Master the Handshake – Land the Job

There are a lot of things to think about when you are on a job hunt. You're aware that you need a stellar resume and it really helps to have fantastic interview skills. Rarely does anyone think about something...

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The Ten Commandments of a Job Search

When you are unemployed the thought of looking for a new job can be daunting. Even if you are currently working and have decided it's just time to look for a new opportunity elsewhere, the job search itself can practically...

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8 Ways to Become a More Efficient Job Seeker

If you are currently unemployed, looking for work should actually be your current job. That doesn't mean a 40 hour work week, with two breaks and a scheduled lunch, but it should be your main focus of time...

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The Thank You Letter You Should Write
When You Get a Rejection Letter

You've done everything you needed to do to get the job you want. You've  perfected your resume, practiced your interviewing skills and dressed  for  success for the interview.    Yet, after all that, they hired someone else! It doesn't even matter if...

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8 Ways to Break Out of the Job Search Rut

Searching for a new job is similar to house hunting. When the decision is made to go forth, there is a burst of excitement and joy about the prospect of looking. Initially it is all fun and games. Looking through...

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Seven Resolutions to Help You Land a Job in the New Year

Are you one of those people who makes the same  New Year's Resolutions every year? Are you still  aiming to lose those last 10 pounds or get up early  and exercise regularly? Why not make a more impactful resolution this...

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3 Questions Hiring Managers Ask Themselves When Interviewing You

 Hiring managers have seen it all, heard it all. They pretty much know the answers you will give on the generic questions that are generally asked by each and every interviewer. So while they are listening to your answers, they...

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Words You Should Avoid in An Interview

Your error free resume has been vetted and you've been called in for an interview. You've practiced answering the important questions in front of a friend or mirror and your clothes are all laid out. You think you're ready...

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8 Interview Mistakes to Avoid

There's no two ways about it, interviewing for a new position is stressful. You can help eliminate some of the stress if you prepare in advance. But beside preparing for what to do and/or say, take the time to learn...

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What to Do and What Not to Do Now That You Landed the Job

You did it! You've searched for and found a great job for yourself. You've interviewed and were hired. Now it's time to get to work. But don't fall into the trap and let some common blunders derail you. Here...

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