Dos and Don’ts for Your First Day of Work

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Being the new kid at work is both challenging and exciting. On your first day, you’ll be faced with difficulties as well as opportunities. Your goal is to make the most of both. Here are some dos and don’ts to get you off on the right foot, so you make a great first impression and… Read more »

How to Have a Successful Career in 2018

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There’s a good reason why January is the busiest job search month of the year. Companies tend to be hiring, and for many people, it’s time to take stock in their lives and consider a new direction. Most people change jobs 10 to 15 times during their working lives. There’s no reason you have to… Read more »

Red Flags to Look for at a Job Interview

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Deciding whether to accept a job offer, or proceed to the next level of a company’s hiring process, is up to you. During an interview, remember: You are evaluating an employer just as much as they are evaluating you. Keep Your Eyes Open Pay close attention during your interview, not just to the verbal messages… Read more »

The Secrets to a Great Phone Interview

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Companies use phone interviews as their initial screen of candidates, so they can determine which ones will be invited in for a face-to-face meeting. Often, phone interviews are prearranged, but it’s possible you may receive a surprise call. Either way, the key to success is being prepared. Helpful Tips Preparation for a phone interview is… Read more »

How to Craft the Perfect Call Center Resume

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As a call center job candidate, an effective resume ensures your search process reaches the next level of success: being contacted for an interview with a prospective employer. Your resume must illustrate your skills in customer service at the highest level. It should demonstrate your strong working knowledge of relevant practices, policies and procedures, as… Read more »

The Secrets to a Great Phone Interview

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Companies use phone interviews as their initial screen of candidates, so they can determine which ones will be invited in for a face-to-face meeting. Often, phone interviews are pre-arranged, but it’s possible you may receive a surprise call. Either way, the key to success is being prepared. Helpful Tips Preparation for a phone interview is… Read more »

What to Do When Your Manager’s Hostile Attitude is Affecting Your Workplace

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The right attitude toward work and the workplace is essential – whether you’re the employee or the boss. So if your manager displays hostility on more than just an occasional basis, you need to take the right steps to change the situation for the better. Research reported by the Journal of Applied Psychology has shown… Read more »

How to Stand Out When Going After Your Next Promotion

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Employees are often passed up for advancement simply because their managers failed to see their potential. Sure, you have to perform – and perform well – if you want to be considered for that next step up the company career ladder. But you also need to look, act and live the part. You’re not going… Read more »

Be Careful What You’re Posting on Social Media

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Social media can help – or hurt – your career. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ allow employers to get a glimpse of who you are outside the confines of your resume, cover letter and interview. Just remember, while social media is a prime communication vehicle, it’s all public. So, use your best judgment regarding… Read more »

Am I Dressing for Success at My Interview?

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Interviews judge not only your answers to the questions asked, but also your professionalism, organization and poise. This includes creating an overall look that says you’re the right hire. What you wear should accentuate the fact you’re a pro who’s ready to get to work at a new job. Let common sense be your guide…. Read more »