Should I Be Working Every Minute Of Every Day?

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To do well at your job, you may feel like your day should be work, work work… and work some more. But scientific evidence argues this isn’t the case. In fact, our brains simply were not built to work tirelessly for eight hours on end. The simple truth is that our minds need time to rest…

Preparing for the Interview: Tell Me About a Time You Handled a Difficult Customer

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Ready for your customer service interview? Positions such as these allow you to work directly with people and help them find answers to their questions and solutions to their problems. If you’re a people person and strive to help others—this is a perfect job choice for you. Now your next step is to nail the interview and get…

Preparing For The Interview: Answering What Challenges Are You Looking For In Your Next Position

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As you prepare for your upcoming interview, you’re gathering together your answers for common interview questions. And one you should add to the list is: “What challenges are you looking for in a new position?” Your answer will help an interviewer understand your motivation, your desire to grow and how hard you’re willing to work.   How to…

Preparing for The Interview: Answering Questions About Stress and Pressure

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As you practice your answers to common interview questions, it’s a good idea to include your answer to this one: “How do you handle stressful situations at work?” Your potential employer wants to know that you don’t simply go to pieces under pressure, because every workplace can be stressful from time to time. So, what’s…

Why It’s Important to Stay Organized During Your Job Search

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Finding a new job is a job in itself. It requires you to create unique versions of your documents, fill in and submit applications, follow up, attend interviews… there’s plenty to keep track of! And this increases depending on how long your job search takes. If you land a new job after applying to just…

Preparing for the Interview: What Are Your Career Goals?

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During your interview, you’ll likely be asked about your future. This is because your potential employer wants to find the right person for the job, and doesn’t want to replace you in a year because you left for something else. To help uncover your career motives, you might be asked the following questions about the…

3 Signs You’re Ready For A New Position

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Have you begun to dread going into work? All of us feel a lack of motivation from time to time, but if you’re experiencing dislike or boredom, how do you know whether the feeling will pass—or it’s simply time for something new? If you work in a job that has attractive perks (maybe plenty of…

Best Advice for Your Resume

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When you’re in search of your next job, it’s important to stand out. And you can do this by writing an on-point resume. It needs to be relevant to the job to which you’re applying, plus authentically you—and you can make this happen when you follow a few key tips.   Getting Started  Let’s face it—putting together…

Best Advice For Your First Month at Your Job

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Congratulations on your new job! You’ve worked hard to get to this point, and it’s time for a little celebration—but don’t take too long reveling in your accomplishment. Once you’ve started at your new job, it’s time to start the next phase of your hard work, and take a few steps to ensure your future success.   Five…

Is Your First Offer the Right Job for You?

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You’ve attended an interview and received a job offer—but it’s your very first one. Part of you is nervous (because what if there are no other offers?) and another part of you is curious (what else is out there?). If you’re feeling stumped about what your next step should be, it’s time to get a…