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5 Ways to Tell You’re a Workplace Bully & How to Stop Right Now

In the few short weeks since the beginning of January, here are just two of the headlines that have appeared in respected business publications: “Is Your Boss a Psychopath?” and “A Survivor’s Guide to Bullies, Backstabbers and Bastards.” Words like “toxic, destructive, revenge,...

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4 Tips to Remove Uncertainty From Your Job Search

Dealing with uncertainty during a job search is a feeling many experience. We've all been there. Waiting to hear back from a recruiter or sitting by the phone waiting for the results of an interview can be some of the most nerve-wracking moments of your job search, In fact, 92 percent o...

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How to Successfully Change Careers

Change is never easy, particularly if you are trying to move into an entirely new field. But change isn’t impossible. You can successfully transition into a new career, granted you are committed to it. “It is possible to transition into a new job but it takes time and work,” says ...

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How I Got My Job

Finding a job can feel like pretty lonely work. While many times in life you may have had coaches and a team of people directing and supporting you, the job search process – from applying to interviewing – is typically a solo sport. Wouldn’t it be great if you could hear about other ...

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How To Avoid Interview Blunders

Interviews can be a nightmare! Ok, there are probably some of you out there that may be thinking, “What’s she talking about, I love interviewing!” But you are few and far between – if that’s you, read no further. But, if you’re within the norm, like most of us, we are usually ...

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5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Writing your resume is simple, right? You just open up a Word document and start dumping your responsibilities, a few metrics and just the right amount of keywords onto the page. And voila, that pesky task is done. Wrong! Resumes are strategic marketing communications that must be created ...

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6 Ways to Handle Irritating Colleagues

We've probably all been there when it comes to having an annoying co-worker. You know -- that one co-worker who is either overly arrogant, lazy, or talks your ear off? Even if you consider yourself an easy-going person to work with, you've probably encountered that one colleague who drives...

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How To Network On Social Media: Part 2

In part one, I laid out my primary rule for networking online. One should strive to 1) be seen as either an expert or a person of influence and 2) to surround yourself with experts and people of influence. In this post, I want to continue demoing how to pull that off. How? Two words: Googl...

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4 Steps to Ace a Video Interview

Blame it on technology or cost cutting efforts but either way companies are increasingly using video interviews to weed out job candidates. For some companies it's used in the beginning stages of the interview process while for others it's all they’ve got. For job candidates it means ...

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How to Impress Your Boss on Your First Day

Want to make a great first impression on your first day of work? Then you must put yourself in your new manager's shoes. The perspective you have as a new employee can be very different than that of your manager's. While on the first day you want to impress your new boss, you also want ...