The 5 Things You Need to Be Prepared for Your First Day on the Job

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Depending on how well you’re prepared, the first day on your job can be memorable – or stressful. Now that you’ve landed the job, get ready for your first day at work and reduce your anxiety levels. What’s more, since the first day at work can be an overwhelming one, prepare yourself as much as… Read more »

Date Night Ideas for the Aspiring Professional

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It’s easy to put fun and romance on the backburner when you’re busy with a flourishing career. For most professionals, the more they advance in their careers, the less time they have for leisure. The good news is, it no longer needs to be that way. Even if you’re very busy with your career or… Read more »

Career Advice That Doubles as Great Life Advice

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A successful career is built by the same factors that contribute to a more fulfilling life: Strong character and purposeful choices. What’s more, being passionate, driven and sincere in our careers directly helps us lead happier lives. As you grow in your career, you look for meaning and satisfaction, interact with people from different walks… Read more »

Still Unemployed? Are You Making These Common Job Search Mistakes?

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You’re unemployed. Your last job ended weeks ago, and you’ve been searching for a new position ever since. But you haven’t gotten a single bite on a job interview, let alone a job offer. You know you have what it takes to make valuable contributions to a company, so why are you still looking? You… Read more »

How and When to Place an Internship on Your Clerical Resume

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For many recent graduates and college students, obtaining an internship is the first step toward stable future employment. The current job market in America is competitive at best, and discouraging at worst. This is especially true if you have little on-the-job experience. For this reason, you should never hide an internship at the bottom of… Read more »

Can Bad Credit Keep You from Landing the Job? Here’s What You Need to Know

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When you’re about to land an employment opportunity that you’re really excited about, the last thing you want to deal with is your past coming back and threatening your chances at landing the job. If you squirm in your seat every time that a prospective employer mentions a credit check, trust that you’re not alone…. Read more »

Connections, Connections! Sometimes It’s All About Who You Know

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Have you ever wondered why finding a job can be so difficult, even when you have all of the right qualifications? Sometimes, landing the perfect position is less about resume strength and more about connections. In fact, 70% of all people hired in 2016 were considered because they had a connection. When you are in… Read more »

5 Valuable Life Lessons You Can Learn From a Job Rejection

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Let’s face it, getting a job rejection—especially after what you thought was a great interview—can be disheartening, so much so that it makes you want to give up on your job search. But despite the pain and blow to your ego, a job rejection can be a valuable learning opportunity. Instead of sulking, why not… Read more »

The Toxic Thoughts That Are Ruining Your Interview Before It Even Begins

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Toxic Thoughts are Ruining Your Interview

It’s easy to have a negative mindset when you’re looking for a job. Whether your search has been unproductive despite being at it for months, or you feel that you’re being left behind by the competition, falling into a spiral of negative thinking can have a detrimental impact on your job search and next interview…. Read more »