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 »

Have You Not Been Getting Called for Job Interviews? This May Be Why!

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Here’s the situation. You’ve been applying for jobs left and right and have put a lot of time and energy into the process. However, for some reason you still haven’t been getting called for any job interviews. This can be incredibly frustrating and leave you scratching your head as to what went wrong. Here are… Read more »

Learn the Best Ways to Enhance Your Resume

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You have a very small window to impress a recruiter with your resume. In fact, the average hiring manager spends only six seconds reading a resume before moving onto the next one. Here are some practical ways to enhance your resume so that you get more attention. Mimic the Wording of the Job Description Many… Read more »

How to Use Keywords in Your Resume

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Recruiters are often flooded with resumes when they list a job posting. Many of them sort through those resumes with an applicant tracking system (ATS). Jobscan explains, “An ATS is a type of software application that handles the recruitment process, namely by sorting through thousands of resumes to determine which ones are the best fit… Read more »

Different Types of Interviews and How to Prepare for Them

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To succeed, you need to be prepared for whatever comes your way. Let’s now take a look at some of the more common types of interviews and how to prepare for them. Conventional Interview This is your traditional, face-to-face interview. Typically done one-on-one, you’ll sit down with a hiring manager to discuss your skills and… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Having an Infographic Resume

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Resumes have evolved a lot over the years. One of the more recent trends is for candidates to create an infographic resume, which incorporates visual elements like icons, charts and graphics. But is this the right type of resume for you? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons to find out. The Pros… Read more »

Traits and Skills You Need to Become Indispensable

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Many employees are valued and are considerable assets to the company they work for. But very few are indispensable, which according to the Cambridge Dictionary means, “Someone that is so good or important that you could not manage without him or her.” Getting to this level not only means great job security, it can be… Read more »

How to Manage Anxiety in the Workplace

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Anxiety is a common issue that countless people deal with both in their personal lives and at work. In fact, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America reports, “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults, or 18.1 percent of the population every year. If you are experiencing… Read more »

How to Successfully Navigate a Career Transition

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Odds are you’ll make a career transition at some point. Career change coach, Natasha Stanley even goes so far to say that this is the norm new. According to her, “The single career path or job-for-life certainly isn’t dead, but it’s becoming more and more likely that people will go through at least one career… Read more »