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Why You Need a Career Mentor

Why You Need a Career Mentor

Take stock of where you are in life right now, both personally and professionally. No matter what you’re going through—whether you’re a new graduate looking for your first real job opportunity, thinking about quitting your long-time job, or want to move to a different country to start a new career—there are other people who have(…)

Learn Career-Relevant Skills With These 4 Online Tools

Learn Career-Relevant Skills With These 4 Online Tools

Finding the time to learn and develop new skills is difficult. Beyond simply finding the time after work or during the weekends, the location, program reputation, and cost, also need to be considered. But there are reputable tools you can use on your own time, at your own pace, at any location you want, and(…)

What to do When an Interviewer Asks About Your Previous Job’s Salary

What to do When an Interviewer Asks About Your Previous Job’s Salary

“What was your salary in your previous position?” This inconspicuous question asked by interviewers causes the most difficulty amongst interviewees. After asking about your previous work experience, education, skills, and interests, questions about past earnings seem to innocently blend in. Here’s the problem: interviewers aren’t allowed to ask about your past job earnings. Interviewees mistakenly answer(…)

How to Handle Criticism at Work

How to Handle Criticism at Work

We all know nobody is perfect, and yet we all like to think we are in the workplace. When you have worked really hard on a project, getting less-than-stellar feedback on the finished product is a bitter pill to swallow. You can lick your wounds when your work is criticized, or you can grow and(…)

Every Email Deserves a Second Thought

Every Email Deserves a Second Thought

It’s hard to believe there was once a time before email in the office. It was a simpler time, and one that some would say was more pleasant. Even though email has been common in the workplace for some TWENTY (!!) years, there are still a mindboggling number of breaches of email etiquette in the(…)

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