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Happy employees are team players, which naturally leads to advancements within the company. While there's more to getting a promotion than just embracing a positive attitude, a ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 12/14/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Your cover letter and resume are your introduction to potential employers. Because of their importance, you want these documents to represent you in the best way possible and ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 12/14/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Diversity goals get lost in corporate politics when employers only focus on creating the appearance of an inclusive workplace, instead of strengthening team relationships. ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 12/13/2017 1:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
In 2017, claims of sexual harassment engulfed powerful men in Hollywood, large companies and Congress. Historically, employers are slow to act on these types of allegations ...
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Candidates know that during a job search, highlighting their experience is crucial, but the debate between whether or not education is more important than your experience seems ...
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Whether you're seeking a full-time permanent position, a part-time job or an internship, the steps you take to secure employment depend heavily on your preparation. From writing a ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 12/12/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
After a job interview, a simple thank-you note can be a powerful self-marketing strategy. Although it seems simple, a brief emailed note helps you stand out in a long line of ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 12/11/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Whether you're currently unemployed or seeking a career change, the job search process can be exhausting. When you finally receive a job offer, your first instinct may be to ...
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Self-discipline is a large part of any goal-setting strategy, whether you want to run a mile in a certain time or increase sales by 15 percent in six months. Discover 12 ways to ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 12/11/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
There are plenty of age-diverse workplaces, thanks to millennials entering the labor force in droves while baby boomers hold on to their jobs a little longer than expected. As ...
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An objective statement is a one-line intro to your resume that can make or break whether you get a call back from an employer. Discover how to handle this small, yet important, ...
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Whether you're just starting out in your career field or your looking for an employment change, the job search can be an incredibly frustrating process. When you feel like you're ...
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Job burnout happens when you work in stressful conditions for a long enough time that it affects your job performance and possibly your personal well-being. Work-related trauma is ...
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It's important to have a healthy work-life balance, which is why vacation time is commonly offered by most employers. However, a recent study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics ...
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If you're looking for work, you know that just getting your foot in the door to land that elusive job interview can be a challenge. In order to stand out from the rest of the ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 12/7/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Do you feel stretched thin in your role as manager? Do you hover nearby nervously whenever one of your team members takes on a new responsibility? Do you require everything to ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 12/6/2017 1:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
When a good employee ends up in the wrong job, everyone involved may think parting ways is the best solution. Hiring decisions are usually a guesstimate of what a business needs, ...
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Whether you've been working at the same job for a while or are new to your company, if you dread going to work every day, it might be time to reassess your career priorities. ...
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The labor market roared back in 2017 with 13 states hitting record low marks for unemployment rates. In 2018, job seekers will continue to have the advantage due to a variety of ...
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Phone interviews are a common part of the hiring process — employers use them for quick initial candidate screenings and to save money on travel for remote applicants. ...
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Preparation for a job interview is essential; however, if you're not preparing for tough interview questions, you could be caught off guard. Explore unusual questions that hiring ...
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While many organizations still host professional networking events where you can connect with people in your field face to face, connections are often made using technology even ...
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Employee engagement is a concept that tries to measure how employees remain involved in their work. Gallup reports that just 33 percent of employees remain engaged at work, which ...
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A midlife career change isn't something to take lightly, but if you find yourself unhappy personally and professionally, it's a viable option. The right job opportunity can boost ...
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Temporary jobs are extremely common in today's job market. According to the American Staffing Association, staffing companies hire almost 16 million Americans to work as temporary ...
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Companies are finding that millennial employees rejuvenate the workforce and bring a renewed sense of eagerness to the workplace. As a job seeker, knowing that you fall into this ...
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If your job is overwhelming, you might feel exhausted, depressed or anxious. You might attribute these feelings to job burnout, which can be caused by overwork or stress. But what ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/30/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
It's normal to be nervous before a job interview. In fact, even the most seasoned job seekers usually get butterflies before the big day. Fortunately, there are steps that you can ...
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Getting passed over for a job promotion can turn all your happy expectations into boiling resentment. Without knowing the reason behind the decision, you may see enemies ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/29/2017 1:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Toxic time wasters do more than reduce productivity at the office. These kinds of people can create a toxic work environment, make it hard for you to get along and suck the mental ...
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Whether you already have a full-time or part-time job or simply want to earn some extra money for holiday shopping, getting a holiday job is a great option. Holiday jobs allow you ...
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If you're a frustrated job seeker who's working hard to do everything right, you might be sabotaging your chances of landing a job. Anthropologist Ilana Gershon took a critical ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/28/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
As a prospective employee, you must take the necessary steps to ensure a job offer is coming your way. From crafting a detailed resume and cover letter to outperforming the rest ...
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Preparing for a job interview means more than just picking out a great outfit, printing out copies of your resume and practicing your responses to common questions. A successful ...
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If you ever worked for a horrible boss or employer, you likely regretted not finding out about the bad workplace before accepting the job. Avoid this mistake in the future by ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/27/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
An open office, a common configuration in contemporary companies, places most employees in a large, open space. For an employer, the lack of cubicles and walls means a ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Landing your perfect job may take months, but you must remember that the end result of your job search is well worth the hard work you put into it. Rather than fret about how a ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Figuring out how to fill up a blank resume is disheartening when many entry-level jobs require a few years of work experience. Since you can't travel back in time to rack up ...
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You may be feeling a bit restless at work. Maybe your job no longer excites you, or maybe things have changed at home and your current work situation is no longer ideal for your ...
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Going to college is a way to enhance your future earnings, and graduating from college shows employers you are dedicated to seeing a long-term project through to the end. Choosing ...
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Honesty is important, but when it comes to job interviews, being too honest in your answer to every question may hurt your chances of getting the job. Although you should never ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/23/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Companies look for people with emotional intelligence in terms of leadership capabilities. People who are aware of their emotions and the emotions of others can tap into this ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/22/2017 1:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Before digital communications reigned, there was a clear consensus that emojis and chatspeak have no place in business emails. Now that messaging tools are the most common ways to ...
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When preparing your cover letter and professional resume during your job search, it's important to stay on top of industry trends. Employers usually look for something different ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Finding that perfect balance between your personal life and career can be challenging. Both aspects of your life are filled with surprises, and juggling both can become ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/21/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Researching the company and rehearsing answers to common interview questions are not enough to ace a job interview. It's also important to tell some of your life story to your ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/20/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
As a job seeker, getting a call from a prospective employer for a job interview is an exciting experience. However, you must be prepared in order to effectively showcase your ...
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It's easy to become frustrated when your job search feels like it's going nowhere. If you're not able to find any jobs that match your skills, sending out resumes with no ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/20/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Communication is a key part of a solid business foundation; weaknesses in the system can undermine progress, culture and productivity. The effects of a communications failure ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Just like building a successful, long-term company, the key to having a successful job search is to diversify your efforts. The reason you should diversify is because companies ...
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Building a better resume starts with letting go of old resume ideas from years past. When starting your job hunt, don't just add your most recent work experience to the end of ...
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As a new college grad or young professional, you probably seek out career advice pretty often. However, it's not wise to follow each piece of advice you hear. Take a look at eight ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

