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 »

Are You In the Wrong Job? 5 Ways to Tell

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Everyone has a bad day and wonders if their current calling is a wrong number. However, if you dread going to work every day or feel dissatisfied overall, you may be in the wrong job. If you are wondering if your feeling of discontent is fleeting or a sign to change occupations, consider these five… Read more »

Are Companies Checking Your Facebook Profile?

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When you interview for a position, you understand that hiring managers will be contacting your references and calling past employees. What you may not realize, however, is that companies may also review your social media profiles. If companies are checking your Facebook profile, will they determine you are a good fit for their organization? Social… Read more »

5 Tips on How to Dress for an Interview

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Appearance matters in life. This concept is especially true when it comes to job interviews. Interviewers can make a decision not to hire you in as little as the first 10 seconds of their conversation with you. If you follow these five tips, you can ensure that the manager’s impression of you is a positive… Read more »

When It’s Okay to Say “No” to a Job Offer

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It’s exciting when you receive a job offer. After all the effort you put in searching for and applying to potential positions, a job offer feels like a validation of your skills. However, you shouldn’t immediately accept a job offer. In fact, if the opportunity isn’t right for you, it is okay to say “No… Read more »