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 »

4 Ways to Get a Job with Little Experience

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Finding a job with little or no work experience presents a daunting challenge. It’s difficult to get hired, because no one wants to deal with the learning curve or take a chance on an untested talent. The circumstances create a Catch 22-type situation: how do you get experience when no one will hire you? Building… Read more »

How Social Media Can Help You Find a Job

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You spend hours online every day, mostly watching puppy videos and posting pictures of the meals you order at restaurants. You feel like you’re pretty good at social media. Well, like any competency, why not use it to help your career? Why not leverage your social media skills to help you find a job? It’s… Read more »

5 Tips for Following Up After an Interview

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A job interview feels like a conclusion, like a concert at the end of a long, tedious rehearsal schedule. But that’s not quite true. The interview doesn’t close off the recruitment process. Rather, you can still take steps to follow up after the meeting and improve your chances of landing the position. Can you make… Read more »