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Negotiate Salary

Should You Negotiate Salary When It’s Your First Job Out of College?

When that phone call comes in and you hear the positive news from the employer: “We’d like to extend the job offer to you,” you may feel ecstatic! All the hard work put into job searching, from researching, resume writing, networking, to interviewing has come full circle. You have a job lined up and ready to go after graduation! But…
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New Job Counteroffer

Do You Accept the New Job Offer or Counteroffer from Your Current Employer?

Just when you thought you’ll soon have a new job to settle into, your current employer comes back to you with a tempting counteroffer to keep you on the job. It may be a higher salary, a new job title, additional perks to the job, and the list can go on. So, do you move ahead with the new job…
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No Job Is Forever When Age Discrimination Exists in the Workplace

No Job is Forever, What You Can Do to Keep Ahead

Even if you think you have a solid job, no job is forever! There are countless accounts of people who have been on the job with the same employer for years or who have been under the impression that they are a valued employee who’s irreplaceable, but as fast as a lightning bolt they’ve been forced out or faced a…
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Tidying Up the Resume - Marie Kondo KonMari Method

3 Ways to Tidying Up Your Resume Using Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method

Whether you’re into organization or not, it’s something the resume needs. Without organization, you leave many who are reviewing your resume lost and confused.  But don’t worry, there’s help available. You may have come across the name Marie Kondo. She’s known for her talents on organization and “tidying up” spaces at home and work to bring joy. Her methods can…
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6 Reasons Recruiters Can’t Find You

Many recruiters today are sourcing talent online through social media, particularly LinkedIn. This is where there is a professional community of talent large and wide. If you’re not on it, there’s a good chance you’re not getting calls from recruiters. And for those who are on it, recruiters are having a tough time finding you if you’re profile isn’t hitting…
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