July 15, 2024
Crafting an Effective Elevator Pitch

In today’s tough job market, having a concise and compelling elevator pitch is essential. Whether you're at a networking event, a job interview, or a chance encounter with a potential employer, your elevator pitch can make a lasting impression. Here’s a guide to help you craft an effective elevator pitch that captures attention and opens […]

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January 10, 2024
10 Ways to Energize Your Job Search for 2024

The start of a new year is the perfect time to inject fresh energy into your job search. Whether you're a recent graduate, in the midst of a career transition, or simply looking for new opportunities, these 10 tips will help you revitalize your approach and land that dream job. Reflect and Refine Your Goals […]

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October 1, 2023
My 5 Favorite Tech Job Search Sites

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving tech industry, finding the perfect job opportunity can be a challenging task. Whether you're a seasoned professional looking for a career change or a recent graduate eager to kickstart your tech journey, the right job search website can make all the difference. In this blog post, we'll introduce you to […]

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November 23, 2022
Pushing Through Fear - How To Find The Best Job?

Why does fear hold you back from finding a job? Many people are dissatisfied with their jobs and secretly want to look for another one, but there is something that always holds them back, and that is fear. It is not easy to look for a new job while already working somewhere. You may have […]

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October 5, 2022
Steps To Help You Recession-Proof Your Career

  One of the best times to recession-proof your career is way before the economy crashes. This is because a recession is an economic indicator of significant job losses. Before a recession occurs, you should have measures in place to help you protect your career and even ensure your career keeps moving forward. While it […]

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October 5, 2022
Resume Scanning Software to Target Your Resume

  Today, many companies are utilizing (ATS) Applicant Tracking Systems, to scan through the multiple of resumes that they receive for open positions. How do you get your resume successfully through this process and onto the hiring manager? You must target your resume to the job. This is when the right keywords, phrases and appropriate […]

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August 1, 2022
Make Your LinkedIn Profile Standout

  Everyone needs a LinkedIn profile that stands out irrespective of the stage you are in while searching for a job. This is because LinkedIn is the largest professional network in the world today. Why You Need a LinkedIn Profile Just in case you already have a well-paying full-time job and you are asking; “do […]

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July 27, 2022
How To Find Remote Work

  Today there are several reasons to consider remote work online. Generally, remote work refers to work that can be done at any location in the world. Remote work is best used to describe any job that does not confine you to be tied to a specific office or workplace. Whether you are working from […]

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July 12, 2022
How To Manage Stress And Overwhelm At Work

  Undeniably, there are certain times we all feel overwhelmed. This could either be a result of how complex our work gets or even the numerous uncompleted projects we have at hand. To put it simply, the process of feeling overwhelmed at work is just a sign that you might be stressed because of the […]

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June 12, 2022
How to Position Yourself For Remote Work Opportunities

The pandemic changed the world in all aspects including the work environment. Today, the capability to work remotely is an essential demand in several organizations willing to employ a remote workforce. A person's chance of getting employed is even higher if they can sell themselves as one who can work remotely and independently. However, working […]

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May 19, 2022
How To Vet Potential Companies To Find The Right Fit

    Vetting a potential company extends beyond just finding a job that matches your skills. It also involves familiarizing yourself with the organization's stated goals and their products, services, people and culture. An interview is one of the most common ways to evaluate the potential fit with a company. Still, everyone needs to go […]

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April 29, 2022
Addressing Age Bias In The Job Search Process

A recent study of U.S. professionals over 40 showed that there is more age bias during the job search process than at work. According to the poll, 60% of people have endured age bias during their job search process. Today, employers place higher value on applicants who are up-to-date in their area of expertise, technically […]

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April 5, 2022
Changing Careers, Why So Many Are Doing It Now

Are you thinking about making a change in your career? You are not alone.  An average person is estimated to change careers between 5 and 7 times over the course of their working life. Currently, the flexible nature of work means that a career change is more flexible for you than it was in the […]

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February 24, 2022
Perfect Your Interview Skills to Make Sure You Get the Callback

It is frustrating to go without a callback, especially when you feel that you aced the job interview. When this happens, it is natural for you to recall the moments of the interview for the purpose of discovering what you might have done wrong. While sometimes you may be able to detect where you made […]

