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Many people fear writing a resume. Some people fear to make mistakes, and others fear the possibility of rejection. All too often, though, people fear the writing itself. If fear has made you put off writing your resume, let’s try to put that fear to bed. You can write a stellar resume by following a… Read more »

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There are many conflicting bits of advice out there about how you should dress for interviews. Some people say you should dress for the job you’d like to have. Most companies, however, will not be impressed if you show up dressed as Iron Man or Wonder Woman. Other people recommend always defaulting to business casual…. Read more »

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Much has been said about the power and benefits of habit and routines, including lower stress and more productivity. Yet, habit and routine can also have a dark side. They encourage us to become stagnate in jobs or situations that we don’t love or that don’t empower us. Trying something new means abandoning our routines… Read more »

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A gap on a resume can create haunting fears in job applicants. They worry that it will make them look unprofessional or that they don’t take their careers seriously. Unfortunately, gaps happen, and interviewers will expect you to talk about them. So, how do you handle that discussion in a reasonable way that won’t torpedo… Read more »

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The end of the year is a time of family obligations, shopping, and traveling. Your kids may need new clothes, or you need to find your spouse that vintage thing they love. It’s easy to assume that everyone involved in the hiring for businesses is doing the same things. Yet, it turns out that December… Read more »

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Even the calmest and more experienced person can get a case of the nerves before an interview. It’s often worse for people early in their careers or who want to change careers. It feels like the person or people on the other side of those desks hold your future in their hands. This nervousness can… Read more »

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Despite the unemployment rate holding at around 3.7%, it’s not all roses and champagne corks for those seeking employment. Job growth is notorious for regional differences and often centers in certain industries. If you happen to excel in information technology, things look great. If not, the job search can prove less friendly. If you’re stuck… Read more »

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Active dislike or severe disengagement from your job is normal. Around 66% of people fall into this category. Of course, disliking or simply not caring about your job is a hard way to live, given that you’ll spend the majority of your waking hours there. So, what can you do to get back on track… Read more »

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Even with unemployment at one of the lowest rates in the last decade, it doesn’t guarantee that you’ll snag a job without trouble. Job searchers often make common and avoidable mistakes that prevent them from getting interviews in the first place or succeeding in the interview process. Keep reading for some of these common mistakes… Read more »