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5 Career Mistakes You Should Never, Ever Make

Everyone makes mistakes, and while most snafus won’t completely kill your career, some are pretty hard to recover from. The best bet, Donna Fuscaldo writes in a terrific Glassdoor post titled “5 Damaging Career Moves to Avoid,” is to watch out for pitfalls and try not to put yourself in situations where you’re scrambling to make apologies or play catchup. Drawing largely from career strategist...

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25 Dec 2014
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Be Less Busy, Get More Done with These 5 Tips

Thanks — or rather no thanks — to the Internet, it’s now possible to work all the time. That 9-to-5 job you signed up for now goes around the clock, and that’s bound to leave you feeling busy and overwhelmed. Funnily enough, taking on more projects doesn’t necessarily mean getting more done, and as Laura Garnett explains in a helpful Daily Muse post titled “5 Ways...

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03 Sep 2014
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How to Use Social Media to Find a Job

Social media is a useful thing. If not for Facebook and Twitter, how would we tell the world what he had for breakfast or share pictures of our children? But might these online platforms be used for more? According to a great Business2Community post titled “Six Tips for Using Social Media to Land a Job,” you just might tweet your way to a dream job....

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02 Sep 2014
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How to Handle Rejection During Your Job Search

The job-search process is a lot like baseball: Nobody bats 1.000. Even if you’re a super well-qualified worker with lots of great contacts and experience, you’re bound to get passed up for some opportunities. It’s the nature of the beast. This can extremely disheartening, since sending out resumes and sitting through interviews requires a lot of time and preparation. You’re putting yourself out there, and...

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01 Sep 2014
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8 Great Tips for Your First Day at a New Job

Congratulations. You’ve made it through the grueling interview process and landed a great new job. You’re over one hurdle, but what’s that off in the distance? Another one: your first day. Beginning a new gig can be extremely stressful, as you no doubt want to start things off on the right foot. Luckily, award-winning author and former staffing professional Belo Cipriani can help. In a great SFTGate...

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28 Aug 2014
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7 Ways to Modernize Your Job Search

As you well know, since you’re reading this on a computer or a smartphone, we live in a digital age. As a result, today’s job market is a brave new world where the old rules no longer apply. And yet many people in search of employment continue to use age-old techniques that have become obsolete. Luckily, Michelle Kruse has written a piece for CareerCast.com titled...

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27 Aug 2014
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Learn to Stay Calm Like Top Performers

You know that guy or gal in your office running around like a crazy person with a Bluetooth in his or her ear and a stack of documents in hand? This individual may appear important — there’s nothing like a frantic disposition to make you look like a mover and a shaker — but as it turns out, top-tier businesspeople are actually very calm. That’s according to Jessica Stillman...

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26 Aug 2014
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Will These Interview Questions Get You Hired?

Every job interview is different, but they all end the same way: “Do you have any questions for us?” There are lots of ways you can go with this, and most people ask about the typical workday or some specific aspect of the company. This is all fine and good, but according to MIT career specialist Lily Zhang, it sometimes pays to go a little...

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25 Aug 2014
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Openly Gay Bank CEO Sparks Hopes of Greater Wall Street Diversity

While there are still no openly gay CEOs in the Fortune 1000, as the Wall Street Journal reports, it may only be a matter of time. Thanks to people like Trevor Burgess, whose Florida bank C1 Financials debuted earlier this month on the stock exchange, LGBT executives are becoming more visible in the financial world, sparking hopes of greater diversity across the board.

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22 Aug 2014
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