Posts in "Job Seekers"

Receiving an invitation to interview for a job you really want is always exciting. It’s even more invigorating when the meeting goes well, because you start to envision yourself in the role. Consequently, it’s a huge letdown to find out you weren’t selected — especially if it happens time and time again. Sometimes, the chosen […]

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Working in healthcare is incredibly rewarding, but it also comes with a tremendous amount of stress. The pressure of having patients’ lives in your hands, coupled with the often unavoidable long shifts can cause even the calmest person to feel the heat. As an employer, you’re in a position to help your staff cope with […]

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No matter where you are in your career, someone with a fancy job title has already been in your shoes. As with every job, these people had to navigate their fair share of struggles to get to where they are today, but they persevered. There’s no better way to navigate your career than with guidance […]

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Does Your Resume Use the Best Formatting?

Many job seekers don’t realize this, but there’s more than one way to format a resume. Chances are, yours follows the standard reverse chronological presentation, but that’s not the only way to do it. Tailoring your resume for each job you apply to is a must, and part of this includes choosing the format that presents […]

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If you dread going to work and spend each day in a perpetual state of boredom, it’s time to make a change. Many people devote several years — or even decades — to a certain field, before making the switch to something they’re truly passionate about. Perhaps you chose the wrong career or maybe your […]

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Questions to Ask a Recruiter to Stand Out

During a job interview, you’re not the only one in the hot seat. At the end of the meeting, the recruiter will turn the tables and let you ask the questions. Inquiring about vacation days and work hours won’t make a good impression. Not only do shallow questions send the message you’re more interested in […]

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Career success doesn’t happen by accident.You need a solid plan to work your way up the ladder, so be honest with yourself about what you want and where you currently stand. Many companies require employees to perform a self-assessment on an annual basis — at minimum — which is often viewed as a taxing formality. […]

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How Can You Address Gaps in Your Resume?

Everyone doesn’t have a job history that flows perfectly from one position to the next, and that’s okay. Employment gaps happen for plenty of reasons — e.g., getting fired or laid off, caring for a family member, tending to an illness, traveling the world — so this is something hiring managers come across on a […]

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Finding a great new job on your own is tough. Whether you’re trying to get back into the workforce or balance your search with a full-time job, knowing exactly what to do and finding the time can be a struggle. Luckily, there’s a recruiter out there who can’t wait to work with you. If this […]

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Searching for a new job has always been nerve-wracking, but the information age brings another obstacle — your digital footprint. Before deciding whether to invite you for an interview, hiring managers will conduct an extensive online search to learn more about you. If any disparaging information is found, you’ll probably be eliminated from the running, […]

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