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With so many candidates competing for the same attractive roles, differentiation is the name of the game! And sometimes, it’s the little things that help set YOU apart from the competition. What you do during the job search can have lasting impressions.   Check out these tips on the Dos and Don’ts of job search… Read more »

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With today’s faster pace and newer technology for job searches and application tracking, do people really need to send a cover letter when seeking jobs?     Most people would say no. Yet if your goal as a job-search candidate is to differentiate yourself from the rest of the pack, doing something that other candidates… Read more »

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We all dream of the day when we can retire, live on the beach, and drink Pina Coladas ‘til sundown. Or maybe your idea of the perfect retirement is to simply have enough money to live comfortably and do a little traveling. These are wonderful ideas, yet how will you afford to do so?  … Read more »

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Whether you like it or not, your use of social media – whether it’s Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or any of the many other outlets – can have a significant impact on your job and career options. Whether that impact is positive or negative is really up to you!   Here are some key… Read more »

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At the tail end of January, employers must make available to their employees a copy of their W2 forms, in order to facilitate the completion and filing of tax returns. Don’t get surprised from this tax filing effort to find out that you owe additional money, or will be owed a large refund. To help… Read more »

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Want to ace your next interview and land that job you’ve been seeking? In a competitive job market, proper preparation for the interview is key to winning the assignment!   In the first part of this series, we offered the first 10 of 20 tips to help you prepare (this is part 2 of 2;… Read more »

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Want to ace your next interview and land that job you’ve been seeking? In a competitive job market, proper preparation for the interview is key to winning the assignment!   Here are 20 tips to help you prepare (part 1 of 2).   1. Research the industry and company. Show what you know! An interviewer… Read more »

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Have you ever had to put a terrific idea “on hold” because you didn’t have the resources to implement it properly? Maybe you had an unique market opportunity, a wonderful new product idea or a terrific new service extension that simply had to be placed “on the back burner” because you lacked the right people… Read more »

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Personal productivity is often driven by your ability to focus on the task at hand.   At the start of a brand new year, you’ve likely set some lofty work-related goals for yourself, for your department or for the organization. And in order to achieve these ambitious milestones, it will likely take a lot of… Read more »

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One of the greatest predictors of your happiness at work is your relationship with your manager. So when you’re considering a new job, it’s important to know how you’ll get along with your new boss. This can be hard to assess in an interview when you’re working hard to demonstrate why she should hire you…. Read more »