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15 Qualities That Will Get You Hired

Are you the perfect job applicant? When recruiting, there are certain traits employers look for in the ideal job seeker. While we are not born with every desired trait, it is imperative we gain these attributes as we continue in our career and subsequently during our next job search. Y...

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25 Highest Rated Companies Hiring Interns in 2014; Facebook Debuts at #1

With more than 4,700 companies across the U.S. hiring interns right now, according to Glassdoor data, now is the time college students and young professionals should determine where they might like to intern this summer, and apply to those internships. To help you find a company that’s n...

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How to be Yourself on Social Media While Staying Professional

It’s almost necessary to be social media savvy these days, so much so that there seems a frenzy to be seen as the coolest, most down-to-earth, real, caring and/or opinionated person on the Internet. Because social networking has been lauded as a key to career momentum and growth, indi...

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Job Offer You Don’t Love

Imagine you've just finished interviewing with several employers. Out of all of the interviews, you received one job offer. It wasn’t exactly what you wanted. Do you accept it? If you’ve experienced a long-term job search, you’re probably feeling like you should take what you can ...

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How to Find Out if You’re About to Get Laid Off

Newsflash! The economy is not doing so good. Well, maybe that’s not fair to say. It is certainly getting better but, it’s not "happy days are here again." At least, not yet. (Soon?) Be that as it may, if you are a paycheck to paycheck kind of person, one thing you do not want is a surp...

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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 ...