A 2017 survey from Career Builder reveals that you should negotiate your salary because you could miss out on opportunities if you don't. You might feel uncomfortable discussing ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Your professional reputation has a big impact on your day-to-day workplace experience. In comparison with the office jerk, a well-respected worker experiences easier ...
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Part of a typical job search involves attending at least one career fair to network with potential employers. Showcase your skills and experience, as well as your professionalism, ...
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Countless studies have shown that happy employees are more productive. Taking steps to boost positivity is one of the best ways to improve morale while simultaneously increasing ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/15/2017 1:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Job candidates in 2017 are more selective than ever when it comes to choosing their next employer, which has created a new sense of competition for companies. According to ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Balancing standards with realistic expectations is a challenge when you're unemployed. As the search drags on, it gets harder to work through daily feelings of stress and ...
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You might consider becoming a teacher as your next career step or as you start out your professional life. You can make a difference in many people's lives in the public or ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/14/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
When you attend a job interview, you're just one candidate in a big pool of contenders. Your goal is to outshine all the other applicants and stand out in the hiring manager's ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/13/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
One way to prepare for an interview is to rehearse going through a practice job interview with a trusted friend. Think of this as a role-playing game or rehearsing a school play ...
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Your email inbox has dozens of messages when you open it on Monday morning. You prioritize which messages you should read first, and then answer each one appropriately, if at all. ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/13/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Moving up the ranks at work doesn't transform you into a leader overnight. Unlike a superhero, you can't put on your boss costume and suddenly have all the knowledge and skills to ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

When you think about the future, do you see a clear path toward your career goals? All too often, career goals become blurred, lost in the day-to-day requirements of a job and ...
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Underemployment issues do more than just erode your financial ability to maintain your lifestyle. Working less than 40 hours per week can erode your confidence, destroy your ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Your email inbox has dozens of messages when you open it on Monday morning. You prioritize which messages you should read first, and then answer each one appropriately, if at all. ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Do you ever wonder if you could be making more money than you actually are? Many American workers collect a paycheck that's less than what it could or should be, but you don't ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/9/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Finding employment can be tough. Just getting called in for a job interview in the first place is a challenge, and then you still have to sell yourself as an ideal candidate. To ...
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There's more to being a great boss that making sure your team does adequate work and meets deadlines. A truly great boss also leads his team with integrity, sharing his passion ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/8/2017 1:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
How do you know when your organization is meeting its employee engagement goals? If your management team doesn't have a clear model for measuring the health and success of your ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

As of 2017, the job market is highly competitive and people on a job search may decide to embellish their experience and qualifications to try to get ahead of other candidates. ...
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Extra commute time can affect your job satisfaction and your career, according to a 2017 study conducted by the University of the West in England. Every minute added to your ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

