8 Tips on How to Deal with a Difficult Boss

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In a perfect world, we would all have remarkable bosses who help us succeed, who make us feel valued, and who are just all-around great people. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.   There are many types of bosses you can encounter in the workforce — a micromanager, an individual with anger management problems, one… Read more »

7 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Your resume is one of the main ways hiring managers assess you as a candidate. Should it matter if you make a mistake on your resume? Absolutely! In fact, the quickest way to get screened out as an applicant is to submit a seriously flawed resume. Typos and grammatical errors are typically the Number One… Read more »

5 Tips to Land a Position even with No Job Experience

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Have you just graduated and are looking for your first real job? Or maybe you’re looking for a career move and are ready to try something totally different. Whichever way, you’re probably dealing with a major issue for job seekers — trying to land a position without any direct experience. Here are 5 ways to… Read more »

Improve Your Resume with the Use of Keywords

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Resume keywords are imperative to helping you get your resume noticed by employers. By including keywords in your resume and cover letter, you’ll increase your chances of landing a job interview. Keywords are words or short phrases that relate to particular requirements for a job. They are the skills, abilities, credentials, and qualities that a… Read more »

5 Tips to Help Develop Your Career Path

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Career planning is not something that you do once and then forget. Succeeding in a constantly changing workplace requires a career management plan. Employers always want to attract, hire, and retain employees who provide the best value. Think about yourself as a business with a product to sell and create a strategy for marketing your… Read more »

4 Reasons to Keep Job Hunting During the Summer Months

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You may think nothing really happens during the summer. Chances are, it’s a time of year when your social schedule is packed. But, your professional life? Well, that seems a little slow. But … should it be? Order levels and production schedules are lower because major clients are on vacation or on shutdown. The office… Read more »

5 Reasons to Always Send a Post-Interview Thank-You Letter

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Momma always said: — Say please and thank you. — Always be gracious. — Treat everyone with respect. Thank-you letters fall into this broad category of good advice. In fact, thank-you letters continue to be an important part of a successful job-search campaign. And our advice is to send a thank-you note following each interview… Read more »

5 Steps to Prepare for a Video Interview

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Whether this is your first, second, or fifth time performing a video interview, it most likely won’t be your last. More and more companies are using video interviews at some stage in the hiring process, meaning you can certainly count on a video interview in your near future. So what does this mean for you?… Read more »

Elevator Pitch: Learn to Market Yourself

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Unless you’re in business for yourself, the idea of marketing yourself may not sound like anything that concerns you. But it’s a skill everyone needs to master. When you meet someone through networking, especially if that person could possibly lead you to a job opportunity, you have a very limited amount of time to capture… Read more »

Keyword Tips for Your Resume

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Resume keywords are imperative to helping to get your resume noticed. By including keywords in your resume, you’ll greatly increase your chances of gaining attention and landing a job interview. So what are keywords? Keywords are words or short phrases that relate to particular requirements for a job. They are the skills, abilities, credentials and… Read more »