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Poll Results: What’s Keeping You from a Promotion?

Poll Results: What’s Keeping You from a Promotion?

Last month we conducted a Movin’ On Up poll asking readers why they think they haven’t received a promotion. What Employees Say Just under 28% said it was because of favoritism, while 12% said there just weren’t any positons to promote to. “Other” took up 13% of the vote, with users submitting answers including “haven’t […]

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Will You Get a Job in 2018?

2018 is here! As you get your resume ready and look to the future, what is your outlook? Are you excited? Cautious? Scared? What do you think the job market is going to look like in the new year? Let us know by voting in our poll!

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Poll: Why Can’t You Get a Promotion

Wondering why you can’t seem to get a promotion no matter what you do or achieve? Perhaps it’s a sneaky co-worker that sabotages your efforts, or a jealous boss that won’t let you ascend the professional ladder. Or it could just be that you aren’t yet ready or your company doesn’t have the funds or […]

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Resume Tips to Impress Your Interviewer

As the weather gets colder, heat up your resume Interviewers and HR professionals go through hundreds of resumes a day. And that’s after computers have already gone through thousands more. If you really want to stand out, you need to add something extra to your resume. After all, you can’t make an impression without an […]

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Poll: Are You Over or Underemployed?

Poll: Are You Over or Underemployed?

Despite the current job market trending in favor of job seekers, many workers find themselves trapped in positions that don’t align with their experience and abilities. Some find that their skills and expertise are not fully utilized (underemployed), while others are treading water in positions that are over their heads (overemployed). Both are tricky situations […]

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Find a Holiday Job Now

Did you know holiday hiring has already started? Holiday hiring is already in full swing. Businesses need to prepare for the increased traffic the holiday months are sure to bring. Here are a few reasons why now is a great time to look for a seasonal job. Harvest Season For many areas in the United […]

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Poll Results: Will You Retire?

A few months ago we held a Movin’ On Up poll asking whether or not retirement was in your future. Only about 23% of those polled said that they planned to retire. Twenty-nine percent said they can’t afford to retire, while 15% think retirement would be boring. Just fewer than 9% don’t see a reason […]

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Why Companies Don’t Respond After an Interview

You thought the interview went well, but never heard back. Why? Going through an interview is stressful enough, but it’s waiting for a response afterwards that can really get an applicant’s head spinning. Did they like me? Was I good enough? What could I have done better? To make sure you stay in the loop, […]

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4 Tips for Surviving the Work Commute

Getting to work can be dull. Here’s how to be productive while you drive. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the average United States employee has a 26 minute commute to and from work each day. And according to the National Household Survey, Canadians aren’t getting to their jobs much quicker with an […]

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Interview Tips: Do This, DON’T Do That

You’ve spent days applying and sent in what feels like a thousand resumes. And now you finally have an interview. This is when the nerves start kicking in. What should you say? What should you wear? Do you know anything about the industry? We’re here to help. Review this list of dos and don’ts to […]

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