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5 Awesome Networking Tips for Introverts
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5 Awesome Networking Tips for Introverts

There’s no overstating the importance of networking. It’s how most people find jobs, and that can be bad news for introverts. But as Elaine Varelas, a managing partner at Keystone Partners, writes for Boston.com, there are ways to get past the nervousness and discomfort that come with approaching strangers and asking for help. In a great post titled “Networking Tips for Introverts,” she shares some...

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7 Signs You Need to Leave Your Job
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7 Signs You Need to Leave Your Job

It’s never easy to leave a job. Looking for work is tough, and even if you’re unhappy in your current situation, you may be wary of taking a risk, quitting, and searching for something better. But sometimes, leaving is the right move. In a Daily Muse post titled “If You See Even One of These Signs, It’s Time to Leave Your Job,” Jayson Demers of Inc.com...

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4 Ways to Prep for a Great Job Interview
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4 Ways to Prep for a Great Job Interview

When you’re looking for work, landing a job interview can be pretty tough, but that’s just the beginning. The next step is visiting the offices of your prospective employer and convincing them to pick you over all the other applicants. It’s tricky business, but by reading “So You Got a Job Interview – What’s Next?” an informative U.S. News & World Report piece written by Ask a Manager...

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3 Skills Absolutely Essential for Any Career
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3 Skills Absolutely Essential for Any Career

Every career is different, and the skills required to be a good electrician aren’t exactly the same as the ones needed to be an effective air-traffic controller or kindergarten teacher. But there is some overlap, and in response to the Quora question, “What skills are necessary for all jobs” (via Slate), entrepreneur, CEO, and It’s My Life! I Can Change If I Want To author...

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Is It Time to ‘Divorce’ Your Job?
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Is It Time to ‘Divorce’ Your Job?

Jobs are like marriages: They don’t always work out. It’s a comparison that career coach and NK Webb Group founder Nicole Webb finds quite useful, and in a Black Enterprise post titled “Five Signs It’s Time to ‘Divorce’ Your Employer,” she shares some excellent tips for deciding when it’s time to split.

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Before Your Next Interview, Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

According to Charles Galda, CIO of technology centers and services at GE Capital, all business share a couple of things in common. They’re interested in “delivering value” and “driving growth,” so when they hire new people, they’re looking for individuals who can help achieve those two things. Whenever Galda interviews candidates, there are three essential traits he looks for, and they form the basis of “3...

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Start Strong at Your New Job with These 8 Tips

Nowadays, companies invest a lot of time and energy into “onboarding,” the process wherein they acclimate new employees and get them up to speed on policies, culture, and more. Even so, the first days, weeks, and even months at any new gig can be extremely stressful. In a terrific piece titled “8 Vital Tips For Starting a New Job,” career columnist Beverly Johnson shares some advice...

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