Can I Use My LinkedIn As a Resume?

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LinkedIn represents a critical part of any career development process. However, has the social media behemoth become central enough to replace traditional job-hunting tools? Specifically, can you use LinkedIn as your resume? The platform certainly has a wide enough reach. It boasts more than 750 million members. Meanwhile, LinkedIn’s users offer more than 10 million… Read more »

What Are The Rules For Following Up Post-Interview?

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It may seem like a pointless formality. After an interview, you send a follow-up email, thanking the company representatives for taking the time. Does it actually matter? Yes, as it turns out, that small bit of courtesy can really pay off. One survey suggested that more than two thirds (68%) of hiring managers take the… Read more »

Since My Company is Still Remote, Can I Move?

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More than a year has passed since the beginning of the pandemic. Some things have started getting back to normal. But many workplaces remain in remote mode. If you’re operating from home anyway, why not move to your ideal spot? The idea has appeal. Now that you don’t have to worry about a commute, you… Read more »

5 Signs Your Workplace is Actually Toxic…

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Do you work in a toxic environment? No, we aren’t talking about the presence of radiation or chemicals. We mean emotionally toxic. These stressful workplaces make it difficult to excel and can even lead to physical and mental health problems. Of course ,there’s the old “is it you or is it me?” debate at play… Read more »

Feeling Burnt Out? Here’s How to Approach Your Boss

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To a certain extent, burn out happens because you refuse to have a conversation. As stress builds and pressures mount, you avoid talking to the one person who can truly help: your boss. That’s a mistake. Rather than risking your health and undermining your productivity, learn how to approach your boss when you’re feeling burnt… Read more »

3 LinkedIn Features That Can Help You Land an Accounting Job

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LinkedIn provides an excellent resource for landing an accounting job. However, to get the most out of the site, you need to go beyond the basic functions. You should take advantage of more advanced features in order to attract the attention of accounting recruiters. You can use LinkedIn as your career hub as you push… Read more »

Is The Only Way to Get a Better Work-Life Balance Through a New Job?

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Fully two-thirds of workers say they don’t have a proper balance between their home lives and their office responsibilities. If you find yourself in that category, it can strain your family life, create significant stress and even lead to health problems. You need to rebalance your priorities. But how do you get this done? Is… Read more »

6 Outside-of-the-Box Ways to Build Up Your Resume

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It’s no secret that employers seek out experience when they look to fill open positions. It leads to the age-old job-search quandary: how do you get experience if no one will hire you without experience in the first place? Well, there are ways to accomplish this trick. You just have to look outside the box… Read more »

Will Networking Be The Way You Find Your Next Job?

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The start of a new year gives you the opportunity to jumpstart your career development. How do you accomplish this? Networking, of course! By connecting with people, you can find hidden possibilities and increase your chances of landing your ideal position. That makes networking the best way to find your next job. One study suggested… Read more »

Questions to Ask During an Interview to Understand a Potential Job

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We typically think of job interviews as a way for employers to interrogate potential employees, a step in the process companies use to winnow down the candidates for a particular position. And, of course, that’s part of the process – maybe even the largest part. But an interview should also provide the opposite opportunity. A… Read more »