A job interview is one of the crucial steps for candidates seeking employment. In fact, how you present yourself personally and professionally is one of the most important ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Did you know that asking your own questions during the interview is just as important as answering the interviewer's questions? Many job seekers overlook this part of the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Hunting for a job is a rite of passage after you graduate from college. Whether you're hitting the market with no experience or with a slew of internships and co-ops under your ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/6/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
The idea that increasing diversity requires a sacrifice of quality is clearly flawed and prejudiced — it suggests that the bulk of top-quality candidates are white and male ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your resume sets the stage for your job interview. It sets the first impression and determines whether the hiring manager even wants to meet you. Don't send out this ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Many job seekers fall into the SEO trap, relentlessly trying to pair up the phrasing on their resume and cover letter to match the phrasing in the job description. Craft a better ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

It's common to feel overwhelmed in your career, especially if your professional position is demanding. Avoiding burnout is essential to maintaining proper physical and emotional ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

A lack of career clarity is a common struggle for professionals across all industries — for some people, the question, "What do I want to do with my life?" lingers ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 11/2/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Now that you've landed the job interview, the stress begins. Your fate is determined by how you conduct yourself in those 20 or 30 minutes of face time. First impressions are key ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 11/2/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Many employees make the jump to management, but few managers become true leaders. Leadership development includes learning to truly motivate others by being an example and earning ...
Article in Business Professional

Sometimes, the best future leaders of your company are already employees. While it may be tempting to cast a wide net when looking for the most qualified candidate for a position, ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your resume format matters, which is why job seekers often struggle putting together a document that clearly outlines their skills and achievements. Learn how to craft application ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

You just had another of those dreadful Mondays at work where nothing went right. You didn't feel like showing up at the office, your boss was mad and your team didn't get a thing ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 10/31/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Many job candidates spend a lot of time preparing for an interview by practicing answers to common interview questions, but asking your own questions during the interview is also ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 10/30/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
When you're job-hunting, there's nothing more frustrating than waiting to hear back from a potential employer who invited you to a job interview. Perhaps the employer hasn't ...
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You have questions and concerns you want to ask your boss about, but you're not sure how to broach the subject. Maybe you're nervous because you have no idea how to solve a ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/30/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
When problems are ingrained in your company culture, there's no easy fix to repair broken infrastructure and regain employee trust. A toxic workplace is the product of negative ...
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When you search for a job, expect your future employer to check your social media accounts. With a simple search, employers can determine your professionalism, cultural fit and ...
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Whether you're just starting your professional life or changing careers in your 40s or 50s, you have plenty to think about as you transition from one phase of your life to ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Around 70 percent of workers see flexibility as important to their job happiness, but many never pursue flexible work schedules because of lack of precedence, conservative ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Whether you're too busy to notice or you just don't realize the impact they have on your career, certain bad habits can affect the way others perceive you. Rather than letting ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 10/26/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Although it may seem like asking a tricky interview question during a job interview is unfair, the reality is that employers are trying to uncover your strengths while evaluating ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/26/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
As a hiring professional, you must find the best possible talent for your organization. Therefore, thoroughly preparing for the interview is just as important for you as it is for ...
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As a hiring manager, you need to balance vetting top talent quickly and getting the right candidates to a job interview as expediently as possible. Adding more steps to the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

There are many rules when it comes to resume writing, and many job seekers aren't sure which ones to follow and which ones to dismiss. While it's always best to make sure your ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Starting a new position can be both exhilarating and harrowing. From day one, you must perform well and live up to your employer's expectations, so crazy thoughts might enter into ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 10/24/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Preparing for a job interview is one of the most important steps of the job search process. Beyond creating a resume and a cover letter that impresses potential employers, you ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Stress can undermine your performance during a job interview, sabotaging your image as a confident, competent professional. If you're frequently faced with shaking hands or a ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Although unemployment is low at 4.2 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest jobs report, it's as guaranteed as death and taxes and will most likely climb ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/23/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Your staff can make or break your company. If you're not seeing positive results with your new hires, it may be time to reconsider your current hiring practices. While there's no ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

You quit or lost your job and you wonder about your career because you don't know how soon a job search may show results. Your next position needs to be financially solvent, a ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

There are tons of details to remember about your job search, from writing a cover letter to shaking hands at an interview. As you prepare to land your dream job, take into account ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Technology changes many facets of your job search due to what companies and hiring managers expect from candidates. This includes resume formats and applicant trackers, and ...
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You are entering a time where the next four years will shape the rest of your career and you may be wondering what degree will serve you best in the future. If you are looking for ...
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Leaders are often taken by surprise when their top employees hand in their resignation forms, but if they pay attention to the warning signs, they may realize that good workers ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 10/19/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
It's important for applicants to connect with hiring managers on a professional level during a job interview. How you carry yourself matters. However, if you get too comfortable ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/19/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Outdated recruiting methods can cost you top talent, and therefore revenue and profits, in a highly competitive labor market. The Recruiter website examined the case of Unilever's ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/18/2017 1:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Procrastination eats into your productivity and wastes time, forcing you to scramble to finish important tasks at the last minute. Whether you're putting off key projects by ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Unconscious bias happens every day, and it can hurt your chances of getting a job. Employers and candidates don't even realize it's happening, which is why experts refer to this ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Unreasonable employer demands happen regularly in the workplace, and many employers get away with this practice. Liz Ryan, HR expert and CEO of Human Workplace, provides several ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Honesty is important during a job interview, but you still have to put a professional spin on your answers. When you attend many interviews in a short span of time, the whirlwind ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

