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How to Pivot Into a New Career After College Graduation

Posted by Kayla Robinson on Oct 20, 2022 10:10:46 AM

College graduation can be a crazy and potentially stressful time in anyone’s life as they try to figure out post-school steps. The pressure can be even more exasperated if you’ve gotten to the point of graduation, and either a) you’re having trouble identifying an opportunity within your field, or b) after 4 years (or more) spent studying something, you’ve decided to move in a different direction.

Navigating the current job market can be rough, so regardless of the reason, here are some tips for changing your career after graduation.

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Top Soft Skills Applicable to All Professionals 2022

Posted by Madelyn Langley on Aug 11, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Soft skills are individual attributes that enhance and influence how one works. Soft skills reveal who someone really is and how they operate in the workplace. Hard skills are technical skills and test your knowledge, while soft skills are personal qualities and behaviors that show how you utilize your hard skills. Soft skills develop and evolve over time, making them relevant and highly sought-after by hiring managers. Continue reading for a list of the top soft skills employers value and the importance of these skills so you can excel in your job search or career.

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7 of the Best Google Chrome Extensions for Job Seekers

Posted by Madelyn Langley on Jul 28, 2022 11:15:00 AM

Google Chrome has some great extensions (software programs that can be installed into Chrome to change the browser's functionality) that can come in handy during the job search process. There are thousands of Chrome extensions, free or paid, available for installation from the Chrome Web Store, but I have narrowed down a list of the best, up-to-date extensions that would be the most beneficial during your job search. These extensions were hand-picked to make your life just that much easier!

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Is My Imposter Syndrome Justified?

Posted by Jesse Mullen on Jul 12, 2022 10:00:00 AM

We’ve all heard of the term imposter syndrome. It’s the feeling of unworthiness that follows a great opportunity. The feeling of inadequacy and inexperience. But what happens when one is convinced that their imposter syndrome is justified?

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How to Make Your Resume ATS-Friendly

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on May 19, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Many employers today use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to help with their recruiting and hiring processes. These systems parse through thousands of resumes for selected keywords to save recruiters and hiring managers a lot of time by weeding out less ideal candidates for job postings. Making your resume ATS-friendly can greatly improve the chances that your resume will be seen by the hiring manager. Here are three tips to create a resume that is ATS-friendly.

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Questions To Ask In An Interview For A Remote Job

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on Apr 21, 2022 12:36:38 PM

The past two years have seen dramatic changes in workplace dynamics and it could be said that none have been more significant than the increase in the number of, and demand for, opportunities to work remotely. Management and staff alike have learned that they can be as effective and efficient working from home as they can in the office and, therefore, the option to work remotely is becoming more and more popular. According to Forbes, remote work is here to stay and the number of opportunities will continue to increase into next year. So, if you are considering switching to a remote job now is a good time to start interviewing.

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5 Company Culture Questions to Ask During an Interview

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 24, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Millions of employees are joining the Great Resignation and this movement is undoubtedly impacting the new world of work. High turnover is expected to continue to remain elevated this year. Not only are employees quitting at a staggering rate, but employees are quitting within the first few months/ first year of the job. Recent studies have shown that as high as 40% of newly hired employees alarmingly leave almost right after they start, and an additional 10% to 20% leave within the first year. Many different factors are driving this but one of the main influences for making a move so early within the job is poor workplace culture.

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Leaving Your Job? Here’s How to Handle a Counteroffer From Your Current Employer

Posted by Ally Daglio on Feb 24, 2022 11:01:13 AM

It is not uncommon in this candidate-driven market to be in a position where you are incentivized to stay with more money or a promotion when giving your two weeks’ notice. It is an extremely difficult position to be in because you are torn between the organization you are working at, where you have built trust and relationships, and a new and exciting opportunity. It can seem like an even more difficult decision to leave your current job when you are offered more compensation, a title change, or both when you tell them you are leaving. Before you make a final decision, ask yourself these few questions.

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How to Answer: “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 27, 2022 10:32:52 AM

Time and time again interviewers ask the question, “where do you see yourself in five years?” This can be a trick question depending on your response, but more often than not, the hiring manager is merely trying to uncover your career aspirations and determine how well they align with the organization and position you’re applying for. Even if you don’t see yourself at the company in five years that is something you want to avoid mentioning during the interview. Continue reading to learn tips on how to answer this question like a pro so you land the job (even if it is just for now).

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The Benefits of Temporary Work (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 24, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Taking a temporary job can offer many benefits — both short and long-term. Whether you're ready to get back to work, gain real-world work experience, or make a career change, temporary work could be for you. And in today's changing employment landscape the market for Temporary/ Contract work is on the rise. The need for temporary employees is more pronounced than ever! Check out our infographic to learn just some of the advantages of temping.

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