Why They’re Not Getting to Your Resume

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If you’ve been applying for jobs like crazy, but hearing nothing back, your cover letter might be the problem. Often overlooked as a mere formality, this essential document can make or break your chances of scoring an interview. When a cover letter fails to leave an in impression, it often lands in the trash right… Read more »

Moving on Without Burning the Bridge

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Congratulations, you just landed a great new job! An exciting new career endeavor awaits you — but first, you must resign from your current job. If you’re really unhappy in your current role, it can be tempting to drop what you’re doing and walk out the door, but behaving in an unprofessional manner will come… Read more »

How You Should be Preparing for Your Industrial Interview

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You spent a lot of time searching for an industrial job that matches your skills and interests. Now that you’ve found it and received an invitation to interview for it, you need to arrive properly prepared. It doesn’t matter how qualified you are, if you don’t make a great impression in the interview, you won’t… Read more »

Addressing Gaps in Your Work History

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In life, things don’t always go as planned — and your career is no exception to this rule. If you’ve been laid off for a while now or had to take some time off to deal with personal issues, your resume now has a glaring gap. If not properly handled, this can work against you,… Read more »

Just Accepted a New Job? Here Are Some Things You Need to Do

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Accepting a job you’re really excited about is a fantastic feeling. Take a little time to celebrate your life-changing achievement with family and friends, because you deserve it. After catching your breath and letting the joy of your new job set in a bit, you’ll need to start preparing for the transition. Follow this checklist… Read more »

Be Careful What You Say On Social Media

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You wouldn’t think about applying for a job without conducting an online search to learn more about the company, but what you may not realize is potential employers are doing the same to you. It may happen before deciding to invite you for an interview or after, but you can be certain the interviewer will… Read more »

How to Let Your Personality Shine at an Interview

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It’s important to be professional in a job interview; however, hiring managers also want to see your personality. The interviewer read your resume, so they already know you have the skills needed to excel at the job, but meeting you face to face allows them to assess your cultural fit. If you don’t seem like… Read more »

Didn’t Get the Job? Why?

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You left your last job interview feeling certain you nailed it. The hiring manager really seemed to like you, the responses you provided for every question felt spot-on and you could vividly picture yourself as part of the team. So, when you received the news another candidate had been selected, you were baffled — to… Read more »

How to Use Social Media to Find a Job

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More than just a way to stay in touch with friends and family, popular social media platforms can help you land a great new job. Sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook are a great way to market yourself to potential employers. Of course, it should go without saying that any social media page you’re using… Read more »

How to Retain Your Current Job

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Finally landing a job that makes you happy to go to work is an outstanding feeling. Whether you were previously unemployed or just perpetually unhappy at your previous job, it’s always a relief to find your place — now you need to retain it. The first few weeks and months on the job are essentially… Read more »