3 Tips for Following Up After Submitting a Resume

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Following up after submitting a resume is vital for a job seeker. “Once you have submitted your application for a job, unless the hiring manager tells you specifically not to follow up, you can’t just leave the application hanging out there and wait,” explains career coach Hallie Crawford. Here are three ways to effectively follow… Read more »

4 Tips For How to Succeed as a First-Time Manager

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Congratulations! You’ve been given a position as first-time manager. That’s quite an accomplishment. However, getting acclimated can be difficult and takes some time to get used to. Here are some helpful tips to ensure you get started on the right foot and have long-term success. Lead by Example One of the reasons you were promoted… Read more »

When Should You Ask for Help at Work?

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No matter how knowledgeable and skilled you are, there will be a time when you’ll encounter an issue at work you simply can’t handle on your own. You may be reluctant to ask for help because you may think others will perceive it as a weakness. “Asking for help makes many people feel vulnerable, and… Read more »

Stand Out at Your New Job With These 5 Easy Tips

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Being the new person at work comes with its challenges, and it’s easy to be overlooked. Here are some ways to stand out at your new job and earn the respect of your boss and co-workers. Be Confident The way you carry yourself will heavily impact the way others perceive you. If you’re confident, this… Read more »

5 Tips for Becoming More Detail Oriented at Work

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Attention to detail is an important trait for workers to have and is highly sought-after by many employers. After all, detail-oriented workers are more likely to be careful, thorough, identify small intricacies and make fewer mistakes. Here are some tips for becoming more detail oriented at work. Understand Your Role First of all, it’s vital… Read more »

Immediately Grab a Recruiter’s Attention With These Resume Tips

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Most candidates probably assume recruiters don’t spend a lot of time looking at individual resumes. But it’s even less than you may think, at just a mere 7.4 seconds on average. Here are some ways to immediately grab a recruiter’s attention and get them to read through your resume. Use a Clear, Logical Flow A… Read more »

How to Prove Your Value at Work

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Each employee has a different value in the eyes of an employer, whether they’re conscious of it or not. Those with a higher value are more likely to earn respect, have job security and receive promotions. One of the best ways to get ahead is to prove your value at work. Here are some ways… Read more »

Follow These Resume Tips If You’re a Job Hopper

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Job hopping has become increasingly common, especially among younger workers. Gallup says, “21 percent of millennials say they’ve changed jobs within the past year, which is more than three times the number of non-millennials who report the same.” If you’re what employers would consider a “job hopper,” there are a few resume tips you should… Read more »

Tips For Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

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Job interviews can be anxiety inducing for even the most confident of candidates. You’re being judged and evaluated by a person in power, and your career may even hang in the balance. So it’s natural to have some fear. Fortunately, this is something you can overcome by following these tips. Prepare You can eliminate a… Read more »

The Benefits of Networking and How it Can Help You Get a Job

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A big part of finding a job is putting yourself out there. It’s all about getting in touch with the right people and making networking a habit. Research has found that doing so greatly increases your chances of getting hired. In fact, Willamette University reports, “70 percent of all jobs obtained in the last 10… Read more »