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Tips for Staying Safe This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, many retailers will see a sharp increase in staff, stock, and customers. And while the spike in store traffic is great for job seekers and business alike, it also means an increase in hazards and risks on the job. To help keep yourself, your co-workers, and the customers safe during busy […]

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Are Benefits Keeping Workers Unemployed?

America’s unemployment rate has been too high for too long, even as the economy continues to recover. A new white paper from Express Employment Professionals explores the connection between benefit programs and their impact on employment. “Getting people back to work should be our number one goal in America,” said Bob Funk, CEO of Express. […]

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De-Stress Before Your Job Interview

Job interviews can be a little nerve racking. Will the interviewer like me? What if I say something that sounds stupid? What if I don’t know how to answer a question? To help you gain your interview confidence, take a deep breath and follow these seven tips for conquering your fears and de-stress before your […]

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6 Ways to Supercharge Your Resume

Your resume is a key tool when it comes to your job search. It forms a potential employer’s first impression about you, usually within the span of just a few seconds. So, what’s the best way to create a positive, lasting impression that will land you the job? Here are six ways to supercharge your […]

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How to Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

One common interview question that tends to catch even the most prepared interviewee off guard is, “Why did you leave your last job?” Although you may not be sure how to answer this question without hurting your chances of landing the job, it’s important to remain confident when telling interviewers what you can bring to […]

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Vision Takes Courage: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

Vision Takes Courage: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

Do you have a vision or dream you want to turn into reality? Is your goal of landing a great job something you need to see happen, and quickly? For job seekers, having a strong vision for their careers can sometimes be hindered by life’s roadblocks, from too much competition to a lack of available […]

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The Results Are In: What Is Your Biggest Roadblock to Finishing Strong in 2014?

With the new year just around the corner, we’re entering the home stretch of 2014 and many job seekers are feeling the pressure to finish 2014 on a strong note. In a recent poll, we asked Movin’ On Up readers what they anticipate being the biggest obstacle in their path to landing a job and […]

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Job Posts Decoded

Decoding job postings is the very first step in the process of finding a job, and if job seekers don’t understand what employers are looking for, their job searches may be doomed. Unless you’re very familiar with the specific company or HR lingo, it’s easy to feel confused and unsure if you should apply for […]

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Five Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

Saying the wrong things to your boss can damage your career in ways that are hard to recover from. It’s important to think before you speak, even when you are upset or passionate about an issue. It’s the first step in keeping a positive relationship with your boss, and while it might sound easy, you’d […]

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Dust the Cobwebs off Your Resume

When people tell you that looking for a job is a full-time job in itself, they aren’t kidding. It usually takes a scary amount of time and energy to search for opportunities, network, prepare for interviews, actually interview, and then follow up. But the truth is, as much as we dread it, looking for a […]

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