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Six Ways to Attempt Work-Life Balance During the Holidays

Posted by Elizabeth McLeod on Dec 18, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Do you find yourself reaching for your iPhone or sweating over a big deadline while your entire family scoffs down gingerbread cookies and seems blissfully unaware of your impending corporate doom?

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Why Your Cover Letter is Keeping You from Your Dream Job

Posted by Elizabeth McLeod on Dec 16, 2014 9:00:00 AM

 
First, let’s address the question of should you send a cover letter.  Yes, you should.  “Not sending a cover letter is a sign of laziness.  It’s akin to making spelling and grammar mistakes in your résumé.  You just don’t do it,”   says Jodi Glickman, a communications expert and author of   Great on the Job.
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How to answer the tough interview questions

Posted by Elizabeth McLeod on Dec 9, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Preparing for an interview can be tough.  Aside from thinking about how you will find the building, and what you will wear, you are probably (hopefully) thinking about what you might be asked during the interview.

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5 Tips to Stop Procrastinating at Work

Posted by Elizabeth McLeod on Nov 17, 2014 10:00:00 AM

We all do it.  We troll Reddit , color code our planner, and we online shop for new post-it notes,  all before completing a single aggravating task.  Procrastination is natural, but often times, it can hinder your work performance.  Learning how to control your distractions and buckle down on those tough assignments is an important step in career growth….but it’s tougher than it sounds.

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It’s Not You, It’s Me: How to Professionally Reject a Job Offer

Posted by Elizabeth McLeod on Nov 3, 2014 7:56:00 AM

So, you landed the job…or maybe you landed more than one.  Congratulations!  Remember, this is a happy problem.  Having to reject a job offer means that (hopefully) you are accepting another offer, or you are in the position to wait for something that is more in line with your career goals.

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Skype Interviews: How to Recover from a Bad Connection

Posted by Elizabeth McLeod on Oct 23, 2014 11:31:00 AM

Today, Skype interviews are increasingly common.  They save you the hassle of taking time off to travel to another location, and they save your interviewer the money of having you visit.  However, like many things in modern technology there can be a few technical glitches.

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