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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 »

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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 »

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Your boss asks you for a meeting. You’re excited and a bit nervous — you’ve been doing good work, getting nods from important people, and your numbers are higher than ever. “We’ve loved the work you’ve been doing this year,” your boss tells you once you’re sitting down. “And we would love to offer you… Read more »

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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 »

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If you’ve landed a job that you truly love, you’re truly one of the lucky ones. It may offer an enticing combination of pay, challenge, upward mobility and environment. However, even in jobs that are otherwise perfect for us, we sometimes face an unexpected problem — a “toxic” coworker. Some of these types of problematic… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Do you have a coworker who thinks they know everything? They believe they are the go-to person; the one with the special connections and authority. If there’s a problem, they have the solution; if there’s a question, they have the answer. They aren’t open to new ideas or collaborating — and they have strong opinions,… Read more »

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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 »