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Hard skills such as experience and qualifications will heavily impact your odds of landing a job. However, you could make the point that the little things play an equally important role. Having the right etiquette and manners can impress your recruiter and sell yourself as being the right candidate. Here are four pieces of advice… Read more »

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A common question from job candidates is whether they should list temporary work on their resume. Since it’s not a formal, permanent position, there may be reservations about sharing the temporary job information with potential employers. But the answer to this question is an emphatic YES! Including temp work on your resume has some distinct… Read more »

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A phone interview should be taken just as seriously as an actual face-to-face interview. The key to success for a phone interview (or any interview) is adequate preparation. Here are some essential steps to follow to ensure that you’re ready once an interviewer calls. Find a Quiet Location You definitely need to be selective about… Read more »

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The use of mobile phones has increased significantly over the past 10 years. In fact, a 2015 study found that 92 percent of U.S. adults own a mobile phone. Consequently, the acceptance of these devices in the workplace is increasing as well. But there is definitely still a time and place for them in the… Read more »

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Finding a job that you’re not only qualified for but enjoy is important for the success of your career and overall well-being. It should align with your values and be a place where your personality meshes with the company culture. Here are four specific areas to look for to know if a potential job is… Read more »

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When looking for a job, you might not consider a hybrid opportunity that offers flexibility for yourself and the company. A temp-to-hire position has potential to transition into a full-time position after a predetermined amount of time if you meet expectations and are a good long-term fit. Here’s why this route can be a smart… Read more »

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You are returning to the job search after being out of the professional world for an extended period of time. As a result, there’s a noticeable gap in your employment history, which isn’t ideal in the eyes of recruiters. However, it’s not an insurmountable challenge to finding a job that you are excited about when… Read more »

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The holiday season is notoriously busy for many companies and you may experience a spike in the number of projects. You also may have employees taking more time off than other periods of the year. That combination (or only one of the above scenarios) can lead to a staffing problem for some managers. To overcome… Read more »

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Success is a highly subjective word, but at its core, it means to accomplish an aim or purpose. When you think of someone who is successful, there is a list of characteristics that come to mind. Here are eight common traits that you should strive to develop in order to be successful in your career…. Read more »

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Here’s the scenario. You just finished interviewing for a job that you’re highly interested in. You thought that things went well and you want to follow-up with your hiring manager. This is a smart move that can increase your chances of getting hired. But sometimes, people are so eager to get a job that they… Read more »