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15 Reasons Someone Else Got the Job (And You Didn’t)

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You’ve worked hard; you’ve done everything right. And now, you find yourself neck-and-neck with another candidate; the job will go to one of you.

When you’re in this position, what makes the difference? How does an employer know who to choose, and who to disappoint?   

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Always Searching: The Profile of a Successful Job Candidate [Infographic]

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The 1980s band “Loverboy” may have said it best: “Everybody’s working for the weekend.”

According to a study by CareerBuilder and Inavero, 53 percent of workers today feel like they have just a job, not a career. Millennial workers also continue to hop between jobs more often than other generations: Baby Boomers tend to stay in a position for 11 years on average, while Millennials typically stay at a job for three years. Another interesting data point: 69 percent of full-time workers regularly search for new job opportunities.

Check out this interesting infographic from CareerBuilder to see if this data reflects your job seeking habits…   

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Bridge the Generation Gap: Impress Hiring Managers of Any Age

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According to a new CareerBuilder study, age disparity in office settings is disappearing. It’s no longer uncommon to see a 20-something managing older workers, and with this new era comes new generational differences. These differences — including ideas about communication, work style, and career advancement — could play a role in your interview process.

Here are a few tips for how to connect with older or younger hiring managers:   

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