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Being an administrative professional is a great job. Therefore, competition for opportunities with top employers can be tough. If you want to be the last candidate standing, you have to work to present yourself as the best choice. From submitting your initial application to post-interview follow-up, you need to show the hiring manager exactly what… Read more »

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You take your job very seriously. More than just a way to earn a paycheck, you strive to give your best to the team — and it shows. Since starting your job, you’ve accomplished a lot. You’ve done so many great things for the company you can’t even remember all of them. Acknowledging your successes… Read more »

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Working in healthcare is extremely rewarding, but it can also feel all-consuming. If you allow it, the demanding nature of the job can easily take over your life. That’s why it’s important to understand the importance of having a solid work/life balance — and putting it into action. If you’re having trouble envisioning a life… Read more »

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Chances are, you don’t give safety at work much thought. After all, you probably believe your employer is solely responsible for your workplace well-being. While the company does bear much of the burden — i.e., providing proper the proper training and equipment to do the job — you’re not off the hook. If you don’t… Read more »

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These days, simply having a great resume isn’t enough to stand out from the crowd. Top employers seek candidates with a thriving personal brand — i.e., unique identifiers that set them apart from their peers. Your personal brand should be built and displayed through several mediums, including a personal website, blog, and social media. It’s… Read more »

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By now, you’ve likely heard of SMART — specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time-bound — goals. You’ve probably used them when completing a project or even managing your day. However, you might not realize you can put them to work in your search for a new accounting job. SMART goals provide a framework that makes completing… Read more »

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Up until now, you’ve always handled your job searches alone. Eventually, you always find some type of work, but you’ve finally realized this isn’t the way to build a career. Therefore, you’ve decided to team up with a recruiter to find your next opportunity. Your first meeting with your recruiter is right around the corner,… Read more »

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Vying for a new job requires a significant amount of time and energy. From tailoring your resume for the opportunity to the interview itself, you invested a lot in the process, so finding out you weren’t selected never feels great.  The thing is, every interview is a learning experience. At the moment, it might not seem like… Read more »

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If the mere thought of going on a job interview makes you jittery, you’re not alone. However, letting your nerves get the best of you can hinder your interview performance, so you have to maintain your cool.  Don’t worry, even if you’re a bundle of nerves on the inside, it’s very possible to put forth a calm and… Read more »

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You just landed an incredible new career opportunity, and — rightfully so — you’re super excited. Right now, all you can think about is the exciting future that lies ahead, but before you can get started, you have to quit your current job. No matter how you feel about your employer, you need to resign… Read more »