An awkward job interview can sink your chances of landing the job, even if you prepare for a week, rehearse your responses and fit in with the company culture. One key to a great ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

If your career is at a standstill and you're stuck in a job rut, the mere thought of getting up and going to work each day might frustrate you. Perhaps you haven't received a ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 10/16/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
In most companies, a 90-day performance review is standard for new hires, but many managers don't give this process a whole lot of thought. When done right, this review is a great ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

There are dozens of potential mistakes you can make when crafting your resume, but one mistake in particular is the one millions of job seekers make every day, and that's writing ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your professional resume is a crucial element of your job search. While crafting this document, many job seekers underestimate themselves, though, and neglect to put their best ...
Article in Job Seeker - Cover Letters

Making a great first impression with your future employer starts with a dynamic cover letter. This introduction brings out your personality and it helps you to stand out from the ...
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Hearing constructive feedback and listening to it are two different things. When a manager offers a well-meaning opinion, it's easy to take offense and ignore observations that ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Wouldn't it be great if the first job you applied for and actually really wanted, you got? While this may happen to a few lucky individuals, it's not a common scenario in the job ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Employers ask standard interview questions to candidates, and providing the most relevant answers can help you get the job. The key to coming up with the best answer is to ...
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'Employee engagement' is a buzzword that has been around for many years. This term generally refers to everyone in a company, from the CEO down to entry-level workers, who ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Age discrimination is still an issue in the modern American workplace in 2017, even though the practice is technically illegal. Statistics show that the unemployment rate for ...
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As the professional world continues to change with the times, business leaders need to keep up if they want to lead their teams and companies to success. Unfortunately, with ...
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Job postings give candidates a snapshot of what employers expect out of workers in a particular position. These postings are also a great way for people to keep an eye on industry ...
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During a job search, it's crucial to have an idea of your needs and preferences, but it's equally important to know what you don't want. With a list of your professional deal ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

When preparing for a job interview, it helps to anticipate some common interview questions and think about how you could answer them. Consider the important information you want ...
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Job interviews are nerve-wracking experiences for so many people, particularly those who lack adequate job skills or desperately need to find employment. The mere thought of ...
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When it comes to your professional life, resolutions aren't just for the New Year. In fact, by setting goals during another month, it can be easier to avoid the traditional ...
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Hiring someone new can be challenging, as poor judgment can cause major problems. After all, your employees are the lifeblood of your company. By the end of a well-executed job ...
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Employment expert Liz Ryan responds to readers' inquiries, and she read about a woman who felt ripped off by a company who forced her to pay for her expenses during an out-of-town ...
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Getting fired is rarely a pleasant experience. Along with the practical and financial ramifications of losing your job, you must often deal with intense emotions and a deep sense ...
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Let's face it. You want the opportunity to land a high-paying job with big career prospects. Knowing you earn what you're worth and can grow within your field makes it easier to ...
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An engaging workplace keeps employees motivated with a sense of belonging and purpose instead of financial incentives and awards. According to a 2016 study by The Workforce ...
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As demand for accounting services continues to grow, accountants are facing a period of rapid change. Emerging technologies, techniques and other accounting trends are entering ...
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Sometimes, it's important to step back and take an objective look at your career to determine if it's truly right for you. A good income, job security and a solid retirement plan ...
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Whether it's bombing a string of interviews or losing a major account, everyone has to deal with failure at some point. Although you can't undo mistakes, learning to cultivate a ...
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Growing up in a digital world, millennials bring a unique, modern perspective to the workforce. However, overcoming common labels and misconceptions about their professional ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Your company may be stuck in a rut and not expanding the way it should because of a talent gap. If you're having trouble hiring and retaining workers with the skills you need, it ...
Article in Employers - Managing

