Prove Your Value During a Job Interview

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If you are someone who believes that ethics and integrity are essential to the workplace, then you need to be able to demonstrate these traits during a job interview. However, these characteristics aren’t always easy to prove and definitions vary among different people. How can you stand out by showing you have the type of… Read more »

5 Ways to Show Your Employer That You’re Ready for Management

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You’ve put in a few years of work at your company, you’ve done a good job, and now you feel like you are ready to take on more responsibility. Unfortunately, becoming a manager is not as easy as walking into your boss’s office and telling them that you are ready. Instead of telling them that… Read more »

How to Prepare Yourself for Salary Negotiations

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Asking for a raise is not an easy proposition. The stakes are great, the topic is uncomfortable, and chances are, you don’t have much experience in the area. Because the conversation is so important, it is crucial that you think about how you are going to approach it, and go in with a set plan… Read more »

How to Get a Resume into the “Yes” Pile

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In some ways, the hardest step of the job search process can be getting noticed in the first place.  Employers are inundated with piles of resumes from many qualified candidates.  After a while, the applications can all begin to look the same.  Getting your resume in the yes pile means standing out from the rest… Read more »

Would Employers Hire Your Facebook Persona?

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It’s no secret these days that many, if not most, employers take to social media to check out potential job candidates.  In some cases, employers may just be looking for red flags or something egregious that stands out that may eliminate the candidate from consideration for an interview. In other cases, though, employers may use… Read more »

Should All Job Seekers Have a Personal Website?

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It’s no secret that building an online presence these days is a great way to get a leg up in your job search, particularly if you have a personal website.  It turns out, having a personal website may not just be a good idea, it may be necessary.  It may be as important if not… Read more »

What Your Interview Body Talk Says about You

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When preparing for interviews, many people spend hours going through sample questions and planning out what they are going to say. While this is important, it turns out that in interviews, what you say with your body may be just as, if not more, important than what you say with your words. Your body language… Read more »

Avoid These 6 Major Interview Blunders

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When it comes to landing a job, there is no step more important than the interview.  The interview is the place where a prospective employer can get a sense of what type of person you are, and whether or not you meet their needs. Having a good interview is essential if you want to land… Read more »

Do a Better Job Search – In Under 5 Minutes

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In today’s competitive job market, everybody is looking for a leg up.  The edge you are looking for may be easier to attain that you may think. In fact, it can be done in as little as 5 minutes. The secret? Reach out to someone who holds the job you are seeking and ask to speak about… Read more »

How to Prepare for 7 Most Common Job Interview Questions

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When it comes to interviews, preparation is key. Preparation starts with researching the company and the interviewers and learning everything you can about both. After that, the next step is to try to anticipate the kind of questions you will be asked and plan out how you will answer them. While every interview with involve… Read more »