Active Listening Can Help Boost Your Career

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Communication is key. You’ve probably heard that several times throughout your life. Good communication is key to having a successful career, but listening plays an important role as well. Here is how active listening can help accelerate your career. What is Active Listening? Active listening, in the simplest of terms, is the act of listening… Read more »

7 Helpful Tips for Using Social Media for Your Job Search

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Social media has become a huge part of many people’s everyday lives. It is where a lot of individuals connect with friends and family. Beyond that, it can also be a useful tool to help you network with other professionals and potentially find work. Below are a few tips to help you use social media… Read more »

These Are Some Questions Hiring Managers Love to Ask on Phone Interviews

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Preparing for an interview can be nerve-wracking. There is no way to tell exactly what questions will be asked on an interview, but there are some pretty common ones you can prep for. Below you will find some of the most common interview questions hiring managers seem to love to ask on phone interviews. How… Read more »

Learn How to Show Off Hard and Soft Skills in Your Job Search

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When searching for a new job, you typically hear the terms “hard skills” and “soft skills.” Knowing what you should highlight in your resume can be difficult. Here is the best way to showcase both hard and soft skills in your job search. What Are Hard Skills? Hard skills are specific industry skills you have… Read more »

When Updating Your Resume, How Far Back Should It Go?

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When you begin applying to new jobs, it is a good idea to update your resume. Be sure you are including your most recent skills and experience. You will also want to be sure you include your most relevant experience. However, you shouldn’t list your entire work history on a resume. Here is how to… Read more »

An Open Letter To Job Seekers…

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Contrary to popular opinion, recruiters sitting on the opposite side of the interview table from you absolutely remember what it is like to be a job seeker.  In most cases, we have experienced the same fear, angst, and frustration you are feeling today.  However, recruiting is a business and we have our own goals to… Read more »

What Employees Should Expect in 2021

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It’s no secret that the COVID-19 crisis has fundamentally transformed the world of business. Over the last several months, the pandemic has forced millions of employers to lock up the workplace and (if they’re lucky) set up shop via a completely remote workforce. This nationwide shift to the work-from-home model has had far-reaching economic and social consequences that… Read more »

Are You a Remote Worker Now? Learn How To Find Your Groove

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Over the past ten months, employers across the United States have been forced to adopt a distributed workforce model due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, millions of employees have suddenly found themselves working remotely. To be sure, the nationwide transition to remote work has not been only bad news. Many employees have found that… Read more »

Laid off? Now is the Time To Begin Working – Here’s Why

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Over the past nine months, the COVID-19 pandemic has sent a shockwave of unemployment throughout the United States. In late July, the New York Times reported that roughly thirty million workers – that’s about one in every five American professionals – had lost their jobs and were currently collecting unemployment benefits. One of the most… Read more »

What Is Going On???

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Generally, I try to avoid the emotional side of the employment situation. I know, and you know, that when you are unemployed or frustrated at work your stress levels rise. Your mind goes into overdrive as it works to determine what the right next step is for you and your career. So it pains me… Read more »