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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How to Write A Letter of Recommendation (Format & Sample Included)

By Mike Simpson The best way to discuss your letter of recommendation is clearly by beginning with a little role playing (wink wink). Imagine you’re at a huge party. The room is filled with people you’ve never met and you’re standing awkwardly off to the side, unsure of what to do. You want to interact but…

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How to Quit Your Job in 2020

By Jeff Gillis There comes a time in every employees life when you have to take a good long look at what you’re doing and decide if it’s something you really really want to keep doing, or if it’s time to throw in the towel and figure out how to quit your job and move…

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How To Write A Killer Elevator Pitch (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson You’re on the elevator, riding up from the lobby to the top floor to drop off your resume with Human Resources in response to a job posting for your dream career. You’re excited, but nervous, because you know your resume is going to be just one of hundreds that the hiring manager…

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How To Write A Resignation Letter (Example Template Included)

By Mike Simpson Saying goodbye to anyone can be a difficult decision, especially when you’ve invested both time and emotion into the relationship. But what about saying goodbye to your boss and job? We’ve all been in those uncomfortable situations, when things just aren’t working out and it’s time to move on. Maybe you’ve gotten…

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Personal Branding For Job Seekers 101

By Mike Simpson So you want to learn a little bit more about personal branding? Well, in order to do that, start by taking a good look at what you’re wearing.  Odds are, you’ve got an article (or more) of clothing on with a logo on it.  What are those logos?  Is it an easily…

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10 Good Reasons For Leaving A Job

By Mike Simpson In life they say all good things (and bad things) must come to an end…and in the job market, that can ring especially true. Are you in a job that you plan on leaving? Have you already left and are actively in the market looking for a new position? Unless you’ve never…

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Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile For Your Job Interview

By Mike Simpson Resume…check. Cover letter…check. Fancy new corporate outfit…check. Perfectly crafted and optimized LinkedIn profile… Uh oh… Just when you thought you had covered every angle, crossed every “t” and dotted every lower-case “j”, you realize that your LinkedIn profile is opened up on the screen on the hiring manager’s computer as you go…

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