How to Know if the Interview Is Going Poorly… and How to Turn It Around

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After landing a job interview, you do all you can to prepare. Despite the time you invest in researching the company and role, practicing answers to questions, and thinking about questions to ask, the interview may not go as well as expected. Perhaps the department manager conducts the interview, even though they’d rather focus on… Read more »

From Temp to a Permanent Position – 3 Ways You Can Stick Around

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If you’re looking for a permanent job, being hired as a temp is one way to start. Getting on the inside of a company gives you an advantage over external candidates when a full-time job opens up. Showing you blend with the culture increases your odds of permanently being hired on down the road. Determining… Read more »

Beyond the Honeymoon Stage—How to Make a Great Job Last

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Congratulations—a new job is exciting! You’ve worked hard to gain the right experiences, build your resume, and wow your interviewers. And now you’re working just as hard to learn the ropes, get to know your coworkers, and develop a rapport with your boss, and you’re having fun doing it. You’re loving the company and they’re… Read more »

Seasonal Jobs That Can Get You Extra Cash

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Seasonal jobs are always in demand. Whether it’s winter retail or summer resort positions, if you need a temporary job, there’s always something available. They’re a great way to earn extra cash, pad your resume with additional experience and skills, or supplement a lifestyle of travel and adventure. In fact, many people fill their whole… Read more »

Budget Tips That Are Extremely Valuable At Any Stage in Your Career

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It doesn’t matter how rich and successful you are, you always need to be mindful of your budget. Saving money isn’t glamorous, but if you can develop some skills and strategies early on, those will soon become second nature habits. And even if you’re rolling in dough now, you never know what’s around the corner—a… Read more »

Honesty Is the Best Policy When It Comes to Discussing How You Got Fired

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If you’ve been fired in the past—even if it was unjust—then job interviews are probably a little more stressful than they need to be. You’re dreading that question: why did you leave your last job? It’s a fair question, and it’s a common, so you know it’s coming. But it’s still uncomfortable. But it’s totally… Read more »

Public Speaking Tips That Can Help You at Work

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The fear of public speaking is really common. And in extreme cases, it’s paralyzing. Some people completely freeze up, unable to remember anything they were supposed to say. But if you’re comfortable doing it, it can be a really valuable skill. Many employers are looking for effective public speakers, especially in leadership positions. Here are… Read more »

Is It Time to Go Medieval On Your Resume?

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In most cases your resume is the first piece of information employers ad learn about you when you apply for a job. So if you’re not getting any callbacks and hiring managers seem to be ignoring you, it might be time to revamp your resume. And though it’s a little daunting to have to start… Read more »

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 »

Millennial Month: The Great Balancing Act of Work, Family and Fun

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The urge to balance your work and personal life is always a battle. On one hand, you want to make sure you’re committing the necessary time to your career, but on the other you need to complement all that time grinding with a little fun. Not to mention that if you’re in a relationship or… Read more »