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7 04, 2017

Link Roundup 4/7/17: Finding the Right Job

2017-04-07T11:15:36-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Big Jobs Miss: Employers Add Disappointing 98,000 Jobs in March While this year was off to a great start in terms of job growth, it seems that growth has been stifled somewhat. While economists were predicting 180,000 jobs to be added in March, the reality was only 98,000. The drop has been attributed to a few different factors, the largest of which is the winter weather that plagued most of the Northeastern U.S.. This weather and other factors affected job growth and payroll gains. However, it’s not all bad. The U.S. unemployment rate continued to decline, and fell to 4.5%, [...]

3 04, 2017

Facing Criticism at Work

2017-04-03T09:29:17-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No matter how hard you work, everyone will face criticism at some point in their work day. You may be lacking in some responsibilities, or a colleague may disagree with your approach. Whatever the reason for it, a good employee should know how to deal with criticism at work. Firstly, it’s important to recognize that most workplace critiques are intended constructively, not maliciously. Given this, it’s crucial not to react emotionally. We’ll begin by discussing the best way to respond to criticism, and how to determine if it is constructive or not. […]

28 09, 2016

Interview Q: What Do You Expect From a Supervisor?

2016-09-28T13:15:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the most influential factors in a job is your immediate supervisor. They affect what, when, and how you do your work. Finding a good fit between you and a manager can greatly help or hurt workplace efficiency. It stands to reason that this is something that will be addressed in a job interview. This question is how companies look for a synergistic fit between manager and employee. We’ll help you answer this question today. […]