According to leadership expert Roger Dean Duncan, "Conflict is inevitable. Combat is optional." Take this motto to heart as you deal with people on your team who have ...
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A job search can feel like a stressful endeavor, so it's important to find ways to increase the efficiency of your efforts. Master the job search process with the following five ...
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As the Big Data revolution sweeps the business sector, manufacturing companies often struggle to keep pace. The customer demand is there; after all, American consumers and ...
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The human workforce is gravitating more and more towards automation and digital technology thanks to mobile devices, cloud computing, wireless technology and connected sensors. As ...
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It is common for job seekers to prepare heavily for a job interview. However, it may seem like nothing prepares you for interview questions you just cannot answer. When faced with ...
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When your work situation goes south, job hunting undercover may be the best way to avoid conflict while you look for something better. Unfortunately, your manager could still find ...
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Choosing your career path is never easy. When you are an established professional working in an industry and begin feeling unfulfilled, choosing a new field can pose some ...
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Baby boomers who have to find another job later in their careers may think it's a difficult proposition. Job loss, for whatever reason, along with the resulting loss of income ...
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As a job seeker, it's crucial to evaluate your search and interview tactics. Even though you may have a polished resume and cover letter, your performance before, during and after ...
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If you regularly feel unhappy, physically tired or emotionally drained, it's time to reevaluate some of the choices you make on a daily basis. More than likely, you adopted some ...
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As a hiring manager, you have to ask the right interview questions to ascertain the soft skills of job candidates and determine if they are the right fit for your company. The ...
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Despite news that several national retail chains, including Sears and Toys "R" Us, face bankruptcy in 2017, there is a report that states more retail stores are opening ...
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In a September 2017 live streaming event, Mark Zuckerberg announced a plan to reduce the risk of election interference by increasing transparency and security at Facebook. This ...
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Thanks to technology, you can save on business expenses with a small initial investment. Whether you want to save on business travel or keep office supply costs low, these quick ...
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Your resume describes your unique skills, enables you to brag about your greatest accomplishments and explains to hiring managers how you can bring value to their organizations. ...
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At some point, all aspiring leaders have to overcome their lack of management experience to move up the career ladder. Although you may feel ready for a leadership role, your ...
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It's one of the most frustrating situations in sales — you spend days or weeks engaging with the prospect, emailing and calling, answering questions and supplying ...
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Imagine sitting across the table from three or more strangers while they fire questions at you, watching and writing as you respond. While the thought of a panel interview can be ...
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As a business professional, you likely show some leadership qualities. You probably read a book or two on leadership and noticed that there are many ways to define leadership and ...
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As the month of September rolled to a close in 2017, late-night funnyman and 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' host Jimmy Kimmel took a break from the usual one-liners and celebrity jabs in his ...
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A valuable hire is someone whose skills and abilities match a company's current needs. If you have all the right stuff but your job search is falling flat, you may not be ...
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During a job search, it's common for candidates to land interviews and not get job offers. But if you're not even getting interviews, it's time to take a closer look at your ...
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Sometimes, no matter what you do during a job search, things simply don't go your way. You might have the perfect resume, ample industry contacts and in-demand skills, but this ...
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Lowering prices may be the traditional method to ensure customer retention, but research shows that the values and practices behind a company may be just as important to ...
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Marketing is a highly competitive industry that can be hard to break into without solid social media, merchandising, analytics or CRM experience under your belt. If you're having ...
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A truly great movie creates a teachable lesson for those who watch it because art imitates life. As a business professional, you can learn how to navigate some real-world ...
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An invoice factoring service helps your business secure alternative financing by selling its outstanding invoices to a third party. This third-party business then has the ...
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Sometimes perfecting your resume is more about taking things off than making additions. Don't fall into the trap of thinking that more equals better. The best resumes get right to ...
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It's always important to spend ample time during your job search crafting a professional cover letter and resume, but it's just as important to spend time on choosing keywords ...
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After tweaking and sending out your resume to multiple employers, you hope to get at least one call back. If you're not getting called for a job interview, don't get discouraged. ...
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Corporate HR departments oversee compensation and benefits packages, talent management processes, incentives and professional development initiatives. These are all standard ...
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Office friendships make the workday more pleasant and productive, but when you're the boss, close relationships can cause problems. While it's possible to be friends with your ...
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If you're on the hunt for a new job, attending a career fair can be a great use of your time. You get the opportunity to find out which companies have openings, meet some of the ...
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In an age when technology rules, employees must have work reports, sales figures, invoices and more at their immediate disposal; however, cybersecurity is also a huge concern for ...
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In a highly competitive job market, a job seeker has the advantage due to higher salaries and plenty of openings just waiting for top talent. Unfortunately, that means candidates ...
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A job interview provides a valuable opportunity for you to find out everything you need to know about a company. After a potential employer is done asking questions, it's your ...
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The IT field is evolving quickly in 2017 as new technologies move the industry forward. Discover some hiring trends for IT jobs to keep in mind as you seek a position in this ...
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Stress can be a powerful motivator, but too much of it can cause problems. Countless studies have shown that happy employees are more productive, so taking steps to reduce stress ...
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Searching for a job is often a stressful, lengthy process, and if you're not having luck nabbing interviews, you might be tempted to embellish the truth on your resume to make ...
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Your role as a job seeker is to showcase your skills and qualifications during a job interview while also highlighting your personality and eagerness to join the firm. However, if ...
