3 Reasons Why Networking Often Leads to a Better Job

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Most people shy away from networking. It can be intimidating, awkward, draining, and time-consuming. When so many of us are already pressed for time, the last thing we want to do at the end of a long day is attend a “networking event.” We’d much rather meet up with friends, check in with our families,… Read more »

Top Benefits of Call Center Jobs

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Many companies are expanding their call centers, which means they’re looking to hire and fill those types of roles. Though ‘call center agent’ might not sound too prestigious, it’s definitely a position worth considering. You might be receiving inbound calls, helping customers troubleshoot, answering questions, or handling complaints. Or you might be making outbound calls—calling… Read more »

Who Should I Use as a Reference?

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A professional reference is a recommendation from someone who can attest to your qualifications for a job. You want to choose someone who has a pretty solid knowledge of you as a worker, not necessarily as a friend or a brother or a parent. Those people don’t hurt, but keep in mind that you want… Read more »

How to Impress Your Employer If You’re an Introvert

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Introverted people are generally perceived as shy, quiet, aloof, withdrawn and timid. These are tough impressions to break when you’re trying to get noticed in a job, especially when you’re surrounded by louder, more extroverted colleagues. And if your boss is an extrovert, such a mismatch of energy might result in miscommunications that could make… Read more »

Start Your New Job Well With These 4 Tips

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Congratulations on your new job! Changing jobs can be very stressful. The first three months are often an extension of the interview process as you learn a new role while navigating social and organizational norms and trying to please the new boss. But those who are prepared in those first days are more focused, more… Read more »