Your Career

3
Apr

How Recruiters Can Help Your Job Hunt

{Click here to read the original article on The Muse.}

When you’re deep in the midst of your job search, it’s easy to feel like you’re on your own – just you and your resume, against the millions of other job-seekers.

But you actually have an ally out there: Recruiters. Some recruiters work with hiring managers at companies, others work as headhunters at a third-party firm — but their goal is the same: to fill an open position with the right person.

And if they think you’re that person, they can be a huge help in getting your resume to the top of the hiring manager’s pile. Read more

27
Mar

What to Look for When Researching a Company: A Complete Checklist

{Click here to read the original article on Glassdoor.}

Researching a company is like researching a new city. It has its own unique history, quirks, and culture. And there’s probably more info about it available than you have time to sift through. With so many criteria to judge from, what are the most important? We’ve prepared a comprehensive list of everything you need to look for when you’re researching a company — with tips on how to find the information, as well. Get ready, get set, go research! Read more

6
Mar

10 Magic Words That Can Get You a Higher Salary

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Negotiating is intimidating. Talking about money is awkward enough as it is, but add on the element of asking for more money, and it just gets extremely uncomfortable.

One aspect of negotiating a job offer that seems to make people squirm is the fact that it’s not really a give and take. The idea is to just, you know, take more — and that feels weird, not to mention less effective.

So, how do you make it a give and take when it just feels like you’re doing all the taking? Read more

28
Feb

The Best Salary Negotiation Tips of 2017

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In an ideal world, you’d get offered the salary you want right off the bat, but if you’ve been working or job hunting for a while, you probably know that very few people receive their perfect offer right out of the gate. Most of the time, you have to ask for what you want, make your case, and hope that the company you’re negotiating with has the bandwidth to give you what you’re looking for. Whether you’re negotiating for more money or perks at your current company or trying to secure the right offer somewhere new, here’s the best advice we heard this year for getting what you deserve in 2018. Read more

6
Feb

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Boss Knows Just How Awesome You Are

{Click here to read the original article on The Muse.}

Signed a huge client? Check. Trained six new employees? Check. Hit your monthly sales quota in a week? Done and done.

You might have a list of career accomplishments a mile long. But if you’re the only one with access to that list — and no one else understands the extent of your contributions or the impact they’re having on the organization — you’ll be standing behind the door when the raises are handed out. Read more

30
Jan

10 Things Your Boss Won’t Tell You

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While transparency in the workplace is all the rage, there are still a few things that your boss or manager may not reveal to you in a one-on-one conversation or meeting. And that’s no real surprise, right? When you think of “things your boss won’t tell you,” employees’ minds may instantly jump to big announcements and corporate secrets. However, there are some tidbits that won’t make front-page news, but that a boss still won’t tell you.

Don’t believe us?! We asked a few managers and directors to dish on the sentences they’d almost never utter to their teams. Read more

23
Jan

8 Amazing Productivity Tricks You Can Use Now

{Click here to read the original article on Inc..}

It will happen to anyone. You begin your work day knowing what you must accomplish by quitting time, yet at 5, you have not nearly achieved as much as you had planned. Being productive will be more than merely checking boxes off on your to-do list. It is bringing your best and full energy to the time you have to perform your work well. As you cannot take tasks off your plate, these energizing tips are going to make you more efficient – as well as provide you additional time to accomplish the things you enjoy. Read more

16
Jan

11 Things You Can Do Today to Be More Respected, Productive, and Impressive at Work

{Click here to read the original article on Money.}

The path to professional success is long, and often winding. It’s a combination of working hard, pursuing your passions, and meeting the right people.

But there are steps you can take immediately to get closer to your goals. Read more

2
Jan

3 Smart Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile

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LinkedIn has revolutionized the recruiting world and made it easier than ever to reach out to job candidates directly, whether they’re actively or passively job hunting. With so many recruiters on LinkedIn, this is obviously welcome news to job seekers.

Well, at least some job seekers — the ones who can actually be found on LinkedIn. Read more

19
Dec

9 Ways to Relax at Work When You’re Stressed

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Much of adult stress tends to stem from the place we spend the most time at: work. No matter what field you’re in or where you’re employed, stress on the job is pretty much inevitable. Whether you’ve got a big report to finish for a deadline or a major pitch to present in front of many people, there are ways to ease your anxiety in the meantime. Ahead are nine tips for centering yourself when you’re at the office. Read more

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