The Workplace Benefits of Being Bilingual

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Whether a company is looking to expand its market internationally or focus on customers in the US, there is a strong demand for bilingual skills. If you are a candidate who can speak more than one language, you can use this skill to help you receive a better position, better starting salary and more career… Read more »

Create a Perfect Introduction to Maximize Your First Impression

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You need to create a good first impression to have a successful job interview. From the moment you step through the door to the final handshake, every gesture you make and every question you answer will be analyzed. Use body language and a well-prepared elevator speech to create a perfect introduction in order to maximize… Read more »

Chronic Job Hopper? Spin it to Your Advantage at Your Next Interview

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If you have had multiple positions within the last five years, hiring managers will consider you a job hopper. Often, this can be seen as a negative characteristic that can lead to companies passing you over for candidates who have more stable resumes. There is a way to turn this potential negative into a positive… Read more »

You’re Not Average. . . And That’s A Good Thing

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Everyone has talents. You may be good at conducting research, or creating advertisements, or soothing disgruntled customers. You have strengths, and there is nothing wrong with highlighting these strengths when you are interviewing for a new position. Hiring managers want to understand what skills you will bring to their organization. Therefore, you need to show… Read more »

4 Career Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

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If you are looking to advance at your organization, professional growth is important. It is good to know your strengths and weaknesses to improve yourself and progress in your career. In the process of personal growth, you also try to avoid making mistakes that could hurt your career. However, some mistakes aren’t obvious and some… Read more »

Should You Take a Job You Don’t Really Want?

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Job hunting can be scary, especially if you are unemployed while you are searching for a new position. It can be tempting to take any job offer that comes your way. As enticing as it may be, you shouldn’t take a job you don’t really want. You always have options and the stress and anxiety… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Job Search From Employers

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Searching for a new position while you are employed offers you many benefits. You prove to potential employers that you have a stable employment history, you are able to negotiate benefits from a point of strength, and you won’t suffer from a gap in income until you find a new position. If you want to… Read more »

Why Women-Owned Businesses Are Looking for Quality Talent

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Women-owned businesses survived the recent recession and are now looking to grow. This provides optimum opportunity for qualified candidates like you. Understand how female entrepreneurs run their businesses differently and what that means for job seekers. Strategic Survival Established women-owned businesses survived the recent recession in one of two ways. The companies either cut costs… Read more »

Are You Overqualified But Want the Job? Here’s How to Get It

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Sometimes you see the perfect job for you, but you feel you may be overqualified for the position. Perhaps it is because it is for a company you have always wanted to work with or you are looking to change career paths. Being overqualified can often be as disconcerting as being underqualified, since employers may… Read more »