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Social Media Mistakes Can Cost You A Job

As job seekers, it’s important to be more careful about what we post.  Why?  More than 90% of recruiters use social media to screen candidates and the slightest slip-up could end your chances of getting a job.  In short, first impressions matter. With recruiters and employers watching, be careful about what you share. Here’s what to keep […]

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Are You Paid What You’re Worth?

One of the most common complaints I hear from job seekers and employees is that they are not paid what they are worth. If you want to maximize your compensation, there are a number of tactics you can use to demonstrate your value. Let’s take a look at some of these tactics. Document your accomplishments. […]

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20 Common Interview Questions and Answers

First and foremost, congratulations if you have an interview! That in itself is commendable, so now you just want to make sure you come across in the best possible light. I have been asked numerous times what to do in preparation for job interviews. While there is no way of predicting exactly what you will […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should NEVER Accept a Counter Offer

1) You think your manager counter offers because they finally appreciate you? Think again. You haven’t suddenly become a more valuable employee than you were the day before, your manger simply does not want to deal with the headache and disruption of your departure. Interviewing, hiring and training are costly and time consuming. Think about what would go […]

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10 Best Job Interview Tips for Job-Seekers

When you have successfully mastered cover letters, resumes, and job applications and are receiving requests for interviews, it’s time to understand how to succeed in the job interview so that you are ever closer to your goal of obtaining one or more job offers. 1. Conduct Research on the Employer, Hiring Manager, Job Opportunity. Success […]

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How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

The following list contains 10 things that successful people do to find balance on the weekend and to come into work at 110% on Monday morning. 1. They Disconnect Disconnecting is the most important weekend strategy on this list, because if you can’t find a way to remove yourself electronically from your work Friday evening […]

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7 Tips For Job Seekers That Hiring Managers Want You To Know

1.  YOUR RESUME ISN’T AS IMPORTANT AS YOU PERCEIVE Hiring managers get a much more accurate picture of who you are by evaluating your online persona—including your social handles, work portfolio, published articles, etc.—which are typically more up-to-date and honest than resumes. Ensure all these digital handles are strong and reflect on you well. 2. […]

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Quiting Time: 5 signs it’s time to leave your job

Before you resign, make sure you’re leaving for the right reasons. Quitting is never easy. There will always be high and low points in your job, but how do you know when the bad aspects outweigh the good? Here are some signs that will help you decide when it’s time to look elsewhere for work. Your […]

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5 Resume Blunders – and How to Avoid Them

1.  Not having a professional summary or having a generic, poorly written one. The professional summary is a three- to four-sentence paragraph that concisely presents your unique talents and skills. It also happens to be the most important part of your resume. Not having one, or having a shoddy one, can be a deal breaker […]

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