The Secret to Being Happy at Work

“We’ve all been sold a really harmful lie by a lot of people. That lie is this: To be truly happy at work, you must do what you love (or some variation of the same theme).” continue reading

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Things You Shouldn’t Do to Your Resume

There are thousands of ways to write your resume, deliver your resume and add things to your resume. Below is a list of things not to do with your resume: 1)      Avoid long manifestos for a cover letter – Your cover letter should be short and to the point. Every hiring manager and human resources…

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Confident Body Language: 6 Nonverbal Ways To Wow The Job Interviewer – Careers Articles

“You’ve been practicing what to say at an interview, but have you considered what signals your body language is sending? Research suggests up to 93 percent of communication isn’t transmitted via our words, but is broadcast through our actions and attitude” continue reading

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Using The Right Keywords On Your Resume Will Be Very Important In 2013 – Careers Articles

“If you’re applying for a position at a larger firm, your resume will likely be among hundreds – or even thousands – that recruiters receive, and if you don’t use the right keywords, you’ll risk a chance of never crossing a recruiter’s radar.” continue reading

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Inexpensive and Meaningful Holiday Gifts

The holidays are coming and finding the right gift for the people in your office or plant can be tough. Here is an idea that is inexpensive and easy. The best part is that it is personalized, instead of some lame gift that anyone can buy anywhere. Here’s how to do it: Think about the…

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5 Tips to Start Your First Job Right

“If you’re a December graduate, chances are you will be starting your first “real” job in the next few months. As that first big day approaches, you’re likely reading up on the company and learning everything you can about what to expect – and that’s perfect! Here are five tips to help once you get…

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5 Steps To Become A Manager – Business Insider

“Many people reach a point in their careers when they decide they’d like more responsibility. Becoming a manager can be an excellent way for professionals to advance their career development and even earn more money.” continue reading

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Cover Letters – Poor Choice For Job Seeker Branding | Personal Branding Blog

Most job seekers use cover letters to try to differentiate themselves, but cover letters are a lousy way to differentiate yourself as a job seeker today. Your personal brand is the first impression you give to readers. Your personal brand is used to decide if you’re qualified or not. TheLadders’ heat mapping study of how…

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Student Branding Blog

“I’ve often compared recruiting to dating; there are so many similarities that it’s hard not to do so.  Like dating, both parties (recruiter and candidate) want to present themselves in the best light and be equally attractive to each other.” continue reading

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What to Get Your Job Seeker for the Holidays

Someone who is looking for work, whether because they just got out of school or because of a layoff, can use a hand. This is a list of what to get them to help them find work and get back on track. Firstly, we should say, if they need help with food, clothes or rent,…

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