Posts Categorized: Career Tips

5 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

When you’re interviewing for a job or meeting potential co-workers, it’s important to make a great first impression. Whether it’s fair or not, people make snap judgments about others – their poise, their confidence, even their competence and their likability. First impressions happen in a matter of seconds, not minutes. Let’s put it this way:… Read more »

How to Improve Your Vocabulary and Wow Them at the Job Interview

How to Improve Your Vocabulary and Wow Them at the Job Interview Do you worry you don’t express yourself clearly enough? Or do people sometimes use words that leave you wondering what they mean? Do you run across words when scanning the internet that you don’t know? Improving your vocabulary is the key to solving… Read more »

5 Benefits of a Temp Job

If you’re looking for a job, it can be to your advantage to take a temporary job while you’re working. Temp jobs have the following very real tangible benefits for today’s job seekers. Earn while you explore a career Perhaps the first and most obvious benefit is that temp jobs allow you to earn while… Read more »

Does It Matter What Time You Submit Your Job Application?

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When you’re applying for a job, every detail counts. But does it matter what time you submit it? Here’s some considerations about the timing of your application to think about. Never turn in an application late Sometimes job postings will carry a deadline, either of a specific time of day or a date. Always look… Read more »

Practice Makes Perfect: Rehearsing for a Job Interview

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Going for a job interview makes many people anxious. After all, you’re going to be meeting new people, be in an unfamiliar environment, and need to impress your interviewers in order to get the job. Rehearsing for a job interview is a way to lower any anxiety. Preparation eases your mind about what to expect… Read more »

7 Tips for Improving Team Communication

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Whether you work in a factory, a warehouse, or an office environment, teams are often the primary unit that gets work done. That means that good team communication is of the utmost importance. Most teams, though, could stand to improve their communication. Here are 7 tips that will drive better team communication throughout your company…. Read more »

Practice Makes Perfect: Rehearsing for an Interview

Going for a job interview makes many people anxious. After all, you’re going to be meeting new people, be in an unfamiliar environment, and need to impress your interviewers in order to get the job. Rehearsing for a job interview is a way to lower any anxiety. Preparation eases your mind about what to expect,… Read more »

Does It Matter What Time You Submit Your Job Application?

When you’re applying for a job, every detail counts. But does it matter what time you submit it? Here’s some considerations about the timing of your application to think about. Never turn in an application late Sometimes job postings will carry a deadline, either of a specific time of day or a date. Always look… Read more »

Explaining Job Hopping on Your Resume

Employers tend to look at job hopping negatively, so having several short-term positions on a resume can definitely hurt your chances of being called for an interview, especially if the short-term positions are all in a row. Employers tend to believe you will show the behavior with them that you showed in past jobs —… Read more »

How Body Language Can Make or Break an Interview

When you’re preparing for an interview, you’re likely thinking of how you can impress the interviewer. You review your skills, your training, and your past experience. You’ll talk about all of them, and wow the interviewer!  All of that is important, of course. But something people don’t often think about can be nearly as important…. Read more »

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