It’s time to look beyond supposedly objective metrics, our columnist writes
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Congratulations! You graduated from college with a lot of hard work and determination. Fresh starts are always exciting and having a plan for landing a new job as well as managing your money can be two of the greatest challenges facing graduates. In a recent discussion with Rachel Cruz, author of Love Your Life Not
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Harvey McKay is one of my favorite authors about importance of keeping a good attitude and he shared a story that hits home with job seekers that I wanted to pass along. The story starts out with two hikers that were camped out overnight in the mountains. A thunderous voice roused them from their sleep. The
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Early-career researchers share their strategies for balancing work and life
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Recently, I was listening to a group of candidates talk about interviewing and how overwhelming the whole experience was of sending out resumes, applying for positions and then being called in for an interview. Amid the nervousness of being invited for an interview, questions about how to interview and prepare were foremost on their mind.
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Changing jobs and industries throughout your career is likely, but writing a resume that covers all of them can be challenging. I received a question from a reader who was struggling with how to market her background with multiple careers and thought it might be helpful to share if you are facing the same concern.
You might think you can't fail personality tests, but recruiters can use them to fail you.
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The interviews are over and what a great feeling knowing you have landed your first job! Making a lasting impact on your new boss and colleagues is now your focus because you only get one chance to make a great impression. First impressions are critical because it sets the tone for how people will perceive
Industrial job seekers need to understand today’s fractured, fluid corporate research landscape