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Do You Need a Cover Letter with Your Resume

Do You Need a Cover Letter With Your Resume?

If you’re wondering, “Do I need a cover letter with my resume?” then this article is for you. And you’ve probably been told some bad information about this topic in the past! – I’ll explain… The reality is: There are only a few specific cases where a cover letter is necessary and important. And many […]

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How to Get Your Job Application Noticed - creative ways to apply

9 Creative Ways to Get Your Job Application Noticed

If you’re wondering, “how can I stand out from other job applicants online?” then this is the article for you. In the next 10 minutes, you’re going to learn how to get your job application noticed with 9 creative (and highly-effective) methods that will help you stand out any time you apply for a position […]

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how to use linkedin to find a job

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job in 2020

LinkedIn is one of the best tools to find a job right now.  In this article, I’ll show you 10 steps for how to use LinkedIn effectively to get more interviews and job offers. We need to do three things if you want to find a job on LinkedIn… Set up a great LinkedIn profile […]

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why are job titles important

Are Job Titles Important? (This Might Surprise You)

Are job titles important? The answer might surprise you. The perception of job titles is that they’re extremely important. I’ve seen people get their dream job offer in terms of salary, but they were unhappy because the title wasn’t what they wanted.  A job title doesn’t put food on the table though, does it? That’s […]

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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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