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Personal development is all about self-improvement. It includes achieving heightened self-awareness, striking an ideal work-life balance, developing your potential and sharpening ...
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Searching for employment is hard enough when everything is stacked in your favor. So, imagine how difficult it gets when you have a resume that’s scaring potential employers ...
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If you're pounding the pavement every day and still haven't landed a job, consider signing up with a staffing firm. As a staffing firm employee, you help companies meet their ...
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The retail landscape is always changing. The rise of the internet forever changed the way that consumers shop, but the classic brick-and-mortar retailer with human store ...
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The Russian investigation as to whether a foreign entity attempted to influence an American presidential election took an interesting turn in September 2017. Several media reports ...
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Outsourcing work to independent contractors can be a cost-effective way to recruit expert talent, but not all hires qualify for freelance status. The terms of your agreement ...
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You've spent days working hard to get your resume just right or hired a professional to ensure its perfection, so why don't you have more interview offers? Getting the right job ...
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As an extrovert, you love connecting with other people in any situation. Talking comes easily to you, so networking as an extrovert probably comes more easily than it does for ...
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Marketing strategies have been transformed by technology, and sales content has also gained popularity in a variety of industries. As a sales manager, evaluating the effectiveness ...
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Before you present a case for hiring you in front of human resources or a hiring manager, you probably examine tons of job interview tips to prepare for your face time. You ...
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An internship program can be a valuable asset for your company — it's an affordable, low-commitment way to increase the workforce and give you the chance to evaluate ...
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American healthcare services are undergoing a sea change, thanks in part to health laws and shifting population demographics. In response, health professionals are adopting new ...
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Machine learning, a subset of artificial intelligence, faces massive growth potential in terms of jobs in the tech industry. If you have a knack for computer programming and love ...
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You're probably familiar with common job interview questions, such as "What is your greatest strength?" or "Why are you interested in this position?" But what ...
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Face it. As a job seeker, the odds of getting interviews through online applications are slim. Hiring managers want impressive job candidates, but they use applicant-tracking ...
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Businesses that want to venture into the mobile customer service apps space to improve customer contacts face many challenges in getting their customers to actually use these ...
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If you're just starting your job search, you may be wondering where to even begin. If you've been searching for a while but having no luck getting interviews or landing job ...
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In the 21st century, retaining quality workers takes more than high salaries and regular bonus opportunities. Instead, use employee engagement to maintain the loyalty of younger ...
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President Trump wants to simplify income taxes for all Americans. "It's extremely complex, it's not fair, and it's extremely hard to understand," says Trump. While the ...
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Your actions during your job search significantly impacts your opportunities in the professional world. Your professional resume, especially, provides details of your skills and ...
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Sometimes, a solid resume isn't enough to get your foot in the door. A cover letter lets you elaborate on the facts listed on your resume, and it helps you to connect with the ...
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Preparing for a job interview often sends candidates through the process of rehearsing interview questions and perfecting their elevator pitches. However, a key part of your ...
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a program formed by President Obama in 2012. Through this program, individuals who arrived in the United States as minors ...
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When disgruntled employees turn to the media to discuss workplace problems, it is not likely to go well for your company. Avoid this situation by creating an open-office ...
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If you're hardworking and driven, you'll likely achieve success in any career. However, it's also important to be fulfilled and happy, and if your current job doesn't deliver, it ...
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High-profile data breaches at Target and Verizon targeted consumers as hackers tried to obtain personal information for tens of millions of people. A 2017 study from IBM shows ...
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Companies have a wide range of options when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Deloitte, for example, moved towards colorblind diversity efforts, a move that does away with ...
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Job hunting is so demanding and competitive that you may be reluctant to turn down a job interview, even when you aren't interested in the position. While it's unwise to waste ...
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Speech anxiety can be a debilitating problem for professionals. If you panic at the thought of public speaking, even a small staff-meeting presentation can feel overwhelming. With ...
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Millennials continue to dominate the workforce, landing many of the top-level positions from which baby boomers retired. These younger organizational leaders don't want to see the ...
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Business executives go through interviews just like entry-level employees, except these interviews are more in depth. Even executives have to answer the often-dreaded question, ...
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Everyone wants to work in a calm, stress-free environment, but not all workplaces deliver. Few things cause discord in an office setting like the discussion of a controversial ...
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Your resume should stand out from all others, so it's important that you spend time crafting, editing and tweaking until you have the perfect document to sell your skills, ...
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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma created headaches for business owners and managers along the southern United States. A natural disaster can leave a business inoperable for weeks, and ...
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You work hard at your job and are duly compensated with your salary and benefits, including vacation days. But are you one of the 42 percent of Americans who don't take all their ...
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Business owners must pay attention to a lot of details when creating a marketing campaign for a retail store. They must determine the audience they want to attract, and they must ...
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In 2017, Google fired James Damore, a software engineer who authored an internal memo about women in tech and his belief they don't belong in technical jobs. This firing is a hot ...
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As the generational balance shifts in the workplace, many young managers are moving into advisory roles and offering guidance to seasoned professionals. While it's intimidating to ...
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While creating a polished resume is still the most essential part of your job hunt, it's not the sole factor in determining your success. To boost your chances of landing a great ...
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Job training for a new career is an intimidating process, whether you're a senior-level executive or a few years out of college. Professionals choose to retrain for a number of ...
