How to Create Job Interview Confidence in Just 2 Minutes

Power Pose Means Confidence

Many people dread social situations… parties, and family gatherings, particularly those with people they don’t know or whom they haven’t seen for a while. It’s perhaps even worse to face these situations during a job search. Elevator pitches, job interviews, networking events can be very stressful; especially so when you don’t feel sure of yourself.

In the past, many of us practiced a theory of confidence-building we called “fake it till you make it.” But, now, research show us that there’s a much easier way and more effective way to build your confidence!   

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How to Choose the Right Job Right Now [Infographic]

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The possibility exists that one of the stereotypes about Gen Y professionals – the one where we want to start our careers at our dream job rather than working our way up to it – may be true… at least a little. When searching for our first few jobs out of college, including that seemingly elusive first position, maybe we should focus more on issues such as potential for growth, flexibility, style of management and the work environment? Instead of chasing after our version of that dream job our entire careers, maybe we should focus more on finding a role   

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How to Put a Positive Attitude to Work in Your Job Search

Positive Attitude and Job Search

Job search, not unlike moving to a new town alone, is often disconcerting… even frightening. For many, attempts to find work can turn confidence into insecurity, and shift calmness into anger and patience into pushiness.

Fortunately, many have found ways to positively channel this anxiety and energy. They have propelled their search—and with it, their attitude—forward…   

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The 5 Things Job Seekers MUST Know About LinkedIn

5 Things to Know About LinkedIn

You’ve created your LinkedIn profile, crafted a compelling headline and updated all of your past experience and education… so you’re all set to go. Recruiters will just start magically calling, right? Wrong.

If you wait around for recruiters to find you – and don’t actually DO something with your LinkedIn account – then you’re missing out. And before you do that… before you set out to land that dream job… there are five things you MUST know about LinkedIn…   

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#60Day Challenge, Day 25: Add to Your “Yes!” Skills

#60Day 25 of 60 Skill Learning Plan

With the skills that received a “yes” answer on Days 22 and 23 of the challenge accounted for, we now move on to the next stage of our “Skills Required Assessment”: those skills employers are looking for… and you cant’ say with confidence that you’ve developed… yet. Today, we begin to tackle the “maybe” and “no” answers from your list.

To get started, take out your skills required list. Line by line, ask yourself three questions…   

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5 Creative Resumes That Did the Job (And 5 Keys to Building Your Own)

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When it comes to your internship or job search, you’re probably wondering how you can differentiate yourself from other candidates. Maybe a creative resume seems like a good way to go.

Especially since over the last decade, Millennials have, with great fanfare in some cases, gotten creative with their resumes in order to land dream jobs and internships…   

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