Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

Interviewing for a New Position? Here’s How to Talk About Salary — Without Being Awkward

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Changing jobs is a major life event, one that should not be decided upon carelessly. That being said, it is important to find out as much as possible, prior to accepting an offer. While it is common to use the entire interview process to inquire, learning everything from what a standard day on the job looks Read more »

Improve the Impact of Your Resume to Get More Interviews

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While a dynamic personality can captivate a room, charisma alone does not guarantee a job. Before getting an offer, candidates go through an interview process. To even get an interview, candidates must first impress the hiring manager with a compelling resume. Since your resume is often your first impression, it needs to amazing. After all, if Read more »

Putting Your Skills to Work — How to Land a Job That Fits You Perfectly

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Throughout your career, you have developed a plethora of impressive skills. However, being good at something does not always correspond to job satisfaction. If you have lost the passion you once had for your job, the new year is the perfect time to reevaluate your interests, goals and priorities and start fresh. Five Tips to Finding Your Read more »

Phrases to Remove from Your Resume to Increase its Impact

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Writing an effective resume can be a daunting task.  Unfortunately, it is a necessary part of the job search process. In order to be noticed, candidates have to get it right. Keywords can help resumes pass a recruiter or hiring manager’s initial screening – especially if done by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) – but buzzwords can Read more »

What to Do When You Are Genuinely Unhappy With Your Job

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While there are dream jobs, no job is perfect. Every role has its own challenges, and based on circumstances, some days are simply better than others. However, the bad days should not outweigh the good. If your job makes you miserable more often than not, it might be time for a change. Whether you are Read more »

Experience Matters: Find the Job that Matches Yours

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The decision to make a change and begin the next chapter of your career is a significant step, one that may feel both exciting and terrifying. The latter often stems from uncertainty. Will your next job be the right fit or an unfortunate mistake? Avoid making the wrong decision by take the time to find opportunities that fit Read more »

Are You Searching for Job Satisfaction?

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Competitive pay and generous perks are great, but they are not everything. Another important aspect of employee happiness is job satisfaction. Employees want to find meaning in the work being performed. They want to feel as though they are contributing to a larger goal and are valued for their efforts. You are an excellent employee. Instead of feeling Read more »

Is Volunteer Work Worthy of Going On Your Resume? Absolutely!

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Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community, network with like-minded individuals and possibly gain valuable experience. Whether you volunteer regularly or pitch in sporadically as time allows, the experience says a lot about who you are and what you care about. Employers want to hire candidates who are driven, passionate and willing to Read more »

A Productivity-Boosting Diet Plan…3 Things to Eat to Improve Your Day

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As a busy professional, you probably often feel like there are not enough hours in the day. Achieving a true work-life balance can be a challenge, especially if your job is rather demanding. If you are like many people, you may frequently turn to packaged snacks and fast food as a way to get a quick meal Read more »

Becoming Mentally Tough | 3 Ways to Roll with the Difficulties of Your 9-5

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When you have a demanding job or work in a combative work environment, it can be mentally draining. Tensions build and emotions can flare — but you do not want to take that route. The secret to thriving at a difficult job is to become mentally tough. This characteristic may be innate for some, but most people Read more »

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