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If you’re feeling a little ‘blah’ about your job, it’s okay to admit that it’s not you, it’s them. Work-life balance must be part of the job search with such a strong current focus on employee satisfaction, low turnover and company culture. Are you aware of what kind of perks are out there that appeal […]

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When it comes to applying for jobs, job seekers can sometimes be their own worst enemies. It all seems to boil down to one, easy to overcome obstacle: assumed laziness. Are you unknowingly making cardinal job seeker mistakes? How can you break free of the lazy job seeker stigma and begin to help—not hinder—your own career […]

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Imagine this: you wrap up a phone interview with a recruiter and nail it! You feel great about the conversation, as well as the position, company, and culture. It is a perfect fit. The recruiter ends the call saying he will forward your information to the hiring manager and be in touch with you within […]

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To Quit or Not to Quit…That is The Question

I recently stumbled across a quote that I can’t attribute to anyone since I read it on a random meme online. The quote read, “Life has two rules: #1 Never quit #2 Always remember rule #1.” My reaction? I call bull.  Maybe if the moron who said this out loud would have qualified the statement […]

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There are countless articles offering advice about the best questions to ask in a job interview. As we know, having a job based on compatibility of culture, skill and personality can lead not only to a more productive, satisfying work life, and happier life overall. So, let’s focus on the most important interview questions you […]

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Chances are if you’ve found this post, you might not be feeling too happy with your job. Maybe it’s management, stress, or you just don’t seem to be meshing well with your company’s culture. But for whatever reason, you’re simply not feeling fulfilled in your workplace. The good news? You’re not alone. Studies show that […]

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We all know the rules when it comes to formatting a resume. One page, Times New Roman font, streamlined personal information and experience. This tried and true template has been landing on hiring managers’ desks for decades. But in an age when personal branding reigns supreme, and with digital media completely revamping how we process […]

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When you go in to an interview knowing that you are able to handle whatever is thrown at you and whatever questions may be asked, and are not afraid of getting rejected by the job, you walk in calm and collected without any air of desperation. This is what an interviewer responds to in those two seconds to four minutes, and the skills that you develop and practice in doing improv can help you attain that demeanor.

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