Have You Not Been Getting Called for Job Interviews? This May Be Why!

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Getting called by an employer to come in for an interview as a result of your resume or other efforts isn’t like a game of horseshoes. You don’t get any points for “almost” achieving a perfect hit. The form rejection letter never says, “For what it’s worth, you were so close … “   How… Read more »

How and When to Ask for Feedback at a New Job

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The first few weeks and months on a new job are critical, as you set the stage for your long-term success. Getting timely feedback from your manager and other team members shows that you’re invested, committed, and ready to excel. It also gives you the opportunity to ask key questions and clarify any issues that… Read more »

5 Tips For Asking Your Boss For Feedback

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These recent research findings should come as no surprise: Close to 60 percent of employees report that they’d like to have feedback from their bosses on a weekly or even daily basis. And for those under the age of 30, this number jumps to 72 percent. Seriously, who wouldn’t want feedback to make sure they’re… Read more »

Making the Most of Your Temporary Job

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In a recent survey, close to 70 percent of respondents said they would consider taking a temporary job as a smart career step. Working as a temp gives you the opportunity to test drive employers, try out new roles, develop new skills and build your resume, portfolio and professional network. Here are some tips for… Read more »

This is How You Can Truly Impress Your Interviewer

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An interview is your first face-to-face meeting with a prospective employer. First impressions are indelible, so you want to be sure you make a good one. Check that: a great one! With the right advance preparation, you can strike the perfect balance of self-confidence, poise and common courtesy – and ensure you leap this first,… Read more »

Are You in a Rut at Work? Here’s How to Get out of It

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Do you feel like you’re dragging yourself to work every day, only to count the minutes until it’s time to go home? Boredom, lack of motivation or inspiration, feeling like you’re not doing your job to the best of your ability or adding value to your company … none of these are good feelings. The… Read more »

How Can You Successfully Reenter the Workforce?

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If you’ve been out of the job market for one or two – or even 10 or more – years, the thought of heading back in can be daunting. The key to success lies in understanding what a prospective employer’s concerns about hiring you might be, and structuring your resume, interview responses and other job… Read more »

How to Set Your Career Goals for 2019

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Career goal setting sounds daunting, right? It can be, at first. But the start of a new year is a great time to clean out your space, both mentally and physically, and come to a state of clarity about what you want to accomplish professionally in 2019. Here are some steps you can take to… Read more »

Are You Ready to Interview Your Interviewer?

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A successful job interview isn’t just about you, as the candidate, having the right answers. It’s just as much about you assessing the company as it is about them evaluating you. After all, it’s your life and your career, so you need to be absolutely sure the job will be a good fit for you,… Read more »

How to Set Yourself Apart in a Job Interview

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Your job interview is your opportunity to set yourself apart from equally qualified candidates and establish your personality and cultural fit with a company. Your resume has gotten you this far. Now, you need to step beyond the skills and qualifications outlined there and really shine. It all comes down to communication. According to one… Read more »