7 Overlooked Steps to Land Your Next Job

by Guest Author, Sandra Dawes-Chatha You’ll find a lot of job advice online, but thinking outside the box can help you land your next big opportunity. Finding a job can be a stressful endeavor, and it can be heartbreaking when you apply for numerous positions and don’t get any response. You may find it challenging…

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Learn a Second Language for Your Career

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by guest author, Frankie Wallace No matter what age you are, it is never too late to learn a second language. In addition to gaining the ability to meet new people and expand your mind, becoming fluent in a foreign language is a great way to find a job either at home or internationally in…

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Get Promoted – 4 Ways that Work

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Are you hoping to get promoted soon? Have you been wondering how you can help with the process? Here are 4 ways that will help your boss recognize that you deserve it. Surprisingly, they all have to do with asking for help – not pretending you can do it all on your own. Are you…

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How to Recognize Workplace Bullying

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As adults, we often believe that we have left bullying on the playground and at school. Unfortunately, some adults never outgrow this bad behavior and workplace bullying is a real thing. Children who are bullied tend to have trouble in school and in their personal lives and the same goes for adults. It’s rude and…

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Bad Habits at Work: Are you Sabotaging Your Career?

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We all have some bad habits – or at least things we could work on. When it comes to your career it is important to recognize some potential bad habits at work that could be sabotaging your future goals. Are you guilty of any of the following? Signs You May Have Some Bad Habits at…

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How to Demonstrate Leadership in an Interview

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You will be expected to demonstrate leadership in an interview, but it isn’t always straightforward. This is a skill that hiring managers are definitely looking for in almost any position, but they may or may not come right out and ask it. Even if you are not going to be in charge of other people…

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Have You Tried the LinkedIn Publishing Platform?

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The LinkedIn publishing platform is an effective built-in function of LinkedIn that can increase your reach and engagement with prospective employers.  Relationships are the key to landing that perfect job, and taking the time to create some long-form content within your expertise area is a great way to let people get to know you.  Publishing…

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How to Research Company Culture

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Company culture is a big consideration, or should be, when researching companies to work for. Did you know that one of the most common reasons for not hiring someone is “not the right cultural fit.” It’s also very common for employees to state that the reason they left was a “toxic work environment.” Begin your…

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Have you Updated your Facebook Profile for a Job Search?

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You’re out there looking for your perfect job.  You know what you want and what your skills are. You’ve updated your resume but have you updated your Facebook profile? Even if you use LinkedIn as your primary business profile, you need to make sure your Facebook profile is professional.  Facebook is pervasive in our modern…

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