Career Advice

Resume Advice from a Career Expert

What do real-life recruiters think when they look at resumes? Business Insider found out when they showed career expert Amanda Augustine from TopResume seven resumes.   Tips & Things to Avoid Augustine’s advice can be distilled into the following key tips: Put your most important selling points at the top of your resume. Education is…

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A Simple Tip To Keep Your Resume Updated

Career advice website The Muse has an ingenious and incredibly simple lifehack that will simplify your efforts to keep your resume (and LinkedIn profile) updated without wracking your brains or increasing your stress-level! It’s simple: keep a folder in your email that acts as a ‘brag file’. Anytime you receive praise, new responsibility, new feedback,…

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Inspirational Quotes To Keep You Motivated at Work

Are you struggling to keep your head held high at work lately? If you’re out of vacation time and patience, read through these inspirational quotes for a microdose of motivation.       “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas…

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How to Research a Company Before an Interview

Doing your research on your next potential company can go a long way in making you stand out against other candidates. Firstly, being well-researched gives you a foundation to thoughtfully answer interview questions, like why you’re the right fit for the role and the company. It also helps you decide if the role is right…

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Words to Start and Stop Using on Your Resume

With the average hiring manager only takings seconds to read your resume, it’s important to use your words wisely. The following words are flashy, impactful and should be used on your resume to stand out from the competition! Use them in your cover letter, or within your resume’s job descriptions or personal summary. Start Using…

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3 Podcasts to Make You a Better Employee

Podcasts are a great way to learn new skills — you can listen to top-tier advice from some of the world’s best professional career experts all while commuting to work, at the gym, or sitting at your desk. Better yet, most are free! What’s not to love? Whether you’re just starting your podcast journey or…

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Get Started Guide: How to Start Looking for an Insurance Job

As intimidating as it may seem, beginning your insurance job search can be broken down into smaller, more achievable steps that will have you applying for roles in no time!   Get Your Insurance Resume In Order When beginning your job search, your energy should initially be focused on preparing your resume. Sometimes this means…

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Should I Go Back To The Company That Fired Me?

If you follow Forbes’ Liz Ryan, you’ll know she’s often asked some pretty bewildering career questions — questions only a professional is suited to answer. This week, a reader named Philippe finds himself in a professional pickle: should he return to a company that once fired him? Phillipe asks: “It’s hard to say no, but…

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