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Changing Jobs: When It’s Time to Go and When It’s Time to Stay

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The working world isn’t the same as it used to be. Case in point: Millennials are now changing jobs four times in their first decade out of college, according to a recent study by LinkedIn. So the days of grabbing the gold watch are over.

Yes, many bemoan the frivolous nature of the millennial generation for constantly changing jobs…   

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Video Interviewing: Dos and Don’ts Direct from a Hiring Manager

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As a job seeker, you already know what to do before for a video interview. Now here’s the 101 of a video interview: Candidates are given a link to the video service and asked to go through a fairly simple set-up process. The questions appear one at a time. After seeing a question, candidates have one minute to prepare an answer. Then the camera turns on.   

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6 Ways Candidates Can Become Job Seeking Zombies

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Time after time, job seekers land an interview or a meeting with someone influential in their screening, and they blow it. They become zombies to the company. And the company wants to run from or shut down the zombie. Unlike the characters in movies, they succeed at a pretty high rate. Here’s how job candidates become zombies to employers.   

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How to Avoid Blowing Your Next Important Job Interview

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The job interview is a key part of landing a job and your chance to show your new employer that not only do you know what you are after, but also you know what you bring to the table. So leave the paper at home, work on your key messages, and don’t forget to double check whether this is the right role for you.
   

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5 Bold Tips for Reinventing Your Job Seeker Brand

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You don’t have to become someone else in order to secure your dream job; you just have to change your way of thinking when it comes to seeking employment.

Here are five bold tips and tricks that will help you dazzle your next employer, ace the interview, and find the best offers on the market…   

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How to Get Out of Your Cozy (Yet Dangerous) Comfort Zone

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Our comfort zone is, well, comfortable. An unknown individual once said that “a comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” There is a lot of truth in those 12 words. How are we supposed to get better when we’re stuck where we are?    

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