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When it comes to your resume, presentation is everything. You’re preparing to kick off a new job search — and that’s very exciting! Get off to a great start by choosing the best resume format for your specific needs and career goals to increase your chances of finding a great new job as quickly as… Read more »

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You’ve finally graduated and now you’re ready to enter the workforce! The prospect of scoring your first “real job” is incredibly exciting, but your enthusiasm may be starting to dwindle if your search keeps coming up short due to your lack of experience. It seems like every employer is only interested in candidates with experience,… Read more »

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Some temporary jobs have a clear end date in sight, but others have the opportunity to extend as far into the future as you can see. If you’re hoping to be offered a full-time job at the end of your temporary assignment, there’s a very real possibility you can make this happen. If you want… Read more »

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Technology has transformed the entire job search process. Buying a newspaper to search the classifieds for openings and dropping a hard copy of your resume in the mailbox are practices of the past, since everything can now be done online. These days, computers aren’t even a necessity to find work, as the process can be… Read more »

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If you’re searching for a way to earn a paycheck without the commitment of regular employment, a seasonal job is your answer. Many employers hire seasonal workers year-round, to help fill the gaps when employees are on vacation or to handle an influx in demand during busy periods. Since the holiday season is almost here,… Read more »

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You want to find an exciting new career opportunity, so does every other job seeker out there. Hiring managers often receive dozens of resumes for posted positions, and after a while, most start to blend together. If you want to stand out from the crowd, add color to your standard, boring resume. Use these three… Read more »

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The time following a job interview can be excruciating, as you keep vigil by your phone waiting for a call back. How do you keep in touch and follow up appropriately with a prospective employer, without appearing desperate or looking like a stalker? For starters, don’t panic. If you interviewed early in the process, you… Read more »

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Many mistakes made at work are glaringly obvious, but others — while just as epic — fall under the radar. If you’re not taking advantage of everything your current position has to offer, this is a problem you need to address immediately. You get out of your job exactly what you put into it, so… Read more »

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When you first started your job search, you were excited for all the new beginnings it offered, but you’re starting to get discouraged now that it’s been a few months and you’re still on the market. It’s always disappointing when a job hunt drags on much longer than anticipated, but instead of wallowing in your… Read more »

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In many aspects of your life, you’re in the driver’s seat, but choosing your co-workers isn’t typically something you have the luxury of doing. If you’re lucky, you’ll really click with most of your colleagues, but it’s inevitable you’re not going to see eye-to-eye with everyone. Working with someone you clash with is challenging, because… Read more »