How to Choose References that Will Help You Get the Job

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The quality of your references can make or break your job search success. Many hiring managers have abruptly changed their minds about their top choice candidates and took them out of the running because of the information they received during the reference check. Choose the right references when you are job searching with these five… Read more »

What Hiring Managers are Looking for on Your Administrative Resume

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Administrative roles are truly the backbone of any organization. Without them, the day-to-day won’t run smoothly and allow leadership won’t be able to focus on their high-level tasks. When you’re applying for administrative jobs, it’s crucial to put in the effort on your resume so hiring managers feel confident in giving you a chance to… Read more »

How to Find a Manufacturing Job Without Prior Experience

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Manufacturing jobs are on the rise, with 264,000 new positions added in 2018, according to a report from the National Association of Manufacturers. Employers are facing a shortage of workers to keep up with the demand, so if you’re looking to get into a new field, you may find a favorable outlook in the field…. Read more »

4 Ways to Sound More Confident Over the Phone

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Projecting confidence is so important in the workplace because it makes your colleagues, clients and/or customers feel more trustworthy in your abilities. However, many professionals struggle with not sounding nervous or uncertain when they’re talking on the phone simply because they’re not comfortable chatting on the phone or because the lack of face-to-face connection. Sound… Read more »

Are You a Chronic Job Hopper? Here’s How You Should Structure Your Resume

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There are many understandable and acceptable reasons to stay at jobs for shorter durations. However, hiring managers often are concerned about taking chances on what they consider “job hoppers” because they may be afraid of performance or commitment issues. To combat issues about job hopping, it’s important to pay special attention to crafting your resume…. Read more »

What Should You Do if You Don’t Fit in at Work?

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When you’re just starting a job, it can take awhile to truly understand the culture there. But once you’ve gotten over your new job jitters and still don’t feel like you’re fitting in, it can make you lose confidence and question if you’re at the right place. Approach the issue with an objective mindset to… Read more »

Have You Set Your Career SMART Goals Yet?

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Even if you put forth significant effort, you may not be as successful at accomplishing your career goals if they are not developed strategically. A well-established method for effectively setting goals is known as SMART – Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely. Learn more about how to set career SMART goals: Specific Overly vague goals are… Read more »

This is Your Year! Break These 4 Bad Job Searching Habits Today!

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Even the most qualified candidates may hurt their chances of landing jobs without realizing it. Job searching is a skill like any other that requires research and practice to hone. Ensure your effort pays off by avoiding common job search mistakes – here are four bad job searching habits you need to break today: Not… Read more »

Why Are Jobs in Customer Service So Rewarding?

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Since most companies across industries deal with customers, there are many opportunities for working in customer service. But it’s not just the demand for customer service representatives that makes it an appealing field to pursue – If you’re someone who wants their work to feel personally fulfilling, it may be the field for you. Learn… Read more »

Get Your Resume Ready for 2019!

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If you want to start your new year off with a new job, the first thing you need to tackle is your resume. Without an effective resume, all the effort you put into networking, job searching, and applying will be for nothing. Whether it’s been years since you’ve freshened up your resume, or your current… Read more »