5 Skills Everyone Needs in the Digital Era

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The modern employee can benefit themselves by maintaining a few critical digital skills. Even if you don’t use these skills directly in your job, knowing the ropes can help you better understand your position and others’, ultimately giving you a leg up on the competition. Let’s take a closer look at five skills everyone should… Read more »

Is YouTube a Credible Career-Boosting Resource?

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A decade ago, YouTube was only in its infancy. Back then, it was primarily a platform for entertainment. That’s all changed — today, YouTube offers much more. In fact, it’s one of the best ways to educate yourself and advance personally and professionally! Let’s take a closer look at how YouTube can serve as a… Read more »

How to Decide If a Job is the Right Fit for You

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Have you been offered a job, but aren’t sure whether or not you should take it? It’s not easy deciding if a job is the right fit for you, and it’s a big — and intimidating — step to leave your current position and strike out on a new venture. So how can you evaluate… Read more »

Improve Your Daily Commute with These 5 Tips

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Most of us must commute to work, day in and day out. It’s one of the more tedious parts of the working life, but it’s just something that comes with the territory. Why not make the most of your daily commute? Whether it takes you fifty minutes to get to work or just five, here… Read more »

8 Things You Should Never Say In a Job Interview

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Job interviews are extremely nerve-racking, and at times, we can say the wrong thing. Here are eight things to prepare to never say in your next job interview.   1. “I’ve never worked in this type of position before.” You may not have a ton of experience. But you certainly don’t want to bring attention… Read more »

Is the Key to a Better Work-Life Balance, A New Job?

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There are many factors that contribute to a healthy work-life balance: hours, your boss, your commute, etc. But are these aspects you can change in your current role, or could a new job be the solution? Here are some critical factors to take into consideration. Commute Time “The national average commute time in the U.S…. Read more »

Why Am I Not Hearing Back From Hiring Managers?

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Hello! I applied for a job! It can sometimes feel discouraging not to hear back from hiring managers, but what’s the deal? Why didn’t you hear back? Here are some common reasons so you can fine-tune your job search. You’re Under Qualified In many cases, you may simply lack the knowledge, and background recruiters want…. Read more »

What Your Resume Says vs. What a Hiring Manager Sees

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It takes a long time to sculpt the perfect resume. After all that work, you want to make sure it’s being read properly. Follow these tips to win over the next hiring manager. Use the Right Length and Design Humans are naturally visually oriented, so having your resume look the right way is incredibly important…. Read more »

Why Being Rejected From a Job Could Be Great For Your Career

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Not being selected for a job after the long job search and interview process can be difficult, but that just means you’re one step closer to success. This can work to your benefit and how to continue your job search. Getting “No’s” is an Inevitable Part of the Process On average, a job seeker will… Read more »

Can I Use My Best Friend as a Professional Reference?

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Asking for a reference can feel awkward, so it’s easy to turn to a friend. But, is asking a friend your best option? Let’s analyze to see if this is acceptable or not. What the Experts Say Generally speaking, you shouldn’t use a friend as a professional reference if you’ve never worked together. Although they… Read more »