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5 Tips for Effective Salary Negotiations best practices job search job search advice salary negotiations Aug 15, 2022

Have you ever negotiated your salary before? Surprisingly, the vast majority of job seekers never negotiate once they receive an offer from a company. However, most employers are happy to increase that starting salary for top candidates! If you want to earn more money, check out these five...

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"Treat your job search like a job" - What does that REALLY mean? best practices business practices job hunting job search advice job search tips networking Jun 13, 2022

I am sure you heard that phrase before – but what does it actually mean?

 If you are like most people, you might assume that it means time – you need to devote up to 40 hours a week to looking for a new job. After all, you need to treat it like a job!

Right?

Wrong!

Treating your...

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Don’t turn your Great Resignation into the Great Regret best practices job hunting job interview tips job search advice job search tips Mar 30, 2022

You probably have heard of the Great Resignation. But have you heard of the Great Regret?

 

According to a recent poll done by Harris for USA Today (March 2022), one in five workers who quit during the last two years actually regrets changing jobs. Considering that since June 2021, more than...

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Are Cover Letters Obsolete? best practices career job hunting job search job search advice Mar 28, 2022

It's no secret that hiring standards change over time. One of the latest trends is HR's attitude towards cover letters. What used to be a requirement is often not even requested anymore.

Recently, the Personal Touch Career Services surveyed the members of the Mile High SHRM (Society for Human...

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Leaving a Job with Grace best practices business practices career advice Mar 18, 2022

Beyond the obvious of not shouting “I quit!” in the boss’s face, there are several things to do to leave a job on good terms:

  1. Make sure everyone knows where your projects stand.
  2. Leave detailed instructions on how to perform your essential tasks, especially if there are not many...
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Three keys to professional networking best practices job hunting job search advice networking Mar 11, 2022

 Even in the age of COVID-19, you can make real connections with other people to enhance your job search. Thanks to social media, it is easier than ever to expand your network. Good news! You don’t have to shove business cards at people during a massive after-hours event where nobody...

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Job seekers: Look out for these 12 red flags best practices interviewing job hunting job search advice Mar 03, 2022

How many red flags are too many?

 Job seekers, beware! One of the big reasons for the Great Resignation – people leaving their jobs in record numbers – is because the employers, well, suck.

Do you know how to recognize the red flags?

As a career coach, one of the big things I...

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The Entrepreneur Job Description best practices business practices Jan 03, 2022

Defining your job is likely not a priority on your "To Do" list as an entrepreneur. You're too busy doing the work of at least a dozen people and dealing with all the clients, vendors, marketing, social media, and more to take the time to define what exactly it is you do.

Entrepreneurs tend to...

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