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8 Wrong Reasons for Quitting Your Job

by Taylor Tobin via Fiarygodboss | July 16, 2019

If you’re thinking of putting in your two-weeks-notice for any of these eight reasons, it's worth thinking twice before deciding quitting is the best way to achieve your goals.

7 Resume Mistakes Grammar and Spell-Check Tools Often Miss

by LiveCareer | July 15, 2019

You can’t always rely on grammar and spell-check tools to pick up resume mistakes. Here are seven common errors that online applications might not catch.

Selling Yourself in Your Cover Letter

by Vault Careers | July 09, 2019

Advertisers know the key to grabbing your attention in a matter of seconds—use their techniques to sell a future employer on you and your qualifications in your next cover letter.

7 Questions to Ask Yourself That Are More Important Than “What’s My Passion?”

by Taylor Tobin via Fairygodboss | July 08, 2019

They say if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. But loving what you do is more than being passionate—it's working in a way that's right for you. Check out these tips to make sure you're addressing all aspects of finding your dream job.

Tips for Navigating the Job Search Process in the Age of AI

by Greg Miller | July 07, 2019

Artificial intelligence is everywhere—especially on the job hunt. From application to offer, we've got advice on how to make sure even the machines know you're the best candidate for the job.

The 4 Simple Behaviors that Turn Ordinary People Into CEOs, According to Researchers

by Leah Thomas via Fairygodboss | July 02, 2019

Think you can never become a CEO? Think again, say the authors of The CEO Next Door. Here are four traits that can help people become the CEO they’ve always wanted to be.

Three Types of Stories Every Leader Should Master

by Harrison Monarth | June 25, 2019

The fact that people react strongly to stories should motivate business leaders to develop their storytelling skills. Here are three stories every leader should master.

Which Green Jobs Are in High Demand and Where Can You Find Them?

by Alice Porter | June 25, 2019

The environmental sector is constantly growing, and as we move to a more sustainable way of life, green jobs will bring you job security as well as comfort that you'll be directly improving the environment. Find out here which green jobs are in high demand and where to find them.

How to Answer the “How Would Someone Else Describe You?” Interview Question

by Kaitlin McManus | June 19, 2019

What do people talk about when they talk about you? We give you some tips on how to answer when an interviewer asks what your friends, coworkers, and boss would say about you.

3 Common Interview Tips NOT to Take

by Derek Loosvelt | June 18, 2019

Interviews are stressful, so it's understandable to want to get as much advice about them as possible. However, some interview advice can hurt rather than help you. Here are three common tips to beware of.

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