Need Time Off Around the Holidays? Here’s How to Ask – And Get It!

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It can be difficult to ask for time off, especially around the busy holiday season. It can feel more critical when you’ve been searching for a job for a long time and finally land one. How do you convince your new employer that time off around the holidays is important to you? If you follow… Read more »

Streamline Your Customer Service Job Search with This Advice

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Did you know that the average job search in the U.S. is six to nine months? It’s no wonder that job seekers become jaded and disappointed throughout the search, which can lead to a poor attitude when interviewing. The reason for this extended search time is online job applications. They make it much easier to… Read more »

How to Keep Your Motivation High Through the End of the Year

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There is always one distraction or another that might keep you from fully engaging in your work. Now, since summer is coming to a close, it feels like time to get down to brass tacks. In reality, this is only the start to another downward slope through the fall and winter holiday seasons. So how… Read more »

Don’t Let Frustration Ruin Your Job Search!

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If you’ve been looking for a job longer than you expected, you may be feeling frustration creeping in. Searching for a job is hard work, and it can feel harder when you’re facing rejection or an extended period of unemployment. But this feeling of frustration can really impede your ability to land a new job… Read more »

Impress Your Interviewers with Your Workload Management Skills

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Some people just assume that a feeling of being overwhelmed comes with the territory in a professional job. But that doesn’t need to be the case. When you’re in the market for a new job, you can demonstrate one of the most valued but underrepresented skills in today’s workplace. If you are good at managing… Read more »