Monthly Archives: October 2014

What Will Your Former Employer Really Say About You?

So you’ve completed the first round of interviews – and perhaps the second – with flying colors towards that cherished new job. At this point, a prospective employer will begin to check the quality of your references and recommendations from … Continue reading

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How to Manage Your Supervisor to Enhance Your Career Prospects

If your manager, supervisor, or boss likes the way you perform, he or she has the power to recommend you for promotions and to reward you with bonuses or pay increases. On the other hand, they can pass you by, … Continue reading

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You Have a 1.2% Chance of Getting a Job Through an Online Application – How to Increase Your Odds

I recently attended The National Resume Writers’ Association’s annual conference, where I learned of this startling statistic. While I always knew that having an internal company contact was MUCH more effective than applying to open jobs, even I was surprised … Continue reading

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