. Going on interviews while employed can still be stressful, though. In this article I’m […]

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How to Get Your Resume Read – The “Screen Test”

If you’re looking for how to get your resume read by hiring managers and recruiters, then you’ve come to the right place. When most people think of how technology has changed job searching, they think of applying online and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). While there is no doubt that technology has transformed the job application […]

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How to Answer Interview Questions About Past Mistakes and Failures

If there ever were an interview question that required a mix of diplomacy and vulnerability, it’s the dreaded, “Tell me about a time when you failed” question. You might also hear variations like, “Tell me about a mistake you made.” After spending time learning how to build a resume and cover letter that shine a […]

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Thinking of Giving Up Your Job Search? Try These 5 Things First

If you’re thinking of giving up your job search or frustrated by lack of results, this article is for you. I’m going to give you a few simple, practical things you should try before you give up on job hunting. My goal in this article is to (hopefully) convince you NOT to give up, and […]

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Forgot to Ask a Question in Your Interview? Here’s What to Do

An interview is always a high-pressure situation. No matter how much you prepare your answers, you might look back and wish you had said something different. The same goes for the portion at the end of your meeting when you’re the one in charge of asking questions — you might’ve forgotten something important you wanted to […]

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Best Sample Thank You Emails After an Interview (3 Examples)

If you’re looking for how to write the best thank you notes/emails after your interview, you’ve come to the right place. Sending a follow-up message to thank the interviewer can make the difference between getting hired and being rejected. Of course it won’t save you if your interview went badly from start to finish, but […]

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