How to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Strength” During an Interview

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No matter how many job interviews you’ve had in your life, it never gets less nerve-wracking. It’s a little awkward to sit in front of people you’ve never met before and try to present your best self, proving to them that you’re the absolute best fit for their company. You don’t want to seem weak […]


New Year, New You! 5 Signs You’re Stuck in a Dead-End Job

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Happy New Year! The new year is a time for self-reflection and change. If you’re not happy at work, it might be time to change things up. Are you bored or distracted? Is it time to gather your self-discipline and focus your efforts or is it time to pursue a new challenge elsewhere? It’s a […]


How to Prepare for Your First Day on the Job

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A new job is exciting! It’s your chance to start anew and embark on a new challenge that can advance your career. Don’t mess that up by being unprepared. As you lead up to the big first day, take some time to complete paperwork, plan your wardrobe, practice your commute, figure out your new schedule, […]


Do These Breathing Exercises for Better Work Performance

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The proper breathing can make a big difference in your physical performance, your stress levels, and your concentration. After all, we breathe in and out all day long, but most of us don’t do it right. Breathing correctly means making sure all parts of your body—your muscles, organs, and brain—are supplied with enough oxygen, and […]


Is December the Best Time to Find a New Job?

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December’s a great month for a lot of things—buying a new car, avoiding relatives you don’t like, spending too much money, and overeating at holiday parties. But did you also know it’s a great time to find a new job? Counterintuitive, we know. It’s tempting to put off your job search until the New Year. […]


What Do I Need to Do Before I Start Looking for a New Job?

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So you’re thinking about a new job. It’s a daunting endeavor. How do you know where to start? Do you start by updating your resume or do you begin by networking? And if you’re already employed but thinking about quitting, when is too early to tell your current employer? Fortunately, there are a few right […]


Looking for a New Job Shouldn’t Be Scary

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Finding a new job can be scary! We all fear change, but if you break it down and separate logic from your emotions, the job search process, and the prospect of a new job isn’t all that scary. Every life experience thus far has prepared you for this moment, and there’s nothing in your future […]


How Can Your Soft Skills Help With a Career in Human Resources?

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Hard, technical skills are important, but there are some jobs, like human resources, where soft skills are just as crucial as more tangible qualifications. You need to communicate and collaborate with a wide range of people, stay positive and work well under pressure. Here are some soft skills that can help you be successful in a human resources career.   Communication  To work well with people, you need be […]


Does How I Dress Really Affect How I View Work? 

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Your clothes are important. It’s doesn’t have to be a designer suit or really expensive shoes, but when you’re dressed well, you feel good about yourself. Confident. Competent. Motivated. People can tell a lot about you when they first meet you and take note of the outfit you’re wearing—not that you’re into fashion or pretentious, but that you’re […]