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Woman typing on a laptop with email vectors flying out from her fingers.

After sending out multiple resumes and pursuing leads, you finally landed that coveted interview. You arrived early, dressed appropriately to match the company’s atmosphere, looked everybody in the eye, and answered all of their questions to the best of your ability while showcasing your skills. Time to sit back, wait, and hope, right? Not quite…. Read more »

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Resumes are a great way to showcase your talents and experience. It’s like an advertisement – for you. And, most jobs will require you to submit a resume as well as fill out an application. So, always keep your resume handy and up-to-date. A resume helps in several ways. It Gives You a Professional Appearance… Read more »

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It’s tough to make it through your career without a gap or two in your professional history. From economic downturns to family obligations, there are a variety of valid reasons why a person with a good work ethic could be out of work for a few weeks, months, or even years. But, hiring managers may… Read more »

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Make a great first impression at your next job interview

Studies show that the first impression you make on others has a lasting effect on how they think about and remember you. This is especially true when it comes to job interviews. The way you present yourself, even if you are meeting a recruiter for only a few minutes, can dictate the entire course of your… Read more »

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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. 1. Always let the interviewer set the tone Pay attention to their body language and tone and let them take the lead. 2. Keep it… 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 »