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11 Phone Interview Tips

January 30, 2015

Studies suggest that nearly 90% of human communication is nonverbal so the phone is not necessarily the best showcase for your charisma, confidence and body language to shine. It is also much more...
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How to Follow Up After a Job Interview

January 27, 2015

You know you nailed yesterday’s interview with that up-and-coming company downtown. The whole meeting was relaxed and comfortable, and you seemed like a perfect fit in the group dynamics. You hit all...
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Annual Performance Review? 6 Ways to Set Yourself up for Success

January 9, 2015

Even when you've had a great year, your annual performance review can be nerve-wracking. It's tough to wrap up an entire year's work in just an hour. Take some time to prepare yourself so the review...
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Impactful Phrases and Words to Use in a Job Interview

December 11, 2014

  Oftentimes during a job interview, it’s not what you say, but how you say it that determines your future with the company. Certain phrases simply make a stronger impression, helping to promote you...
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The 7 Best Job Search Apps

October 27, 2014

You rely on your smartphone for just about everything, so why not use it to make your job search easier and more efficient? There are a lot of great job search apps designed to assist in your quest...
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How to Get a Job in IT: 5 Traits of Successful IT Professionals

October 16, 2014

In the past, the Information Technology (IT) department was somewhat insular. Professionals were expected to focus on very specific tech-minded tasks and nothing else. However, this has changed...
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