5 Resume Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

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Your resume is the most important document in your career. It’s the first thing hiring managers and recruiters see about you, so you have to make sure it’s perfect. It should tell a story about you and sell you as a candidate. If there’s something wrong with your resume, if it’s riddled with errors or doesn’t show what you… Read more »

Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep for Work Performance

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Sleep! The importance of sleep is everywhere in the media yet why is it still so elusive? It seems like—and studies have shown—that many Americans, about one-third, don’t get the proper sleep they need. A lack of sleep costs roughly $2,300 in lost productivity per worker each year. Look around at the people around you. Someone is yawning, someone else has… Read more »

Make Your First Day of Work a Success With These 4 Tips

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Your first day of work is a big deal! It’s your chance to make a good first impression on the people you’ll be working with day in and day out. Years from now, they’ll probably still be able to recall that first time they met you. So make that first impression count! And be ready for anything that first… Read more »

Taking Advantage of the Hot Job Market

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The job market is hot right now! There are plenty of openings, and companies are competing to hire you! So how can you make sure you weigh all your opportunities and make sure that you take advantage of this happening job market? The first thing to do is to prepare. Start with your resume, practicing… Read more »

How to Recover From a Mistake at Work

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So you made a mistake at work. It seems devastating. But it’s not, we’ve all been there. And sure, some mistakes are more noticeable and costly than others, but they’re all the same in that they’re all learning opportunities. Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest basketball player of all time, had a few wise quotes about… Read more »

Coworkers Getting You Down? Here’s How to Deal with Them

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There’s nothing more depressing than a gloomy coworker. Yes, we get it, work is hard and it’s Monday, but we don’t need constant reminders about it. Everyone has a bad day now and then and an occasional gripe session is perfectly acceptable, but those chronically unhappy coworkers can really start to weigh on you—you see… Read more »

Searching for a New Job? Follow These 5 Social Media Rules

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In a competitive job market, hiring managers are looking for any reason to weed through all the applications and toss out the less appealing ones. They’re looking for typos, grammar mistakes, resume inaccuracies, and more than ever, they’re checking social media. All it takes is a quick search on social media and even with the… Read more »

How to Prepare for Salary Negotiations

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Salary negotiations can be really stressful. There’s a lot of pressure to try for a big salary leap, but without offending your bosses. You don’t want to walk away feeling like you got cheated out of what you deserve, especially if you’ve really worked hard this year and you have mounting expenses at home. Here’s… Read more »