How to Manage and Modify Your Stress

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When you’re job hunting, it’s normal to experience stress. But when stress becomes extreme, it can sabotage your search – and even impact your health, if it really gets out of control.

Job Search Tips that are Not Necessarily True

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When you’re job hunting, you may find advice coming at you from every direction. And while friends, family, and colleagues may mean well, their ideas may not mesh with your unique goals, circumstances and challenges. Worst case: they may even be counterproductive.

Why You Should Always Be Learning

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Personal development is a sure path to feeling awesome about yourself. Studies show that the more ambitious goals you set, the happier you are. And when you decide upon and set your own goals, your happiness doesn’t depend on anyone else.

What to Do When You Finally Land Your Dream Interview

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You’ve gotten the call you’ve been waiting for: you’ve landed an interview for your dream job! Once you conclude this conversation – all the while acting like the consummate professional that you are – hang up and then do a Happy Dance! The hard part is over, right? Yes – and no. While a personal… Read more »

How to Sell Yourself in an Interview without Selling Yourself Short

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During a job interview, your goal is to sell your personal brand to an employer without sounding arrogant, corny or desperate. The prospect can be daunting – but effectively promoting yourself is what interviewing is all about. Learn to speak confidently and persuasively about your skills, knowledge, achievements, and the unique value you would add… Read more »

Three Curve-Ball Interview Questions You May Need to Know How to Answer

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As you prepare for your next job interview, think about how you can respond to the more unpredictable, curveball questions that will more than likely come your way. If you’re well prepared, you can hit a home run with the right response. But if not, you’ll strike out or get beaned – and maybe not… Read more »

Five-Step Guide to Finding a Rewarding Job

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Whether you’re just leaving school, finding opportunities limited in your current position, or simply entering a new life phase, it may be time to think about changing your career path. By learning how to explore your options and realize your strengths and passions, and with an added dose of determination, you can and will find… Read more »

How to Ensure You Pass an Employment Screening

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More than 60 percent of large corporations use pre-employment assessments as part of their hiring processes – and in most cases, candidates who fail are eliminated from contention for a job. Pre-employment screenings generally consist of personality, behavioral and/or aptitude tests. Additional testing may center on logic, math, mechanical abilities, grammar and spelling. For the… Read more »