Learn 4 Important Tips for Becoming a Manager for the First Time

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Congratulations! All your hard work has paid off, and you’ve been promoted to a management position. It’s a huge feather in your cap. But in the short term, it’s likely to be one of the most challenging transitions you’ll ever make, because you’re about to become your coworkers’ – many of whom may also be… Read more »

This is How to Vent at Work – The Right Way

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Venting at work is virtually inevitable, due to the pressures that invariably arise from time to time. In fact, it can be a good way to blow off steam and bring those volatile emotions under control. Just be sure that when you do vent, it’s for a good reason and that you make it productive… Read more »

Does Your Resume Have These Important Elements?

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Your resume is a bridge between you and your prospective employer. So if there’s a job on the line that piques your interest, make sure you build it, so it’s strong, sturdy, and impactful. In a nutshell, your resume should: Describe you as a professional. Convince a hiring manager that you’re the best candidate for… Read more »

Learn About Different Types of Cover Letters for All Job Seekers

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It may be 2020, but cover letters have not become a thing of the past when it comes to successful job searching. In fact, research continues to show that employers favor resumes accompanied by cover letters when the time comes to make final hiring decisions. Your cover letter is an added opportunity to showcase your… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask at a Job Fair to Make a Great First Impression

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Are you going to a job fair? Not sure what to ask? You’ll have only a brief window of time with each recruiter – and your goal is to get the information you need to decide if a company or job is right for you and at the same time, make a good impression. How… Read more »

Tips for Answering the Interview Question “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

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The question “Where do you see yourself in five years?” is often asked during job interviews. It may sound cliché, but your response is important to employers as they seek to learn more about your career goals and whether or not they mesh with those of their organization. In other words, it can be a… Read more »

3 Tips for Answering the Interview Question “Tell Me About Yourself”

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“So, tell us a little bit about yourself.” It’s a classic interview question – usually, the first one asked after the formalities of introductions have been completed. You should be prepared for it, as it can set the stage for the overall success or failure of the conversation to follow. It seems like an easy… Read more »

3 Reasons to Develop a Relationship with Your Coworkers

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Maybe you’ve just never stopped to consider it, but building healthy relationships with your coworkers is an essential part of having a successful career. Even if you’re an introvert by nature, reaching out and getting to know your colleagues on a more personal can reap many benefits, including: It reduces your stress level. You may… Read more »

4 Tips for Getting the Right Kind of Feedback at a New Job

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The first 90 days on a new job set the stage for your long-term success. This is the time to deliver on the promises you made during your hiring process and solidify how your manager and peers will perceive you. No pressure, right? Seriously, while this input is critical, there are ways to get it… Read more »

5 Common Cover Letter Mistakes and How to Correct Them

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It goes without saying that your resume is a critical tool in your successful job search. However, the very first thing a recruiter or hiring manager will see is your cover letter. Before you question this fact, rest assured that they will read it – and use it as the first test of your potential… Read more »