Get a Bad Review? Here’s How to Turn It Into a Growth Opportunity

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Within a job, nobody wants a poor review, especially when they’re trying to do the best job possible. But you can actually use a negative review as an opportunity for growth if you give it the right spin, thus improving your performance and demonstrating it to your employer. Take criticism constructively. Your reaction to a… Read more »

The Best Ways to Build Your Network

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“It’s not what you know; it’s who you know.” This common saying holds true in many respects for job hunting, and it makes sense — most people would rather hire someone they know or someone whom a mutual acquaintance can vouch for. In fact, it’s how the majority of hiring occurs. And at a time… Read more »

How to Survive Your First Day Back from Vacation

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We as Americans don’t always take advantage of our vacation time… Perhaps it has something to do with the immense pressure we immediately put on ourselves after coming back to work. That first-day-back transition can feel fairly ugly if you don’t anticipate it before leaving, so take some of these tips to heart so that… Read more »

Is There a Best Day of the Week to Search for Jobs?

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This may surprise you, but that question does have a clear answer: Tuesday. A 2015 study from SmartRecruiters recognized that companies tend to post jobs on Tuesday…and most places extend job offers on Tuesdays as well. If you think about it logically, it makes sense: Monday tends to be a bit frenzied; that’s the day… Read more »

How to Address Employment Gaps in Your Resume

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Since the recession, employers have understood that even the most qualified candidates may have gaps in their work histories. Those times can seem like gaping holes, but there are ways to explain them legitimately in an interview. Be ready to explain it. It’s up to you as a candidate to be prepared for when a… Read more »

4 Tips for Finding the Right Company Culture For You

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A job is not just about the salary and the benefits package. In order for you to stay at your job (and like going in every day), you should find a place that’s the right fit for you. Admittedly, sometimes you have to take a job you may not like out of necessity, but if… Read more »

Why Fact-Checking Your Resume is Crucial

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Everyone wants to give the best impression when job searching, especially on a resume. So what’s a little padding to get your foot in the door in a tough job market? A lot, and none of it good, according to employers. Even if you don’t fact-check your resume, prospective employers do, and resume fraud can… Read more »

Good Workplace Habits That can Lead to a Promotion

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Been at your job long enough that you feel you’ve begun to outgrow it a bit and want more of a challenge? If you’re working at a place that allows for some upward mobility, answer another question: What have you done to get yourself mobile? In other words, what can you do to earn yourself… Read more »

Necessary Skills for Warehouse Managers and Supervisors

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Last month we wrote about personality traits to look for in warehouse employees. This month, we’ll expand on that a bit, focusing on necessary skills for warehouse managers and supervisors. While we delved into that a bit in March, we’ll go a little more in-depth here. A good warehouse manager does just that — and… Read more »

Four Resume Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

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At a time when jobs are at a premium and you’re likely competing against at least 100 people for a spot, you have to do everything possible to get yourself into that “yes” pile. The resume is one of the first documents that gives an HR manager a look at you — so you need… Read more »