How to Handle Negative Feedback Without Taking it Personally

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  Though dealing with constructive criticism at work is part of life, many people still need all the help they can get just because of how demoralizing it can be. Whether the criticism comes from a boss, colleague, or family member, hearing negative feedback about your work, or your character can be a major blow… Read more »

The Most Important Soft Skills Employers Look for When Hiring

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  Many job searchers believe that when hiring candidates, employers focus on hard skills (also known as technical and functional skills), thinking them to be the key factor in how quickly a new employee can integrate with the rest of the organization. But this isn’t quite the case, as soft skills are just as important… Read more »

3 Types of Horrible Bosses and How to Deal with Each One

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  Steve Carrell’s portrayal of Michael Scott in The Office may be a caricature of the bumbling boss, but for people who have had the misfortune of working under horrible bosses, the character’s leadership mistakes probably hit a little too close to home. Many employment agencies know most employees quit their bosses, not their jobs…. Read more »

7 Ways Not to Screw Up the First 10 Minutes of Your Job Interview

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  Many employment agencies know that the first 10 minutes of a job interview are when you have the best chance of making a great first impression with the hiring manager. Below are seven ways to make sure you start on the right foot and impress whoever is interviewing you. Start with a Firm Handshake… Read more »

How to Proofread Your Resume and Spot Common Mistakes

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  Proofreading your resume make all the difference when applying for a job. When a company announces an open position, depending on the role, its hiring managers can expect to receive dozens of applications. Obviously, you want to make sure your resume stands out; neatness, clarity, succinctness, and proper grammar and use of punctuation marks… Read more »

Is There a Right Way to Accept a Job Offer?

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  After a grueling job search and interview process, you’ve finally received the call you’ve been waiting for! The hiring manager likes your skills and experience and feels that you’re an ideal fit into the company’s culture. They’re looking to make an offer, and all you have to do is agree to their terms. But,… Read more »

5 Simple Steps for Building a Great Reputation at Work

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  As the new person in the office, you naturally want to impress people and make them see you in a good light. Many employment agencies know that establishing a good reputation can go a long way towards building a thriving career, especially for new professionals who just entered the workforce. The key is getting off… Read more »

5 Steps You Need to Take to Become a Top Machinist

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  Employment agencies know machinists play a critical role in many industrial facilities, operating CNC machine tools like lathes and milling equipment to cut and fabricate parts for a variety of tools and machines. Perhaps the best part about becoming a machinist is just about anyone can develop the skills to handle and repair different… Read more »

3 Super Simple Methods for Stretching Your Paycheck

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  If you’re having problems setting aside a portion of your monthly paycheck in order to build your savings, you’re not alone. A Bankrate survey reports that around 66 million Americans have zero savings in their emergency funds, and 28 percent have only tucked away around six months worth of savings. Of course, you could… Read more »

How to Build a Personal Brand to Make Your Job Search More Effective

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For job searchers, the primary goal is to put themselves on the job market and find a good position to jumpstart or revitalize their career. This, however, is much easier said than done, especially if you’re not sure about where to start. For better or worse, several companies today demand a high level of experience… Read more »