Learn How to Write a Great Resume When You Don’t Have a Degree

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If you don’t have a college degree, the chances are high that you might be competing with a candidate that does. While we all know that on-the-job experience can trump a degree in some instances, sometimes employers place a lot of emphasis on a two- or four-year college credential. In our opinion, an employer should… Read more »

These 3 Tips Will You Jump Start Your Job Search

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You’ve been thinking about leaving your job for a while now, but entropy has you hanging on, avoiding any job search drama even though you’re unhappy. But with the spring should come a renewed energy to get out there and jump-start your job search. Here are some tips to motivate you to get out there… Read more »

Identifying What Kind of Leader You Are

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If you’ve been in the job market a while, you probably have had good and bad managers. As you’ve grown in your career to become a leader in your organization, you’ve probably learned both good and bad lessons from all of the managers you’ve encountered. This made you into the leader you are today. There… Read more »

Learn How Looking for a Job Will be Different in 2021

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So many things have changed in the world of work. Many of us work from home now, and if we go to an office, we wear masks. Handshaking is out and the happy hours where we use to hang out with our work colleagues are few and far between or perhaps don’t happen at all…. Read more »

You Should Have This Cheat Sheet for Every Phone Interview

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If you’re looking for work, there’s a lot to keep organized. Phone interviews are usually the first part of the hiring process for companies, and they may be short and to the phone to check you have the credentials for the job. But it’s good to look at the phone interview as your foot in… Read more »

These Are a Few Behavioral Interview Questions You Should Always be Prepared to Answer

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Behavioral interviews are always challenging. If you’re not prepared, it will seem like these types of questions are designed to trip you up. But if you’re prepared, you can handle these questions with ease. What are behavioral questions? What are some of the most common types of behavioral questions, and how can you prepare for… Read more »

This Template Will Help You Write the Perfect Thank You Email After an Interview

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If you’re not thanking the hiring team after the interview, you are breaking a cardinal rule of etiquette that the company may notice. If you’ve made it to the interview process, you’ve beaten out possibly dozens of other candidates. Now it’s you and just a few other people. Trust us when we tell you that… Read more »

How to Discuss Your COVID-19 Layoff In a Resume and Cover Letter

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With 11 million people out of work, knowing how to address a COVID-19-related layoff is a far too common problem to have these days. A layoff can cause an uncomfortable gap in your resume, so addressing the issue is important. This article will help you understand how to address a COVID-19 layoff during your job… Read more »

Learn How to Ask for Help When Searching For a Job During COVID-19

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It’s hard to ask for help. Especially if you’re reaching out to a social network of people that you barely know. But how many times have you been told that if you’re searching for a new job, the best way to find one is through your network? How in the world should you do that when everyone is so busy, and there’s a global… Read more »

What You Need to Know About The STAR Interview Method

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It’s very common for interviewers to ask, “Tell me about a time when…” It’s easy to draw a blank on these questions because they aren’t ones you can prepare for. Or can you? This blog will show you how to handle common types of behavioral questions called the STAR interview method.  What is the STAR Interview Method?  The… Read more »