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11 pieces of career advice you wish your younger self knew

Hindsight is 20/20. As a career advisor, I have the opportunity to talk to college students and help them avoid the mistakes my colleagues and I made…

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The 10 questions candidates always forget to ask in job interviews

It’s easy to forget in the moment, but a job interview goes both ways. You’re both judging whether you’re a good fit for the position and the company.

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How to ace your next online job interview

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the way we work — and that includes how we interview for that work. While remote job interviews are nothing new…

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This one powerful practice will instantly make you more influential

In our often-polarizing world, the ability to change someone’s mind can be a powerful asset. In a professional setting, it’s a critical tool for influencing…

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How to network during a pandemic

Walking into a room of unfamiliar faces can be daunting, especially when you’re trying to make a good impression at a networking event. As…

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53 words to describe yourself in an interview and on your resume

In daily life, people aren’t usually asking you how you describe yourself, but during the job search process, it’s an extremely common question. Even if…

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The cover letter format example you need to get the job

First impressions matter. That’s why a cover letter exists. It’s often the first thing a potential employer sees after they check your name, email, and possibly…

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How to prepare for a Skype interview—and other virtual interviews

You’re on the job hunt, and when it comes to interviewing, you’ve got it down. You have a killer handshake. You can enter the room like you…

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What to bring to a job interview

When you’re walking into a job interview, you don’t want to wing it. Preparation leads to confidence, so knowing what to expect can help you to…

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How to age-proof your resume

Writing a resume can be difficult for everyone, but for those 50 years of age or older, it can be even more difficult. Maybe they’ve been out of the…

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What should a resume look like in 2020?

Jobs have changed so much in recent years. If you’re not up on the latest programs, apps, or skills in your field (SEO ability, anyone?), you might not…

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This common mistake can cost you the job — and it happens after the interview

There are a few pieces of interview advice that are burned into my brain better than any Britney Spears song, which is really saying something.

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Don’t let impostor syndrome derail your next interview

Job interviews can make even the most confident person feel vulnerable. No matter how well you’ve prepared, there’s no way to know for sure…

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6 ways you must research a company before an interview

You’ve been invited in for an interview at a company you’re jazzed about. The opportunity is a perfect fit for your experience and expertise, and…

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Best times and days to submit your resumé and job application

Did you know that applying for a job on a Saturday decreases your chances of landing an interview? Or that including an objective on your…

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