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  • Make Your Supervisor Look Good

    Monday, April 27, 2015 by Leylanorman

    No one wants to be a kiss up or to be perceived as one. However, you can be real in your efforts to make yourself look good through your boss. Without overdoing it, you can help your boss appear like ...

  • Dressing for an Interview: Environmental Cues

    Thursday, April 23, 2015 by Leylanorman

    Dressing in a conservative suit may not always be the best interview dress advice. Alyssa Gelbard of Huffington Post says in an April 2015 article that it is important to carefully consider with whom ...

  • Become Friends with Those Who Take Care of You

    Monday, April 20, 2015 by Leylanorman

    The University of Central Florida's Todd Dagenais wrote a column published on Huffington Post in April 2015 that gives some of the best career advice available: "Get to know the custodians." ...

  • Landing a Job Long Distance is Not Impossible

    Saturday, April 18, 2015 by Leylanorman

    When the economy is slow, it might seem that looking outside of your geographic area for a job is a bad idea. All the out-of-work people in a given area will be competing for the same jobs. You, as ...

  • Volunteer to Find a Job

    Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Leylanorman

    While you're unemployed, don't sit around staring at the t.v. or computer screen all day. Volunteer. Volunteering keeps you up to date on job skills and can even help you learn something new. ...

  • Giving-Oriented Networking

    Wednesday, April 08, 2015 by Leylanorman

    Going to networking events of local professional organizations or chambers of commerce can be tedious at best. They are not exactly events where people go to have fun. However, with the right attit ...

  • Google Alerts: Your Best Job Interview Friend

    Saturday, April 04, 2015 by Leylanorman

    You can get lost searching on some organization websites for news. It's that news that you need to store away for your job interview, though. It?s vital to the success of your interview. It sets you a ...

  • Keep Accessories to a Minimum at an Interview

    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Leylanorman

    You know you should dress professionally at a job interview. That is a given. You want to put your best foot forward and make a stellar first impression. You've bought that business suit, and you ...

  • 3 Ways Cultural Differences Can Affect a Job Interview

    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Leylanorman

    As a foreigner living and working in the United States, it can be difficult to get used to the way Americans handle job interviews. Depending on your particular background and where you are from, some ...

  • Benefits of Having a Professional Mentor

    Saturday, March 21, 2015 by Leylanorman

    When you first enter a field, learning the intricate ropes takes time. Having a mentor to guide you through the process can be extremely helpful as you learn your way around. The relationship alone ca ...

  • Importance of Conferences

    Thursday, March 19, 2015 by Leylanorman

    Whenever you get the chance, attend a professional conference. The networking potential alone makes it worth the time away from work. In addition, learning the latest and greatest in your field can be ...

  • How to Address a Career Gap

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 by Leylanorman

    Career gaps make employers nervous. What were you doing all the time you weren't working? Are you reliable enough to keep a job? What is so important to you that you didn't work for an extended period ...

  • What Are Your Greatest Strengths and Weaknesses?

    Monday, March 16, 2015 by Leylanorman

    Answering the dreaded strength and weakness question at a job interview is nerve-wracking. However, if you are prepared with a solid answer, you will impress your interviewer and quite possibly land t ...

  • Using the Same Cover Letter

    Saturday, March 14, 2015 by Leylanorman

    A cover letter is the employer's introduction to you and what you can do for the company. Before even looking at your resume, the employer wants to see that you can present yourself well in writing an ...

  • How to Address the Job Hop Question

    Saturday, March 14, 2015 by Leylanorman

    Many job seekers in the younger generation face the unnerving question of why they switched jobs so often. It is not as common for people to stay in the same position for ten or more years. Generation ...

  • Significance of Right Body Language for Interview

    Saturday, March 07, 2015 by Firingarr

    Your body language can make or break your interview. It plays a key role in the interview, as your interviewer will weigh and judge you based on that. According to experts, 90% of the message conveyed ...

  • How to Address a Criminal History in a Job Interview

    Friday, February 27, 2015 by Karina

    If you've had a run-in with the law in the past, the question? Tell me about your record? can be a very difficult one to answer. For those with a criminal background, the answer to that question can b ...

  • 3 Tips for Deciding on Your Next Career Move

    Friday, February 27, 2015 by John

    The days of staying with a company from the time you enter the work force until the day you die is over. Today's work force is more mobile than ever and workers don't feel the same sense of obligation ...

  • 4 Tips to Negotiate a Better Salary

    Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Itsamberduh

    You've put in the time to create the perfect resume, nailed the interview and impressed the hiring manger. Now you've gotten the callback, but the salary is not as high as you had hoped. Even if you'r ...

  • 5 Things All Job Seekers Should Know

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Itsamberduh

    Have you ever sat in an interview wondering what the person interviewing you was thinking? If you've ever been nervous about your performance and thought that the human resources professional conducti ...

  • How to Design a Winning CV and Cover Letter?

    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Firingarr

    Basically, a C.V or resume should highlight the potentials of an individual, offer a framework for the interview and give a peak into your achievements as a professional and also, as a student. This w ...

  • How to find the right job?

    Monday, February 23, 2015 by Firingarr

    When you are looking for a change in career or company, or fresh out of college looking for opportunities, you make a decision that will potentially influence your career. When looking for job, experi ...

  • Generate easy extra income!

    Sunday, February 22, 2015 by John

    USA's biggest tech companies are practicing what they preach when it comes to home office productivity. The growth of online education is providing opportunities for instructors who want to work ...

  • Work at home

    Friday, February 20, 2015 by Karina

    Think about all the stress you have to take, the traffic what's making you late sometimes, coworkers that distract you from work, your boss that is nervous and stresses you to finish faster your work ...