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Posted May 15, 2015 by

10 Behaviors That Are Sabotaging Your Job Hunt

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Sarah Landrum

So you’re on the hunt for the perfect job. You’ve written the perfect resume, spruced up your cover letter, and brought your A game to the interviews. But no one has offered you a position. What’s going wrong?

More likely than not, you’re making one small – but fatal – error. When applying to job after job after job, it’s easy to miss the small thing that’s turning employers away from you. We’ve collected some of the most common reasons for not being hired, so you can tune up your own techniques accordingly. (more…)

Posted April 22, 2015 by

How to Stand Out During the Job Search

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Sarah Landrum

When applying for a new job, the way you present yourself to an employer can be the deciding factor for whether you’re hired. Sure, a great resume and professional appearance go a long way, but many other candidates will likely have both as well. What can separate you from the pack of job seekers are the five often-overlooked areas below, which will showcase responsibility, communication, attentiveness and passion – all characteristics that employers covet: (more…)

Posted December 12, 2013 by

Young Professionals, Do You Ever Communicate By Phone On Your Entry Level Jobs?

Young professionals, do you ever communicate by phone on your entry level jobs?  It might seem old school to some these days, but actually talking to someone can offer some benefits, according to the following post.

Picking up the phone is a slowly dying practice. It’s scary that so many, especially among us Millennials, are dead-set against dialing up coworkers or taking calls, seemingly to avoid personal – human – interaction. Does anyone remember a time when the only thing you could do with a phone… was communicate?

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Posted August 27, 2013 by

Employers, Are Your Clients in Last Place? 10 Indicators They Might Be

Most, if not all, employers would probably say that customer satisfaction is important.  However, where does it rank among their priorities, first or last?  In the following post, learn 10 indicators that might prove the latter.

Any entrepreneur willing to endure the proverbial “blood, sweat, and tears” it takes to start a business knows how important clients are. They write the checks that pay the bills. So keeping them satisfied is rarely just lip service. In fact, most business owners believe they are putting their clients first. But according to Joseph Callaway, what they don’t realize is they’ve developed an array of bad habits that accomplish just the opposite. (more…)