Embrace these 3 Before Quitting the Job You Hate

Look, we have all been there at some point.  We know the feeling of waking up every day with the knowledge that half of your waking hours will be spent in a place you hate.  Maybe it’s the work or perhaps it’s just the people. However, what remains true is...

Be the Employee Every Boss Loves

Every manager expects their employees to work hard and do their jobs, but with with just a little nudge, you can stand out. These employees are the first ones to be considered when jobs open and it is time for annual pay increases. Here are 5 great tips and how...

Spin these 4 Common Job Hunting Weaknesses to Positive

When you’ve been at a job interview, have you ever dreaded the question, “What do you consider your weaknesses?” Yes, sometimes it is a difficult one to answer. It’s safe to say that even the most confident people have some sort of weakness, but this does not have to impede...

5 Tips for Better Work Eating

Don’t let poor eating habits stand in the way of health, productivity and morale. Respect Lunchtime Don’t be a mealtime martyr. “I didn’t have time to eat” may sound like a badge of honor to some, but it’s problematic on at least two counts: first, it suggests poor time management...

Boost your Workplace Happy [5 Tips]

A few simple ideas to increase your level of happiness at any job Count Your Blessings When your job’s got you down, it can be difficult to find a silver lining, but the effort will be well worth it. Instead of focusing on the endless negatives at work, take a...

Avoid These 6 Crummy Work Habits

Bad habits are hard to change, but make sure to carve out time regularly to reflect on your behavior -- not just your work -- at the office. Your reputation and employment may be at stake. Being Tardy to the Party Just because others are a few minutes late to...

Organize Your Work, 4 Quick Wins

We all know that organization is the key to success. Here are some concrete tips to help you get there, no rush, try out one per week over the next 4 weeks. Make Prioritization a Priority Whatever you hope to accomplish in a given day or week, you’ll need to...

4 Tips for Writing a Short, Focused and Impactful Resume

A resume is just a stepping stone to an interview, not an all-inclusive record of your career. With that in mind, here are a few easy tips to keep your resume short, sweet and successful. Less is more. Many professional resume writers will attest to this: it’s much easier to...

Become More Desirable for any Job

Even during times of high unemployment, managers often lament that there aren’t enough qualified candidates out there. Follow these tips to increase your marketability and become highly sought-after in a competitive job market at your current employer or anywhere else. Boost Your Tech Savvy If you’re a software engineer, you...

Beef Up Your Networking Skills

Cultivating your network is one of the most effective ways to get your foot in the door when other methods seem to get you nowhere. Online and Off The key to a successful job search is diversification, which means pursuing multiple avenues in order to land interviews. When you set...

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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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