How to Prepare for a Skype Interview

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Skype interviews have become more popular and common. There’s a good chance you’ll be asked to engage in one at some point, especially if you’re out of town or will be telecommuting. Let’s now discuss the keys to having a successful Skype interview and how to impress your hiring manager. Create an “Interviewing Environment” In… Read more »

How to Use Twitter to Help You Land a Job

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4 Tips for Seeking for a Job Long-Distance

Twitter has been one of the most popular social networks for several years now and is widely used by marketers to promote their businesses. But did you know it’s an excellent job search tool as well? It’s true. Research from Undercover Recruiter even found that 45 percent of job seekers are already using Twitter, which… Read more »

Making a Successful Career Change

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Many of us will face a crossroads in our career paths at some point. Regardless of the reason for making a career change, the process can be difficult and stressful. Use these steps to make the transition smoother and your career change a successful one. Do Your Research The more you know about your new… Read more »

Do You Love Your Job?

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February means Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. But do you love your current job? Here are three ways to find out whether you really love your job, and why if you don’t, you should start looking for a new position. You View it as More Than Just a Paycheck Employees who genuinely… Read more »

What to Do If Your References Aren’t Getting Back to You

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You’re looking for a new job and need references to provide for the hiring manager. The only problem is the references you’re contacting aren’t getting back to you. Here’s how to approach references if they are unresponsive so you can move along with your application process. Double-Check the Contact Info The first thing to do… Read more »

Essential Items to Bring to Your Interview

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Having a successful job interview is contingent upon multiple factors. And while many variables are out of your control, one thing you can control is what you bring to your interview. Having some essential items on hand should make the process go smoother and help set you apart from the rest of the interviewees. Here… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Working Abroad

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At some point, you may be offered your dream job or be given the chance to relocate at your current job. But there’s a catch. You’re required to go overseas and work abroad. While this may seem like a slightly intimidating proposal, it comes with numerous benefits. Here are some of the main advantages of… Read more »

Factors That Send Your Resume to the Trash

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Your resume can either make or break you. Get it right, and you stand a good chance of making it to the next round of hiring. Make the wrong mistakes, and your resume is likely to wind up in the trash. Here are some of the most common resume mistakes that you should avoid. Spelling… Read more »

Getting Back to Work After a Career Break

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Whether it’s been a relatively short break or a long-term one, going back to work after an extended period off can seem daunting. You’re likely to be feeling mixed emotions, and along with the excitement and joy can come some anxiety. You may also be feeling a little rusty and off your game after a… Read more »

Sitting at a Desk All Day? Tips on How to Minimize Stiffness

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We’re living in a day and age where it’s become increasingly common for employees to sit at a desk all day. This type of sedentary lifestyle can have a host of negative health consequences both short-term and long-term. If you spend the bulk of your day sitting at a desk, it’s important to take measures… Read more »