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.

How Do You Get Identified as Top Tier Talent?

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How can you make yourself stand out as top talent among dozens – or more –candidates for a job? What sets you apart? You need to be bold and prove your worth, sometimes even before you’re asked to do so. Catch the attention of hiring managers, confirm your unique abilities, and show a level of… Read more »

How Can You Find Exclusive Career Opportunities?

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Between 75 and 90 percent of all job openings are never listed in public portals or media ads. This statistic may seem startling at first, but when you think about it, it makes sense. Why would a company pay to promote a position when they can use other, more reliable and less costly channels to… Read more »

5 Ways to Find a Rewarding Job This Year

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Work takes up a lot of your time … so while you’re doing it, it needs to be satisfying, fulfilling and rewarding. Maybe not every hour of every day, but overall, you have to like what you do and find passion in your job and career-related achievements. What Makes a Job Rewarding? Among the chief… Read more »

How Can You Establish Rapport With An Interviewer Without Seeming Awkward?

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There are some of us who can instantly establish a connection with a new person. And then there are the rest of us. For many people, establishing rapport is a challenge, especially in a setting like a job interview.  Hiring managers offer jobs to people they like and the pressure to establish good rapport can… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Staying In A “Stuck” Career is Bad For You

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If you don’t like your job, you’re not alone. According to Forbes, anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of Americans say they hate their jobs. There are many reasons why people dislike their work, but one of the biggest reasons is feeling stuck. Feeling like your career has stalled and you don’t have any prospects… Read more »