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How To Heat Up Your Summer Job Search

If you want your summer job search to reach 95 degrees, you need to go where people like to hang out in the heat - and then make sure your professionalism mixes nicely with the pleasures of summer....

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7 Characteristics Of Annoying Bosses

Even good managers frustrate their employees now and then - while bad managers, of course, do it regularly. Here are seven of the most common complaints about the annoying things bosses do without even realizing it....

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Secrets To Getting A Great Performance Review

It's never too early to start earning a superior performance review. When you set goals and take steps to meet initiatives, you have a better chance of driving your own career. If you want a stellar performance review next year, start thinking about how you can make a positive impact at wo...

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What To Do When Your Boss Is Spying On You

Your boss may be spying on you and chances are you’ll never know it. From keystroke loggers to hidden cameras, employers around the country use different tactics to keep tabs on their employees, all of which are perfectly legal if you’re using the company’s gear....

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4 Resume Lessons Learned From The Yahoo! CEO Scandal

Resume “padding” is far from uncommon. According to recent research conducted by FindLaw.com, eight percent of Americans admitted to embellishing or over-exaggerating information on their resume. Additionally, 27 percent reportedly lost their jobs when their lies were later discovered....

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Job Prospects Brighten For College Seniors

College seniors looking for work post-graduation this spring will find a stronger job market than new graduates in 2011, according to a new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers....

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Top 6 Body Language Mistakes That Interview Candidates Make

You've worked hard to prepare for your job interview. You've practiced answering questions - even those weird behavioral questions that interviewers tend to throw your way. You've thought about questions to ask your interviewer, and carefully selected anecdotes of your work experience that...

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When To Negotiate Beyond Salary

Stuck with a low salary offer? You may not be able to negotiate a higher base pay, but you could bargain for better benefits. Whether you’re looking for a flexible work schedule, earlier review or a bonus, companies may be more willing to compromise when it comes to the perks outside ...

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5 Ways To Ruin Your Chances Of Getting The Job

With more than 12 million Americans still unemployed and many overworked professionals contemplating the pursuit of greener pastures, it’s easy to see why competition for jobs is fierce in most industries. Hiring managers and human resource professionals are looking for the best of th...

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How To Balance Your Full-Time Job & Part-Time Side Gig

Many recent grads are finding out their entry-level salaries aren’t quite paying the bills. Often, young professionals opt to take on a second, part-time job while they establish themselves in the professional workforce. Although it can be intimidating to take on extra work when you...