Posts Categorized: Career Success

4 Tips to Stay Motivated and Focused During an Extended Job Search

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When you’re not happy at your job, or are currently unemployed, you want to find a new position immediately. Unfortunately, it rarely works out that way. As a general rule, it takes one month for every $10,000 you earn, so expect your search to last around six months if your annual salary is $60,000. Even the Read more »

Four Resume Red Flags to Avoid when Applying to a Job Online

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During a job search, your resume is one of your most important tools. As this document is often your first impression with a recruiter or hiring manager, it needs to shine! So, how to do you take a resume from average to outstanding!? Unfortunately, there isn’t a universal set of rules to writing a perfect resume. Read more »

15 Motivational Quotes to Help You Focus During an Extended Job Search

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Getting a great job is rarely a stress-free process. It can take months of hard work and multiple failed attempts to finally find the right opportunity.  Needless to say, there can be times when motivation is a challenge. 15 Motivational Quotes to Help You Stay Focused on Your Job Search When the going gets tough, it’s only natural Read more »

Relaunch and Refocus…Finding a Job that Excites You in the New Year!

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Happy New Year! Now that the new year has begun, it’s time to start working on your list of resolutions. If you vowed to relaunch your career and focus on finding a job that truly excites you, this year is going to be filled with hard work and amazing rewards! Finding a job you love Read more »

Top Posts for Job Seekers Throughout 2015

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Looking for a job? At RealStreet, we understand the challenges of a job search. In fact, the process often feels like a full-time job in itself! In hopes of helping job seekers through this process, we post news articles to our company blog. While the news covers a variety of topics – from job search suggestions, to hiring hiring advice, to Read more »

Rethinking Your Career as 2016 Rapidly Approaches

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The holiday season is officially in full swing! This is a great time to begin making resolutions for 2016. After all, what better time for a fresh start, than a new year? If you are not satisfied with your career, it might be time to make a change. 5 Great Reasons to Consider a Career Read more »

How to Prepare for a Last Minute, Same Day Interview

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While most companies try to give you a few days’ notice when inviting you in for a face-to-face job interview, circumstances might necessitate a same day meeting. For example, if a company has tight timeline and you are unavailable the next couple of days, the hiring manager might extend an offer to interview later that Read more »

Key Warning Signs You’re Letting Your Job Ruin Your Personal Life

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How satisfied are you in your current role? Unfortunately, more than half of the workforce is at least somewhat unhappy at work. According to a 2015 survey conducted by The Conference Board, only 48.3% of U.S. workers are truly satisfied with their jobs. Even ideal jobs have their challenges and no one is completely happy Read more »

Should You Connect with Your Interviewer on LinkedIn?

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LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, with more than 380 million members. There’s a good chance that most of your business contacts have a presence on the site, making it a great place to network — especially when you’re searching for a new job. In most cases, it’s appropriate to send a connection request Read more »

Start Boosting Your Resume with Volunteer Work

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Volunteering is a great way to support a cause you’re passionate about. However, the benefits of giving back are not limited to warm and fuzzy feelings — it can also help your career. Volunteering is a great way to grow your network with like-minded people who may turn into valuable contacts. Additionally, the experience looks great Read more »

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