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Happiness is a Choice; 10 Tips to Brighten Your Work Life

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You spend the majority of your day at work, so you definitely should try to enjoy it. Making a conscious effort to improve or change the way you work can significantly impact how you react, feel, and get through challenges.  Here’s some tips on staying happy in your work place:

 

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How to Answer the Top 10 Interview Questions

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We all know that good preparation is the key to success at interview. One aspect of this is thinking through the type of questions you are likely to be asked and having a killer answer up your sleeve. To get you started, we have compiled a list of the top 10 most common questions asked at interview and some pointers on the kind of approach you could take to answer them. Read More…


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Should I Lie on My Résume?

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As a professional resume writer, HR manager and career coach for over 10 years, I have come across this controversial issue more times than I can count. Let’s say you have been actively pursuing employment for over a year and keep being told you’re over qualified by recruiters, so you start thinking to yourself, “maybe I should remove some of my older jobs or change the job titles to something less managerial.” For example, if you wanted to effectively lie on your resume, you’d want to remove the job title of your previous employer from District Sales Manager to Sales Representative and remove any verbiage related to leading teams or managing daily operations. Read More…


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What are the top 8 biggest interview blunders you could ever make?

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No one likes being taken off-guard. When it comes to preparing for an interview, we all do what it takes in advance to be as ready as we can. We research the company, we (hopefully) dress to impress and fundamentally, we go in there guns blazing and super confident. So what happens when, despite all your preparations, something goes terribly wrong? Read More…


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Dressing the Part: Four Simple Tips

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We’ve seen it all. From candidates in baggy jeans all the way to candidates in pencil skirts with stilettos, what you choose to wear into an interview has a bigger impact on the outcome than you may think.

Whether you’re seeking a career in accounting, or perhaps even a position within the IT industry, dressing the part for the job can make or break your interview. After all, considering that the first thing the interviewer will notice is your appearance, this often will greatly affect their initial impression of you. So why not start things off with your best foot (or shoe) forward? Read More…