How to Ace the Job Interview (Part 2)

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The difference between landing the job of your dreams and bombing the interview often boils down to one key element: how well you prepare. It’s not possible to anticipate every question that will be asked. However, it IS entirely possible to enter your interview with a strong sense of what to expect and how to… Read more »

How to Ace the Job Interview (Part 1)

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Do you have a job interview on the horizon? Acing a job interview has as much to do with the way you prepare as it does your poise and confidence in the interview chair. Taking time to prepare for the interview in advance can help you secure the job offer you seek. There are a… Read more »

7 Steps to Craft the Perfect Résumé with No Work Experience

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The old catch-22: You need a job to get experience, but you need experience to get a job. Finding work can be tough, and it can be even more difficult when you don’t have a laundry list of references or a surplus of experience to work off of. But just because you don’t have existing… Read more »

5 Steps to a Successful Career Fair

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Knowing the right way to prepare for a job fair can help you land the next great job on your career path. Whether you’re seeking your first job or your sixth job, attending a career fair is a smart plan for marketing yourself to potential employers. Forget reviewing hundreds of online ads or spending countless… Read more »

Should You Accept that Promotion? (part 3)

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(This is the last of a 3-part series. Find the first 2 parts here (part 1) and here (part 2).) Is Taking a Promotion the Right Move … or a Move in the Wrong Direction? Getting a promotion is one of the holy grails of modern careers. It’s the post-college report card. It gives employees… Read more »

Should You Accept that Promotion? (part 2)

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(If you missed part 1, find the article here: Should You Accept that Promotion? Is Taking a Promotion the Right Move … or a Move in the Wrong Direction? Being offered a promotion is usually a welcome and exciting reward for a job well done – usually, but not always. Sometimes, it’s not so welcome… Read more »

Should You Accept that Promotion?

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From a young age, we’re taught that receiving a promotion is great public recognition of your success to date, and an exciting pathway to bigger and better things. But what if you not 100% sure that you want to take a promotion that is offered to you? Let us illustrate what might happen when you… Read more »

How to Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

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Our personal and professional lives often compete for the same fixed amount of awake time. Friends and family (and sleep too!) often get the short end of the stick when these calendars collide. Most folks long for a better work-life balance. Work-life balance is a common cry for the overworked and overwhelmed employee. Many organizations… Read more »

4 Ways to Be a Reference-Giving Superstar

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At any point in time, we will be either a reference seeker or a reference giver. If you believe in karma – and you truly want to help a former superstar employee get to the next level – then you should be considerate about how to give a proper recommendation. That doesn’t mean that you’ll… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Work References

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When applying for a position, you’ll spend hours agonizing over every last detail of your resume, and even more time writing and rewriting your cover letter. But how much time do you spend fortifying your list of references? Yep, that’s what we thought. While we typically stress over details like our outfit, interview questions, and… Read more »