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Negotiating Salary: 10 Things to Remember When Seeking a Raise

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You’ve done a good job. You’re making an impact on the bottom line of your employer. You’re contributing positively to the company culture. So you’re thinking: Maybe this is a good time to time to ask for a raise? It most likely is.

But as many young professionals have learned, negotiating salary is a tricky business…   

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11 Tips for Job Seekers Who Want to Stand Out Online

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A growing majority of people are using their social media presence to help them find a job.

But not everyone is successful. And not every approach works. The fact is it can be tough to stand out online…   

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Seeking a Career Mentor: Nine Characteristics You Should Value

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People hear the advice “find a mentor” fairly often, but that doesn’t always help. In fact, there are a lot of potential career mentors ouch there, each with a variety of levels of skill and success. So how do you know which person might be a good fit as a mentor, and which might be a misfit?   

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11 Professional Networking Mistakes Every Student Should Avoid

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When we begin building our professional network, we make networking mistakes we all wish we could take back. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a networking do-over. No worries. We’ve all been there. We all have to start somewhere.   

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10 Essential Tasks for After Your First Post-Graduation Summer

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Graduation seemed like it happened yesterday, right? Don’t look now, but it has been three months! Your first post-graduation summer is now behind you… and it is time to start a full-time job search. Applying for jobs online, though, may not be the first or best action plan. In fact, there are many essential tasks you might consider before throwing your resume against the wall and see what sticks.   

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Stuck in an Overwhelming Job Search? 13 Simple Ways to Get Going Again

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Are you stuck in what seems like an overwhelming job search? Despite a strong effort, are you not gaining enough traction?

Perhaps you need a job hunting reboot?   

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