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Don’t lose profile views by skimping on this most commonly-read section. [TWEET]
By Virginia Franco
Increase work productivity and get noticed for executing tasks efficiently. [TWEET]
Everyone assumes that being more productive means working more in less time. In essence, this is true. Those who efficiently manage their projects definitely tend to accomplish more than other people do in years.
However, productivity is more of a way of being rather than office hacks. Get into rhythm with these career tips and advice.
Find out what key facts you need to know before going in for an interview. [TWEET]
By Tess Pajaron
Before heading out for an interview at a company you’ve had your eye on, you should take time researching your potential employer. Otherwise, how can you be sure the company of your dreams won't actually turn out to be a nightmare to work for?
As a bonus, any research you do now into your prospective employer will pay dividends during the interview. You can always point to some piece of knowledge you uncovered, being careful to tie it into your skills and why you are the ideal candidate for the job.
It is common to ask applicants why they want to work for the company during interviews. Going in armed with a few particulars will set your feet firmly on the path toward securing the position you desire.
Here are a few things you'll want to find out and how you can go about gathering the information:
Push yourself to the next step in your career with these motivational quotes. [TWEET]
By Herrine Ro
For some reason we tend to find inspirational quotes irresistible. With life being filled with constant obstacles and difficulties, a few words of wisdom can truly resonate with us during times of uncertainty.
Whether you’re looking to start up a new business, change your career path, or just need a productivity boost, here are a few quotes to help you along the journey:
These tips will help you plan the right responses to the most frequently asked interview questions. [TWEET]
By Ashley Sanford
Almost all interview questions asked by companies are structured in the same way. Yet, many job applicants fail to take advantage of this well-known fact and prepare beforehand.
We understand that no amount of preparation will mimic the very real moment where a panel of suited-up strangers is eyeballing you dubiously. Nevertheless, if you know enough about the organization you have applied to and fully prepared yourself, the interview shouldn’t be a challenging part of the process.
Here are some of the most common questions asked in interviews and the best ways to answer them.
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Interested in a progressive career change? Create success on your own terms with these methods . [TWEET]
By Anna Wilds
The U.S. Labor Department revealed that the unemployment rate fell in every state in 2015 for the first time in 30 years. The improving economy is making life for the job seeker a bit easier, but returning to the daily grind of a corporate 9 to 5 isn’t necessarily the right career move for every professional.
For many highly-qualified individuals who have been downsized from their previous place of employment, the recovering economy may be the perfect opportunity to begin again as a small business owner.
If you are a corporate refugee and want to explore the option of being your own boss, here are four viable ways to start your career as a small business owner.
Beat the ATS by tweaking your resume with these simple tips. [TWEET]
By Ryan Winner
Many companies use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to sort through resumes and streamline their hiring process. These systems scan resumes for keywords that are inputted into for specific hiring positions. Then, resumes are scored on a scale of 0 to 100 for relevance. Only the resumes with the highest scores are passed on to recruiters.
The main takeaway from this information is that the right choice of keywords will ultimately be the deciding factor on whether you advance in the job searching process.
Here are a few tips on how you can tweak your resume so that it reaches the hiring manager.
Get your foot in the door by making a personal introduction with potential employees. [TWEET]
By Live in the Grey
A personal introduction inside an organization is a huge advantage to someone who wants to change careers or begin a new one. In fact, referrals are the number-one source companies use to find outside hires, and over 70 percent of people find jobs through leads from others, according to LinkedIn.
Access to the right people and companies is vital for a successful career change, especially as the marketplace becomes more challenging. A few moments spent connecting people in your network is a powerful act of kindness.