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quitting job without another lined up - should you do it

Should You Quit a Job Without Another Lined Up?

If you’re wondering, “Can I quit my job before finding a new one?” the answer might surprise you. Most people will tell you to never do this, but as a former recruiter and someone who has left past jobs with no alternative lined up (and ended up being okay), I think it makes sense in […]

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best excuses to miss work

Best Excuses to Miss Work (Last Minute/Short Notice)

If you need to miss work, including on short notice, this article will give you the 9 best excuses to do it. Calling out of work doesn’t need to be difficult, but if you give the wrong reason, it could leave your boss doubting you and could even get you fired in some states. So […]

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how to cancel a job interview by email

How to Cancel a Job Interview (Email Examples)

If you’re looking for how to cancel a job interview by email, this article will help you write the perfect message. I’m going to share the exact steps for writing your cancelation email and provide word-for-word email samples for the following scenarios: Canceling an interview because you’ve accepted another job offer Canceling an interview and […]

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how to quit job you haven't started or just started

How to Quit a Job You Haven’t Started (Or Just Started)

Sometimes you accept a job offer and then realize it’s not the right fit or receive a better offer… either before you start the job or just after starting. Don’t worry, I’m going to help you quit your new job hassle-free, including: How to quit a job before you start How to quit a job […]

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online job search tips and techniques

32 Job Seeking Tips and Techniques to Get You Hired

I’ve shared hundreds of tips on LinkedIn based on my experience as a recruiter, and was even named a LinkedIn Top Voice for it. This article is a compilation of my best job hunting tips and advice, taken from my posts that have received the most positive feedback from job seekers and other career experts. […]

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how to list references for a job and on a resume

How to Provide References for a Job

If you’re looking for how to provide references for a job (or who to list as references for a job), then you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through everything you need to know about giving professional references for a job – on your resume, on applications, after the interview, and when […]

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Sick day sample email templates

3 Sick Day Email Templates to Get the Day Off

If you need to send a sick day email, then you’re in the right place. This article will show you what to put in your sick-day email… with word-for-word templates and samples that are ready to send. And if you prefer to call in sick to work, we’re also going to cover what to say (and NOT […]

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Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job

14 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job

You’ve sent in the perfect resume. You’ve nailed the interview. You’ve been offered the job. But should you take it? Securing a job offer is exciting, particularly if you’ve spent a long time waiting for one. But don’t rush to respond just yet – there are some important things to ask about and know before […]

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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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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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best tips for career change - resume and interview

Career Change Interview Tips, Resume Tips and More

If you’d like to change careers, you’ve come to the right place. After recruiting for multiple Fortune 500 companies and top tech startups, I’m going to share the best tips I’ve found for a successful career change. We’re going to look at resume tips for career changers, and then job interview tips for career changers.  […]

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Returning to work after raising children

Returning to Work after Raising Children – How to Find a Job

Returning to work after raising children can be intimidating, but it’s very doable if you follow the right steps! In this article, you’re going to learn how to find a job after taking time off to raise kids, and mistakes to AVOID during your job search. I’m going to show you how to minimize time […]

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