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4 “Compliments” Interviewers Give—and What They Really Mean

4 “Compliments” Interviewers Give—and What They Really Mean You had an interview this morning and you distinctly remember the hiring manager paying you a compliment. At least, you think it was something positive—right? Well, there are a few comments that sound promising—until you translate them from hiring the manager to the normal person. Turns out… Read More 4 “Compliments” Interviewers Give—and What They Really Mean

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4 Times Self-Doubt Can Actually Be Good for Your Career

4 Times Self-Doubt Can Actually Be Good for Your Career Here’s a fact about self-doubt: Everyone has it. Even some of the most famous people have suffered from self-doubt. Lady Gaga revealed in her documentary that she “sometimes feels like a loser kid in high school.” Arianna Huffington calls the negative self-talk in her head her obnoxious roommate. And… Read More 4 Times Self-Doubt Can Actually Be Good for Your Career

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5 Better Ways to Describe Your Entry-Level Position on Your Resume

5 Better Ways to Describe Your Entry-Level Position on Your Resume Describing an entry-level position on your resume is tricky. After all, there’s a good chance your main responsibilities aren’t super important to your company’s overall success. And they, therefore, don’t sound all that impressive to a stranger. While you might be tempted to make them sound… Read More 5 Better Ways to Describe Your Entry-Level Position on Your Resume

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4 Challenges You’ll Face as the Least-Experienced Member of the Team

4 Challenges You’ll Face as the Least-Experienced Member of the Team You just started a new job and you’re so excited. There’s just one catch: You’re clearly the least experienced person on the team. Maybe you’re the youngest, or maybe you’ve changed careers, or maybe you just made an internal transfer. Whatever the scenario, everyone around… Read More 4 Challenges You’ll Face as the Least-Experienced Member of the Team

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The 6 Sales Interview Questions You Will Get Asked (and How to Answer Them)

The 6 Sales Interview Questions You Will Get Asked (and How to Answer Them) For many salespeople, selling a product or service is second nature. But, closing the deal on a job interview can sometimes feel like a tough sell. Fortunately, some of the same skills it takes to be a successful salesperson can help… Read More The 6 Sales Interview Questions You Will Get Asked (and How to Answer Them)

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6 Ways to Make Your Next Performance Review Way Less Painful

6 Ways to Make Your Next Performance Review Way Less Painful Even if you’re a stellar employee, performance reviews can be a surprisingly draining process. Whether you’re sitting across from your manager panicking about all those times you came in a little (or a lot) after 9 AM or filling out a self-appraisal form, going over everything you’ve done… Read More 6 Ways to Make Your Next Performance Review Way Less Painful

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Your 5-Step Plan to Getting a Promotion Without Having to Ask for It

Your 5-Step Plan to Getting a Promotion Without Having to Ask for It Nobody likes having to actually ask for a promotion. Advocating for yourself is a lot harder than speaking up for others. The good news is, if your boss is paying attention and your actions are speaking for themselves, you may not have to… Read More Your 5-Step Plan to Getting a Promotion Without Having to Ask for It