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Even if you enjoy your current position, the odds are good that you have an eye on the future. After all, most employees want to earn more money and secure better benefits and perks. If you’re eager to earn a promotion, check out these tips for showing managers and owners that you’re up for the… Read more »

Even the most stellar resume won’t land you your dream position if you can’t impress during the interview. After all, hiring managers are looking at your personality and characteristics in addition to the things they can learn about you on paper. The goal is to determine whether or not you’ll be a good match with the rest… Read more »

Think resumes are less important for manufacturing workers than those in other fields? On the contrary, having impressive technical aptitude isn’t enough to spare you from crafting a resume. Not only does a resume show employers you’re serious about landing a new position, but it also demonstrates your specific skills and expertise. Keep reading for… Read more »

It’s tough to know how to communicate with a recruiter. You don’t want to be a pest, but you want to be sure that they know you are interested. Besides, they are probably working with many candidates and you want to stay top of mind. What’s the best way to keep in touch without making… Read more »

Unless you’re seeking a remote or telecommute position, the odds are good that prospective employers will expect you to show up at the office every day. So, it’s only natural that they’d want to know how you plan to arrive at work. After all, if you don’t have a car that’s in good working order,… Read more »

Are you a leader? You might say you’re not if you don’t supervise anyone at work. But leadership is about a lot more than just being the boss. It’s about being an example to your coworkers. And who knows? Play your cards right and your leadership skills may one day lead you to a supervisory… Read more »

Don’t make the same mistake that many candidates do during their interviews. When the hiring manager says, “Tell me about yourself,” they babble on and on in an attempt to cover every aspect of their lives, most of which have little bearing on whether they will be selected for the job. Instead, craft a story… Read more »

Anyone who has had to work under a toxic manager will tell you that it can take all the joy out of work days. These are the leaders whose departments have high turnover and low morale. Yes, they can increase productivity in the short-term, but the effect they have on long-term success can be devastating…. Read more »

Some big-time job interview mistakes practically go without saying: inappropriate outfits, showing up late, taking a cell phone call, and using foul language. If you are guilty of any of these, you deserve the rejection you will surely get. But there are other errors, more subtle, which you could be making without realizing it. Even… Read more »

Everyone has had one of “those days.” You know the kind they mean: It started when you forgot to place your coffee cup in the Keurig machine, and your morning coffee ended up on the counter and eventually on the kitchen floor. This caused you to be late for the bus, train, or carpool ride,… Read more »