Posts in "Job Seekers"

As with most industries, getting ahead in the behavioral health field is largely about who you know. Of course, your skills and experience are also crucial, but there’s a lot of talented professionals out there. Knowing how to network the right way can help you get to the top. More than just an occasional activity, […]

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Finding a new job that checks all your boxes is hard work. Whether you’ve been pursuing new career opportunities for a while or are just starting your search, working with a recruiter can be an invaluable experience. Having a career expert guide your search can open doors you never thought possible — or didn’t even […]

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You’re ready to take next step in your behavioral health career, but you don’t have any job leads just yet. As a savvy professional, you’re not willing to settle for anything less than a position that checks all your boxes. However, finding your dream job isn’t as easy as it sounds. Many candidates limit their […]

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You’ve been out of the workforce for a bit — or maybe quite some time — but now you’re ready to return. Whether you took some time away to care for a family member, travel the world or go back to school, jumping back in can feel simultaneously exciting and terrifying. When handled correctly, having […]

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Employers often receive hundreds of resumes for each open position, so yours needs to shine. This is the first impression you’ll make on them, and if it doesn’t go well, your application will be immediately tossed to the reject pile. Anything but a formality, your resume should clearly explain who you are and what you […]

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How to Show You’re Ready for a Raise

It’s been quite a while since you got a raise. In fact, it’s possible you’ve never received one at your current job. You’ve been waiting for your boss to surprise you with one, but you’ve finally realized you might be stuck with the same salary forever unless you finally speak up. Asking your boss for […]

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Dealing With a Difficult Boss

A bad boss can quickly turn a great job into a nightmare. If you’re dealing with a less-than-pleasant manager, you probably live your work life on the edge. Not everyone is management material, and, unfortunately, people who don’t have what it takes are often promoted to this line of work. Use these tips to get […]

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What Should Your Thank-You Note Include?

You’ve just finished interviewing for a job you’re really excited about. It might seem like the ball is now in the hiring manager’s court, but your work isn’t done just yet. Before the waiting game begins, you need to write a post-interview thank-you note. Timing is crucial, as you want the note to be received […]

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How to Persevere Through Your Job Search

Navigating a job search can be mentally and physically exhausting. When you started the process, you probably thought you’d get hired within a few weeks or a month, but that timeline has passed and you’re still on the market. Staying positive isn’t always easy, but you’re not a quitter. Persevering through the tough times is […]

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Career Lessons You Can Learn From Others

In life, there are many lessons you must learn for yourself, but not everything requires firsthand experience. Sometimes you can acquire a valuable career lesson simply by observing your boss, colleague, friend or family member. Even if you’re not involved in their situation, you can apply the takeaways learned to your own professional life. Watching […]

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