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4 Secrets to Getting a Promotion

4 Secrets to Getting a Promotion

Get Your Dream Position with These Quick Tips Getting a promotion isn’t easy. There are only so many upper level positions, and competition is fierce. It’s important to be ready when those openings arise. How? By being prepared. Earning the right to ask for a promotion isn’t a question of tenure or age—it’s a byproduct […]

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Interviews: Proving You’re a Teammate Worth Hiring

Wondering what it takes to thrive in the workplace? You’re the perfect job candidate. Your resume is chock full of keywords and metrics showing you know what you’re doing. Perhaps you’ve increased ROI by 40%, averaged seventy words-per-minute, or mastered a certain software program. These are all hard skills, abilities and experiences you may frequently […]

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How to Impress a Recruiter

How to Impress a Recruiter

Top tips from working recruiters Many job applicants express frustration with the post-interview process due to not receiving any follow up. They want to know what they can do to improve future interview performance. However, interviewers are unable to provide this information, often because of potential legal issues or simply not having the time to […]

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Go-to Words to Get Your Resume Noticed

Retool your resume with these witty words Your resume is the first thing HR looks at, and unfortunately, you don’t get a chance to talk to them or show them who you are as a person before the interview. All you have are the words on the page. Which is why it’s so important to […]

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4 Secrets to Getting a Pay Raise

4 Secrets to Getting a Pay Raise

Are you underpaid? Ready for a change? Asking for a raise isn’t easy and preparing to ask can be nerve-racking. When should you ask for one? How much should you ask for? What do you even say? The most important thing to remember when asking for a raise is that the only reason for asking […]

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Poll: How Do You Build Your Network Outside of Social Media?

Poll: How Do You Build Your Network Outside of Social Media?

On a planet full of tweets and status updates, how do you meet people face-to-face? Whether it’s a night on the town with friends or meeting with a monthly professional group, networking has always been part of the employment scene. When it comes to pretty much any job, “who you know” really does matter. Which […]

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Is Lack of Sleep Killing Your Career

Is Lack of Sleep Killing Your Career

According to the National Sleep Foundation, many workers don’t get proper sleep and feel tired throughout the day. Chronic drowsiness and sleep deprivation cause many people issues at work, and many say they feel their work is “sub-par” because of it. A 2008 Sleep in America poll discovered that 29 percent of employees polled admitted to falling […]

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Top Struggles Working Moms Face

Balancing kids and co-workers on a crazy schedule Regardless of whether you’re in the office or at home, being a mom is tough. Stay-at-home moms have to deal with subordinates that are more likely to fling food on the ground than turn in a project on time. And at least in the office, Shelly from […]

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Poll: How Do You Cope With Workplace Stress?

Poll: How Do You Cope With Workplace Stress?

Stressing about stress? How do you handle it? For most people, work is going to be stressful from time to time. Looming deadlines, angry clients, uncooperative co-workers — the list goes on and on. And stress has a huge list of associated health problems. Mayo Clinic notes stress can cause headaches, muscle tension, chest pain, […]

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Top 3 Things to Consider When Choosing an Insurance Plan

Choosing your insurance provider while unemployed can turn into a full-time job. Choosing an insurance plan isn’t easy. Especially if you’re unemployed. The options can seem endless, particularly when you don’t know where to start. Start off with figuring out how the Health Insurance Marketplace works. But what else do you need to know before you choose […]

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