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Apr 13 2015

By Ellis Chase, I often hear from people who want to relocate - some want to stay in the same field, others are looking for a career change -but can’t figure out how to expedite a long distance job search. Their questions are usually along the lines of: How can I keep my current job and still search somewhere else? Is an out-of-area address an immediate rejection? View Details

Apr 9 2015

By Melissa Woodson, If you’re struggling to find time to keep fit or finding that fatigue strikes after lunch, a mid-day workout may be just what you need. Fitting in a workout, shower, and meal in your allotted break may sound like a lot, but it is possible. Also, the latest trend in fitness is toward shorter high-intensity workouts, which make it easier to get a serious burn going before getting back to the office. View Details

Apr 6 2015

By Amanda Green, Maybe you like your job, but you’re just not where you want to be financially. What do you do? Apply for a position with a different company? Or approach your boss and ask for a salary increase? View Details

Apr 2 2015

By Chrissy Scivicque, I’m the first person to admit I’m a control freak. It’s not like I can hide it anyway. If you’ve known me for even a short period of time, chances are you’ve seen me in action. And no, I’m not proud.  Being a control freak isn’t a good thing. In fact, some might call it downright annoying. View Details

Apr 1 2015

By Joshua Turner,  You work hard, spend your time at office judiciously, and meet targets without failing deadlines. For the work you do everyday, you feel you deserve a promotion. But when it comes to asking your boss directly, you find it awkward and difficult to approach him/her. It can indeed be quite nerve-wracking to go up to your boss and ask for a promotion directly. View Details

Mar 31 2015

By Jessica Hernandez, There are typically two different situations that a job seeker with an incomplete degree can be in. Either you didn’t finish your degree and don’t plan to, or you’re currently completing it. I know job seekers in both situations and there is a great way to handle the incomplete degree scenario. Addressing An Incomplete Degree So, how do you address your incomplete education on your resume? View Details

Mar 27 2015

By Ammiel Garrido, When answering questions about your previous manager, it’s incredibly important to choose your words carefully. This question is usually asked to determine a candidate’s future actions based on his or her past actions, and the interviewer is looking for specific examples. Avoid negative language when relaying past experiences. Situations with supervisors can be emotional. View Details

Mar 26 2015

By Jeff Haden, I had just read an early version of a new book and decided to do a quick survey during a speaking engagement. I asked the audience, "How many of you feel overworked and overwhelmed? " As far as I could tell, every hand was raised. No surprise there. We all feel overworked. And we all feel overwhelmed, at least some of the time. View Details

Mar 25 2015

By Youtern, We’re well into the Social Age, and many job seekers are leveraging social networks to develop personal brands, job hunt and build their careers. Yet many job seekers haven’t taken the time to thoroughly understand how all all this works from the other side; they haven’t considered how employers and recruiters use social media to source, screen and hire. View Details

Mar 19 2015

By Bernard Marr, Every day we are faced with choices in our careers that will affect us over the long term. Should I volunteer for that new project? Should I ask for a raise? Should I take a sabbatical? Should I say yes to overtime? But sometimes we miss the biggest choices that will cause us to look back on our careers 20 years from now with pride and contentment — or regret. View Details

Mar 17 2015

By CareerBliss, The performance review. It’s one of those mile markers of the work year – like open enrollment or Girl Scout cookie time. Anticipation of an upcoming evaluation can be stress-inducing. It can be difficult to sit there as your work record is picked apart. And, especially in this economy, any shortcoming is a potential strike against you if downsizing should come around. View Details

Mar 16 2015

By Lizzi Hart, It’s amazing how many parallels can be drawn between a job and a relationship; there are the faux pas on when and when not to follow up, the need to contain your enthusiasm and the importance of playing it ‘cool’. Post-interview stress can, at times, be maddening – just like the waiting game after a first date. View Details

Mar 12 2015

By Chrissy Scivicque, If you’re a serial job hopper, don’t worry – I’m not here to pick on you. This article isn’t about placing blame; it’s about exploring motivation. You see, I’ve worked with a lot of people who want desperately to find that perfect job—a job that holds their interest and makes them feel truly excited to go to work each day. View Details

Mar 11 2015

By Kazim Lademiji, It takes a lot of time and effort to send out a job application, and for this reason, you need to make sure that every application you send out counts. You can do this by being highly selective in your job search and only applying to jobs for which you know you are a great fit. View Details

Mar 10 2015

By Eric Pratt, Hiring good people is difficult, time consuming, and costly. If you're in a constant cycle of hiring like most growing organizations, I don't have to tell you about the time warp it can cause-- but what about the cost? The more interviews you do, the more you spend. The more of your time that's absorbed in lengthy interviews the more likely you are to take shortcuts and make mistakes. According to Dr. View Details

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