How To Write A Two Weeks Notice Letter (Sample Template Included)

By Jeff Gillis A job offer is often accompanied by a giddy moment of exhilaration – they chose you! Of all the applicants, your star burned the brightest and has been plucked from its relatively lowly heights to take its rightful place much higher in the sky of this new company. Pull out your disco…

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Professional Reference Letters 101 (Sample Template Included)

By Mike Simpson Part and parcel of membership in the not-so-elite squad of Traditional Human Employment – to make it fun let’s call them the The Job Seeking Squad – are professional references. A reference is how your hopefully soon-to-be employer can assess your experience and ranking in the The Job Seeking Squad. How long…

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Top 10 Best Jobs For College Students

By Jeff Gillis The unthinkable has happened: you’ve grown tired of eating ramen noodles, living four to a room, and pretending that trips to the park with your girlfriend/boyfriend qualify as actual dates. It is time to get a job. Though it is possible to work a full-time job while in college, part-time jobs for…

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How To Choose A Career (And Not Screw It Up)

By Jeff Gillis There are a shocking number of possible careers, which makes choosing a career a monumental task. The little boy who dreams of becoming an actor will find countless opportunities in entertainment that he never dreamed of as a child. It isn’t until you are on the set of a major motion picture…

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Character Reference Letter 101 (Sample Template Included)

By Mike Simpson We are all familiar with the traditional reference letter (often referred to as a letter of recommendation). It is an employer’s note of your professional conduct. While not always in letter form, providing professional references is a key component of any job application. A lesser known variety of the reference paradigm is…

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Exit Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Though interviewing is most often seen as the entry point to employment, it is also an exit point. If you have ever resigned from a job, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. The dreaded exit interview. “Wait,” you murmur, confused. “The exit interview is clearly the very best part of…

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Here’s How to Accept a Job Offer (Hint: Acceptance Letter!)

By Jeff Gillis The process of finding a job can be a long, uphill battle with seemingly endless obstacles. You’ve drafted cover letters, only to wonder if they were ever even read. You’ve refocused your resume so many times that you have the perfect document ready to send to any number of future employers. You’ve…

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Top 5 Networking Tips For Job Seekers

By Jeff Gillis Being skilled at your job, having the right qualifications and work experience and having a finely tuned cover letter and resume are all excellent tools to have in your job seeking tool box, but there’s one tool that too often gets overlooked…networking to find a job. How many times have you heard…

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How To Ask For A Raise (And Actually Get One!)

By Mike Simpson “I’m not getting paid enough to do this job!” Sound familiar? Of course it does, we’ve all said it…and yet, how many of us sit at our desks day after day, grumbling about pay, but don’t actually do anything about it? Well, no more! Today we’re going to teach you how to…

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Top 3 Career Test (or Career Quiz) Guide for 2020

By Mike Simpson If you’ve found this article, there’s a pretty good chance that you are either unhappy with your career or that you feel like you don’t know what it is that you’re supposed to be doing. Enter the career test. What is a career test? Generally speaking, a career test is a multiple-choice test…

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