How to Dress for a Job Interview

In the years that I have been putting on job fairs and volunteering for job fairs, one thing really stands out, and that’s how people dress for a job fair. A job fair should be treated exactly like a job interview. It’s the first impression anyone who will be hiring you for a job will […]

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Telecommuting Pros and Cons

  Telecommuting is on the rise. In fact, according to a Gallup poll, the number of Americans who have telecommuted is four times greater than in 1995. But, it’s still more of an exception than the norm. Here are some of the plusses and minuses of telecommuting for a company. PROS: Productivity – According to a study […]

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3 Ways to Get Ahead in Your Job by Being a Hard Worker

I’ve always known that I would have to work hard in life. I had no choice. There was no trust fund at the end of the rainbow, and I couldn’t count on winning the lottery. So, I had to learn to love hard work and learned how to prove myself in the workplace. Now that […]

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Why Do Employers Go to Job Fairs?

In the Internet age, job fairs may seem like an old fashioned way of getting a job. It’s also still a buyers market as far as hiring goes. So why do employers still go to job fairs? As someone who has been on the hiring end, I would say that you can’t tell someone’s personality […]

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Dealing With Difficult People at Work

I’ve never really worked a typical nine to five job in my life, but I have worked with some difficult people. My experience has been for limited amounts of time, like for several weeks while shooting a movie. But for those people who are stuck in an office dealing with difficult people at work, there […]

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