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How Job Desperation Can Ruin Your Interview (And Cost You the Job)

job desperation

Job hunting can be downright demoralizing. You send out resume after resume without getting anything in return. Why didn’t the hiring manager like what they saw? Did they even see it?

It’s easy to fall prey to job desperation…   

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5 Positive Steps Toward Personal and Professional Success

professional success

Staying positive is often easier said than done.

But, if you follow these five simple steps, you’ll be well on your way to achieving a better attitude about life… and you will achieve personal and professional success.   

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The Clear Benefits of Being Happy at Work [Infographic]

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When we’re happy at work, we are more productive. When we’re more productive, we smile more. When we smile more, we make others more happy and productive. When we make those around us more happy and productive we’re seen as leaders. When we’re seen as leaders, we receive recognition… maybe even get promoted.

And we receive recognition and get promoted, we’re happier at work!   

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Do You Exceed the 5 Basic Expectations of Every Recruiter?

Expectations of Every Recruiter

We talk a lot about the importance of customizing resumes for each application and establishing a solid online presence. Over and over, we cover effective job search techniques and job interview best practices. In fact, as job seekers, we pretty much obsess over every little detail involved with finding meaningful work.

What don’t we talk about enough? We don’t discuss – anywhere near enough – the baseline expectations recruiters have of every candidate   

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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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