It’s Time To Up Your Social Media Job-Search Game

by Guest Author, Jack Kelly By now, you’ve seen the writing on the wall. Layoffs, hiring freezes and job offers being rescinded are the unfortunate new corporate trends. Businesses are in cost-cutting mode, fearful of the adverse effects of a possible global recession. Some companies, such as the Mom Project, are letting go of people in anticipation of “economic uncertainty”…

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How to Research a Manager Before a Job Interview

by Guest Author, Leslie Stevens-Huffman Studies show that a competent boss is linked to higher employee job satisfaction, success, promotions and work-life balance. Yet many job seekers don’t see the job interview process as a prime opportunity to evaluate whether a prospective manager is right for them. Unless you scope out the manager beforehand, you may miss…

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13 Bad Interview Habits That Will Keep You From Being Hired

by Guest Author, Gabrielle Olya Getting called for a job interview — especially now, in an extremely difficult job market — is a major feat in itself. Of course, you want to make it to the next round or, even better, get a call offering you the job. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. Sometimes…

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What Your Job Resume Should Look Like This Year

by Guest Author, Heather Austin Even prior to all the world changes we have seen over the last couple of years, people struggled to perfect their resumes. But in a job market that has been shaken up with new expectations on technological skills, or whether you need to disclose your vaccination status, it has people…

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What you should do after a job interview

by Guest Author, Mitchell Glass Leave a lasting impression on your prospective employer. You found a dream opportunity on a job site, breezed through the application and crushed the interview. So now what? Now, you follow up. A thoughtful follow-up can be the cherry on top of a strong interview, yet one survey showed that 57% of…

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How To Indicate Medical Leave on Your Resume

by Guest Author, Frankie Wallace Health challenges can happen to anyone. In fact, if you live long enough, they’re all but guaranteed. And, they can strike at any time, even in the midst of your prime working years. When this happens, you may find yourself left with little choice but to take a medical leave.…

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Avoiding a bad boss – and joining the right team

by Guest Author, Rachel Loock When interviewing for a new job, remember that you’re assessing the company and the team you’ll be working with as much as they’re interviewing you. Start by researching the company and key players through their website, LinkedIn, online news articles and databases. But while online sources can be helpful, the…

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