The 5 Best Things to Do to Prep for an Interview

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Your interview is an opportunity to shine for your new hiring manager. Preparing will take a little more time than Googling a common list of interview questions. You’ll want to make a great first impression, have knowledge of the company and its product, and know how to communicate you are the perfect fit for the Read more »

Are You Being Challenged Enough at Work?

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No one enjoys work every day. Somedays will always be better than others. But there are signs that chronic boredom or unhappiness is something you need to address before you start experiencing the consequences. The question you must answer is whether you aren’t being challenged – are you bored? – or are you unhappy with your circumstances?  A person who Read more »

Explaining Gaps in Your Work History

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At one time or another, many people have a gap in their employment history. Sometimes the gap is by choice and other times it might be because you were laid off or fired. How you explain an employment gap on the resume, in the job interview or on LinkedIn is dependent on your personal situation and what Read more »

3 Ways to Be More Productive at Work

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Increasing your productivity at work will get you noticed by your manager and improve your potential for advancement at the company. If you’ve ever finished your workday feeling like you didn’t get everything done, or even like you got nothing done, you’ll want to consider changing how you structure your time and use these three Read more »

How to Sell Your Work Ethic in the Interview

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 You can bet at some point during your job interview your hiring manager is going to ask about your work ethic. It’s best to have a strong answer ready for that question. However, some hiring managers choose to weed out employees they feel might be less productive by evaluating how they present themselves in the interview. In Read more »

Turning a Bad Interview Around

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Sometimes, no matter how much you prepare for an interview, something goes wrong. You might have woken up with a headache or are going through a pressing personal matter. There are very few things that feel worse than feeling like you’re not connecting with the interviewer. However, this does not have to lead to a Read more »