6 Seconds Decide Your Fate: Creating a Resume That Gets You Hired!

When it comes to job hunting, I was shocked to learn that most recruiters and hiring managers only give your resume a 6-second glance before they decide to accept or reject your application. Yes, only 6 seconds. 6 seconds is not a long time by any means. It’s probably taken you about 6 seconds to read this far. So as you can see, your resume has to accomplish a lot in a very limited amount …

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Don’t Let Toxic Coworkers Bring You Down: 5 Ways To Keep Your Cool

Most of your colleagues are great. They chat, make coffee, and help you through your working day. But there’s always someone that you just can’t get along with—that one person who seems determined to single you out and make your day that much harder. If you’ve got “that colleague” on your team, you’ll recognize how toxic it can quickly make any office environment. Unfortunately, they always seem to be the one that has the boss …

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Looking to Make Money This Summer? Check Out These 15 High-Paying Jobs

Attention young people and students looking for a fun and profitable way to spend your summer! Getting a summer job is a great way to make the most of the season and make extra cash. You’ll also gain valuable work experience and make some new friends along the way. But not all summer jobs are created equal. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best summer jobs that pay well and are sure to …

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The 10 Most Cringeworthy Job Interview Stories You Won’t Believe

Are you ready for some juicy workplace stories to brighten the mood? After someone asked an online career community, “What happened in your worst job interview?” these were the top-voted stories. 1. The Company Used Me to Solve a Problem One shared that in their worst interview, the interviewing team asked “a lot of” what seemed to be “hypothetical questions.” The interviewees assumed these were all related to the work they would perform with their …

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Your Job Security is at Risk: Learning This Skill Will Protect You

Few people truly have job security. We all know someone who’s lost their job over the last couple of years, or we’ve been laid off ourselves. More alarmingly, 87% of managers say they would likely lay off employees in the event of a recession. 71% Americans worry about losing their jobs. And they have good reason to be concerned.  A recent survey found that unlike the Great Resignation, where employees were leaving their job en …

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25 Resume-Worthy Skills Employers Can’t Ignore in 2023

With hundreds of people applying for coveted positions, it can feel impossible to stand out in a competitive job market. So how can you ensure your resume doesn’t get lost in the shuffle? The answer lies in one word: skills. Your resume must showcase the right set of skills that will impress employers and make them take notice. But what are those skills? What exactly are employers desperately seeking in their ideal candidates? From in-demand …

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Is It Time to Quit Your Job? 11 Questions to Help You Make the Right Choice

Yes, you should quit your job. Actually, that’s only true if you felt a huge sigh of relief when you read that sentence. If, on the other hand, you reacted with skepticism or apprehension, quitting may not be the right move. Of course, it’s not that simple. Quitting your job can be risky, but sometimes, so can staying. “Should I quit my job” is a question many of us ask ourselves at some point in …

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Recognize These Warning Signs of a Toxic Work Environment Before It’s Too Late

Do you dread working each day because of a negative company culture? Your work environment can make all the difference when it comes to having a good or bad job. The impact of company culture on employee happiness and success cannot be overstated. A toxic culture can quickly turn even the most promising job into a nightmare, while a positive culture can inspire and motivate employees to achieve their full potential. Whether you’re a seasoned …

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8 Ways To Deal With That Difficult Person In Your Life

There will always be people in your life that seem impossible to deal with. It could be that relative constantly posting nonsense on social media, that coworker who makes you dread coming into the office, or a messy roommate who never cleans up after themselves. At some point, everyone will have that person in their life that they can’t deal with and yet cannot get away from, either. So, what can you do to deal …

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Working from Home? Make Every Minute Count with These 5 Time Management Hacks

It’s easy to get sidetracked when you’re working from home. The internet beckons, with Facebook, Twitter, and all kinds of sites out there just waiting to help you waste your time. The endless allure of social media, streaming services, and other online distractions can quickly derail your focus and productivity. But fear not! With a few simple strategies, you can stay on track and make the most of your time, whether you are working from …

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10 Relatable Reasons People Ran Out of New Jobs on Their First Day

I love stumbling on fun questions! Recently, I encountered, “Anyone here who decided to leave their job on the first day? What made you choose to run right away?” I’ll go first. Telemarketing! Like so many others, I was suckered into this when I was fresh out of high school for like 3.5 hours. It was the worst, most demeaning experience in my professional work life. I got up for lunch and never returned. So …

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