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4 Ways to Optimize Linkedin to Get Ahead in Your Job Search

It’s no surprise to learn that employers are Googling you. When they Google you, they get a lot of results, some within your control and some outside of it. Your digital assets, such as your personal website and your social media accounts, are the parts that are within your control. Let’s...

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The Secret to Networking With Important People

No matter where you are in your career journey, you’ve probably peeked around your industry at some point and spotted influential people and power players who could help you when it comes to your dream career. To network with those a rung or two above you in the pecking order, you have to...

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​How to Write a Cover Letter for a Resume​

In general, a recruiter - internal or external - will only read your cover letter after they’ve reviewed your resume and decided that you’re a possible “GO.” Here’s how to write a cover letter for a resume that landed you in the “GO” pile ⁠— one that moves you from that pile, to the interview...

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How to Ace an Interview

Whether it’s your first interview ever, or it’s been a few years since you went through the hiring process, you might need a quick refresher on how to ace your upcoming interview. We’ve mapped everything you need to think about below so that you can turn this important career conversation...

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How to Write a Resume

Here’s how many job seekers update their resumes: They add their most recent credentials They make it chronological They worry about the font and formatting They add meaningless "fluff" words to sound important They fudge a little and claim they're “detail oriented” when they know they...

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​Protecting Yourself from Career Burnout

Career burnout is a real concern for many. Constantly on the go, without free time to unwind, we run the risk of driving ourselves and our health into the ground. Thankfully, there are ways we can continue being successful at work without sacrificing our personal lives. Get New Gadgets One...

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10 Time Management Tips

image: The Weight of Time by Julie de Waroquier Time is finite. There are only so many hours in a day (24), week (168) or month (720). In a traditional work environment, we are expected to work 40 hours a week. This equates to 160 hours a month. Though this used to be the norm, in major cities...

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​Getting the Right References

When it comes to the job search, references are typically more about validating a company’s decision rather than adding content or value to an application. In many ways, references are your clincher. The company has probably already decided they want to hire you and just want to clarify that...

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​Searching for a New Job Without Risking the One You Have

Sweaty palms. Racing heart. Paranoid thoughts. Covert communications. Secret calls in the middle of the day. Living in constant fear of getting caught. I’m not talking about how it feels to cheat on your partner; I’m talking about how it feels to look for a new job — without jeopardizing your...

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I Have the Degree and the Job – Why Aren’t I Happy?

We live in a bit of a career-obsessed culture. You got the degree and have the job, yet you are still not happy. Why? While this isn’t news to anyone working in America, it is a problem that shouldn’t be ignored. It is an issue because it provides a narrow definition of success that hinges upon...

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