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20 Reasons Why Getting a Job Has Nothing to Do With Your Qualifications

Qualifications and achievements have long been considered the cornerstone of professional worth and capability. However, as the job market continues to evolve, these standards are changing.  While qualifications play a part in getting a job, they’re not the only factor. Here’s why your qualifications might not be the deciding factor …

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Avoid Making These 7 Huge Job Searching Mistakes

Job hunting is a long and frustrating process. The trouble is, some people make finding a job much harder for themselves than it needs to be. Regardless of whether you’re looking for your first job, stuck in a job you hate, have recently become unemployed, or are looking for a …

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14 Ways To Get Resume Help For Free

There are endless amounts of resume tips and tricks out there – no wonder people are intimidated to write one on their own. But it’s really not that difficult. If you are a good match for the role, making a strong resume will be a snap. Your resume is not …

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What is Networking: 5 Tips to Help You Network Successfully

Nowadays, there are more opportunities in the world than ever before. Whether it be job opportunities, an exciting once-in-a-lifetime event, or a meeting with someone who could change your life, there are tons of different things that you can leverage to move ahead in life. That being said, there are …

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7 Ways to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” in an Interview

For most of us, talking about ourselves is easy. But turn on the spotlight and ask us to describe ourselves in the middle of a high-pressure interview, and many of us suddenly lose that built-in ability. “Tell me about yourself” is often an interviewer’s first question. It’s a simple question …

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The Art of the Follow-Up Email After an Interview

With job applicants getting an average of one interview for every six applications they submit, finding a job in today’s market can feel like a full-time job. Even if you have all the right qualifications for your next career move, getting past the initial application and into an interview can …

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How Early Should You Arrive For An Interview?

Congratulations on getting an interview! Your head is probably swirling with to-dos and questions to prepare for it, including how early you should arrive. And it’s a valid question. You want to make a good impression without awkwardly waiting around for ages. Arriving at your job interview at the perfect …

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The 10 EQ Questions You Need To Answer Right in an Interview

You’d be wrong if you think your IQ is the only thing interviewers care about. Employers increasingly use EQ questions in the interview to assess your EQ or emotional intelligence. After all, it’s easy to teach the job. It’s not so easy to teach personality or “fit” in an organization. …

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Get Your Cover Letter Ready With These 18 Easy Do’s and Don’ts

Most job seekers don’t spend nearly enough time working on their cover letters. They assume that their resume is enough to get them an interview. But in today’s competitive job market, a great cover letter can be the difference between getting an interview and getting passed over.  Your cover letter …

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Find Your Happy Place in the Workforce With Career Counseling

Your career takes up approximately a third of your life. Not having a clear career path or being unhappy with the one you’ve chosen can make life much more stressful and unfulfilling. Career counseling can help you overcome these challenges by helping you find a job that aligns with your …

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Did You Lose Your Job? Read This ASAP!

“I got fired. I’m screwed. I have nobody here to help me.” I’ve received a message like this a few too many times. I feel terrible for everyone who has lost a job lately. I wish I could just hire everyone and give them a fulfilling job. Sadly, I can’t. …

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