How to Deal with Your Debt as a Job Seeker

Most people are in debt from things like credit cards, medical bills, car payments, and mortgages. Although debt is an expected part of our everyday lives, too much debt can create problems for people seeking jobs. Let’s take a look at how having a lot of debt can impact your job search.

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Five Tips When Approaching Your Boss About a Raise

It’s sweaty palm time: you’re going to ask your boss for a raise. Today I’ll offer five tips to help you put your best foot forward.

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Disabilities and the Job Interview

Interviewing can be a very nerve-racking experience. Aside from answering a lot of employer questions and asking a few of your own, what if you have a delicate topic in your present or past? Should you bring it up? If so, when? And how?

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Three Tips for Stay at Home Parents Returning to the Workplace

Societal trends have certainly changed over the decades. These days it’s less likely than ever before for children to be in a two-parent household where one parent elects to remain home while the other is employed.

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Situational and Behavioral Interview Questions

ore and more, employers are shifting from the traditional interview to a more behavioral-based format. Today I’ll explore behavioral and situational questions. I’ll define them, let you know why they’re being asked, list several examples, and finally offer some tips for handling them effectively.

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Goodwill®’s Value to Employers

Companies want to hire talented employees. What’s Goodwill’s role in that process? Let’s explore some of the ways Goodwill works to create value for employers in their local area.

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Goodwill®’s Value to Job Seekers

When it comes to all that Goodwill provides both job seekers and the business community, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard someone say, “I had no idea!”

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Tattoos, Piercings, and Your Appearance

We’ve all heard the expression, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” The interview is no exception. Today I’ll tackle the somewhat controversial topic of tattoos, piercings and other areas of your appearance and how they may play out during the hiring process.

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Answering… “Why should we hire you?”

When I speak with groups of job hunters, I’ll typically ask them what questions give them trouble. Beyond the obvious ones like telling about yourself, your salary requirements, your weaknesses, and your goals… one I frequently hear is, “Why should we hire you?”

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Volunteerism: Why it Matters

Each of us has our reasons for volunteering. Today I’ll explore some of those reasons and why volunteering is not only good for the community, but it can also benefit you – and not just for job hunting purposes.

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Three Cues From Your Employer That It’s Time to Look for Another Job

It’s inevitable. Sooner or later you’ll start looking for a new job. We have many reasons we might want to change jobs. But what are some signals from our employer that THEY are ready to move on from us? Today I’ll share three cues (and a bonus cue) from your employer that you’d better start looking.

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Start Your New Year Job Search the Right Way

As we turn the page to a new year, some of resolve to eat better, lose weight, give up bad habits… and some resolve to land a new job in the coming year. While I can’t help those other areas, I can offer tips if you’re planning to step out into the job market in 2019.

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