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Why I Always Recommend Apprenticeships To New School-Leavers
4 months ago

Why I Always Recommend Apprenticeships To New School-Leavers

I’ll never get over the excitement that I had when I just left school. I felt like the world was my oyster and it was finally my opportunity to do …
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2 Ways to Create a 1-Line Elevator Pitch (That’ll Make People Want to Keep Talking to You)
5 months ago

2 Ways to Create a 1-Line Elevator Pitch (That’ll Make People Want to Keep Talking to You)

 

by PRISCILLA TAN

 

I still remember the ice breaker my English teacher kicked off our class with nearly a decade ago. It went like this:

I used to study …
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3 No-Brainer Reasons You Should Get Personal With Your Co-workers
6 months ago

3 No-Brainer Reasons You Should Get Personal With Your Co-workers

 

by CHRIS TAYLOR

 

You know, of course, that every single one of your colleagues has a life outside the office. Some people are more open to sharing details …
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4 Things Truly Confident People Never Do at Work
6 months ago

4 Things Truly Confident People Never Do at Work

 

by Sara McCord

Imagine that two people are pitching their visions for an upcoming project. While their ideas are equally interesting, one person seems confident, while the other comes …
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Top 6 Critical Soft Skills For Job Seekers
6 months ago

Top 6 Critical Soft Skills For Job Seekers

It’s a typical story for many job seekers. You apply for a bunch of jobs. You get some interviews, but can’t understand why you aren’t hearing back from so many …
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3 Tips For Flaunting Your Value On Your Resume
6 months ago

3 Tips For Flaunting Your Value On Your Resume

If you want employers to keep on reading your resume, you’re going to need a resume that speaks to them. By this we mean a resume that can tell them …
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4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like
6 months ago

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like

 

By Jeff Haden

Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to “hack” the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too …
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How To Get Your Resume To Stand Out
7 months ago

How To Get Your Resume To Stand Out

 

by Sjoerd Gehring

Does standing out really help you get hired? And is there such a thing as being too different? The answer is yes—to both.

As VP of Talent …
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This Is How You Recover After You Make a Really Bad First Impression
8 months ago

This Is How You Recover After You Make a Really Bad First Impression

 

By Dorianne St Fleur

Not too long ago I was in a situation where I was sitting across from a C-level executive with my palms sweating, my heart racing, …
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Here’s Exactly What Should Be Included in Your Resume’s Header
8 months ago

Here’s Exactly What Should Be Included in Your Resume’s Header

 

By Alyse Kalish

I know what you’re thinking: One more thing to worry about when it comes to your job search. But I have good news for you—unlike tailoring …
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