Personal Branding

What Is Your Work Personality?

Every workplace is a hub of activity and interaction -- and there are distinct kinds of personalities in each environment that somehow seem familiar. A person ... Read more

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​Volunteer Programs—Do Good and Enhance Y...

Life is all about goals—establishing them, pursuing them, and then achieving them. When all previous goals have been achieved, you must then create new ones, ... Read more

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​Not a Team Player? Not a Problem!

Even when you’re putting in your best effort at work, it’s inevitable that someone will see things differently. You keep a low profile, steer clear of water... Read more

Industry Insights

​A Future in Blogging: Can You Turn a Hobby...

After constantly seeing people take up blogging as a career option, you finally muster the courage to quit your full-time job and start your own blog. You pour ... Read more

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​Is It Okay to Show Your Emotions at Work?

A workplace can be such an emotional environment to be in. There’s the boss who is constantly breathing down your neck, a demanding customer, or perhaps a tig... Read more

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​How to Deal with a Difficult Colleague

Workplaces consist of different people with a wide range of personalities. Sometimes these personalities jive well together, and other times, they clash. A conf... Read more

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Social Media Accounts vs. HR Background Check

Organizations and their hiring managers are increasingly doing background checks on their job applicants through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social ... Read more

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​From Military to Civilian - All You Need t...

You received your marching orders from your military superior. Unfortunately, instead of giving you a mission, it's telling you to leave the base and never retu... Read more

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​10 Highest Paying Jobs in America in 2018

For many, salary is a primary consideration when choosing careers, and that’s why people tend to gravitate toward jobs that pay the most. Below, you’ll disc... Read more

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Resume for Enterpreneurs

Even Entrepreneurs Need a Resume — Here Are 7 Reasons WhyAfter years of running the rat race, you are now a thriving, self-made entrepreneur. As your own boss... Read more

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​The Ultimate Guide on How to Get A Job in ...

So you have decided to settle in Canada. Congratulations! Now the next step is to get a job with a Canadian employer. The process for getting employed in Can... Read more

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​Job Hunting Tips for Older Workers

Older Americans are a significant presence in the workforce. Nearly 9 million Americans over 65 are now employed, up from barely 4 million in the year 2000. Ano... Read more

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​10 Well Paying Jobs You Haven’t Heard Of

We’ve shown you the 10 of the highest paying jobs in America this 2018—jobs that most people already know pay well. Unfortunately for you, none of them suit... Read more

Interview Tips

Job Interview Dress Code

Appearance is a huge part of first impressions, and presenting yourself in a tidy, confident, and poised manner is the key to winning people over on the initial... Read more

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How to Survive in the AI World

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has progressed leaps and bounds in the past few years. Siri, self-driving cars, robots, deep learning platforms-these are just some... Read more

Personal Branding

Let's Talk Generations

Environment and experiences help shape personality, so it makes sense to think that a person who grew up during the time of John F. Kennedy will have a differen... Read more

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​How to Build a Career without a Degree

Many kids with parents who can afford an education already have their path laid out for them-preschool, primary school, secondary, education, college, and on to... Read more

Interview Tips

Answering the Salary Question

Your job interview seems to be going well, and the hiring manager looks genuinely pleased with your answers to the interview questions. She then proceeds to giv... Read more

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Creative Resumes

When formatted properly, a resume will immediately grab a hiring manager’s attention. Of course, format is just one part of the equation. To be the best candi... Read more

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​Returning to Work After a Long Break

Life has a way of throwing you a curve ball. Sometimes they're good, sometimes bad, and sometimes they can compel you to leave a career behind and take a long h... Read more

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​A Guide to Providing References

When it comes to applying for a job, you'll be most likely asked to provide a reference. Selecting the right people to use as a reference can be quite difficult... Read more

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​10 Jobs for the Millennial Generation

Every generation faces its own struggles. For millennials, which includes those who were born between 1980 and 2000, the job hunting process presents a unique s... Read more

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​The Remote Possibility

It is no secret that remote work is carving out a niche in the workplace worldwide. It isn’t just a generally accepted phenomenon either, but a topic of many ... Read more

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​Skills to Acquire in 2018 to Beef Up Your ...

Salaries are rising, but job vacancies are getting scarce. That means the competition can only get tougher for job applicants. So how exactly do you rise above ... Read more

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​10 Classic Books for Those Seeking Better ...

There are tons of books out there meant to give you advice on how to find a better job or change the trajectory of your current career. But even though you can ... Read more

Interview Tips

​10 Most Asked Job Interview Questions

A job interview can make or break your chances your chances of getting the position you're applying for. That's why it's imperative that you come prepared with ... Read more

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​Quitters Are Not Always Losers - 13 Reason...

No matter what your situation is, going jobless can be a scary prospect. That’s why many people refuse to quit their 9-to-5 no matter how much they want to. Y... Read more

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​7 Important Tips on Managing Your LinkedIn...

A LinkedIn profile is one of the most useful tools that one can use to further a career. However, it can be easy to ignore if you already have a job. But are yo... Read more

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​Digital Elevator Pitch: Getting Noticed On...

