Learn How to Get The Most Out of a Performance Review

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Your performance review is around the corner, and like most people, you’re feeling a bit anxious about it. Hopefully, you’re confident in the work you’ve completed this past year, which means you likely have nothing to worry about.  Since this assessment offers many benefits, it’s important to take it seriously. Here’s some advice to help… Read more »

The Importance of Social Skills To Your Career and How to Improve Them

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To be honest, you wouldn’t consider yourself an overly social person. You’re decent at interacting with others, but you’re more of an introvert. There’s nothing wrong with not being the life of the party but having the ability to relate well to others — both verbally and nonverbally — at work is a must. A… Read more »

Learn How to Calm Your Nerves When Starting a New Job

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You’ve just landed a new job, and you couldn’t be more excited — and anxious. Perhaps you were with your previous employer for several years, or the position you’ll be starting is a bit out of your comfort zone. No matter what the cause, you need help calming your nerves. It’s important to remember, you… Read more »

3 Ways a Temp Job Will Get Your Foot in the Door With a Great Employer

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You’re a savvy professional who isn’t willing to settle for just any job at any company — and you shouldn’t. The only problem is that jobs with the best employers are so competitive that even outstanding candidates can have trouble getting noticed. Many people don’t realize working for a temp agency will help you get… Read more »

5 Reasons You Need Strong Time Management Skills

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To say your time management skills aren’t the best is a bit of an understatement. You know this is true, but you don’t see it as much of a problem right now. The thing is, time management skills give your day structure, which is necessary to get ahead. Here’s a look at what you have… Read more »

5 Questions You’ll Likely Be Asked in a Second Job Interview

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You’ve been invited to a second-round interview for a job you want, so you’re working hard to present yourself in the best possible manner. This time around, you know interview questions will be more pointed because the candidate pool is smaller and the stakes are higher.  The last thing you want is to be caught off-guard because you weren’t prepared… Read more »

5 Tips For Succeeding at Your First Entry-Level Job

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Starting your first “real job” is a very exciting — yet nerve-wracking — time. Adjusting to life in the professional world takes a while, but you’ve got this.   You know you won’t be in this job forever, but you’re eager to get the most from it during your tenure in the position. Here’s some advice to help you make this job a fantastic… Read more »

How to Craft an Email Subject Line When Sending Your Resume

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Generally speaking, your resume is the first impression you’ll make on a potential employer — except when submitting your application via email. In this case, your email subject line is the first thing the hiring manager will see next to your name in their inbox. Email subject lines hold a ton of weight because they… Read more »

3 Tips to Help You Figure Out What You’re Good At

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Acknowledging your shortcomings is the first step toward finding a position that’s better suited for you. Take these steps to help figure out what type of role you’ll thrive in. Focus on Your Skillset There’s a good chance you have many skills you haven’t explored. Figure out what these are by searching for patterns in… Read more »

Learn How to Tell You Had a Successful Job Interview

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You just interviewed for a job you’re interested in. It felt like things went well, but it can be hard to read a hiring manager you just met. Ideally, you would end the interview by either getting a job offer or not, but things don’t typically work that way. Instead, you usually leave the meeting… Read more »