The Year in Review: Top Posts of 2015

12-18 Top PostsIt was a great year here at Movin’ On Up! Help us celebrate by taking a look back at the some of the top posts from 2015. We look forward to bringing you more content, tips, and advice in 2016.

How to Love Your Job, Even on Mondays
The idea of someone loving their job can seem like a far-fetched dream. But the good news is that it just requires a person to keep working at it. Here are three helpful tips to keep your love for your job alive, even on Mondays.”

Hot Summer Jobs
Since summer jobs are important to help build your resume and network, finding the right fit is essential. To get started on your job search, check out these four jobs that are popular during the summer months!”

3 Interview Questions That Should Never Stress You Out
Before a job interview, it’s common to feel anxious about what you could be asked and wonder what kind of curve-ball questions might be thrown your way. However, during your prep time the night before your interview, you can prepare yourself for many of the questions that could be asked.”

Be Thankful: How to Appreciate Your Job
The holiday season is fast approaching, and it’s a time of year when many people consider all they are thankful for, like family, shelter, and friends. When you count up your blessings, do you include your job? Even if your current job isn’t perfect, it is something for which you should be thankful.”

How Giving Back Makes You More Employable
According to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), volunteering raises your odds of finding employment in today’s job market. In fact, a recent report from CNCS reveals that volunteers have 27% higher odds of finding employment than non-volunteers, and the relationship between employment and volunteering was strongest for those without a high school diploma or who live in rural areas.”

5 Traits of a Great Mentor
The concept of having a mentor to help you in your career and professional growth is nothing new. In fact, it’s common to hear of everyone from doctors and lawyers to teachers and entrepreneurs having a mentor. But, the mentorships of today may look different from what you anticipated or remembered.”

Break Free From Your Job Search
“While summer holidays are a great time to get together with family and friends, enjoy a picnic, watch a firework show, and celebrate, they’re also an opportunity to declare independence from your job search.”

How to Answer the Question “What’s Your Greatest Weakness”
“While this question is difficult to answer and may seem like an odd thing to ask a stranger, it can reveal a lot about you. The interviewer asks it not only because they are interested in how you handle a tough question, but also because they’re trying to figure out if you’ll be a good or bad fit for the open position.”

How to Interview Your Next Boss
During most interviews, there comes a point when the interviewer turns the tables and asks if you have any questions for them. Though this may be intimidating if you’re unprepared, it can also be a great time to stand out from the competition with some well-crafted questions of your own.”

A Guide to Declaring Freedom From Your Job
“We all want to find that perfect job that makes us happy, pays the bills, and offers a lifetime’s worth of job security. Unfortunately, those jobs are often hard to find. Author Seth Godin explains that there is a difference between a “dip” and a “cul-de-sac” when it comes to your job. Dips are really difficult periods of time that are full of opportunity to be the best. Cul-de-sacs, on the other hand, are periods where repeated effort and time only lead you back to the same spot.”

What was your favorite article this year? Share with us in the comments section below!

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