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    Background Checks? These 7 Guidelines Can Help You Overcome Anxiety

    Failing background checks is a big concern for many job-seekers but that doesn't have to be the end of the road. Here are seven suggestions.

    Right now, failing background checks is a major concern for many. Last year’s pandemic has so many people out looking for work, many with lingering financial issues.

    Let’s face it…2020 was a year of tumult, boredom, and hysteria. It was a time of great uncertainty. Millions went through layoffs or applied for unemployment benefits. Others …

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    6 Strategies to Improve Your Professional Image

    Not many people appreciate how direct mail postcards, appearance, and social media habits combine to build a professional image. But they do.

    How do personal habits, connections, communication skills, social media commentary, and follow-up with a personalized direct mail postcard combine to help fuel career success? All of these factors — and more — will prove critical when you begin building your own brand. Creating a personal brand means helping the world see you the way you …

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    6 Mind-Blowing Cover Letter Tips to Highlight Your Skills and Experiences

    Whether you’re testing the waters or actively looking for your next career move, knowing how to structure your cover letter will get you noticed.

    Your cover letter is an opportunity to highlight what you bring to the table in your professional capacity. It tells the person reading it who you are, where you come from, …

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    6 Top Paying Jobs for College Students

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    Being a college student is not an easy job, but add to that looking for a job when you are a student and it’s a lot to balance. You may not have much work experience yet, but you’re likely full of energy and ambitions to show yourself.

    When looking for a top paying job as …

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    How to Start Your Career Using Just Social Media

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    I often chuckle when people ask the questions: “Is social media that big of a deal?” or “Can social media really boost my career?” My answer is always in the affirmative. This isn’t just because I think so, but because I’ve seen it play out countless times for numerous people.

    In our world today, social …

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    How to Pass a Job Interview With No Experience

    How to Pass a Job Interview With No Experience

    If you are just out of college, you are likely looking for a job that will help you start a prosperous and successful career. However, searching for the desired position may be a bit embarrassing and intimidating if you do not have much experience in your desired field. Following the results of research, a considerable …

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    What You Need on Your Resume to Go Straight to the Top

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    Whether you are working your way up in your industry or have just graduated, your ability to convey your personal brand to potential employers is incredibly reliant on your resume. Your resume is the first insight that future employers will have into what makes you tick and whether you would make a suitable employee. Here …

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    5 Rules Freelancers Should Follow When Writing Their Resumé

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    Working from home has now become a necessity rather than a convenience and luxury for many. This change combined with a record number of unemployed workers has led many people to look into freelance work, and it’s a good market for them. Freelancers are in demand today more than ever, with more than 40% of …

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    6 Tips to Succeed in a Virtual Interview

    As the impact and restrictions of coronavirus are felt worldwide, companies are having to turn to virtual interviews as a way of hiring and assessing candidates. With social distancing measures likely to be in place for some time, virtual interviews are set to become more common in the coming months. Here are six tips to …

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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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