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Succeeding in life — and a job search — is all about attitude. Sure, there are plenty of other contributing factors, but attitude sets the foundation for victory. A job interview is the time to put your best self forward, so if you’re unable to present yourself in a positive manner, you won’t get very… Read more »

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It’s hard to check every box on a potential employer’s wish list. If you’ve found a job you’re really interested in, don’t become discouraged if your skills and experience fall a bit short of the ideal candidate for the position. Generally speaking, a job description serves as the framework for finding the right hire. Most… Read more »

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Working as a surgical technician is a big job, but you enjoy every second of it. From preparing the operating room and sterilizing equipment to getting patients ready for surgery and assisting during the procedure, you play a very important role on the healthcare team. Since the job holds such high importance, employers are very… Read more »

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The art of persuasion can get you far in life, including in your job search. When seeking new opportunities, you’re essentially tasked with convincing hiring managers you’re the right person for the position. If you’re able to sell yourself, your ascent up the ladder will be markedly easier. You’re a talented person with a lot… Read more »

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Navigating a search for a new accounting or finance opportunity is hard work. The many activities associated with finding a new job can become overwhelming very quickly if you don’t have a structured plan in place. Creating S.M.A.R.T. — specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound — goals is a great way to keep your search on… Read more »

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Working in healthcare presents different challenges every day, so you have to be able to go with the flow. A high degree of resilience is a must in this field, because your patients’ well-being is on the line. When the going gets tough, you need to bounce back without flinching. During the interview process, expect… Read more »

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Searching for jobs is hard work, so when you finally land an interview for a position you’re interested in, you might think you can hit pause, but that isn’t the case. In reality, your work is just beginning, because if you’re not prepared for the interview, you’ll be back to square one in no time… Read more »

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When you treat a patient, their health and well-being are in your hands. In order to do your job effectively, you need them to trust you, but that’s something you have to earn. If patients get the impression you don’t know what you’re doing or simply feel uncomfortable with you, they won’t be keen to… Read more »

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As with any trend, job search strategies come and go, so it’s important to follow current best practices. In the past, it was perfectly fine to submit the same resume for every opportunity, pick up the phone to follow-up on your application and send your resume snail mail, but these tactics are no longer relevant…. Read more »

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Your resume is often part of the “first impression” package that you send to hiring managers. When potential future employers “see you”, they’re really looking at your resume to perceive you as a candidate. So, what are they looking for? Hiring managers want to see someone who is educated, experienced in the relevant fields, able… Read more »