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    Is Freelancing the Right Career for You?

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    Freelancing and being your own boss might be the dream come true for many. However, being a freelancer requires some personal traits and sacrifices and unfortunately, it is not for everyone. Some people notice, after they start freelancing, that they are not as productive as their 9 to 5 jobs. Therefore, you should think twice …

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    Things to Keep in Mind While Doing an Internship

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    Doing an internship is a great opportunity to see what it is like to work in that position and company. It helps you to understand whether you are a good fit for the position and whether you want to do this as a career. However, there are things to keep in mind while doing an …

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    How to Answer ‘Why Should I Hire You?’

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    It’s one of the most popular questions in interviews, and also one of the most understandable. Why not hear why your future employee is right for the role straight from the horse’s mouth?

    Why then, does it fill us with so much trepidation? Partly because there’s no way of tricking this question, you’ve just got …

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    Can You Describe Your Supervisor’s Personality?

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    I know from personal experience that when I reported to a boss I was aligned with ideologically and who trusted me, I performed very well and kept getting promoted and promoted. But there were other bosses with whom those alignments just were not there, and after a while we separated—at times voluntarily and at other …

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    Ways to Bring Summer into the Office

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    Summer is already here and it is three months long. Unfortunately, most of us cannot go to vacation for three months but even if we are in the office, we can still enjoy the long summer days and bring summer into the office. Below you can find how:

    Change Your Commute Routine: Instead of taking…
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    You Get What You Give

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    There are many reasons why it is appropriate to name this post in this manner: 1) my good friend wrote a marketing book with the same title; and 2) this particular concept is very true. Whether you like to say, “show your love,” “pay it forward,” or any similar maxim, taking part in a program …

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    Why You’re Not Getting Job Offers

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    Everybody wants a better job.  Not everyone knows how to go about getting that position.  One of the biggest factors preventing many people from success is making very common, yet hurtful interviewing mistakes.  These missteps act as barriers to obtaining great jobs, so they are worth assessing and avoiding.

    Three interview mistakes you’re probably making:…

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search, Recruitment

    Just To Get a Rep

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    As a mode of communications, the internet in general, and social media, in particular, has allowed us to connect to others in many different ways. We can share all types of happenstances in our lives and this ability can affect our lives both our personal and professional lives. Social media, for some, has seemingly blurred …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Career Resources, entrepreneurship, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Positioning, Reputation Management, SEO, Social Media

    The Soft Skills You Need To Succeed at a Start-Up

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    Whether you’re looking to kick off your career at a start-up, or want to move over from working in big business, working at a start-up may well require a whole host of new skills.

    Start-up environments are constantly shifting and changing, and you will need to take on ad hoc duties while constantly looking for …

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    Working for a Startup vs. a Corporation

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    Both types of companies have advantages and disadvantages. Below you can have a look at them.

    Corporations:

    Corporate companies provide a safer environment. They are financially secure so you can be sure that you will receive your paycheck every month. You have a defined job role. Everybody knows their responsibilities. Therefore, it is enough to…
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