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How to Remain Calm and Confident During the Interview

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on May 25, 2017 9:55:48 AM

If you are feeling nervous about an upcoming interview, don’t worry, you are not alone. A recent survey suggests that 92% of adults are anxious about job interviews. Although it may be difficult to completely get rid of your nerves, you want to show the hiring manager that you are confident about your skills and experiences, as well as convince them you are the best candidate for the role. To ensure your nerves don’t get the best of you during the interview, here are six ways you remain calm and confident.

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6 Best Ways to Stay Focused During the Work Day

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on May 16, 2017 9:54:42 AM

Staying completely focused during a long and busy workday can be tough to do. With more than half of Americans claiming to work over 40 hours per week, there are likely going to be days where you find it harder to remain motivated and attentive. However, staying focused is clearly imperative to your productivity. In order to remain as focused as you can throughout the workday, here are tips to help you when the phone keeps ringing and new tasks keep being thrown at you.

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9 Helpful Tools to Simplify Your Online To-Do List

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on May 10, 2017 11:57:04 AM

As more activity shifts online, it is sometimes difficult to manage all the things you need to complete in a day. You need to do things each day like respond to emails, remain engaged on social media, and overall stay focused on assignments and tasks at hand. If you feel overwhelmed by all the things you need to complete, here are nine helpful tools to streamline your activities and simplify your online to-do list.

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April 2017 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on May 9, 2017 10:20:21 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently released April’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment in April, employment adjustments for previous months, and employment projections. We’ve created a helpful infographic to provide you with a brief overview of the report’s top statistics and most important takeaways. We've also included an employment recap specific to Massachusetts in March. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information. 

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6 Ways to Expand Your Current Network and Build Meaningful Relationships

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on May 2, 2017 10:21:47 AM

The main purpose of networking is to build meaningful relationships and foster a real connection with others. Although it is sometimes perceived as awkward and cumbersome, it is necessary in all aspects of your professional career. You may be surprised to find you already have an established network, you just need to find the ways to further build those relationships. The following tips are ways you can find those connections and further expand your current network.

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Have You Updated Your Resume Recently? The Latest Trends You Need To Know

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Apr 27, 2017 10:15:13 AM

There will always be competing candidates when you apply for a job, so how can you ensure your application stands out? You need to start with evaluating your resume, since this will be the first impression a potential employer will get of you and your skillset. As the job industry continues to evolve, so do the qualities that make a resume successful. If you haven’t updated your resume recently, these are the latest resume trends you need to be aware of before you submit your application.

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How to Approach Behavioral Interview Questions Like a Pro

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on Apr 25, 2017 9:54:24 AM

Behavioral questions are commonly asked during interviews because it allows hiring managers to sense how you would function within the organization. With these types of interview questions, the best answers follow the STAR method, which “simply summarizes the structure of your work experience,” says Alan Carniol from The Huffington Post.

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Graduating Soon? Here’s How to Prepare For Your Career After College

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Apr 19, 2017 10:28:27 AM

Congratulations! As graduation is near, you’re approaching the finishing line and it’s time to launch your career. If you thought finals were stressful; searching for your first job will be just as demanding a task. It’s never too early to start planning for your future and by starting early, you will help eliminate the pressure that comes with looking for your first “real job”. The following ways will give you a jump start on your competition and make you more prepared for your career after college.

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March 2017 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 14, 2017 9:58:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently released March’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment in March, employment adjustments for previous months, and employment projections. We’ve created a helpful infographic to provide you with a brief overview of the report’s top statistics and most important takeaways. We've also included an employment recap specific to Massachusetts. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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10 Ways to Make the Best Impression on Your First Day (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 12, 2017 9:53:05 AM

This post was originally published on the JOHNLEONARD blog and written by Alexandra Papas on July 6, 2016.

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