Take your Professional Success to the Next Level With Strong “People Skills”

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It takes more than a great resumé to get your dream job. To be a successful candidate and team member, you have to be able to connect productively with the people you encounter on the job. This takes “people skills:” the ability to create and sustain effective relationships at work. Here are a couple of… Read more »

Three Simple Job Search Tips to Put Into Practice

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If only job hunting could still be as simple as seeing a job posting in the classifieds, applying for the position, and starting your new employment endeavor. Job search today is more sophisticated , trickier, and highly competitive. You have to be imaginative, savvy and smart to be successful. Just responding to advertisements in the… Read more »

What Is A Personal Brand And Why Do You Need One?

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In today’s competitive job market, you need to think of yourself as a brand. Personal branding is the practice of people marketing oneself and their careers as brands. Personal Branding is about identifying and then communicating what makes you unique and relevant and differentiated for your target audience, so that you can reach your career and/or business… Read more »

Three Tips on How to Avoid a Post-Vacation Slump

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Summer is the time of year for vacations, barbecues, lazy days in the sun, and friendly gatherings.When you are fortunate enough to take time off from your current job, or if putting a temporary halt to your active jobs search, you want to come back to real life from vacation without losing your motivation and… Read more »

Five Tips to Choose the Best Job Reference

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References serve as a powerful tool during the hiring process. Hiring managers often contact references to find out what a candidate can truly accomplish and what they’re like to work with. Having a great reference to back up your skills is imperative, but not everyone knows how they should go about getting one. Here are… Read more »