It’s Okay if You’re Not The Right Fit for This Company

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There’s a big emphasis on “fit” and the importance of being in sync with everyone in the office. But, maybe there are more important aspects to the job than how well you fit into it. You don’t want to dread getting to your job every day, but if you don’t quite feel at home, who’s… Read more »

What Failure Teaches Us

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Most people take failure personally. They don’t want people to know they have failed because they think it makes them look less successful. In reality, failure is an important part of your personal and professional growth. Failure teaches us things that we wouldn’t be able to learn any other way. What Not to Do Failure… Read more »

These Common LinkedIn Mistakes Scream “Unprofessional”

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When you are searching for a new position, your LinkedIn profile speaks volumes to potential employers. You need to make sure that when you craft your profile it makes a good first impression. Avoid these mistakes that will make your profile scream “Unprofessional” to everyone who sees it. Turning Your Headline into a Sales Pitch… Read more »

When a “Thank You” Note Can Hurt You

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When you are looking for a new position, you need to find ways to set yourself apart from other candidates. One way to do this is to send a “Thank You” note to a hiring manager after a job interview. If you choose to send a note to a potential employer, however, you need to… Read more »

How to Be Memorable to a Recruiter

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Many businesses use recruiting agencies in order to fill open permanent and temporary positions. This often means that in order to get the job you want, you need to learn how to work with a recruiter. Follow these tips to become memorable to a recruiter in order to land your dream job. Include Your Contact… Read more »

Common Mistakes First-Time Job Seekers Make

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If you are a first time job seeker, the entire job search process may seem intimidating to you. How do you find the right positions to apply for? How do you write a resume that stands out? What do you do during an interview? And in your haste to secure employment, you may end up… Read more »

How to Turn Your Temporary Placement Into a Permanent Job

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Approximately 40 percent of employees have temporary positions at the company where they work. Many organizations like using temporary placements for seasonal openings, to support permanent staff and reduce costs. If you are hired on a contingency basis it is possible for you to turn that position into a permanent job if you follow these… Read more »

How to Wow Hiring Managers a During Phone Interview

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Some companies have multiple steps that must be completed in their interview process. These steps can include an email questionnaire, tests or phone interviews in order to determine if  a potential candidate is a good fit for the organization. A phone interview is one way a manager can create an initial opinion about an individual… Read more »

9 Essential Skills You Must Have to Be a Great Administrative Assistant

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Administrative assistants have to possess many different skills. Because their main responsibilities include keeping their boss and the office organized, administrative assistants have to be managers and supporters. If you can keep an office running efficiently and your boss organized, you can have a future as an assistant to a high-ranking executive or government official…. Read more »

Stop Using Job Search Strategies That Just Don’t Work

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There are many job search strategies that will help you find the perfect position. However, some strategies candidates utilize can hurt their job search. By learning how to avoid these strategies, you can focus your attention on completing quality, targeted applications. Below are strategies that may hurt your job search. More Applications Mean More Opportunities… Read more »