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5 Tips For An Effective Thank You Note

Thank you notes aren't just for after the interview. Thanksgiving provides a wonderful time to show your appreciation for those who have helped you in your career or job search. Read more for tips on how to write the perfect thank you note....

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7 Ways To Deal With Too Many Emails

Inbox backed up? Having email fatigue? Read on for seven simple tips to alleviate your inbox buildup....

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10 Tips To Survive A New Boss

It has been said there is but one constant, and that is change. When that change involves a new supervisor, don’t fret. Read more for a few simple tips to survive the transition....

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7 Ways To Manage Employee Holiday Time Off

Business owners don’t have to see red during the holidays as long as they manage their staff right. Handle it wrong, and it could cripple the business at an otherwise busy time of year. Want to handle it right this holiday season? Read on....

Job Interview

8 Do’s & Don’ts After Your Job Interview

Walking out of a job interview leaves most of us overwhelmed with a variety of feelings, whether it’s a sense of confidence and excitement or an unsettling worrisome feeling from a less-than-positive experience. Read on for tips on what to do and what not to do....

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5 Ways To Get A Pay Raise

Picture the payday ahead: A 10 percent pay raise plus three extra vacation days. Sounds nice, right? Read more to find out how to turn your performance review into a pay raise....

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10 Reasons Employees Resign

Good managers know very well how expensive employee turnover can be and work diligently to keep those costs at a minimum. It is a fact that not every employee can be retained no matter how fairly they are treated, and some are actually welcome to leave. Here are ten reasons employees resig...

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What Hiring Managers Want In A Good Job Candidate

Even in a tight job market, hiring managers are having a tough time finding the right candidates. According to the Career Advisory Board’s 2012 Job Preparedness Indicator, only 17% of the 516 hiring managers polled said job seekers possess the skills the companies are actually looking fo...

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4 Mistakes Employers Are Sure To Notice

During the hunt for a job, it’s common to continually seek new ways to stand out to your potential employers. While job seekers are busy developing their unique elevator pitches, they might be overlooking the little mistakes that set them apart in a negative way to potential employers. N...

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How To Target Recruiters Scanning Online Professional Profiles

With so many recruiters looking for their next employees on professional and social networking sites, it's important that your headline describing who you are is catchy, interesting, and easily lets them know what you're all about. So, how can you best craft one of these headlines sure to ...