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January 2, 2022
How to Energize Your Job Search for The New Year

After searching for a job for months, going to various interviews, and waiting for the call that never came, it's easy to want to give up. You're most likely tired of getting rejected or being almost hired. It's frustrating and takes a toll on your mental and emotional health. We’ve all been there. Applying to […]

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December 29, 2021
Moving Your Job Search Ahead During the Holidays

For many people, the holiday season is a great time to relax and have some fun. However, as a job seeker, you may not want to allow yourself this luxury. So, rather than take a break, you can intensify your job hunt this season. In fact, the holidays are usually a great time to move […]

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November 10, 2021
How To Deal With A Difficult Co-worker

Having a difficult co-worker can pose a threat to not just your work ethic but also your emotional and mental well-being. It can lead to less productivity which places you at risk of losing your job. And no matter how passionate you are about your work; a difficult coworker can drain your energy and may […]

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October 18, 2021
How to Quit Your Job (without being a Jerk)

You may have good reasons to quit your job. It could be a boss that constantly gets on your nerves or a pay that isn’t worth it at all. Or simply a lack of motivation to keep at it.  Well, whatever the reason, after you have made up your mind to quit your job, you […]

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September 27, 2021
Getting A Raise – 5 Steps

It can be daunting to request a raise from your superior or employer. People go years getting paid less than they deserve because they have no idea how to ask for a salary increase.  While it might seem reckless and foolhardy to ask for a raise, it's actually not. There's nothing illegal about wanting commensurate […]

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September 16, 2021
10 Highest Paying Jobs

Have you ever thought about what the highest paying jobs in the country are and what the salary is? Or maybe you are dissatisfied with your current earnings and want to earn more? Help is here! We've compiled the top highest paying jobs in America. This list was compiled from sources like businessinsider.com,indeed.com, Investopedia, salary.com, […]

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May 25, 2021
3 Steps to Interview Preparation

You’ve got an amazing resume that got the attention of the hiring manager and you finally got that call for an interview! Now how do you wow them at the interview so that you don’t blow it?! With some prep work and a little planning, you can make sure that you shine during the interview […]

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October 4, 2020
How to be Successful in Your First 90 Days

Cover the Basics Of course, it goes without saying that you need to be dependable- show up on time, come in early, stay late and offer to cover extra shifts. As the new person on the team, you need to demonstrate your commitment. Your flexibility is key here. Be willing to help others out when […]

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August 26, 2020
The Value of Feedback

How Do You Rate on a Scale of 1 to 10? The Value of Feedback I talked with a friend recently who manages a team of 11 staff members, and he said he asks for feedback on a weekly basis. He does this based on a process described by the author and speaker Jack Canfield, […]

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August 9, 2020
Mastering Your Job Search

Did you know that as many as 40% of the positions that you see posted online may be dead? Some of these positions have already been filled, some are outdated or have been postponed or cancelled. Many times, an employer forgets to remove an old posting and other times they have requested that the old […]

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August 8, 2020
Networking and Your Job Search

NETWORKING Ah networking, the dreaded word for many. We think about networking and images come to mind of attending crowded events, introducing ourselves to strangers and making awkward small talk.But networking does not always need to look this way. Especially now in the age of limited in-person events, there are new ways of connecting and […]

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July 22, 2020
What Makes a Great Cover Letter and Why Have One?

Recently, I was listening to a recruiter who was reading through a resume and cover letter from a candidate who had addressed their cover letter to our competitor rather than for the position at our company. Suffice it to say this resume did not make it much further in the process. This highlights the importance […]

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July 8, 2020
Are you making one of these 5 mistakes with your resume?

A great resume is key to getting ahead of the competition and getting the interview. You have only a few crucial moments to impress so make sure you stand out for the right reasons!

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April 8, 2020
5 Tips for Managing Remote Teams

The first time that I worked remotely on a full-time basis I found that there were new challenges that I hadn’t expected. I had worked remotely for an employer before but on a schedule that only had me away from the office one day a week. Since it was only periodic remote work it presented […]

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March 20, 2020
Calm Mind

So much is happening in the world and if you are like me it’s hard to not soak in all of the fear and anxiety that is floating around. I want to be informed but the more I hear, the more anxious I become.

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