Working hard, but still not getting ahead? Stop letting your results speak for themselves. You need to learn how to self-promote.  Are you cringing already?  Self-promotion doesn’t come naturally to everyone. It can feel boastful and arrogant, especially since modesty is often conflated with being a ‘nice person’. But let’s stop that way of thinking…

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Sometimes you find the perfect job only to be told they need you to start asap – as in, tomorrow! What do you do if you’re already employed? Do you have to give your current employer two weeks’ notice?  Well, the short answer is no. According to Drew Lunt at Employment Law Handbook, there are…

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Starting a new job can be intimidating and filled with uncertainty. There’s always an adjustment period when you’re learning the ropes at a new job, and getting to know — well, everything!  Try these tips to help ease into your new position.  Before You Start  Do mentally prepare before your first day at a new…

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Knowing when to quit your job can be a struggle. Consider these 5 signs that it’s time to find a new job.  You Dread Going to Work  Everyone suffers from workplace burnout from time-to-time, but if you’ve been struggling with on-going low spirits and depression caused by workplace dissatisfaction, it’s time to move on. Prioritize…

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Have you ever had a bad interview? Maybe you were too nervous, you couldn’t think of the right answers, or you didn’t prepare as much as you should have. Well, take comfort in knowing that regardless of how bad your interview was, it couldn’t possibly be as bad as these experiences below. In a recent…

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Need a little help with your job hunt or career? Get advice from the (best-selling) pros. These four best-selling career books have topped the charts for their practical, insightful and sometimes unconventional advice. What Color is Your Parachute?  By Richard N. Bolles Richard Bolles offers practical job-hunting advice for all career levels in this best-selling…

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You may be tempted to take the Holiday season off from your job hunt. After all, with parties and days off – hiring doesn’t happen in December, right? Wrong. Here’s why you should continue your search. Yes, Companies Are Hiring  Job hunters often assume companies delay the hiring process until after the Holiday season, but…

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