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Right Resume-Writing

Selecting the right resume-writing service involves more than finding someone who can string together a few sentences. You need someone who can effectively summarize your attributes, experience, and knowledge in a format that flows while making you stand out from other applicants. If you’re in need of a resume-writing service, keep the following criteria in mind: 1. Experience Counts Rather than relying

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Strong Negotiation Strategy

Mark Anthony Dyson  |  July 2017  |   Don’t wait until you get an offer to start thinking about salary negotiation. It’s never too early to plan for salary discussions, even if you aren’t going to leave your current job for at least a few more months. If you’re strategic about it, negotiating a new compensation package doesn’t have to be scary. What should scare

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Next-Gen of Women Engineers

Kristin Kentie, Lauren Stewart, and Rebecca Herrmann  |  August 2017  |  Engineering bewilders many people. At dinner parties, we’re often asked: “But what do you actually do all day?” Add being female engineers to the mix and people have even more questions. The perception that we spend all hours sitting in front of our screens, staring at complex equations and working in isolated

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Performance Review Is Actually Productive

Maria Onzain  |  August 2017  |  Employees and managers alike often dread performance review season, and for good reason: One poll found that only 2 percent of HR pros think reviews are useful. This raises an important question: Why are we still carrying out performance reviews if they’re so useless? The truth is annual reviews don’t have to be wastes of time. Done right, they can be powerful

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Career Dating Rules

It’s not unusual to emerge from an undergraduate degree having little to no idea of what career you want to pursue. At school, you had your days organised for you, and while you definitely had to be more on the ball at university, your life was still to some extent pre-arranged, with a timetable and deadlines to work to. Suddenly,

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Flexible Work Opportunities

Matthew Kosinski  |  August 2017  |  Flexible work isn’t just for hip, young startups anymore. The biggest names in corporate America have started embracing it, too. In fact, some of these giants are even leading the way. The people at flexible work job board FlexJobs recently cross-referenced the latest Fortune 500 companies list with its annual Top 100 Companies with Remote Jobs

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The Science of Instinct

SUCCESS Magazine  |  August 2017  |  Article by Shelley Levitt “I had a feeling about it.” “I just knew.” “It was a hunch.” “My intuition told me.” “I acted on instinct.” “I felt it in my gut.” We’ve all had these experiences countless times in our lives. It happens when we’re interviewing a potential hire or being interviewed ourselves. It happens when we’re sizing

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