The Difference Between Skills and Transferable Skills

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If you’ve spent any time in the job market over the last few years you’ve probably heard the phrase “transferable skills” thrown around. But what does that mean and how does it differ from any other kind of skill? If you want to take your career to the next level, it’s important that you examine… Read more »

Don’t Be Spooked, Introverts! You Can Still Ace Your Interview

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It isn’t just haunted houses and horror movies making you want to hide under your covers this season. For an introvert, interviews can be scarier than Halloween. While your first instinct might be to clam up and not share your innermost thoughts with the person across the desk, it is pretty clear an interview requires… Read more »

“Can You Tell Me About…” Interview Answers

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Job seekers aren’t the only ones taught to prepare for upcoming interviews. Employers also have experts in their ears telling them how to properly question a candidate to get the most important information. They want to hire the best possible person for the job, so one of the current trends in interviewing tries to get… Read more »

How to Confidently Express Your Opinions in the Workplace

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There is a big trend in the workplace right now, centering on the idea of working with a company, and people, who possess shared values. Employment experts from all across the country encourage job seekers to determine whether or not a company matches their personal goals before accepting an open position. But, could this idea… Read more »

Spruce Up Your LinkedIn Profile to Land Your Ideal Customer Service Job

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You may not pay specific attention to your LinkedIn profile, but it really is one of the best free professional assets you’ll access in your career. You can make your LinkedIn profile sing to get your next, and ideal, customer service job. So, how can you use LinkedIn to your professional advantage? Here are a… Read more »

Yes, Employers Will Be Looking at Your Social Media

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You know you need a good resume, excellent references, and the skills to back everything up when you’re applying for a new job. But have you thought much about your social media presence? Today’s world of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more are so ubiquitous that everyone has them, but no one really thinks about their… Read more »

Ready to Move Up at Work? Read This!

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Are you starting to feel antsy in your current role? Maybe you’re bored with the work you’re doing and feel like you could be doing so much more. Maybe you want to be in a more demanding role or have more leadership responsibilities. Whatever the case, now is the time to approach your boss and… Read more »

Use These Tips to Land an Exciting Job After Graduation

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It was a long and challenging road, but you’ve finally graduated. Now what happens? You’re going to be in the market for a new job, and that means building your resume and applying for positions that are a match for your skills, experience, and education. But how do you get started if you’ve never done… Read more »

Starting a Summer Job? Use These Tips to Make a Great Impression!

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Summer is well and truly here, and after a long cold winter, the hot weather is more than we could have asked for. Are you starting a job this summer? Maybe it’s temporary or maybe you expect it to be a long-term, full-time position, but in either case, it’s your job now to make the… Read more »

Is There a “Right Time” to Go Back to School?

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Going to college seems like a luxury of the recent high school graduate. College campuses are full of younger people without career experience looking to get the tools they need to succeed in our highly competitive job market. So, if you’re already established in your career, is there really a right time to go back… Read more »