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12 Things To Leave Off Your Resume

The first hurdle in any job hunt is building your resume. Ultimately, your first draft is a template for something that you are going to tailor based on each opportunity (if you're serious about the job). Pulling it together is a painful process of learning how to see yourself from the out...

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4 Advantages Inexperienced Job Seekers Bring To Employers

As a young job seeker, you may be surprised to know that your lack of experience has the potential of being your greatest advantage in the current job market. Now, before you start submitting your resume to take the lead role at a Fortune 500 corporation, read on as we examine four ways yo...

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5 Tips To Keep Religion In Its Place In The Workplace

Your mother told you not to discuss religion, politics or sex in public, at the dinner table, with strangers, etc. In today’s litigious, culturally diverse and oh-so-politically correct society, that advice seems better than ever. Yet discussions of holidays, holiday plans and associated...

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Employee Confidence In Pay Raises & Company Outlook Hits 4-Year High During The First Quarter 2012

How are you feeling about your chances of a pay raise in the next 12 months? Are you feeling more concerned lately about layoffs at your company? In the latest Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey, conducted online on its behalf by Ipsos Media, Glassdoor takes a current pulse on how empl...

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Seven Deadly Interview Sins

With the job market extremely tight, even the small stuff counts, especially when you’re on a job interview. That’s why it’s so important not to say or do the wrong things, since that first impression could end up being the last one. With that in mind, here are seven deadly sins of ...

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What To Do When An Employer Requests Your Facebook Password

How private are you on Facebook? It turns out, it may not even matter. While employers are known to check out potential candidates on social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, they’re not known for actually being able to log in to those sites - as the candidate....

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The Value Of Saving The Day At Work

If you really want your standing to rise, be the hero when something terrible happens at work. That something could be a wayward pilot who starts behaving erratically like the one on the JetBlue flight last week, or it could be a co-worker's heart attack or a charity event that really need...

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Top 25 Highest Rated CEOs 2012

Glassdoor is revealing its latest list of the Top 25 Highest Rated CEOs and Apple’s new chief, Tim Cook, takes the top spot with a 97% approval rating. Cook is followed by Ernst & Young CEO Jim Turley (95% approval), QUALCOMM CEO Paul Jacobs (95% approval), and American Express CEO Ken C...

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The Three C’s To Getting The Right Job

There are three Cs to getting the kind of job you want and earning the kind of money you want to earn. These three Cs basically remain constant throughout your working career. They are contacts, credibility, and competence....

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Moving Up In A Small Business: Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

Small businesses may have fewer wrings on the career ladder, but that doesn’t mean you can’t move up. Sure, if it’s a two person shop or family-run one, chances are you’ll never become the head honcho. Still you can have a rewarding and vertical career in a small business if you...