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As of 2017, millennials make up the largest percentage of the U.S. population, which means they have a big impact on the retail industry. Retailers have already begun catering to ...
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Preparing for a job interview can be a challenge. After all, you never know exactly what to expect. To increase your chances of performing well on an interview, keep these ...
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Finding a new hire takes time, resources and money, so it's natural to want to find the perfect fit. If it's been months, and you're having trouble locating qualified candidates, ...
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After Republicans failed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act during the summer of 2017, Democrats worked behind the scenes to come up with their own plan. Enter ...
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Earning your master's degree is an effective way to enhance your resume, learn valuable new skills and further your career. That said, there are certain master's degrees that ...
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No matter how well you think a job interview went, the true measure of success is a bit more complicated. You can enter a job interview with confidence, answer all the questions ...
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Writing your first resume can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available. A good resume is critical to getting your foot in the door, so don't ...
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Online shopping made speed and convenience the most important aspects of the customer experience. Now that fast delivery and unlimited variety are the norm, customers are ...
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You walk out of the job interview feeling confident, secure in the fact that you impressed the hiring manager and proved yourself as the most qualified candidate. You wait for the ...
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Hiring managers have to work their way through hundreds of resumes, and most of the time, these resumes all start to look and sound the same. LinkedIn released its annual list of ...
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Millennials require a different sort of workplace to thrive, and it's because they have a different approach to life than the generation of their parents. Younger workers love a ...
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When Donald Trump entered the White House, market forces took over thanks to the perception that Trump and a Republican-led Congress would lower corporate tax rates and institute ...
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Can college activities help you get a job after graduation? According to surveys of employers, business owners look for more than just academic qualifications when they employ ...
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Employers struggle with employee retention in a variety of fields. The reasons employees view changing careers as their only option is not always easy to pinpoint. They may want a ...
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It's not uncommon for job seekers to bomb a job interview due to nervousness or insufficient preparation. However, some reasons for bombing a job interview are simply inexcusable. ...
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the millennial generation outnumbers the popular baby boomer generation by millions, so it's no surprise that millennials get a great deal of ...
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Workplace conflicts are bound to come up when you collaborate with people of various personality types. Burying your feelings may work for a while, but voicing your concerns is ...
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The life of a digital nomad seems too good to be true: working from anywhere in the world, making money while traveling and fitting projects around afternoons of sightseeing. ...
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The manufacturing industry has had more downs than ups over the past years as the economy continues to recover from the recession, but a 2017 Labor Department report shows that ...
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Resilience, the ability to handle change well and bounce back after hardship, is a key factor in dealing successfully with work stress to move onward and upward in your career. ...
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Your body language says a lot about you and can engender positive or negative feelings in those around you. If you are getting ready to go on a job interview, you want to appear ...
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The job search can be time-consuming, but if job seekers maximize their time and tap into professional resources, the leads may just begin pouring in with minimal effort. Work ...
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If you're trying to land a job, a solid resume is essential. Even if your experience, skills and references are impeccable, you won't get your foot in the door if your resume ...
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Job candidates are often in the dark about hiring decisions, so it can be insulting to find out the absurd logic behind a rejection. After reading these ridiculous reasons why job ...
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Change is inevitable, and it's how you deal with these changes that determines your success in life. Whether you have a new boss or are taking on new responsibilities, there are ...
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During any job search, it can be difficult to accept rejection when it seems you've done everything in your power to impress the hiring manager. Ever wonder how hiring managers ...
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As a hiring manager, you must perform your due diligence when hiring top talent. That means contacting a candidate's previous supervisors as part of a reference check. Rather than ...
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Life as an overqualified employee can be frustrating, whether you're new to the position or you've been with a company for years. Before you start searching for a new job, try ...
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Big box stores continue to struggle as more and more shoppers turn to the convenience of online shopping for many of their purchases. Target thinks it's found a solution with a ...
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Smart watches hit the consumer market full of potential, promising devices with easy portability designed to make everyone's life a little easier. As of late 2017, smart watches ...
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In a leadership role, it's your job to manage different personalities and encourage workers to use their strengths. Introverted employees bring many valuable qualities to the ...
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Returning to work after a short or long hiatus presents job seekers with unique challenges. Not only do you have to account for resume gaps, you must also maintain sharp skills to ...
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When you're starting a business, branding often takes a back burner to more pressing issues. Months or years later, however, this initial complacency can lead to problems with ...
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"Do you have any questions for us?" It's common to hear this at the end of a job interview, and it's not always easy to know what to say. Asking questions can work in ...
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As a hiring manager and business professional, you have to balance efficiency and a human connection within the hiring process. Using too much technology means you could miss out ...
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Rather than giving the same therapy to a large number of people, precision medicine takes a more customized approach to the practice of medicine. Doctors use genetic information ...
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Stress at work is common. When you're stressed out at work, it's difficult to perform your duties to the best of your ability. Additionally, negative feelings can bring down ...
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Now that your job interview is over, the stress of playing the waiting game begins. Should you just sit back and wait for a phone call, or should you attempt to make further ...
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If you're fresh out of high school, a recent college graduate or an adult with little or no job experience, crafting a professional resume can be tough. But don't get discouraged. ...
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Airlines are making waves in the American media — and not in a good way. United Airlines made headlines with incidents of banning girls wearing leggings and a poor customer ...
