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How I Got My Job: How to Ace Long Distance Interviewing

Interviewing for a new job and nailing that first impression is challenging enough, but when you’re trying to relocate, you’re required to ace the interview on the phone or through a video conference. You have to prove to the company that you’re the best candidate without ever steppi...

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Employee Confidence in Job Market at Highest Level in Six Years; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q3 2014)

While the job market continues to grow steadily, Glassdoor’s Q3 2014 Employment Confidence Survey reveals employees are feeling more confident in the job market than they have in nearly six years, indicating they may be on the move as 2014 comes to a close and in early 2015. Nearly half ...

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10 Acting Tips To Help You Give Better Presentations

Actors can teach you a lot about making presentations. Whether you have to present during an interview or as a regular part of your job, the techniques used by movie and TV stars can help you perform more effectively. Here’s ten techniques gleaned from actors and the coaches who train th...

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Is an InDemand Company a Good Place to Work? It Depends

You remember those days when you were a teenager and there were the ‘cool kids’ who everyone wanted to be friends with? But, if you had the opportunity to befriend a cool kid, sometimes the person wasn’t quite what you expected. Today, LinkedIn shared a list on the San Francisco B...

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7 Things You Forgot To Include in Your Resume

Many job seekers think they need to keep their resume as concise as possible. While this is a good strategy, there are some important accomplishments you’re omitting from your resume. When writing resumes, job seekers tend to forget to include the things they’re passionate about or ...

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6 Tips to Refresh Your Resume

Whether you are an experienced professional with many years in the workforce or just out of college, a resume is your passport to new and exciting fields of endeavor and should be regarded for the power it possesses. Here are some Dos and Don’ts to consider with this valuable document...

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7 Reasons To Say “Yes” To Every Job Interview

When we least expect it, new career opportunities fall into our laps. Whether you’ve been searching for a job or you’re currently employed, there’s always the chance you’ll be offered an interview. However, if you’re not excited about the opportunity, it’s easy to say “tha...

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Tesco Employees Reveal What It’s Really Like To Work Here

Tesco has recently lost billions of pounds of its market value and had to suspend four executives, including its UK MD. Even before these alarming events, the grocery chain’s new CEO had said that he intends to shakeup the management team as he addresses poor performance and low staff mo...

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How To Get Fired Before You Even Start (Part 3)

When you are looking for a job (or career advancement in your present job), the last thing you want is embarrassing information about you to appear before a recruiter or hiring manager. Auditing your online activities from time to time is a good thing to do. However, timing can be everyth...

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How To Clean Up Your Social Media Presence and Get A Job

Like or hate it, your social media profiles are an extension of your resume. Roughly 80% of recruiters and hiring managers use social media to look for and vet job candidates, making it extremely important to have a professional presence on the Internet. “Hiring managers are reviewing...