Our 3-Step Process to Wow in Every Job Interview

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When you finally land that coveted interview, you want to find that magic formula that will have the interviewers leaping up at the end of it to offer you the job. Well … that might be a tall order, but we can give you a three-step process to leave interviewers with the best possible impression,… Read more »

Seven Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

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A good leader understands that they must have multiple professional and people to work best with their employees, and that includes emotional intelligence, or the ability to observe and examine the emotions of others, as well as properly monitor their own. In fact, emotional intelligence can often mark the difference between getting hired or earning… Read more »

6 Ways to Proofread Your Resume to Avoid Silly Errors

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Ask anyone in HR who has read resumes, and they will tell you that the number of people who manage to send in ones with errors is astounding. A poorly proofread resume goes straight into the trash, so take care to carefully proofread every bit of it before the hours of work you put into… Read more »

The Right Way to Quit a Bad Job

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As sometimes happens, unfortunately, you may well get stuck in what can only be considered a bad job. Whether you have a horrible boss, find yourself overworked and underpaid, or just come to realize that you’ve simply made a bad match, the time will come when you finally decide you’ve had enough and you want… Read more »

5 Reasons Why Social Proof Matters to Recruiters

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If you avoid social media, you may want to rethink your position a bit when it comes to finding a job. This doesn’t mean you need to increase your time on Snapchat, but consider social media as another part of your resume or cover letter – another piece of who you are and what you… Read more »

5 Tips to Build Yourself a Good Reputation at Work

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As a new hire, you want to make a great first impression and then keep that going. In this situation, as with many others, your actions speak louder than your words. You’ll earn a reputation as a quality employee by what you do (and don’t do) to make a favorable impression on your manager, co-workers,… Read more »

Workplace Skills All College Grads Need When They Start Their Real Jobs

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As a college graduate heading into the working world, you really need to have a certain set of skills that will have you ready to take on your first “real” job in the best way possible. Consider these skills essential no matter what field you’re in. Teamwork. While you likely know how to work effectively… Read more »

How to Leave Your Work at Work and Take Back Your Weekends

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In a world where we feel constantly connected, this sometimes leads to our work bleeding into our personal lives so we don’t know where one ends and the other begins. More and more it has meant that those of us who technically work Monday through Friday have started using the weekend to work, as well…. Read more »

How to Recover from a Big Mistake at Work

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Part of your job involves doing it, well, correctly. So what happens when you make an enormous mistake, one that makes you simultaneously want to scream in frustration and hide so nobody will ever find you? Rest assured that you will likely make a big mistake at least once in your work career. Now that… Read more »

How to Get Over a Bad Day on the Job Hunt

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We all have bad days, but for some reason, a bad day of job hunting just makes you feel like a suddenly deflated balloon. That interview that you had such high hopes for? You ended up coming in late and somehow managed to say the complete wrong thing, plus that toothpaste on your shirt did… Read more »