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7 Tips to Land a Job Interview in the Next Hour

If you had one hour to land a job interview, what would you do to secure an interview? To help you land a job interview, we asked business leaders and HR experts this question for their best tips. From doing your research to leveraging your network, there are several tips that may help you secure an interview. 

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How to Connect with a Potential Employer on LinkedIn

You might wonder if it’s appropriate to contact the hiring manager after you applied for a job, and in most cases it could benefit you to send a message over LinkedIn expressing interest about the position. However, there are several things to consider before pressing send. 

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Essential Skills to Add to Your Resume

Listing skills on your resume is fairly easy. Listing the right skills in the right way is a little bit trickier. In this guide, we’ll explain how to identify the right skills, and how to list them on your resume.

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5 Free Programs to Improve Your Leadership and Management Skills

We all want to advance in our careers.  The challenges brought on by the pandemic have made professional growth more difficult than ever. With many businesses downsizing or sadly, closing their doors, there are fewer opportunities to move up when companies are simply trying to hang on and ride out the storm until the waters calm. However, there could be opportunity within that hurricane. 

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How to Answer Controversial Interview Questions

In preparing for an interview, it’s smart to practice how you’d address typical interview questions. But what if you’re thrown a question that you feel has nothing to do with your ability to perform the job?

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How to Navigate and Overcome Unemployment Gaps

Once upon a time in a land far, far away, searching for a new job followed a strict and specific set of rules. One rule that seemed to be written in stone was that significant employment gaps — say six months or longer — were a red flag for recruiters. As with so many other things in our society, COVID-19 has changed that perception.

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How to Build a Strong Team in a Virtual World

What is this, day four million of the pandemic? By now, most of us have settled into that new routine of working. The technical issues have been largely solved. We are fluent in Zoom and various work-flow software. Now what? How do we maintain our team spirit?

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Five Ways to Have Fun While Working Remotely

Like you, I’m getting a bit tired of the over-used phrase, “Welcome to the new normal”.  However, just because “we’re all in this together,” it doesn’t mean we can’t “pivot” from the norm and “think outside the box” when it comes to making work fun again.

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Does An Employer Really Care About My Social Media?

In a word, yes. More than ever before, employers are likely to search your name on Google as well as take a look at your social media pages to get a sense of your online presence and professionalism. Whether it’s Facebook, LinkedIn or a host of other sites, employers will often view your information and base their hiring decision, at least in part, on what they see.

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5 Tips for Virtual Commuting

When this whole work-from-home business began (what seems like years ago), many of us greeted it with a collective “ugh”. The disruption of our daily routine was fraught with physical and emotional challenges. However, after a period of adjustments, the silver lining of this change of work venue has been the elimination of our daily commute.

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Tips for Decluttering Your Digital Space Before the New Year

With our ever-increasing usage of technology, our “spaces”  now expand into the digital sphere. That's why we are focusing on the environment behind the phone or computer screen. A decluttered work email inbox or personal phone photo collection can contribute to improved mental health and productivity.

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How to Be a Professional in the Workplace

Being a professional is more than how we look, our formal education and our professional achievements. It is also the qualities, values and behaviors we choose to display in the workplace — whether working remotely or in person with others.

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