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Why New Year’s Resolutions Do Not Work & What To Do Instead

Why New Year’s Resolutions Do Not Work & What To Do Instead

New Year’s Resolutions are notoriously hard to keep. Why? Cause we create them as a way to keep ourselves in-line, without much thought or planning as to why or how we’ll succeed. New Year’s resolutions often take the place of our nagging inner voices, telling us we need to be better. Forbes’ Liz Ryan suggests […]

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December 30, 2016 | By More
Why Hiring Managers Don’t Care About Your Degree

Why Hiring Managers Don’t Care About Your Degree

You’ve got a Masters Degree from a great university, and not much else! How can you make hiring managers see the value in your degree? A reader asks Alison Green on Ask A Manager, “I know it sounds whiny, but why does no one care about my degree? ”   Green wastes no time getting […]

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December 23, 2016 | By More
What’s the Policy on Office Holiday Parties?

What’s the Policy on Office Holiday Parties?

Are you dreading your office holiday party and already thinking of excuses to bow out? If your boss expects you to attend or you feel pressure to make an appearance, Ask A Manager’s Alison Green suggests you suck it up and get into the Holiday spirit. She says: “…There are other companies where you’re really expected […]

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December 16, 2016 | By More
This Week In Healthcare Careers: How To Update Your LinkedIn Profile

This Week In Healthcare Careers: How To Update Your LinkedIn Profile

With 2016 coming to an end, now is the perfect time to review and update your LinkedIn profile to prepare for the coming year.

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December 9, 2016 | By More
This Week in Healthcare Career Advice: Improve Your LinkedIn Headline

This Week in Healthcare Career Advice: Improve Your LinkedIn Headline

While we all know LinkedIn profile headlines are important — and that a boring headline can be just as deadly as a bad one — few of us actually know how to write a perfect headline that’ll make us stand-out among a sea of unremarkable candidates.

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December 2, 2016 | By More
Should You Keep A Comfortable Job?

Should You Keep A Comfortable Job?

Your job has stagnated; you’re no longer learning new skills or expanding your resume. Are you hurting yourself by staying? According to Forbes’ Magazine’s Liz Ryan, the short answer is “Yes”. Continuing on in a position where you’re no longer growing can actually hurt you in the long run. Liz argues: “The only thing you […]

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November 4, 2016 | By More
Just Started & Ready to Quit?

Just Started & Ready to Quit?

Did you know 31 percent of all new hires quit within the first 6 months on the job? That’s a surprisingly high number that comes down to three things: Employees not wanting to do the job they were hired for The job didn’t match the description they applied for They didn’t like their boss To […]

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October 28, 2016 | By More
How To Describe Yourself in One Word

How To Describe Yourself in One Word

Asking job candidates to describe themselves (or more specifically, to describe themselves in one word) is a pretty common personality-based interview question without a straightforward way to answer: it depends. According to Peggy McKee at Work It Daily, the answer depends on the position’s primary function, and the necessary qualities required to get the job […]

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October 21, 2016 | By More
You Hate Your Boss. Now What?

You Hate Your Boss. Now What?

When dealing with a bad boss, your options are twofold: quit or make the situation more favorable. If quitting is out of the picture, the onus is on you to try and improve your situation. Once solution, according to Glassdoor’s Lillian Childress, is to simply ask your boss how you can do better: This strategy […]

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October 14, 2016 | By More
How To Counter That Job Offer

How To Counter That Job Offer

What happens when you get an job offer that’s near perfect? You can either accept, decline, or negotiate to make it even better! How so? Glassdoor’s Amy Elisa Jackson explains how to counter without blowing the offer. In the article, Amy interviews Deepak Malhotra, the Eli Goldston Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School […]

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October 7, 2016 | By More