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.

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 »

What are the Most Effective Ways to Jump Start a Career You Put on Hold?

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Extended breaks from the workforce used to be fairly uncommon, but in today’s world, they’re not that unusual. However, returning to work after a career break is a challenge. If this is where you are, use these tips to help revive your career: Network so you can access the hidden job market. Up to 80… 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 »

What Does a Vetting Process Look Like for Different Types of Jobs?

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When an employer narrows down the number of applicants for a job, they often vet those candidates who are still in the running. This involves investigating potential hires’ backgrounds and qualifications before allowing them to move to the next step in the hiring process. What Vetting Involves Checking references and confirming resume information is standard… Read more »

Standing Out in a Crowd Shouldn’t Be Your Only Interview Strategy

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Whether you’re just starting out in your career, transitioning into a new role or industry, or adding a part-time job to your existing professional activity, nailing your job interview is a critical part of the process. Once a company has narrowed the candidate field to a small group of people they want to personally meet,… Read more »

Five Things You Should Do if You’re Looking for a Better Career

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You can’t be complacent if you want to grow your career. Even if you’re not currently an active job searcher – and especially if you are – there are things you should do on a routine basis to keep growing and advancing in your field. 5 Steps To A Better Career 1. Be a lifelong… Read more »

How Can I Set Goals that will Grow My Career?

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Setting career goals is about deciding where you want to head professionally, what steps you need to take, and how soon you want to get there. Where do you want to be next year at this time? How about in five years? Or ten? Tips For Setting Strategic Career Goals Examples of Career Goals Goals… Read more »