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Although not as commonplace as a resume or cover letter, a resignation letter is still part of the overall employment process. And writing a letter of resignation doesn’t have to be a complicated effort. Once you’ve decided to move on from your current company and have an exit date in mind, use these tips to… Read more »

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During the lazy days of summer, when work is more on cruise control, you might start thinking about what’s next for your career. July is the perfect time to consider next steps because it isn’t typical end-of-the-year performance review time. You’re free to figure out what career success looks like and how you can reach… Read more »

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We have all been there. You find yourself feeling stuck at work, recycling old ideas, with no growth potential in sight.  Maybe you’ve stopped thinking for yourself or feel uninspired to volunteer for new and challenging assignments.  Usually this is a temporary feeling that won’t require drastic measures (like quitting your job!).  You may just… Read more »

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Often, as part of the hiring process, employers will conduct a phone interview with potential applicants. If the thought of answering interview questions over the phone makes you a little anxious, you are not alone. But all it takes to have a successful phone interview is to be prepared (just as you would for an… Read more »

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According to many recruiters and HR professionals, job seekers are often perplexed by cover letters, usually because they don’t know how to write them. Don’t let your cover letter work against you by simply repeating what’s on your resume. Let it work FOR you by presenting your qualifications and experience in a way that is… Read more »

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Last week we shared several ideas to get you started writing or updating your resume. Below is a Quick Tips Guide to help you finish this important job-search tool. 1-Keep it to one page, if at all possible.  It saves a lot of time for busy recruiters and the rest of the hiring team.  If… Read more »

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Happy Middle of the Year! Not only are January and February a popular time to job hunt, but May and June are, too. This is the prime time for graduates to start their job search and no better way than to tackle the basics of resume writing. Whether you’re a first-time job seeker, returning to… Read more »

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We are often reminded, and with good reason, about the benefits of exercise. We are encouraged to move, to stand at our desks and stretch, to take the stairs. Many of us use reminders on our phones, watches, or the good old-fashioned post-it note that help us to remember to stop work, stand up, and… Read more »

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When you interview for a job, there comes a time when the hiring team turns the tables. After peppering you with questions, it’s your turn to ask. Here is your opportunity to learn more about the position and the company, and to help you decide if it’s the right fit. If you’ve done a bit… Read more »

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You wrote a stellar resume, one that highlights your skills and experience, and crafted a unique cover letter. With a little help from your network, you landed an interview. Congratulations! Beyond the basics (show up on time – or early! – to your interview and dress appropriately), here are 6 skills that will amp up… Read more »