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Scary-Cool Words for Your Resume

Scare off the competition with your newly expanded vocabulary Ghosts and ghouls are garish and ghastly. Zombies are zealous in their pursuit of brains. And warlocks are wild in their suspiciously suspect spellcasting. But there is one creature more frightening, foul, and fatal than all the rest: Your resume. Only a select few enjoy resume-writing. […]

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Will You Get a Job this Winter?

Here’s what the employment scene looks like. To get a better picture of how the economy is doing (and how that affects your chances of getting a new job this winter), we surveyed business owners, decision makers, and human resource professionals about hiring trends in their markets and how they impact hiring decisions. Business leaders […]

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An Intern at Any Age

Is a later-in-life internship right for you? Remember the movie The Intern? It wasn’t full of superheroes throwing trucks or giant dinosaurs eating people, but it was a great flick nonetheless. Robert De Niro plays a retired executive who has trouble adjusting to his empty schedule and decides to join a senior citizen intern program. […]

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So, You Left a Toxic Work Culture – How Do You Explain That in an Interview?

Where do you even start? Sometimes a good company goes bad. This can be for a range of reasons: from sketchy financial situations and harassment issues to nepotism and endless gossip. The possibilities are practically endless. Regardless, the result is the same—you probably leave. But while interviewing with new companies several of them ask why […]

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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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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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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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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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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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