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5 Ways to Spot a Toxic Workplace Before You Take the Job

5 Ways to Spot a Toxic Workplace Before You Take the Job

Most people aren’t thinking of avoiding a toxic workplace when they’re offered a job interview. Why would we? Interviews make us hopeful. Job searching is already a difficult job all by itself, but once you’re hired it’s a different situation. As Robert Glazer, author of “Performance Partnerships” wrote, “No matter how great the title, the… Read more »

Speed Up Your Job Search With These 9 Tips (and Get Hired Faster)

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Looking for a new job is a job all by itself, right? Just reading the job descriptions alone can eat up a ton of your time. Instead of wasting your time going through every job opening on the internet, speed up your job search instead with these insider tips! There are three steps to going… Read more »

60+ Best Interview Questions To Ask Candidates

60+ Best Questions to Ask Candidates

Interviews are the worst. Much like first dates, everyone is on their best behavior. No one is showing their faults. That makes it hard for anyone to figure out what the other person is really like on a daily basis. Job interviews are the same way. The candidate is usually nervous, which doesn’t help. You… Read more »

Top 5 Hiring Trends in 2022

Top 5 Hiring Trends for 2022

Predicting hiring trends in 2022 is difficult, considering what we’ve all been going through. The only constant in this economy has been that it keeps changing. We’ve been changing to adapt, to lockdown, to open up, and so on. These past two years have been a whirlwind of change across all industries and it doesn’t… Read more »

How to Ask for a Raise – and Get it

Asking for a raise can feel like a delicate social situation. Using our step-by-step method, you can use your past successes, strong work ethic, and industry knowledge to prove why they should invest in you. It may not be easy or feel socially comfortable, but we’re going to consider the entire picture. You did the… Read more »

How to Find Motivation to Work After Enjoying Time Off

How to Find Motivation to Work After Enjoying Time Off

You’ve just returned from a long holiday weekend or a delightful holiday and are now facing going back to work. The fun of the time off is over and it’s time to refocus on your work. While you did all that work to unwind and remove yourself from it, now’s the time to find some… Read more »

How to Ask Why You Didn’t Get the Job (With Template)

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Your resume was phenomenal, the phone screening was a success, and you left thinking that they were sure to hire you. But you didn’t get the job. Maybe worse yet, no one told you why you didn’t get the job. So how are you supposed to improve what went wrong if you don’t know what… Read more »

6 Tips for How You Can Stand Out From the Pack During the “Great Resignation”

The pandemic changed how people viewed their work and maybe that happened to you. Maybe you discovered that you’re burnt out, or that you love working from home, or that you hate going to an “essential” job. According to Microsoft’s 2021 Work Trend Index, about 41% of people are expected to leave their jobs, named… Read more »

How to Get an Engineering Job Without Experience

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The job market can be difficult for engineering graduates who don’t have any professional experience. Navigating the engineering world is an acquired skill and not necessarily one that is taught in even the best universities. Here are some of the best tips, tricks, and insider knowledge from the engineering world on how to get an… Read more »

5 Inspiring Career Lessons From Olympic Athletes

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Olympic athletes are the toughest on Earth. The majority of their entire lives are around training in their sport, which requires specific skills. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or aiming for that promotion, mastering these lessons will help you out.   Right Mindset “The only victory that counts is the one over yourself.” — Jesse Owens,… Read more »