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Job Interview Success: How to Earn an Invite to That One Key Interview

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So what do you do if you’ve thrown seemingly hundreds of resumes out there, but still aren’t getting any bites?

For some handy advice, and ultimately job interview success, read on!   

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Exit Strategy: 6 Questions to Ask Before You Quit Your Job

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If you’re considering quitting your job, keep in mind that it’s best to have a new job lined up first.

Before you quit your job, ask (and answer) the following six questions…   

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Seven Ways You Can Stay Productive Between Jobs

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Sure, you didn’t plan on a permanent vacation, a.k.a. being unemployed, but here you are. Believe it or not, this can be a blessing in disguise. No, I’m not joking!

In fact, this may be the perfect time to learn how to stay productive.   

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The Top 5 Mistakes That are Keeping You Unemployed

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We know that you’re very qualified and would make a great employee, but you’re still unemployed, even after sending off dozens of applications. One of the reasons for your continued unemployment could be that you’re not crafting the kind of excellent, compelling resume that employers want to see. Here, we’ll talk about ways you’re not selling yourself as well as you could be in your resume, as well as discussing other reasons you might not be getting the job.   

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5 Ways to Evaluate Your Job Interview Performance

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You’ve had a few interviews… but, so far, no offers. Yes, that could mean the competition was more qualified than you. Or it could mean you need to improve your job interview performance.

To help evaluate past interviews, and to see how you can do better next time, here are five areas you must evaluate…   

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The Gig Economy: Stop Looking for a Job; Start Selling Your Skills

Got Skills

Today’s job market is dramatically different than it was just a short time ago. We’re now living in a “gig economy” where one- to five-year stints are the norm and people need to plan their careers around a market that’s becoming more and more unpredictable.

From an employer’s perspective, the gig economy is all about relevancy. How relevant are the skills you have to solving the problems my business faces?   

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