How The Wrong Body Language Can Hurt Your Interview

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Throughout the job interview process, you may be faced with questions that may conjure up negative thoughts you longed to suppress. Did you have an overbearing, rude boss? Were you terminated from you[...]

Research A Company Before Your Job Interview

Biron Clark

You’ve probably read plenty of advice telling you to research a company before you interview. And you’ve been told that all kinds of bad things will happen if you don’t. It’s actually true. Yo[...]

Methods Of Assessments For Group Interviews

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What are the specifics of the various group interview formats? What can you expect? Below, we will highlight the areas you can expect to see at your next group interview. Each company or small busines[...]

Networking Tips For The Job Seeker

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Networking with other industry professionals may seem time consuming for many job seekers. Networking allows job seekers to possibly hear of new insider information or open positions before they are p[...]

Avoiding Relationships At Work Is Bad For You

Dorothy Tannahill-Moran

Every so often I encounter a person who has taken the moral high ground that they shouldn’t have to have relationships with people they work with. The rationalization put forth can be in a combinati[...]

Things To Consider Before You Accept A Job Offer

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After all of your preparation and hard work, you have landed a job offer. Congratulations! Maybe you thought this day would never come, but guess what? IT DID! So, you have been offered the position a[...]

Mistakes To Avoid During Your Interview

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The interview process can bring anxiety and fear to many interviewees, which in turn, can fatally affect an interview. It is natural to be nervous before and during your interview, but it is imperativ[...]

Tips To Remember When Changing Careers

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Maybe you are unsatisfied with your current career and wish to find a new position. Or maybe you are guilty of hopping from job to job to gain more experience and refine your skill set. Hopping from c[...]

Tips For Making A Successful First Impression At A Job Interview

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Yes, you have heard this before: “Dress for success!” What exactly does that mean to you, and more importantly, what does the mean to your potential employer? You may think to yourself, “Ahh! Wh[...]

How Do I Acquire Career Related Experience?

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Maybe you have heard variations of the phrase, “You need to gain more experience. Please apply again when you have more to add to your resume.” With many entry-level positions, there may be the st[...]

Preparing For Your Next Interview

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When interviewing, it may seem like you are the one who should answer all of the questions. It is important to remember that you should ask the interviewer questions as well. Many interviewers will gi[...]

Here’s What A Master’s Degree Can Do For Your Nursing Career

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If you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, you’re already qualified for many well-paid nursing jobs. But a BSN isn’t the end of the educational road for nurses. A Master of Science in Nursing c[...]

Essential Building Blocks For Building A Standout Resume

Neil Bondre

Building a professional resume is fundamental for any job search. Here are the essential building blocks for building a standout resume. Many of these essentials are overlooked constantly and you can [...]

Eight Steps To An Attention-Getting Resume

Susan Peppercorn

As much as social media plays a significant role in your job search, resumes haven’t gone away. Regardless of industry, they are still the one document recruiters and hiring managers use to make an [...]

How To Conquer Interview Anxiety

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For many individuals, including myself, have intense anxiety when it comes to job interviews. Will you give the appropriate responses? Do I look terrible in this dress? Why is the interviewer pausing [...]

Why Haven’t I Heard Back After My Job Interview?

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You are asking yourself, “What happened?!” You may have had a successful and positive interview, but you never heard back from your potential employer. You performed all of the right steps: positi[...]

How Much Does Super Mario Make?

How Much Does Super Mario Make?

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To find out how much Super Mario makes, we need to know his occupation and location. His occupation is plumber and he resides in Brooklyn, New York. A Plumber In New York makes an average of $69,580 a[...]

Being The CEO Of Your Career

Angela Copeland

You’ve been at your current job for years. On the surface, things seem fine. But, you wonder why you haven’t received a promotion by now. You wish you could continue your education. And, how is so[...]

Career & Personal Branding 101: Who Are You?

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It is the ideal career branding question: “Who are you?” You may want to reply with general information such as your name, age, and place of employment. With practice, you will find that you do no[...]

What Is The Interviewer Looking For In A Candidate?

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As the interviewee, you know what you want out of a job interview. You want information concerning the position, compensation, and the company culture. But, did you stop and think about the person who[...]

Tips To Ace Your Next Job Interview Over Lunch

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The job interviewing process can be unique! You may find yourself conducting a second or third interview while dining with your interviewer. It is a common practice for a second or third interview to [...]

Steps To Building Your Personal Career Brand

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If you are new to the job-searching scene, you already understand how much time and effort goes into finding a potential career. You place your resume all over the Internet, hoping someone, ANYONE, wi[...]

Winning Techniques For Your Next Group Interview

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For many individuals who are comfortable with large groups, or work with many team members, group interviews may be simple to work through. For those individuals who are not used to working or speakin[...]

What Is A Group Interview?

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Throughout the interview process, you will experience many facets of interviewing. From telephone interviews to one-on-one interviews, each has its set of challenges and techniques to acing the interv[...]

Questions You Should Ask At Your Next Job Fair

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When arriving at a career or job fair, it is imperative to remember that you need to ask questions of your potential employer. By engaging your potential employer with several questions, you will be a[...]

