Your Guide to Making a Cross-Industry Move

When browsing through job descriptions, it’s easy to get the impression that many fields are incredibly siloed. Finance organizations all seem to want finance experience, while the technology sector seeks candidates from similar technology companies. It begins to look a bit like competing companies are just shuffling talent around between...

Your Guide to Scoring Employer-Paid Training

If you’re reading this article you are likely already knowledgeable about the importance of continuous learning and skills development. You know that learning new skills and technologies is critical to the success of a career and the sustainability of a business. Awareness of this fact is a great start, but...

5 Keys to Earning a Higher Salary

Wanting a raise is something of a universal human condition. In fact, you’d be incredibly hard pressed to find a single employee out there who wouldn’t gladly accept a higher salary, if offered. This means that you’re hardly the only one who’s asking themselves how they can gain entry into...

What Hiring Managers Wish Job Seekers Already Knew

Getting hired is the result of give and take between a candidate and employer when they reach a decision that they are the right fit for each other. “You’re hired.” Those are the words you’re hoping to hear at the end of the interview process. You’ve read all the advice...

5 Prep tips for a Video Interview

Video interviews can be a great way to connect with a potential employer, especially if you’re interviewing for a position which would require you to relocate or work remotely. But video interviews are also full of potential pitfalls. These five steps can help you to prepare for a video interview...

Use the 80/20 Rule to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination can show up in many forms, including spending time browsing Facebook or surfing the internet, checking your email obsessively throughout the day, talking with a coworker about last night's big game, or even spending a chunk of your time on busy work instead of more important projects. If you...

Are you too Busy for your Own Good?

There are three types of people in this world: people who are busy, people who are not, and people who have the time to brag about how busy they are. No matter which camp you belong to, keep reading. Busier Than Ever? The projects at work are mounting to Himalayan...

Think Your Interview Went Well?

Most of us are terrible at evaluating our own interview performance. Some of us will grossly overestimate our abilities, while others perennially underrate their chances of landing the job. Below are a few guidelines to help you navigate the uncertainty. The Interviewer Does Most of the Talking. One of the...

Keep your Career Moving Forward with these Tips

Everyone wants to move forward in their career, and some people don't realize that they are making critical mistakes and sabotaging their own progress. Understanding these potential slip-ups can help you to avoid them, so that you can stay on the fast-track path to career success. Here are a few...

Is Your Job Worth Quitting?

When all is said and done, the decision to walk away from an awful job is yours and yours alone. Below are a few important things to consider before you cut the umbilical cord. Have You Reached Your Potential Here? If you’ve genuinely done your best at your current job,...

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10 Ways to Win the Fight for Happy at Work

Whether it is just the daily grind or a career that is less than your passion, workplace happiness doesn’t always flow naturally. The true masters of the workplace can find happiness amongst it all. So here are 10 easy tips for staying happy at work.

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Search Without Being Found

It is common to be employed while hunting for a new job, especially if you are looking to advance your career. Here are several strategies that you can use to avoid alerting your boss or other people in the department:

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An Effective Elevator Speech Opens the Doors to New Career Opportunities

When you are looking for a new job, networking is a critical step to help you connect with other people in the industry. You’ve probably heard the saying that you only get a single opportunity to make a good first impression, and networking with an effective elevator speech can make-or-break your job hunting efforts.

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Your Resume has these 4 Must-Haves, Right?

Modern technology has made it easier to apply to many jobs without much effort, which means that employers and recruiters are inundated with resumes when a job opening is posted. If you want the job, then you need to make sure that your resume outshines the rest.

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Quitting Your Job? 5 Considerations Before Deciding

Are you frustrated with your job and you are ready to make a career change?...

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The 5 Questions To Ask In A Job Interview

When you ask questions at the close of your job interview you show the interviewer you were listening. You convey your interest in the company and showcase what a good fit to the team you would be. Your questions garner insight into how you would fit into a specific role and where you would devote your energy. Questions are critical to the success of your interview.

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You Said What? 7 Things to Never Say During a Job Interview

One sentence. That’s all it takes to derail your chances at the dream job you’ve been pining after for months – maybe even years. Employers focus on why they should hire you, but they’re also looking for reasons not to hire you. Read on to find out seven things you need to keep in the vault while interviewing.

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