Category: Career Advice

What I Learned Doing Contract Work

Contract work – sounds scary, right? Not permanent. Maybe short term. What if they let me go tomorrow? What if I don’t like the job? All these thoughts went thru my head when I accepted my first contract job.  But I decided to go for it and I’m happy to say it worked out very […]

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Six Types of Bosses and How to Deal With Them

Considering all the numerous types of organizations there are globally – profit vs non-profit, healthcare, education, sales – it is only natural to come across various bosses or managers throughout. The countless industries and mission of companies also reasonably demand different breeds of leaders to run a successful company, division, or team. There is certainly […]

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6 Top Reasons You Might Lose a Job Offer Due to a Background Check

Finding a job is no easy task—it takes time. You searched for a job, applied, went through multiple interviews, and finally, you got an offer—sweet! But before you can start your new job, you have to jump through one more hoop: the background check for employment. Employers conduct background checks (also called background screenings and pre-employment screenings) either internally, […]

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The New Interview Questions – What Did You Accomplish?

It’s not enough that there’s been a pandemic, millions of people got laid off, graduates are struggling to find jobs…and now you need to think about new interview questions. The interview questions that everyone will have to answer, especially recent grads is “What did you do during the pandemic of 2020? Or How did you […]

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Dress for Success

Appearance always matters, especially during a job interview. Dressing up for a video or in-person interview can give you the confidence you need to stand out from other candidates. And yes it matters what you wear, even on a video interview.

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Video Interview Tips for Job Seekers

Even though the spread of the coronavirus has dramatically slowed life down for most, many companies are still hiring – but, the process has changed. Instead of your typical in-person interview, the new normal for many businesses is to conduct their interviews over the phone or via video. So, with video interview becoming the new […]

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