Getting noticed online amongst a sea of similar ones and zeroes in the great big binary system of the ether is a difficult task – and an emotionally draining ... Read more

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​10 Most Common Interview Mistakes

The hiring manager at the job you've been pining for has finally called you in for an interview. Congratulations! Getting called in for an interview can be such... Read more

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​How a Woman Can Build Resilience at Work

In today's day and age, when equality is at the forefront of every employer's mind, one would think that opportunities are now equal among the sexes. Some might... Read more

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​The Trickiest Job Interview Questions

"How much would it cost to clean all the windows in LA?"After tech companies like Google brought questions like these to the mainstream, they have become the st... Read more

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What is the Difference Between CV and Resume?...

Curriculum Vitae or CV is Latin for "course of life." It acts like a resume (which is French for 'summary'), except it is more commonly used among professionals... Read more

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​Deconstructing Recruitment Process

Deconstruction is a useful analytical tool. It is a process used in critical thinking that separates complex systems into the smallest possible subsystems to he... Read more

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Five Ways to Beat Applicant Tracking System

Have you ever come across a recruiter that required you to upload your resume/curriculum vitae, take an online assessment, or answer a questionnaire? You were l... Read more

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​Top 10 Tech Companies to Work For in 2018

We are now living in a fully digital age, and technology plays a bigger role in our lives today more than ever. Job-wise, this means that occupations in the tec... Read more

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​What Exactly is a Startup?

“Startup”.The business term du jour that everyone it seems is bandying about – but have we bothered to find out what a startup is? What differentiates it ... Read more

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​Top Ten Strengths Women Bring to Workplace

Women have come a long way since Rosa Parks refused to leave her seat on that Alabama bus. Today, whatever industry a woman sets her sights on, she has the pote... Read more

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​Building Up Skills to Become Product Manag...

For those interested in a job that offers a lot of flexibility, variety and challenge, a project manager job could be an excellent career choice. The fact that ... Read more

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7 Resume Rules When Applying for US Jobs

It's an exciting time when you decide that the good ol' US of A is where you want to work. Many people from all over the globe have established a successful car... Read more

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Getting Over Getting Fired

Getting fired can be a debilitating experience for anyone, even more so for those who believe that they've put in all the time, effort, and energy necessary to ... Read more

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​What to Expect When You Are Telecommuting

When you research a topic enough times to feel familiar with it, then find out something entirely surprising, it’s always a fun time. After extensive research... Read more

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​Who Makes the Best Sales Manager?

Get to Know 8 Necessary QualitiesSo you've been a salesperson for years. Now your company announces that they have a sales manager position vacant. Considering ... Read more

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​What to Bring to an Interview

So let’s say you’ve done everything right so far: You built up your CV by beefing up your skills, volunteering for industry events, and undergoing internshi... Read more

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Impostor Syndrome - How To Fight It

You landed your dream job, but now you're not sure you earned it. It seemed like it was everything you wanted when you applied for it, but now that you're here,... Read more

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From Fresh Grad to Your First Serious Job

For fresh graduates transitioning from the academe to the working world is not an easy task. Not only are there tonnes of stumbling blocks along the way, but th... Read more

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​Silicon Valley Syndrome

Since the 1970s, Silicon Valley has been the epicenter of great things, momentous disruption, and massive innovations. From the pioneers and the founders of Mic... Read more

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Ten Phone Interview Tips

Ah, the dreaded phone interview. When the employer or recruiter calls you up, you best be prepared, as that conversation can spell all difference for your job a... Read more

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Be Your Own Brand

Your Complete Personal Branding Strategy Guide for 2018.Branding is a development process wherein the brand in question communicates its value to the world. Whe... Read more

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Portfolio building for your profession

More often than not, portfolios have been used mainly by artists, designers and photographers to present their best work to clients or companies looking to hire... Read more

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Internships: Experience or Exploitation?

A great way to immerse yourself in the culture and workflow of a company is to land an internship. Internships originated from the Medieval guild system, wherei... Read more

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What is a cover letter?

Cover letters are funny things. They seem so archaic -- as the actual term begets a mental image of a letter that covers the contents of the job application and... Read more

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​For Doctors and Nurses: The Right and Wron...

Healthcare jobs offer doctors and nurses, and other medical professionals a chance to build a career that helps people live long, healthy lives, and the pay is ... Read more

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​Top Ten Job Hunting Tips You Need to Know

When you’re job hunting, very often your focus revolves solely around three things: your resume, cover letter, and the answers you’re going to give at the i... Read more

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New Year, New Job!

Happy New Year!So, with that out of the way, let’s get down to business. Have you made it your New Year’s Resolution to land a new job? You’re not alone; ... Read more

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Startup or Corporate?

Startup or Corporate - Which Career Choice is Right for You?When multiple companies want to hire you, it can be challenging to decide which one to work for. Mor... Read more

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Bag It: How to Get a Job in a Competitive Mar...

No one ever claimed that landing a job is going to be easy. Of course, even from the get-go you know it’s bound to be a challenge. But until you’ve actually... Read more