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If you're hoping to retire as soon as possible, make sure you're investing wisely. The best retirement savings defer any taxes until the money is withdrawn, or offer tax-free ...
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When crafting your resume, it can be tough to decide what information is vital and which should be removed. If you're sending out lots of resumes but getting nowhere in your job ...
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Job interviews can be unpredictable. No matter how much time and energy you spend preparing for the interview, you may be faced with an interviewer who is tired, unfocused, rude ...
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Many companies use diversity and inclusion training to try to foster a more respectful and productive workplace. However, it's easy for diversity training to become something that ...
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It's natural for professionals to want to make other people happy at work, particularly when it comes to bosses or superiors. When your tendencies as a people pleaser start to ...
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Even though the labor market is good and unemployment is low as of 2017, the job search process is still stressful, because you're competing against other top talent. During your ...
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Wisconsin Republicans are hoping a $3 billion tax break deal with Foxconn Technology Group can stimulate a manufacturing revival in Middle America. If the proposal is approved in ...
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If you're having difficulty scoring top talent for your open positions, it might be time to reassess your recruiting principles and figure out whether you're on the cutting edge ...
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"Dress for the job you want" is a common piece of advice, but that doesn't mean you should take it literally. After all, mimicking the CEO's suit-heavy professional ...
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Your resume serves as a brief snapshot of your professional career that leaves your future employer wanting to investigate more. At just one page, a resume cannot include your ...
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Emotional intelligence, the ability to manage your own emotions and understand the emotions of others, is essential in many job positions, and hiring managers are increasingly ...
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Have you ever wondered how your colleagues feel about the interoffice emails you send? Probably not, as most people who send emails are concerned with the content and nothing ...
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Everyone at the office needs a vacation at some point. That's where paid time off, or PTO, comes into play. Americans don't get as much time off as workers in other developed ...
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A resume is an all-important tool for catching the attention of potential employers and scoring an interview, but no matter how much a job seeker obsesses over a resume, their ...
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Working with the same people each day can blur the line between friendships and professional relationships. Although you may think of your co-workers as a second family, being too ...
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Leaders have several methods at their disposal to build effective teams, and developing curiosity among colleagues is one key way to build rapport, get results, and learn how the ...
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Salary is a taboo topic during meetings with new employers, but job seekers need to know a salary range to determine if the opportunity is beneficial for their professional ...
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There's no better feeling than knowing you aced a job interview, especially if you really want the position. However, it's a bad idea to simply sit around and wait for the phone ...
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With so many official and unofficial rules to worry about, job seekers can easily make minor resume mistakes from time to time. However, hiring managers agree the most important ...
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Great jobs and qualified managers don't always come in pairs, so you can easily get stuck with a toxic boss who doesn't appreciate employees. Before long, the job becomes a daily ...
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Dealing with emotions at the office runs the gamut from happiness and contentment to hatred and viciousness. Somewhere in there, as a business leader, you may have to cope with ...
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Regardless of your job search situation, there are a few must-do actions you need to take before applying for any position. The first two must-do actions involve your resume, and ...
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If you're trying to make a name for yourself at your place of employment to gain more experience or get a promotion, you may be wondering if you should say "no" when ...
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You can't expect every job interview to be perfect. From time to time, you're bound to make mistakes and find yourself losing out on the position to a candidate who made a better ...
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In the digital world, working from home is becoming increasingly common. Many professionals telecommute full time, and others split their time between their homes and offices. ...
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While many applicants prepare for interview questions prior to a job interview, those who don't prepare the right questions to ask may be at a disadvantage. Spend time prior to ...
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Just one blunder during a job interview can cost you the job. Fortunately, the big errors are easy to avoid if you know about them. Let's take a look at nine of the most common ...
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Professionals leave the workforce for a variety of reasons, ranging from childbirth to medical leave. No matter what the reason is for an absence, going back to work after a long ...
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If you're trying to find a better job, you might be wondering how to get a leg up on the competition. Do you need more experience, a better network or a resume overhaul? The job ...
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Preparation is the key to success when it comes to acing your job interview. Take a look at the most common interview questions you might find in the job market in 2017, and then ...
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Working a portfolio career serves many purposes. In the gig economy, where one person could have several side hustles to make ends meet, building a portfolio can form an important ...
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While traditional leadership styles call for managing your work teams, excessive management may actually restrict innovation, risk-taking, and growth among your employees. One ...
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As of August 2017, seven major retailers declared bankruptcy and more than 5,000 store locations closed their doors permanently. For some retail stores, malls and strip malls, it ...
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As rents rise in major city centers, biotech companies are starting to move out of urban areas and into suburban locations. Although cities offer a variety of conveniences, the ...
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As Baby Boomers continue to retire, Millennial workers are taking over the professional scene across all levels of management. However, despite the popular perceptions that cast ...
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When marketing a business, you have to choose effective words to engage customers and drive sales. Prompting an emotional response is the top priority, making it necessary, at ...
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Selling yourself to a potential employer can be a daunting endeavor. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to overcome feelings of anxiety and self-doubt. In addition to ...
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A June 2017 study published by Loyola University in Chicago reveals that more women received early diagnoses of breast cancer due to the Affordable Care Act. Statistics show that ...
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When you receive a job offer, your first instinct may to respond with an emphatic "yes!" However, it's in your best interest to consider the employer, the job duties and ...
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Your resume is the primary document employers use to determine if you're qualified to progress to the interview stage, so creating a CV that's professional and gives employers a ...