Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

Putting Your Skills to Work — How to Land a Job That Fits You Perfectly

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Throughout your career, you have developed a plethora of impressive skills. However, being good at something does not always correspond to job satisfaction. If you have lost the passion you once had for your job, the new year is the perfect time to reevaluate your interests, goals and priorities and start fresh. Five Tips to Finding Your Read more »

Phrases to Remove from Your Resume to Increase its Impact

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Writing an effective resume can be a daunting task.  Unfortunately, it is a necessary part of the job search process. In order to be noticed, candidates have to get it right. Keywords can help resumes pass a recruiter or hiring manager’s initial screening – especially if done by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) – but buzzwords can Read more »

What to Do When You Are Genuinely Unhappy With Your Job

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While there are dream jobs, no job is perfect. Every role has its own challenges, and based on circumstances, some days are simply better than others. However, the bad days should not outweigh the good. If your job makes you miserable more often than not, it might be time for a change. Whether you are Read more »

Experience Matters: Find the Job that Matches Yours

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The decision to make a change and begin the next chapter of your career is a significant step, one that may feel both exciting and terrifying. The latter often stems from uncertainty. Will your next job be the right fit or an unfortunate mistake? Avoid making the wrong decision by take the time to find opportunities that fit Read more »

Are You Searching for Job Satisfaction?

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Competitive pay and generous perks are great, but they are not everything. Another important aspect of employee happiness is job satisfaction. Employees want to find meaning in the work being performed. They want to feel as though they are contributing to a larger goal and are valued for their efforts. You are an excellent employee. Instead of feeling Read more »

Is Volunteer Work Worthy of Going On Your Resume? Absolutely!

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Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community, network with like-minded individuals and possibly gain valuable experience. Whether you volunteer regularly or pitch in sporadically as time allows, the experience says a lot about who you are and what you care about. Employers want to hire candidates who are driven, passionate and willing to Read more »

A Productivity-Boosting Diet Plan…3 Things to Eat to Improve Your Day

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As a busy professional, you probably often feel like there are not enough hours in the day. Achieving a true work-life balance can be a challenge, especially if your job is rather demanding. If you are like many people, you may frequently turn to packaged snacks and fast food as a way to get a quick meal Read more »

Becoming Mentally Tough | 3 Ways to Roll with the Difficulties of Your 9-5

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When you have a demanding job or work in a combative work environment, it can be mentally draining. Tensions build and emotions can flare — but you do not want to take that route. The secret to thriving at a difficult job is to become mentally tough. This characteristic may be innate for some, but most people Read more »

Three Tips to Asking for a Raise…When You HATE Talking About Money

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If you have been in your current position for more than a year and your boss has yet to grant you a pay increase, it may be time to take matters into your own hands. Money certainly should not be the sole reason you come to work each day, but the size of your paycheck Read more »

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 »

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