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    America’s Dream Job

    According to a recent survey made by MidAmerica Nazarene University with 2,000 Americans, only 25% of Americans currently work in their dream jobs. These 25% of Americans have either high salaries, born during the baby boomer generation, have PhD degrees or live in the Southwest area. However, what about the rest of the Americans? What …

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    Worst Interview Mistakes

    If you go to numerous interviews and still being turned down by employers, you may be doing the below interview mistakes. Employers may not be tolerated for mistakes, especially if there are too many applicants for the same position. Therefore, avoid the below common mistakes.

    Not Dressing Appropriately: Know the dress code of the company…
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    How to Stand Out From the Crowd

    It is important to distinguish yourself from the rest of the crowd if you want to find a job which you are really excited about. You need to make an impression that will make people remember you. This impression both needs to be on paper such as on your resume and cover letter as well …

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    5 Ways to Hack Your Budget Between Jobs

    Between jobs and struggling to make it by with regular lifestyle choices? Until a hiring manager calls with good news, you need to make a few cuts, but you want to do more than survive.

    You want to thrive! Here are five ways to hack your budget between jobs and save money.

    1. Cut the …

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    4 Ways to Win at Salary Negotiation

    Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation.

    It pays to be savvy at salary negotiation. Depending on experience level, a job seeker who can effectively negotiate salary will make roughly $100 – $500 more weekly than their counterparts.

    Below, you’ll find four winning salary negotiation strategies …

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    The Do’s and Don’ts of Working With Recruiters

    In order to work effectively with a recruiter, you need to know how to communicate with them.

    Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognizes the importance of building the right relationships, few know how to establish a rapport with a key group: headhunters.…

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    Three Things to Consider Before Saying Yes

    Before you say yes and sign on the dotted line think about these three things

    It’s the end of the year and for some companies it’s hiring season.

    And yes … the smart companies do use this time to seek out great people. And, smart candidates use this time to seek enlightened companies.

    Both the …

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    Ask Yourself These 10 Questions Before Jumping On a Job Offer

    When you’ve sent out dozens of resumes and interviewed almost as many times, finally receiving a job offer feels like the ultimate reward. But just because someone offers you a job doesn’t necessarily mean that you should take it.

    An interview not only helps your potential employer get to know you, it’s also an opportunity …

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    How to Choose Between Two Outstanding Candidates

    The need to choose between two outstanding candidates is an interesting and a desirable dilemma for employers. However, as an employer, you need to act fast and decide which one to hire. If you don’t know how to decide between the two, below you can find some ideas.

    Try to Find Out Who is More…
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    When To Use The ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Pitch

    Job seekers often ask a question about when to use the tell-me-about-yourself pitch—like in an interview—and when to use the elevator pitch: like in a networking situation. The confusion arises because some people don’t understand the purpose or objective of each of the two pitches.

    How to properly answer when asked, “Tell me about yourself.”…

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