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 »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »

7 Habits of Highly Successful Sales Managers

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Every sales manager has one goal: getting the most out of their team. You can’t achieve that objective with the occasional large gesture. You have to develop a successful culture that operates on a day-to-day basis. This happens by developing strong habits and winning routines. After all, a manager fills a lot of roles. You’re… Read more »

How Do I Start Working with a Recruiter?

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Working with a recruiter opens a lot of doors. As with any endeavor, the hardest part is getting started. Once you get over the initial hump, you can quickly energize your job search and get your career on track. The benefits of a staffing agency are well known. Recruiters let you find jobs faster than… Read more »

Tax Season Preparation: Materials You Need from Your Employer

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Just when you start to get excited about spring, you remember that annoying chore that comes around every April 15: Tax Day. It’s the time of year when you must round up all your paperwork and crunch your income numbers. To some extent, you need your employer to be a partner in this process. They… Read more »

5 Tips to Showing Your Boss You’re Irreplaceable

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Worried about getting edged out of your current position by some low-cost, up-and-coming hotshot? Looking to add some leverage to your next salary negotiation? Your best bet on both fronts is to make yourself irreplaceable in the eyes of your boss. By making yourself the center of your team’s operation, you gain job security and… Read more »

Turn a Bad Interview Around in This Simple Step

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A tension has entered the air. Everyone started off the interview politely and engaged. But now, attention is starting to wane. Your interviewers seem suddenly impatient, checking their phones or distractedly going through the motions. You’re blowing your chance. It may seem hopeless, but there’s still a chance to salvage the situation. Imagine that moment… Read more »

Is the New Year the Right Time for a New Job?

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The new year. It’s traditionally considered a time of new beginnings. Spring may still be a few months off, but the start of January represents fresh horizons and the possibility of a better year ahead. But does that make the new year the right time to find a new job? Actually, it usually does. While… Read more »