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    Are You Ready for A New Career In the New Year?

    Signals for the Time is Now

    No doubt your career has seen twists and turns along with a steady stream of endeavors. It has undoubtedly brought both challenges and reward. It’s comfortable, and you know what needs to be done each day until the realization hits that the same old no longer works.

    Focus plus …

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    Learn How to Interview Like a Politician

    It doesn’t matter what questions they are asked. When debating, politicians come prepared to speak about certain key points that they want to get across to the audience.

    These topics are well rehearsed and serve no other point than to make that person appear more likable, intelligent, relatable, competent (i.e., they are meant to paint …

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    Posted in Career Development, Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding

    Why You’re Not Getting Job Offers

    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

    Why Are They Asking These Interview Questions?

    People sometimes feel they did not do their best at their job interview. This has several reasons. First, in general, most people do not prepare sufficiently for that oral test commonly known as the job interview. They simply don’t know how to. But because of their past successes at landing jobs, they feel that that …

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    Information Overload for People in Transition

    Just two decades ago, finding a suitable job was simplistic. People wrote their own résumés, had them edited by trusted friends, and walked into the interview with confidence about having been for a long time in the previous job that he must have been good at because of a lengthy tenure. Since then, though, the …

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    10 Hardest Interview Questions

    Competition for finding a job is getting fiercer every day. There are many talented candidates applying for the same positions.  Therefore, companies are highly selective and ask the hardest questions they possibly can to put the candidates under more pressure. Thus, they evaluate if the candidates can succeed under any circumstance.

    It would be to …

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    Posted in Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding, Skill Development

    How to Salvage a Bad Interview

    With job interviews, even countless hours of preparation can lead to some iffy moments when the interview takes place. It’s impossible to fully prepare for interview unless you hold a crystal ball that predicts the future. There will often be questions or statements said that can catch one off guard, as not all job interviews …

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    Posted in guest post, Interview, Personal Branding

    Why Networking is an Overrated Career Tool

    Critical thinkers are a dying breed and logic is becoming a lost art. Ironically, we have more access to information than any generation. Whether it be at the gym, office or on the couch, we can readily access information, however we question the validity of what we read and hear less and less.

    If I …

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    Are You in the Wrong Occupation?

    Are you in the wrong occupation? Probably.

    Here are a few of the top reasons you are likely to be in the wrong occupation:

    – There are over 10,000 standardized occupations and you have not even considered 9,995 of them

    – You would consider it wasting you education to go into another field

    – You …

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    Use Pictures to Build Your Personal Brand

    Pictures have the ability to tell our stories better than written word. A resume may list your volunteer work with a non-profit that creates urban gardens for low-income communities, but a picture of you, elbow-deep in earth, showing others how to plant vegetables is more likely to connect with future employers who value community-minded team …

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