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Congratulations! You’ve been invited for an interview and granted the opportunity to supplement your candidacy with some real conversation. It is important to make the most of this 30-60 minutes a potential employer has carved out just for you – but how? You caught the employer’s attention with your cover letter and resume. During the… Read more »

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Your job search is in a slump. The fact is, there are a lot of factors that remove you from the running for a job. It isn’t always personal. When a hiring manager is pouring over hundreds of hopefuls, one slip can cost you a spot in the pile. Staying in the running and top… Read more »

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Before you can give an effective response to the, “What are your weaknesses?” question, it’s important to understand what the interviewer is trying to achieve. The reason interviewers ask this question is to find out whether you are honest, if you are self-aware and if you can overcome your professional weaknesses. Once you understand what… Read more »

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Re-entering the workforce after a long break is no easy task. Jobs can be hard to come by for active professionals, so having a recent gap in your work history makes your skills a tougher sell. However, there are ways to turn this daunting task into a life-changing experience if you have the right approach…. Read more »

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Candidates often overlook the importance of a great professional reference. By the time an employer is asking for references, you are usually a couple interviews deep and among the final four candidates. However, the majority of employers shift their opinion of a candidate after speaking with a reference, with 47 percent of employers having a… Read more »

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Meeting new people as a travel nurse can be tough, but it’s essential to maintain a successful traveling nurse career. Networking while on an assignment can be a great way to kill two birds with one stone. Here are some ways to make this task easier. Don’t Overthink It When meeting new people, it’s okay… Read more »

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As an IT professional, it can be hard to distinguish your work life and your home life. When so much of your entertainment revolves around screen time and you work at a computer all day, it can be tempting to work while you are at home or play while you are on the clock. It’s… Read more »

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Displaying your technical skills is easy. They will speak for themselves in your previous experiences and certificates. Voicing your soft skills is not only more difficult but it may even be more imperative to landing a job than any other qualification. So what exactly are employers looking for and how can you show off your… Read more »

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Mastering the art of how to get hired requires a lot of time and effort. However, no matter how comfortable you are in interviews or confident you are in your portfolio, it all starts with creating an application that stands out. Put some personality into it Add a little pop of color or a personal… Read more »

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The financial industry revolves around numbers – Savings – ROI – Investments – Returns. Don’t you think quantifying your experience might help financial recruiters value your resume? Numbers never lie. Data speaks to your true capabilities more than a fancy certificate or a degree from a prestigious university. The key to a successful accounting resume… Read more »