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Helping Your Significant Other Find a Job

Help your partner get back to work without taking over The job search can be incredibly difficult. That’s why people give up; they’re tired of getting their hopes up only to ultimately be rejected. This is especially difficult when the person in question is your significant other. You want to help them land a great […]

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Poll Results: Is Your Career Turning into Your Parents?

Did your parents influence your career? We’ve all heard the saying: “one day you’ll turn around and realize you’ve turned into your parents.” Maybe you finally started to go bald like dad, or you sent your teenager to their room for a fender bender and realized how your mom felt when you wrecked your first […]

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How to Follow Up After an Interview

You’ve got your foot in the door, but how do you make sure they let you in? We’ve all been there. The interview is over, and you feel great. You breezed past every question, provided solid references, and you know you’re the right person for the job. But three weeks go by and you don’t […]

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Job Spotlight: Insurance Agent

Get paid to keep people safe Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer that age-old question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help you answer that question. In this series, we review all the basics […]

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Get Your Dream Job with These Online Resources

We’re living in a technological age. These days if you can think it, there’s probably a website for it. So why not embrace that technology and employ these tools in your job search journey? A recent Forbes article listed several of these online job-search power boosters. Here are our favorites, as well as a suggestion […]

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Poll Question: What Does Flexible Work Mean for You?

Poll Question: What Does Flexible Work Mean for You?

In April, we asked what you value as the most important non-health related benefit from employers. A flexible work schedule was the top choice, garnering 17% of the vote. But “flexible work” means something different for everyone. Gary might prefer more vacation time, while Marsha wants to work remotely. Kimberly, on the other hand, just […]

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Body Language: When You Ruin Your Interview Without Opening Your Mouth

In an ideal world, interviews would purely be about your skills and accomplishments. An interview would consist of placing your resume in a machine and watching it match you to the perfect position. But we aren’t just our resumes. We’re people. Each one of us has our own personality, culture, and worldview. Those differences are […]

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Navigating Complex Workplace Situations; Or: My Coworker Smells Bad—How Do I Tell Him?

We’ve all been there. Maybe someone in your cubicle row breathes loudly. Or someone on the assembly line just won’t stop talking. And then there’s the case of the coworker that smells … less than good. These are all real problems, but you’re working with this person every day. How can you politely let them […]

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Ask a Recruiter: How Much Should You Share About Your Past Job in an Interview?

Are you telling too much? Or not enough? You got past the phone interview and now you’re sitting in front of someone who could be your boss in the very near future. Then they ask the dreaded question: “Why did you leave your previous position?” You have so much to say. Maybe your boss was […]

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The Top 3 Seasonal Work Opportunities

Do you hear that? Turkeys are gobbling and sleigh bells are jingling… Although seasonal hiring is going on year-round, the end of the year is especially full of tantalizing opportunities. From holiday banquet servers and retail employees to event security at the big game, there’s something for everyone. These jobs are a great way to […]

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