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what you need to know about job hopping

Job Hopping Research: How Common is Job Hopping?

A new piece of job hopping research came out and dives into some interesting questions like how common is job hopping? The findings provide some interesting insights for jobseekers. The 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 […]

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giving up job search

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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finding a job after 50

Best Ways to Find a Job After 50

Trying to find a new job after age 50? You have come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through the steps and  tips I recommend following to give yourself the best chance at finding a job after 50 years old. Find a New Job After Age 50 – Best Tips and Strategies […]

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soft skills you need to succeed

The Soft Skills You Need to Succeed in 2020

It’s natural to want to show off your impressive hard skills when you are looking for a new job. But to succeed in today’s job market, jobseekers have to include an equal balance of hard skills and soft skills on their resumes. New research suggests that even those jobseekers who are adding soft skills to […]

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the best ways to get promoted at your job

The 9 Best Ways to Get Promoted at Your Job

Somebody asked me this recently: “what are the best ways to get promoted in my job?” I’ve had a lot of experience helping people do this as a recruiter (and doing it myself) so I decided to put together a master-list of strategies that work! These are the most powerful/important things you can do to […]

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body language tips

Body Language Tips: How to Impress Anyone Quickly and Easily

People judge you with their eyes before anything else when they meet you, so your body language is important in making a first impression and being remembered. Practicing strong, impressive body language can change your career whether you’re interviewing for jobs, networking, asking for a raise, or anything else. This article is going to quickly walk […]

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Should I Leave My Job? 5 Signs You Should Leave

Wondering if you need to leave your job?… keep reading and we’ll give you the answer you need. There are plenty of articles out there are on how to spot a toxic work environment, a horrible boss, or that you have outgrown your current job. But what are the personal signs that you need to be real […]

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Laws Protecting Women's Rights in the Workplace

7 Laws Protecting Women’s Rights in the Workplace

Women have come along way in the workplace, but discrimination and unfair treatment still do happen. Part of protecting yourself is being educated about current laws and female rights in the workplace so you can make sure you’re being treated fairly. Here are 7 important laws protecting women’s rights in the workplace that you should […]

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how to clean up your online reputation

How To Clean Up Your Online Reputation: 5 Tips

When you start building your online brand, your biggest goal is to increase your visibility. You want people to be able to easily find you online. You want Google searches that include your name to lead back to you. But what happens if something bad is showing up when people search for you? In this […]

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How to Get a Job After Being Fired

How to Get a Job After Being Fired

Sometimes things don’t go quite as planned. Perhaps your last job was going along smoothly (or so you thought)—and then—you were fired. While you can certainly mourn the job loss and examine why it happened, the next step is clear—you have to find a new position. Don’t worry, in this article, you’re going to learn […]

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how do you know if you are being discriminated against in the hiring process

How to Know If You’re Being Discriminated Against in the Hiring Process

Discrimination in a hiring process is illegal, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. Unfortunately, preconceived notions and prejudices of the hiring manager may prevent you from getting a job that you’re qualified for. Job search discrimination can come in many different forms, from racial and age discrimination to sexist questions and attitudes. Many people face […]

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the power of goal setting for work

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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