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Have you ever been in an interview where your nervousness tripped you up? We all have, and what usually happens is you draw a blank when trying to answer a question. It’s a terrible feeling that can lead to you assuming you blew the interview and won’t get the offer. Fortunately, we have some tricks… Read more »

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Companies need to make sure they are fully staffed in order to meet or exceed customer expectations and in order to grow. But, as your company changes, your staffing needs will also change with it – and sometimes it is hard to know when it is time to add new team members. If you aren’t… Read more »

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Confidence at work is a major advantage because employers like to promote people who seem to have a good handle on their job. If you come across as a competent, confident person, you’re much more likely to be handed your choice of plum assignments and to move up the career ladder. Unfortunately, projecting confidence can… Read more »

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Companies typically want to hire people who will stick around for a while and who tend to leave their organizations on good terms. So, chances are good, any potential employer will ask you in an interview about why you left your last job. Employers may also ask you this question because your answer can shed… Read more »

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When you go in for an interview, the hiring manager asking you questions is looking for a number of different things. They want to see you have the skills to do the job well. But, the interviewer also wants to know that you’ll be a good fit for the company culture and that you are… Read more »

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No one ever wants to be let go from work, but unfortunately people are fired or downsized all the time. Sometimes, events beyond your control, such as company restructuring, can lead to the loss of your job. But, in many cases, if you take certain actions and develop the right kind of reputation at work,… Read more »

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A job interview can make or break your chances of being hired for a position.  You only get one chance to impress the hiring manager at a first interview, and your performance at this interview can determine if you move forward in the hiring process or if the company goes with another candidate instead. You… Read more »

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Your company has many ways to connect with talented employees who may be interested in joining your team. One tool that should not be overlooked: social media. Social media has become an incredibly popular way to make connections, and your company should make sure to harness its power to help you to attract top talent…. Read more »

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Social media is a forum where it feels as though you can share everything. Since your job is likely a big part of your life, it may feel natural to hop online, visit your favorite social network and provide updates about your work or even share grievances about what’s happening at the office. Unfortunately, although… Read more »

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Changing careers can be a big step. You’ll need to consider transferrable skills and make sure you’re able to find another job that pays the bills. But, while a lot goes into changing careers, sometimes it is a step worth taking. This could be the case if you spot any of these red flags associated… Read more »