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5 Things You Deserve From Your Job (No Matter Where You Work)

5 Things You Deserve From Your Job (No Matter Where You Work)   I have news for you: There’s no such thing as a perfect job. Even the careers that seem like they jumped straight from your dreams and into reality have their downsides—that’s why there’s a paycheck involved. But, while you might never love every aspect of… Read More 5 Things You Deserve From Your Job (No Matter Where You Work)

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3 Psychological Hurdles Standing Between You and a Better Resume

3 Psychological Hurdles Standing Between You and a Better Resume Having spent many years honing my own resume during multiple rounds of job searching over many years, I recently had the fun experience of being on the other side: I hired an intern and was pretty excited to review a pile of resumes. Some made humorous mistakes,… Read More 3 Psychological Hurdles Standing Between You and a Better Resume

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How to Get the Right Kind of Feedback in Your New Job (Because Your Success Depends on It)

How to Get the Right Kind of Feedback in Your New Job (Because Your Success Depends on It) The first 90 days of your new job are crucial to set yourself up for long-term career success. It’s where you make good on the promises you touted during your interview and set the stage for how people perceive… Read More How to Get the Right Kind of Feedback in Your New Job (Because Your Success Depends on It)

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The 3 Questions Recruiters Expect You to Answer During a Phone Interview

The 3 Questions Recruiters Expect You to Answer During a Phone Interview Even though the phone interview should be the least nerve-wracking part of the interview process, I do know quite a few folks who find it to be one of the toughest parts. And even though I’ve conducted my share of them as both a candidate and a… Read More The 3 Questions Recruiters Expect You to Answer During a Phone Interview

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12 Things You Absolutely Won’t Regret Doing at Work Today

12 Things You Absolutely Won’t Regret Doing at Work Today Have you ever had one of those days when absolutely everything went wrong? When it felt like the universe was not only against you—but actually laughing in the face of your misfortune? Sigh. We all have, and those workdays can be paralyzing. You’re afraid to check your inbox, complete… Read More 12 Things You Absolutely Won’t Regret Doing at Work Today

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Why Your Handshake Matters (and How to Get it Right)

A Fortune 500 CEO once said that when he had to choose between two candidates with similar qualifications, he gave the position to the candidate with the better handshake. Extreme? Perhaps, but he’s actually not alone in his judgment. While analyzing interactions in job interviews, management experts at the University of Iowa declared handshakes “more… Read More Why Your Handshake Matters (and How to Get it Right)