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You’ve been in your current position for at least a while, and you feel like you’re ready for a new challenge. A promotion at your current company has just become available, so you’re thinking about going for it. This is certainly the most convenient way to get ahead, but don’t act before making sure you’re… Read more »

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Working as a surgical tech is a job you truly enjoy. Preparing operating rooms, prepping patients for surgery and assisting doctors during procedures makes you feel happy and fulfilled. In fact, you’re so passionate about the work, you couldn’t imagine doing anything else. The good news is, you chose a career with notable job growth…. Read more »

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It’s time to move on from your current job. Maybe the work is no longer fulfilling, you’ve stopped learning and growing, or your personality doesn’t mesh with the company culture — no matter what the reason, you’re working on your exit strategy. Finding an amazing new job is never easy, but you have an extra… Read more »

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You’re a talented professional with many different skills, but they all fall into two general categories — hard and soft skills. Largely job-specific, the former are acquired by spending time in school or in your field of choice, while the latter are known as interpersonal skills. While both types of skills can be taught —… Read more »

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You’re a seriously talented candidate with a lot to offer, but there’s a lot of competition for the best jobs. Whether you’re already searching for new opportunities or planning to start doing so in the near future, make sure you’re presenting your very best self. One seemingly minor overlooked detail can keep you from getting… Read more »

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You work for a large company, which definitely has loads of benefits. However, being one member of a huge workforce has started to make you feel a bit lost. Sure, the work you do is important, but you’re having trouble finding your way amid so many other employees. This is actually quite common — and… Read more »

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Most career successes don’t happen overnight. Instead, they stem from years of planning and hard work. If you’ve been aimlessly floating from job to job, it’s time to start thinking about the future. Goal setting is the key to getting your career on track. Every objective you complete effectively gets you one step closer to… Read more »

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Job interviews can be incredibly nerve-wracking. No two hiring managers are the same, so you never quite know what to expect. However, several behaviors are considered universally unacceptable. If you aren’t having much trouble making it to the interview stage, but still haven’t received an offer, there’s a good chance your technique is off. Here’s… Read more »

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When something bothers you at work, it’s your job to remedy the situation. If you’re not a naturally assertive person, you might be inclined to sit back and hope the problem fixes itself, but that isn’t likely. A day at the office can ruffle your feathers in any number of ways. Other people can’t read… Read more »

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Instead of bringing candidates into the office for first-round interviews, many companies prefer to conduct the initial screening over the phone. This can save time when interviewing a high volume of candidates and cut costs when non-local candidates are included in the mix. If you’ve been invited to a phone interview, realize this can make… Read more »