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Three Ways to Improve Your CV Keywording

In a lot of ways, writing a CV is like writing a website: Content is paramount, and you never want to detract from the story you’re telling—but at the same time, it helps to be mindful of keywords. Keywords help

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5 Ways You Can Position Yourself as a Leader (Before You Have Any Followers)

5 Ways You Can Position Yourself as a Leader (Before You Have Any Followers) There’s never been a better time to develop your leadership skills. According to Deloitte’s 2014 Millennial Survey, Millennials will comprise 75% of the global workforce by 2025.

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3 Proven Ways to Stop Worrying So Much

3 Proven Ways to Stop Worrying So Much In a totally rational world, worry would be directly correlated with your circumstances. If everything were going swimmingly and your life were all around comfortable, the surface of your mind would not be troubled

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3 Questions Smart Job Seekers Ask to Make a Good Impression

3 Questions Smart Job Seekers Ask to Make a Good Impression This isn’t your first job search. So, you already know that it’s essential to ask questions along the way. Quite obviously, they help you clear up any confusion and learn additional

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6 Super Successful People on How They Turned Their Passion Into a Real Career

6 Super Successful People on How They Turned Their Passion Into a Real Career Let’s face it— pursuing a passion is easier said than done. You’re stepping out of your comfort zone and trying to get good at something you may know little or

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7 Mindset Changes Successful People Learn to Embrace

7 Mindset Changes Successful People Learn to Embrace More than anything, your mindset determines your success. If Oprah had a negative mindset, her empire would’ve never gotten off the ground, and Steve Jobs would’ve been yet another burnt out and

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An Easy Secret You Can Steal From Successful People Today

An Easy Secret You Can Steal From Successful People Today Successful people frequently have unique traits —we all know that. But is there some other secret to success that these people are surreptitiously hoarding? Sort of, but it’s not really much

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4 Brilliant Tips for Dealing With Angry Customers

4 Brilliant Tips for Dealing With Angry Customers I’m not exactly a people person. Or, rather, I’m not exactly an angry people person. But in my job in a technical support department, I have to talk to not-so-satisfied customers fairly

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Here’s the 1 Trait Hiring Managers Seek Most

Here’s the 1 Trait Hiring Managers Seek Most Think it’s a technical skill? Think again. Show your uniqueness by blending knowledge of industry trends with interesting stories about your past experiences. If you’re looking for a job and wondering how

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Job Searching When You Are on the Go

Job Searching When You Are on the Go Mobile job search apps can help your job search, until they hurt it. There is no substituting a full-size screen when you are trying to format an important document like a resume

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7 Ways to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search

  7 Ways to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search Reinvigorate your job search by trying these things. Use the times of the day you have more mental energy to do the things you find take the most effort. (andresr/Getty Images)

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3 Questions You Must Be Prepared to Answer in a Job Interview

3 Questions You Must Be Prepared to Answer in a Job Interview How to reframe difficult questions to provide compelling, winning answers. 3 Questions You Must Be Prepared to Answer in a Job Interview You’ll likely never know all the questions

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4 Innovations to the Recruiting Process to Look for in 2018

4 Innovations to the Recruiting Process to Look for in 2018 If you are in the hunt for a new job, don’t be caught off guard by some of these new trends. 4 Innovations to the Recruiting Process to Look

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How to Breathe Some Life Into Your Company’s Communication

How to Breathe Some Life Into Your Company’s Communication I hear this all the time: You’ve got your company’s mission statementdown, your key talking points in place, and your Q&A finalized. And you’re ready to be done, until you read it

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10 Startup Founders Tell Us: The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received

10 Startup Founders Tell Us: The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received When you’re thinking about starting a company or first in the entrepreneurial trenches, any nugget of advice you can get from someone who’s been there before is like gold. But as

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6 Productivity Tricks You Can Learn From CEOs

6 Productivity Tricks You Can Learn From CEOs Everyone knows that leading a company one of the toughest gigs around. Whether running a small business or a multi-national corporation, CEOs have to manage time, resources, and multiple demands while finding

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6 Rules for Communicating With Executives

6 Rules for Communicating With Executives The first time I made a presentation to an executive team, I quickly realized it wasn’t business as usual. There was a different energy in the room. It was intense, efficient, and expectant. No

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3 Volunteer Opportunities That Will Seriously Boost Your Career

3 Volunteer Opportunities That Will Seriously Boost Your Career People are buzzing about volunteering these days, and with good reason: Studies have shown that volunteering strengthens communities , is good for your health —and can even help you land a job . However, if you are

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47 Habits of Highly Successful Employees

47 Habits of Highly Successful Employees What do the most successful people out there—the ones who get promotions, raises, and opportunities seemingly handed to them—know that everyone else doesn’t? Turns out, quite a bit. We turned to our career experts

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How to Turn Every Failure Into a Success

How to Turn Every Failure Into a Success As much as we try to avoid setbacks, sometimes these things happen. Even those who have had major successes aren’t exempt from obstacles. But it’s important to remember that what matters more

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7 Things CEOs Look for in Star Employees

7 Things CEOs Look for in Star Employees If you’re on the hunt for a new position that will let you shine, practice demonstrating these top seven traits that CEOs look for in star employees . Your resume can get you the

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5 Things That Drive Recruiters Crazy (and How to Avoid Them)

5 Things That Drive Recruiters Crazy (and How to Avoid Them) Recruiters. Love us or hate us, recruiters typically have the connection, the ear, and the trust of the very decision makers you’re dying to impress. In fact, said decision

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6 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job (That No One Will Ever Tell You)

6 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job (That No One Will Ever Tell You) You can certainly try to ask for feedback after receiving a rejection, but most employers probably won’t say much. If they do, it’ll be something fairly generic, along

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The Job Search Basics You May Have Forgotten

The Job Search Basics You May Have Forgotten The job hunt is notoriously exhausting , between spending hours and hours clicking through job search engines, writing out dozens of resumes and cover letters , and networking with everyone you can think of. It’s easy

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How to Use Your Email Signature Line to Stand Out in Your Job Search

How to Use Your Email Signature Line to Stand Out in Your Job Search Small changes can make the right first impression. How to Use Your Email Signature Line to Stand Out in Your Job Search Even before seeing your

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These 4 Leadership Styles Crush Enthusiasm at Work

These 4 Leadership Styles Crush Enthusiasm at Work How to recognize and avoid them to nurture employee growth. These 4 Leadership Styles Crush Enthusiasm at Work The participative leadership style allows for communication between a leader and employees. There are

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Team Retreat

How to Get the Most Out of Your Team Retreat Four easy tips to ensure your team retreat is a positive experience. How to Get the Most Out of Your Team Retreat After the retreat ends, take the initiative to

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2018 Recruitment Trends You Need to Keep Up With

The hiring process hasn’t been easy over the years, and it doesn’t seem to ease in the new year. Technological milestones have seen the advent of new jobs; specialisation has resulted in shrinking talent pools; and now more than ever,

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How to Bounce Back During the Interview Process

How to Bounce Back During the Interview Process Job searching can have many peaks and valleys – here’s how to ride it out. Realize that, in many cases, an employer passing on your candidacy may not have even been due

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How to Shine a Spotlight on Your Soft Skills During Your Next Job Interview

As prospective employers see if your technical abilities are a match, they’re also sizing up your coveted soft skills. The more things change, the more they stay the same. As certain jobs become obsolete, while robots and artificial intelligence seize others,

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