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Every candidate anticipates being asked a few difficult interview questions during the course of a job search. It just comes with the territory. However, there is a particularly awkward question that almost always come up. “Why did you leave your last job?” This interview question can create anxiety in even a veteran job seeker. How… Read more »

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As you fill out a job application, you notice that the company is requiring several career references – more than you usually provide. You rack your brains trying to think of some additional people you can use as references, other than your immediate friends and family members, your college roommates, and your family doctor who… Read more »

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A new job has been advertised and you think you would be the perfect fit, so you are excited about applying. That is, until you notice that the company wants you to submit a cover letter along with your resume. You cannot even remember when the last time you even used a cover letter to… Read more »

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Do you often find yourself feeling lost or overwhelmed by you at work? Do you have to move paperwork or forget where you stored an important file? How long do you think you can keep up at the job while being so unorganized? You have a problem. And it’s something that many people struggle with… Read more »

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You spent weeks and months researching your target companies for the perfect job. Then you invested plenty of time crafting an amazing resume, applying for jobs, and sending out your best work. You may have even gotten a few quick calls from recruiters to pre-screen you for these jobs. But then, nothing is happening. What… Read more »

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Any new job can seem intimidating and awkward, especially on the first day. While this is normal, there is something you can do to make things a lot less awkward in your new job. Doing this one thing can greatly increase your experience to being positive as you traverse a brand new job. Get connected… Read more »

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It’s inevitable that there will be exciting days at work and then there will be dull days. There are days when you would be super busy and the clock flies by. And then there are the work days where you believe that the clock has stopped. How can you get past a slump at work… Read more »

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New Year resolutions have become a fad. They really put a lot of pressure on people. The truth is that more people fail to stay committed and very few actually overcome the challenges that are inevitable. Not many will have a New Year resolution like that of Mark Zuckerberg who wants to build an artificial… Read more »

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2015 was an outstanding year for many career minded folks, and for good reason. Experts are now saying it’s a candidates’ market, which is good news for the many hard working people in and around Lancaster, PA. We’ve been following the updates and sharing news about career and workplace trends all year, and we want to… Read more »

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The competition is fierce for good jobs in the Harrisburg, PA area, just as it is in many post-recession regions. Therefore, it’s important to stand out as a candidate in order to grab the attention of the best company recruiters. Elevating yourself from the average candidate to one who is extraordinary takes some creativity, but… Read more »