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 »

4 Tricks to Transform Your Anxiety into Success

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4 Tricks to Transform Your Anxiety into Success

Anxiety is an emotional state almost everyone seems to know about, but few can master. Unfortunately, the problem is more common than you think, as more than 40 million Americans age 18 and older suffer from some kind of anxiety problem, as per data from the National Institute of Mental Health. But anxiety is a… Read more »

How to Stay Focused and Productive When the Weather Gets Warm

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With summer fast approaching, you want to make sure any momentum you built since the start of the year carries over into this season. With the high heat and humidity driving you to stay indoors, and holidays and employee vacations seemingly happening on an almost weekly basis, it’s no surprise why many people fall into… 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 »