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Career Growth

9 Steps to Getting a Job After Taking Time Off

Sometimes taking time off from a desk job is necessary – whether it’s for a mental and emotional break, pursuing a personal venture, or for family reasons. Taking a break can offer a wealth of experience in a non-traditional sense, but it may not be recognized as “strong experience” garnering…

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Career Growth

10 Things to Do to Land a Job in 30 Days

It’s possible, and you can do it. Here’s how: 1. Clean and Bulk Up Your LinkedIn Your LinkedIn profile is your virtual resumé. This means that while hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less scanning your resumé, they’ll likely spend less time on your virtual resumé. Recruiters and connections can…

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Career Growth

Do This 1 Thing to Network Better

Networking isn’t the best part of anyone’s day. I have realized, over the course of my professional life, however, that networking is much more than a to-do list task when you need something, like a new job. Networking is eponymously about creating a network of connections that can be leveraged…

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Career Growth

15 Better (and Painless) Networking Questions

When you’re working a room, the absolute worst question you can ask to kickstart a conversation is: How are you? It’s boring, and it sounds like a panicked stalling tactic used by an intimidated placeholder who doesn’t have anything better to say. You want to say something that will get…

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