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7 Signs That It May Be Time to Switch Jobs

on Jun 10, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Job Search job switch Job Change
More than half of U.S. workers said they were looking for new job opportunities or considered moving jobs in 2020. What could have prompted so many employees to search for a switch? The pandemic seems like an obvious answer for last year, but it’s not unusual for a large percentage of workers to be looking for a new job at any given time.
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5 Tips for Returning to the Workforce After a Long Break

The fact is, career breaks happen. Whether you’re a new parent, traveling the world, caring for a family member, or struggling to find employment, there are times when a long absence from work is unavoidable. Remember, taking a long break is not an unusual occurrence and each person’s career ladder is unique. If you are nervous about jumping back into the workforce after taking some time off, keep these tips in mind so you can get into the right mindset to find your next opportunity.
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6 Tips to Sell Yourself During a Job Interview

on Apr 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Confidence
The modern work environment can be extremely competitive and demanding, meaning you will need to confidently sell yourself if you want to stand out from the rest. Below are some tips on how you can sell yourself (your experience and specific skills) to achieve interview success. 1. Carry yourself with confidence! Do everything you can to project confidence when you meet with interviewers. Make sure you’re sitting up straight with good posture, practice your handshake and eye contact, and avoid tapping your feet or hands or doing anything else that’s distracting.
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How to Create a Resume Summary with No Experience

on Apr 1, 2021 9:15:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Candidate Experience Resume
No experience? No sweat! Here are the steps you can take to build a professional resume summary that will highlight your skills and achievements.
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Ask Yourself These 5 Questions to Guide Your Personal Brand

on Mar 25, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Networking success
Just as a company's brand sets the tone for how it is perceived in the market, a personal brand tells your story. It's what you stand for, your values, goals, skills, and knowledge. Your personal brand is what sets you apart.
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The Top 5 Questions You Should Ask at a Career Fair

on Mar 18, 2021 9:39:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Career Fair
Career fairs are a great way to introduce yourself to potential employers. But remember, you’re interviewing them just as they are interviewing you! To help make sure whoever you work for will be a good fit and help you achieve your career goals, you must ask the right questions. Coming prepared with a list of questions to ask potential employers is essential. Questions that demonstrate preparation, thoughtfulness, and interest make a favorable impression on hiring managers. Below are the best questions to ask during a career fair.
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International Women's Day 2021: #ChooseToChallenge

on Mar 8, 2021 8:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Workplace Females Pay Gap Fairness Women-Owned Business
In 1911, the first International Women's Day was held. Over a century later, this global celebration of women's achievements continues. Groups, companies, and individuals worldwide come together on March 8 each year. The goal is to raise awareness about women's equality and gender parity, and also to fundraise for female-focused charities. This day provides a platform for collaborations that can impact positive change for women worldwide.
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4 Ways You Broadcast That You Are Leaving Your Job

on Mar 4, 2021 2:29:51 PM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Employees Workplace Employee Engagement
How happy are you at your current position? Are you just considering leaving, or do you already have one foot out the door?
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5 Ways to Build Rapport With Your Coworkers

on Feb 25, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Team Building Coworkers
Whether you work remotely or step into the office every day, it's critical that you build relationships with your coworkers. This is the core of your work life! You don't want subpar relationships with the people with whom you spend (at least) 40 hours each week.
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7 Tips for Nailing a Zoom Interview

on Feb 18, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Video
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, job interviews were beginning to involve more screen time as employers opted to use video conferencing software, such as Zoom, to connect with job candidates instead of traditional in-person meetings. However, since the onset of the pandemic and the importance of social distancing, Zoom interviews have become the singular way that employers are hiring.
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