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    There are a lot of advantages to self-employment, chief among them no meetings extolling the virtues of ink-toner management. But there are many disadvantages, too. Before you go all in, you need to weigh these benefits and downsides to see if self-employment is right for you. To help you out, we...
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    Most interview questions ask you to discuss the positive aspects of your working life. But every now and then, a question takes a turn for the negative, potentially wrecking your whole enthusiastic vibe. “Tell me about a time you handled a conflict” is one such question. If you know how to answer...
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  • How to Answer: "How Do You Like to Be Managed?"
    Nothing is certain but death and taxes, according to Benjamin Franklin—but if he'd been around in the 21st century, he might have added the interview question "How do you like to be managed" to his list. After all, you’re almost guaranteed to be asked this question at some point during the interv...
  • How to Attract Female Job Candidates
    How to make your company attractive to female job seekers.
  • Best Practices for Time Management When You’re a Grad Student with a Full-Time Job
    You’ve taken the leap and been accepted to graduate school. Congratulations! But your financial situation requires you to keep a full-time job. That’s rough, and it gets rougher when you remember you’ll need time for chores, homework, family obligations, social activities, and sleep, too. To help...
  • Why Exit Interviews Are So Important
    Things move quickly once an employee gives notice: The departing employee starts to mentally check out but needs to finish up projects. The manager scurries about making action plans for being short-staffed. And HR both needs to tie up loose ends with the departing employee and start looking for ...
  • Bosses are People Too
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    Are you reentering the workforce, looking to make a career change, or perhaps simply wanting to refine your resume just in case an exciting new opportunity presents itself in the future?
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    It turns out there’s a slight downside to being the ultimate multitasker, a consummate Jack or Jill of all trades: How do you write a resume that captures the multitude of functions involved in your job?
  • How Building a Personal Brand Can Land You Your Dream Job
    Experts warn you can't succeed in today's job market without a personal brand—and it's crucial to curate it carefully. But what exactly is a personal brand? How do you create one? Find out.
  • 6 Tips for Acing an HR Interview
    Many companies pride themselves on having a strong HR department, and they should—HR is typically the first line of defense when it comes to screening potential job candidates. How well you do on the HR interview will determine whether you get that coveted secondary interview with the higher-ups....
  • How To Make Your Next Job Come To You
    Imagine being in chill mode when your next job comes to you. It can happen. So what’s the secret sauce? Proactive job seekers position their job-hunting tools to work even when they don’t. The best part? You can adopt their accessible tactics to optimize your own job search efforts.
  • Six ways to improve company culture
    Company culture is a powerful force that can attract top talent, boost retention, and provide the competitive edge needed for exceptional growth.
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    Job hunting, especially during a recession, is a numbers game. This means you'll need to track multiple opportunities. Try these time-tested tips for staying organized during your job search.
  • How to Balance Taking on More Work When Your Coworkers Leave
    Few circumstances disrupt your work life more quickly than a colleague's resignation. But once you've dealt with the initial emotional reaction, reality will set in, and both you and your boss will wonder, who's going to do the work? Quite likely, the answer is you—at least in the interim. It's i...