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    Being Persuasive, Personable and Positive During the Interview Process

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    With the economy significantly improving, launching a successful job search has become slightly less labor intensive. Regardless, job seekers who are looking to execute a fruitful employment search in today’s corporate environment ought to become familiar with advanced interviewing, persuasion and positivity strategies. If used properly, these tactics yield a higher salary, heightened confidence and more …

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    Building Confidence by Staying in a Positive State of Mind

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    Any sales professional will tell you that their numbers will significantly decline or raise with their expectations. Much of this has to stem from the fact that individuals who expect negative outcomes will become less resilient, utilize a mere fraction of their creative mindset and will appear less confident in front of a potential buyer.

    Interviewing, …

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    5 Steps for Becoming an Indispensable Leader

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    Indispensable leaders make employees better, they drive revenue and maintain a sense of optimism around the office.

    They understand that each day of leading is a challenge and embrace the hurdles they encounter rather than circumvent those obstacles.

    These are the individuals who accept full responsibility for the performance of their people. They embrace the …

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    Writing a Perfect Resume Regardless of College Major

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    I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard some variation of the phrase, “I majored in _______, therefore I feel my career options are limited.”

    That statement is not only illogical, but it couldn’t be further from reality.  Regardless of what it says on your degree, you could and should still relentlessly pursue your …

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    Negotiating Salary From the Employer’s Point of View

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    After recruiting all levels of job seekers for the past decade, I’ve come to understand that many people lack a true understanding of how to negotiate salary.

    The most common mistake we have seen is that interviewees do not know how to accurately gauge if a company is likely to be amenable to accepting a …

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    How to Become More Influential Around the Office

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    Have you ever noticed that well-respected and influential people around the office walk an emotional and behavioral tightrope?

    Seemingly effortlessly, they exercise the ability to be accommodating when necessary, yet strong and assertive when it counts.

    Since they operate in accordance with a given situation, these individuals are more likely to obtain the status, pay, …

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    How Millennials Can Become Millionaires

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    Contrary to popular belief, it’s not the amount of student debt, choice of college major or even past interview failures that prevent many recent graduates from achieving wealth.

    Rather, it’s the habits one forms, the beliefs they hold to be true, as well as their ability to keep an open mind and strict focus.

    Pulling …

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    How Workplace Happiness Affects Your Paycheck

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    Studies have shown that when we are happy at work, we are smarter, more motivated, more competitive and, thus more successful. While it’s widely known that overall fulfillment allows us to enjoy more meaningful relationships and better health, few understand that it impacts a paycheck… significantly.

    Nose to the Grindstone: The Correlation Between Success and Happiness…
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    5 Employers That Should Be On Every Recent Graduate’s Radar

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    When you work for a company that is growing, innovative and full of passionate individuals, you are much more apt to have a successful, fulfilling career.

    Conversely, when you accept a job at a firm that isn’t run properly, you are bound to have your creativity handcuffed by bureaucratic management and be surrounded by unhappy, …

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    7 Ways to Have a More Successful Career

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    Regardless of age, profession or industry, you can have a more fulfilling, more lucrative career.  You simply have to possess a burning desire, ambition and a sense of purpose.

    While improving your situation takes significant work and focus, making the necessary changes to set yourself up for success is well worth the effort.  With that …

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