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2020 New Years Resolutions

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 wanted to build an artificial… Read more »

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Professional man and woman ready for an interview

You just got the call. “We’ve reviewed your resume and would love to schedule a time for you to come in and interview with us.” Congrats! You have a foot in the door. Now, it’s time to prepare for your interview. Your resume, application, and materials are all ready to go, but what about your… Read more »

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Interview awkwardness. Avoid oversharing during your next interview.

Avoid oversharing during your next interview Are you wondering why you didn’t get a call back for a second interview? Maybe you “overshared.” Here’s how to strike the right balance. Always let the interviewer set the tone Pay attention to their body language and tone and let them take the lead. Keep it light Limit… Read more »

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Here are 3 ways to modernize and improve your cover letter to help you get noticed by recruiters

Breaking news! The rules have changed when it comes to writing the perfect cover letter. Gone are the days of writing multiple paragraphs to share your accomplishments. It is not interesting anymore, and today’s recruiters do not have the time or patience for it. They are looking for fresh, modern, and exciting cover letters that… Read more »

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Trying to find a job can be very frustrating. Have you ever wondered why you are not getting any calls from hiring managers after you go through the effort of sending a professional resume and cover letter? Perhaps it’s not you. It could be your cover letter just needs a little bit of tweaking. How… Read more »

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Let's talk about how to negotiate for a better salary

Salary negotiations usually begin during the interview process. So, before you start your job search, know your worth! Online tools such as Payscale, Salary.com, and Glassdoor can provide an idea of the salary range you can expect. Before your first interview, prepare the reasons why you think you are worth your desired salary range. Consider… Read more »

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There are few moments in life where making a good impression is more important than during a job interview. If you’re preparing for an interview, how can you guarantee you will leave your interviewer with a positive impression? It’s not all about saying the right thing; your interviewer’s opinion depends much on what you DON’T… Read more »

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Missing out on a great job opportunity because of a botched first impression is not a risk you want to take. If you want to get a recruiter’s attention, you’ll need an eye-catching resume. The problem is that, even though everyone has written a resume at some point, very few people know how to do… Read more »

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When the ability to read every open job listing on the planet is just a few keystrokes away, it can be difficult to narrow your search down to your most viable options. Too many job-seekers waste time, effort, and resources pursuing leads that are either do not genuinely fit their needs or are unlikely to… Read more »

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In a competitive job market, you’re not going to be the only one interviewing for a job. To be successful, you’ll need good training, up-to-date skills, and solid experience. But, is that enough? Many highly-qualified candidates walk confidently out of an interview, only to never hear from the interviewer again; they may even find out… Read more »