Career Advice and Training

3 Ways to Build Your Network Virtually

Like most things in the last several months, in-person networking events and seminars have vanished from our social calendars. And in their place — well, not a whole lot. Lucky for us, social distancing measures have reinvigorated our craving for human connection. And professionals are using this time to develop...
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8 Proven Methods to Making Your LinkedIn Profile Recruiter-Ready

When it comes to job boards and finding new talent, LinkedIn remains the top resource for recruiters. After all, it's the world's largest professional network on the internet — with more than 30 million companies represented and 20 million-plus open jobs. That's a lot of data to wade through. To get the attention of...
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8 Productivity Tips for Working Remotely

Establishing a nine-to-five routine in the office comes with the territory. There's the morning coffee, lunch at your desk or out with colleagues, maybe a few meetings in the afternoon and a quick look at tomorrow's agenda before packing it up for the day. Wash, rinse, repeat. But when working remotely, those well-set...
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10 Best Practices for Handling Criticism at Work

Nobody's perfect. And at this point in our lives, we've had to give and take our fair share of feedback. But there is an art to its delivery and reception, especially at work. And developing effective ways to get your message across and handle criticism are key to keeping an open flow of communication between you and...
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4 Steps to Resign from Your Job Like a Pro

No one likes to be the bearer of bad news, especially in the workplace. But when it comes to your career, tough decisions need to be made. We say: accept that exciting job offer — your current employer will be OK. There seems to be a misconception that handing in your resignation means severing important working...
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3 Ways to Accelerate Your Career This Summer

Summer is considered vacation season for most — a time to push pause on your life and reflect. We're not saying that's a bad thing. In fact, taking a step back to refocus on your goals is important, and key to personal and professional growth. Here are three ways to heat up and accelerate your career this summer. 1....
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Best Practices to Negotiate Your Salary

So you're starting a new job. Did you negotiate your salary? Seems like an obvious tactic, sure. But for many job seekers, not always an easy one. In fact, only 33% of employees negotiated their salary for their most current job according to Jobvite's 2019 Job Seeker Nation Survey — with 83% successfully receiving...
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5 Ways to Work Your Network and Land Your Dream Job

There are things that just work, no matter what the industry, occasion or decade. Networking is one of those things. And we're not just referring to the more common online methods used today — in-person connections are valuable, too. The reason? It's all about finding your edge. Applying the traditional way is a...
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5 Ways to Overcome Stress at Work

It's time to take back control of your workday. Stress can easily curb your productivity — but only if you let it. Here are 5 steps to help overcome stress at work, so you can make the most of your nine to five. 1. Prioritize You don't have to be a list person to understand the importance of prioritizing. Life is...
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How to Make a Good First Impression at Your Next Job Interview

A person walks into a job interview. They're 20 minutes late, slouching in their seat and make their distaste for their former employer known, well, several times within the conversation. It's safe to say the candidate's left a not-so-great impression on the interviewer — one that even the most qualified or skilled...
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