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The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which completely contradicts other advice you’ll find) that it can easily overwhelm you…. Read more »

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By Ronnie Ann So how soon will you hear back after a phone interview? Truth is … there is no absolute answer to your question about how soon to expect to hear from a phone interview. When I did phone interviews (and I’ve done a lot), I usually called people back for the in-person interview… Read more »

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October 25, 2016 By Susan P. Joyce LinkedIn mistakes are too common and can be very damaging. Those errors make a job search more difficult and career success more challenging than it should be. Avoid being one of these unfortunate people by avoiding these 5 common LinkedIn mistakes. LinkedIn Mistakes Too Many People Make Picture… Read more »

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December 11, 2012 By Susan P. Joyce Contrary to popular belief, your resume doesn’t get you a job offer. Your resume is the sales brochure that gets you a job interview. Your job interview determines whether or not you will get a job offer. Many employers view a job interview as something akin to an… Read more »

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Amanda Cameron topresume.com Finding the job you want is hard. Whether you’re looking to reenter the workforce or leave your current position, the excitement of a new career is often thwarted by the daunting task of job searching. Do you really want to sift through job boards to find potential openings, put more time into… Read more »

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1/2/2021 redstonecoaching.com Many professionals feel stuck in their careers because they’re no longer growing, no longer enjoy their work, and don’t know what to do about it. When we stop growing professionally, we stop compounding our skills, knowledge, and experiences — we stop compounding our personal value. This means we’ve stopped becoming more valuable to… Read more »

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AnnaMarie Houlis fairygodboss.com Getting laid off can feel like a blessing or a curse. In one vein, you’ve just lost your job (and it may have come, seemingly, out of nowhere!). On the other hand, as the saying goes, when one door closes, another door opens (and you may have gotten a sweet severance package… Read more »

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So, you prepared for the interview, you researched the company, and you dressed for success. You thought that the interview went well—until you found out that it was a close call, but the job went to another candidate. Here’s our quick guide for getting honest interview feedback by Pamela Skillings & Nick Orlando. Sure, you’re… Read more »

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The pandemic has been raging for more than seven months now, but astute business leaders are thinking about how to rapidly recover. The COVID-19 pandemic has been raging for more than seven months now, but astute business leaders are thinking about how to rapidly recover. The bottom line—yes, in addition to that bottom line—is taking… Read more »

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BY ALISON DOYLE thebalancecareers.com The New Year is always a time of new beginnings, a time for a change, and a time to set goals. So naturally, it’s when many people start thinking about looking for a new job or initiating a career change. In fact, January is the busiest job searching month of the… Read more »