The worst situation an employee can find herself in is when her employer believes that she is easily replaceable. This belief puts employees in a precarious situation especially in down employment markets. And even though the employment rate remains high in many parts of the country, it is still a good idea to make employers […]

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You’ve researched the company that will be conducting your interview. You’ve gone over the questions the interviewer may ask you in your head and still you are a nervous wreck. Pre-interview anxiety can get the best of even people who has been in the job market for some time. Here are 5 quick tips for […]

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According to the American Staffing Association, more than 3 million temporary and contract workers work for staffing companies in America during an average week. This means that contract workers are a significant part of the work force and that their influence should in no way be underestimated. Many employers know that contract workers help them […]

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However many jobs you’ve had in the past, we wager that you are like most people who start a new job – a nervous wreck. There are new faces and names to learn, new systems and departments to navigate and new jargon to master. It can all seem a bit overwhelming. To help you handle […]

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Most people know that you should never go into an interview cold. That is, you should never go into an interview with minimal knowledge about the company you may be working for at some point. Research helps you learn what the company does and what they desire in a candidate. Moreover, by learning all you […]

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Sending out a post-interview thank you letter (or email) may be seem a bit quaint and old-fashioned in this day and age but it can be the last chance you get to present yourself to your potential new employer. Moreover, most HR managers say it’s an important part of the interview process that many neglect […]

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When it comes to securing a new job, a good salary is just one of the things that potential employees seek from prospective employees. In fact, some studies show that a high salary may not even be among the most important things that job seekers look for when searching for employment. Read on to find […]

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Even in the best of economic times the job market is a competitive place. Therefore, for job seekers it all comes down to establishing the needs of your target audience (potential employers) and positioning your brand (yourself) to meet their demands. With that in mind, here are five great ways you can promote yourself in […]

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We’ve all been there at one point or another. You’ve grown weary. You’re unhappy and feel unmotivated and the fault is that of a “bad” boss. For as much as we’d like to say that all bosses inspire confidence in their employees, we know that this is not true. So, what do you do when […]

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An executive assistant’s duties are far more complex and inclusive than those of an ordinary administrative assistant. At various times he/she must act as strategic counsel and technical expert. Moreover, executive assistants are expected to dabble in things as wide and varied as project management, event planning, and internal communications, and much more. As the […]

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