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Reference checks can make or break a job seeker’s chances of landing the job they want. Therefore, your references need to be on-point. You should always reach out to references before you provide them to a potential employer, but what if that great boss you had or the co-worker that worked by your side for… Read more »

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If you are finding your local employment options are somewhat limited, you may want to start looking in a different town, or even a different state. Looking out of town for work is a major decision and requires even more research than a local job hunt. You’ll need to think about a few added variables… Read more »

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Being a good boss can be hard. In addition to your own work, you’re accountable for inspiring, guiding and rewarding a collection of workers who all have distinctive methods, unique mentalities and different needs. For many, becoming a fantastic boss isn’t due to a few simple steps. Rather, it is a continuous refinement process that… Read more »

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Some people take a pretty cavalier attitude toward social media, seeing it as a type of entertainment, where the things you post really don’t matter. However, hiring managers take social media very seriously, and that means you need to be careful about what you are putting out there. In fact, a single tweet in bad… Read more »

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If you’re feeling stagnant in your career, you may feel the impulse to do something about it. While getting a promotion or landing a better job would be ideal, making a lateral move is often the only option. Taking another job for essentially the same pay and status can feel like you didn’t progress at… Read more »

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The justice system of the United States is based around the idea of rehabilitation, and in that spirit, companies shouldn’t automatically disqualify someone for employment just because of a criminal conviction. In fact, automatically disqualifying someone due to a conviction could mean missing out on very talented individuals who just happened to have made a… Read more »

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If you want to be a genuinely unique candidate when interviewing for any job, you should consider asking question with ‘wow’-factor. While the majority of the candidates will be asking questions about the role or the company, use the opportunity to help you to stand out. It is critical to develop and rehearse great incisive… Read more »

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We all have bad days, and even bad weeks. However, if you want to be a good employee, you need to figure out how to keep bad decisions from becoming bad habits. If you lost your temper, complained too much or weren’t a team player –make sure you take action to correct what you did… Read more »

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It’s official: Donald Trump will be getting a new job in 2017. However, he doesn’t have to be the only one. Here are a few occupations with a healthy outlook for the future if you are also considering a new job for the New Year. Occupational Health and Safety Technician Every employee at a company… Read more »

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A quality assurance (QA) manager is accountable for making certain the raw materials and finished products in a production facility meet the safety and quality standards laid out by both the company itself and any relevant regulations. An efficient quality control manager should have the proper combination of qualities. These include, but are not limited… Read more »