4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before an Interview

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before an Interview

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice
Before interviewing, job seekers commonly consider the position from the company's perspective. It is incredibly helpful to look at the job from this viewpoint. It helps to get you into right mindset to market yourself as a candidate. However, thinking about a new position from a more personal standpoint is always necessary. Considering that you may be committing 40+ hours of your week to this job, it's not selfish to consider it from where you stand. The questions listed below will make sure you get what you want out of a new job. They also will help you answer questions better, which we'll explain below. Read on to discover the questions you should always ask yourself before an interview. (more…)
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Link Roundup 3/17/17: Quitting Jobs & Quietly Working

Link Roundup 3/17/17: Quitting Jobs & Quietly Working

Link Roundups
Americans Are Quitting Jobs at the Fastest Pace in 16 Years The amount of employees in the US quitting their jobs is the highest it has been in years. This is likely a combination of confidence in the economy, as well as the popularity of job hopping. Job hopping is something that has become more common, especially with younger employees. Many are realizing how switching jobs can give your salary a significant boost. This results in many employees changing jobs constantly to increase their salary. However, whether or not that approach is sustainable remains to be seen. Click through to the article to read the quantitative details. Fearless Salary Negotiation Tips With Josh Doody If you're one of the 3.22 million people quitting your job from the previous article, it's probably a good…
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Why You Need a Career Growth Strategy

Why You Need a Career Growth Strategy

How to Survive the '9-5'
Most professionals begin their career with lofty goals. They imagine C-suite and director positions, or being the best in their field. However, it can be hard to get from point A to point B. Starting in an entry level job is a good way to move up. And although it is a good way to start, you should only stay there while you're growing. You may blink and come to the realization that is's been a whole year and you're doing the same tasks for the same pay. This is why it's important to have a career growth strategy. (more…)
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Link Roundup 9/2/16: Resumes, Job Search Fails, & Career Fatigue

Link Roundup 9/2/16: Resumes, Job Search Fails, & Career Fatigue

Link Roundups
This week we've once again curated the very best links regarding everything career related. To mix it up, this week's links are listed in order of where you are along your career path. If you're fresh on the job market the earlier links may help you. However if you're a grizzled career veteran you'd benefit more from the last few links. Either way, we hope you find something useful. (more…)
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The Best Apps & Resources for Job Seekers

The Best Apps & Resources for Job Seekers

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
While we may have missed the hey day for the industrial revolution or the big tech boom, there is something we all are currently experiencing: The Age of the Apps. Applications on cell phones and web browsers can help you with pretty much anything, hence the saying 'There's an app for that.' It stands to reason that there are some apps that would be extremely handy to job seekers, and that is what we're going to discuss today! We've broken the sections below into 3 categories: Apps, Blogs, and Online Resources. (more…)
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Link Roundup 7/7/16

Link Roundup 7/7/16

Link Roundups
This week's Link Roundup will cover a wide range of topics including, job security, management no nos, and how to ask for a pay increase. With such a wide variety of subjects, there should be a link to please everyone reading about career topics. Without further adieu, check out the links below! (more…)
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