Proper Body Language For An Interview

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The proper body language is essential when entering the interview room. The interviewer will be able to tell a lot about you by the way you handle your expression and posture. Positive body language i[...]

How Social Media Can Affect Your Public Career

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In this digital, data-driven age, we’ve seen technology radically change the landscape of work. Social media has had a big impact on the way people work and the results achieved throughout careers. [...]

What It Is Like to Work In Regulatory Affairs

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Typically, when one earns a degree in a health care-related field, such as health care administration or nursing, they expect to go work within a health care setting that provides direct care to patie[...]

No Matter Your Background, A Career In Social Work Is Possible

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One common misconception about the field of social work is that those who choose to become social workers choose the profession from the get-go. There are certainly those who consider social work to b[...]

5 Jobs You Can Get With A Ph.D. In Nursing

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You don’t need an advanced degree to become a nurse. While many hospitals are now requiring RNs to have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), you can still become an RN with an Associate Degree in[...]

How To Show Leadership On Your Resume – Even When You Have Never Been In Charge

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It doesn’t matter what position they are trying to fill — hiring managers are looking for candidates with leadership skills. This doesn’t necessarily mean that they want to hire people who excel[...]

3 Reasons You Should Be Exploring Your Career Options In Your Twenties

Kellen Mckillop

Do you remember your first week of college? You’d just bid farewell to your parents and stood paralyzed in the doorway of your dorm room. Fear of the unknown slithered in your belly like a snake. De[...]

Career Branding: Resume Success Tips

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When you are crafting your resume, spice it up with a career branding statement rather than an objective statement. Career branding statements help refine the focus of your resume, while differentiati[...]

How Do You Turn An Internship Into A Job Offer?

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Internships are a fantastic way to get your foot in the door and learn more about the company. Countless internships will make it known that you are not guaranteed employment after the internship ends[...]

Jobs In Manufacturing

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Jobs in manufacturing focus on the production of goods and services that people use each day. Workers in this industry also produce the parts and products that are used both by businesses for their da[...]

How To Be Successful At Your Next Job Fair

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If you are at the beginnings of your career search, attending a job or career fair is a wonderful step in the right direction. University campuses and professional industries hold career or job fairs [...]

How To Write The Perfect Thank You Note

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Etiquette is important in all aspects of your life, especially within a job interview setting. Composing the perfect thank you note after an interview is imperative, as it shows you are courteous and [...]

Are You Overqualified For This Job?

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Being overqualified for a position may seem overwhelming. How do you sell yourself to a potential employer? How can you stress that you will be an asset to a company? It is imperative to convey to you[...]

What To Look Out For In Your Employment Contract

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In an economy when jobs are difficult to come by, you may be too overwhelmed at just hearing the words “Congratulations, you’re hired!” that you just sign all the paperwork given to you to make [...]

References Available Upon Request

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A solid personal reference can be the crowning jewel to your job application. A reference is typically the final step in the interview process, as it will solidify your skills, personality, and overal[...]

How To Effectively Communicate Your Career Brand To A Potential Employer

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You find yourself perusing the newspaper for new job opportunities, when suddenly, you come across a job description that matches your experience and qualifications. Before you apply for the position,[...]

What Your Body Language Says During An Interview

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It’s believed that the majority of human communication is actually nonverbal. That nonverbal subtext is thus just as important during a job interview as it is anywhere else; your body language can m[...]

How Would Your Co-Workers Describe You?

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With many interview questions, you are asked to describe you. What are your strengths and weaknesses? Why do you want this job? However, during the hiring process, references and phone calls to previo[...]

Don’t Make These Resume Formatting Mistakes

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Formatting resumes seems to pose a challenge for a lot of candidates. It doesn’t particularly help that most word processors make it difficult to get your documents looking the way you want them. St[...]

Tell Me About A Conflict You Have Faced At Work And How You Dealt With It

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Conflicts are not only a daily occurrence throughout one’s personal life, but they also exist within the workplace. When an interviewer asks, “Tell me about a time you were faced with a conflict a[...]

A Flexible Work Schedule Can Help You Balance Your Life

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These days you may not get a lot of choice with your work schedule, but what if you do? A lot of us are programmed to think about just looking for your standard 9-to-5, forty-hours-a-week job, but wha[...]

How To Create A Professional Resume

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Trying to figure out how to format your first professional resume? Writing a resume is pretty straightforward since most resumes include the same sections, regardless of what type of job you’re appl[...]

How To Dress For A Job Interview

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One aspect of your job interview you shouldn’t forget about is your appearance. Having all the right answers to job interview questions and being ready for anything is important, but it’s not ever[...]

Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?

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Depending on the circumstances of how you left your last job, this question can immediately trigger a negative or positive response in your mind. What should I say if I had a negative experience at my[...]

How To Choose A Major And A Career

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When you get into college, you have to pick a major. Most people do this by asking themselves, “What do I want to do?” This is a pretty broad question, though, and let’s face it, pretty unhelpfu[...]