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Complete Guide to Job Interviews: Before, During, After

Complete Guide to Job Interviews: Before, During, After

Interviewers will interview many people and they ask questions to weed out candidates that do not fit in the role. Before your interview, put yourself in the interviewer’s position and think of questions that you would ask. You can Google commonly asked interview questions to get more ideas. Then you can prepare questions for these questions so that you are prepared. Have a friend or family member role play with you and ask these questions. Practice, practice, practice.

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I love my job, but hate my…

I love my job, but hate my…

So, you’ve just started your exciting new job! Things are looking up, and you’re ready to get going… After some time passes you start to realize some issues going on between you and a fellow coworker, maybe even a manager. Do you say something? Is this something you’re going to have to live with for the rest of your career? Spending 40+ hours a week around people you didn’t choose is bound to result in some roadblocks. Instead of letting resentment brew, or worse, losing interest in your job, here are some ways to work and resolve this conflict.

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3 Steps to Nail Your Panel Interview

3 Steps to Nail Your Panel Interview

An interview with more than one interviewer may seem intimidating, but, if you approach a panel interview the correct way, it’s likely to have a better outcome than a one-on-on interview. Here are 3 of the most important things to think about in your next panel interview to help you get the job. Now I know interviews can be stressful, so here’s just a few steps to be thinking about.

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Personal Branding: The Importance of a Powerful Identity

Personal Branding: The Importance of a Powerful Identity

We are currently living in a time where everyone has an online presence of some sort. These online platforms, whether it’s a social media account, website, digital portfolio, blog article etc., have slowly become a useful tool in the job market. This tool is known as personal branding, a process by which one creates their identity as an individual or business. Personal branding is often used to help control one’s own narrative and introduce themselves in the best light possible to the world. This tool is helpful when applying for jobs and setting up interviews in the job market. So, you might be asking, why is this important? Well, a successful personal brand can create a constituent impression that allows one to achieve both their personal and professional goals. However, there are steps that can be useful in building that successful brand.

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Networking 101: Networking for Opportunities

Networking 101: Networking for Opportunities

By networking, you can gain the recognition you deserve and develop contacts that will help you succeed in the future. As you transition into adulthood you tend to realize how you will find your next job or come across opportunities that will help in the future. Networking plays a role in giving you the chance to connect with future employers and obtain knowledge from experienced professionals.

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Your Trusted Guide to Time Management

Your Trusted Guide to Time Management

Time management is something thats we all should proritize in doing in our everyday lives. Not just to be more organized but to be more productive, and getting things done in a well mattered way. Many of us struggle of not being able to focus and getting what needs to get done. In other words, getting our priorities straight. For example, you have an assignment that is due in a week and you wait last minute to complete it. Instead of complaining why you didn’t have time, you should be asking yourselves, “How can I make time for everything that needs to get done?”

I will be discussing why time management is important and the 7 tips to help you manage your time.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Impact of Your Social Media Footprint on Employment

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Impact of Your Social Media Footprint on Employment

We live in the most expansive period of social media to date. Whether it’s checking Facebook once every few months, tweeting a few dozen memes a day, hopping on the latest TikTok trend, or posting cute pictures of your latest Home Goods find on Instagram, most people have some kind of footprint on social media sites. It has never been so easy to keep in touch with family on the other side of the globe or stay updated with friends a few miles away. Many of us have a history on social media that extends several years, or maybe decades, and unless you regularly purge old posts your entire history is available for anyone to find. If you google your own name, you’ll find links for any social media as well as various other public records.

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Best Job Skills of the Future

Best Job Skills of the Future

Learn about the top hard and soft skills employers are seeking currently. Look through to see if these skills match up with your current experience or see if you may have to do some retraining ! Skills have changed along with the progression of technology, workforce, and simply the environment around us. Employers may be seeking for different kinds of skills such as hard skills, soft skills, or skills that may simply be a combination of both in many work environments. Many employers seek a combination of hard skills where it is specific skill knowledge and abilities and , soft skills where it is a personal trait supporting how a job function.

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When It’s Time to Leave: How to Quit Your Job

When It’s Time to Leave: How to Quit Your Job

CONGRATS! It’s time to resign, but how do you do that?
When it is time to finally leave your job, as tempting as it is to go out in a blaze of glory, telling everyone off, and making a big scene, it is certainly not ideal. While it may seem like a good idea, remember there are better ways to leave, especially ones that do not involve burning bridges. “Well then, how should I leave?” Luckily, there is a way to go on good terms.

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome:  Tips To Become A Confident Applicant

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Tips To Become A Confident Applicant

Entering the workforce can be a challenging endeavor especially when self doubt better known as imposter syndrome plays a key factor in preventing individuals from exploring job opportunities. Imposter syndrome is defined as, “a psychological condition that is characterized by persistent doubt concerning one’s abilities or accomplishments accompanied by the fear of being exposed as a fraud despite evidence of ongoing success” (Merriam-Webster, n.d.). Imposter syndrome has a severe impact on securing a job role. Let’s start by going over ways you might be sabotaging your chances and undermining your workplace value.

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