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 »

5 Tips to Balance Child Care and Working From Home

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Circa 2019, finding the proper work/life equilibrium was a chore. In 2020? It’s nearly impossible. In the post-COVID world, parents have been forced to balance childcare with working from home in uncomfortable and often unproductive ways. It’s no secret that the coronavirus outbreak dramatically increased the number of people working. One estimate found that some… Read more »

3 Reasons Snooping on Online Reviews Can Improve Your Job Search

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Everything is reviewed on the internet. From Yelp to Trip Advisor to long-winded screeds at the bottom of every Amazon page, the culture of evaluation has become a hallmark of the modern age. This aspect of online culture gives more leverage to consumers. At the same time, it also empowers you as a job seeker…which… Read more »

How to Stand Out During the Job-Hunting Surge

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The COVID outbreak has reshuffled the job market. With unemployment still inflated by the pandemic, each open position will likely receive a flood of job applicants. This will make it hard for you to get noticed. To land your dream position, you’ll have to stand out during the job-hunting surge. But how do you accomplish… Read more »

Do I Really Need to Submit a Cover Letter?

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Studies show that HR executives only glance at your application for a mere six seconds on average. Given this situation, do you really need to submit a cover letter? Can you be confident that anyone will ever even read it? Look, we get it. Job applications are often frustrating and time-consuming. You want to take… Read more »

Make The Best First Impression on Hiring Managers with These Tips

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You don’t get much time to present your case during the typical recruiting process. In most cases, you provide your resume, and then have the length of a job interview to convince a company to hire you. It puts a lot of emphasis on a first impression. Making an impact on a hiring manager early… Read more »

Accomplishments vs. Responsibilities: How to List Them on Your Resume

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Resumes largely consist of a list of your previous work history. In some cases, you’re trying to sum up years of work in a few phrases. It’s a tricky assignment. Your resume has to encapsulate all your responsibilities and accomplishments during your tenure at various companies. Finding the right balance can be tricky. In a… Read more »

How a Positive Attitude Can Impact Your Career

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You have intelligence, drive, and the right qualifications, along with a career-focused mentality. However, you need one other ingredient to maximize your professional development. You need a positive attitude. Having a sunny disposition might not seem vital. Maybe it will make you more pleasant to work with, but how can it help you reach your… Read more »