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How One “I Lost My Job” LinkedIn Status Led to 20 Interviews in 15 Days

Being vulnerable isn’t our first instinct. We’re human after all, which means most of the time we’re shamelessly stubborn and independent in the hopes of appearing strong and put-together. This is especially true when we’re in the throes of unemployment. The thing is—and you know this—when we let our pride go and admit we need […]

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The Interview Questions You Need to Ask to Determine if an Employer Truly Values Volunteerism​

We know you have enough on your plate when you’re preparing for interviews. But, we also know that you’re looking for more than just a job. Everyone wants to find a fulfilling career, and a large part of that is finding a company where you can make a difference. In fact, 79% of people prefer to […]

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How to live like a Local in San José

One walk down its quaint streets, one sip of its celebrated coffee and Costa Rica was home for Lonely Planet Local Maria Esther Abissi. Seven years in and the city of San José is only getting better. Whether it’s a night of dancing at one of the bars on Barrio Escalante, dining at the trendiest restaurants or a lazy […]

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Top 5 reasons to visit San Juan, Puerto Rico right now

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island’s capital city of San Juan is back in action and ready for visitors. With its stunning beaches, buzzing nightlife and multitude of cultural and outdoor activities, a trip to San Juan won’t disappoint. Whether you’re a nature lover, beach bum, foodie or night owl, there’s something […]

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Ask an Honest HR Professional: Why Do I Keep Losing Jobs to Internal Candidates?

Dear HR Professional, I’ve lost out on two jobs because the company went with internal candidates. Is this common practice? If so, how can I compete? Signed, So Close, Yet So Far Dear So Close, Yet So Far, It’s true—more and more companies are embracing internal mobility to keep top talent engaged at their organization. […]

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How One “I Lost My Job” LinkedIn Status Led to 20 Interviews in 15 Days

Being vulnerable isn’t our first instinct. We’re human after all, which means most of the time we’re shamelessly stubborn and independent in the hopes of appearing strong and put-together. This is especially true when we’re in the throes of unemployment. The thing is—and you know this—when we let our pride go and admit we need […]

Career

The Interview Questions You Need to Ask to Determine if an Employer Truly Values Volunteerism​

We know you have enough on your plate when you’re preparing for interviews. But, we also know that you’re looking for more than just a job. Everyone wants to find a fulfilling career, and a large part of that is finding a company where you can make a difference. In fact, 79% of people prefer to […]

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Ask an Honest HR Professional: Why Do I Keep Losing Jobs to Internal Candidates?

Dear HR Professional, I’ve lost out on two jobs because the company went with internal candidates. Is this common practice? If so, how can I compete? Signed, So Close, Yet So Far Dear So Close, Yet So Far, It’s true—more and more companies are embracing internal mobility to keep top talent engaged at their organization. […]

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Job Searching? 4 Email Templates That’ll Make Asking for Help So Much Easier

When you’re actively looking for a new gig, you already know that it’s smart to lean on your network. After all, the more people you have in your corner, the better. But, here’s the thing: There’s also a little bit of shame that comes along with that approach. Not only do you need to openly admit […]

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Boost Your Metabolism With Mini-Meals

Spreading your calories throughout the day may help you stick to your diet and keep off the weight. “This time I am going to stick to my diet,” you tell yourself. You make every effort to follow a healthful eating plan, but in a moment of weakness, hunger strikes and you find yourself indulging in […]

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Chips, Fries, Soda Most to Blame for Long-Term Weight Gain

WEDNESDAY, June 22 (HealthDay News) — The edict to eat less and exercise more is far from far-reaching, as a new analysis points to the increased consumption of potato chips, French fries, sugary sodas and red meat as a major cause of weight gain in people across the United States. Inadequate changes in lifestyle factors such as television watching, […]

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How a Bento Box Can Help Your Diet

Dieters across America are turning to a Japanese lunchbox, called a bento, as an innovative way to help with counting calories and weight loss. The bento has been used for centuries in Japan to carry a delicious, nutritious, and visually appealing meal to eat on the go — kids take their bento boxes to school; employees take their […]

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Brains of Obese May Crave High-Calorie Foods More

A new study links low blood sugar in obese people to a greater desire within the brain for high-calorie foods, a finding that offers insight into why people who become overweight tend to stay that way. “Their brains may be driving them to eat more and desire these foods more, and that may promote overeating,” […]

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How One “I Lost My Job” LinkedIn Status Led to 20 Interviews in 15 Days

Being vulnerable isn’t our first instinct. We’re human after all, which means most of the time we’re shamelessly stubborn and independent in the hopes of appearing strong and put-together. This is especially true when we’re in the throes of unemployment. The thing is—and you know this—when we let our pride go and admit we need […]

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The Interview Questions You Need to Ask to Determine if an Employer Truly Values Volunteerism​

We know you have enough on your plate when you’re preparing for interviews. But, we also know that you’re looking for more than just a job. Everyone wants to find a fulfilling career, and a large part of that is finding a company where you can make a difference. In fact, 79% of people prefer to […]

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How to live like a Local in San José

One walk down its quaint streets, one sip of its celebrated coffee and Costa Rica was home for Lonely Planet Local Maria Esther Abissi. Seven years in and the city of San José is only getting better. Whether it’s a night of dancing at one of the bars on Barrio Escalante, dining at the trendiest restaurants or a lazy […]

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Top 5 reasons to visit San Juan, Puerto Rico right now

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island’s capital city of San Juan is back in action and ready for visitors. With its stunning beaches, buzzing nightlife and multitude of cultural and outdoor activities, a trip to San Juan won’t disappoint. Whether you’re a nature lover, beach bum, foodie or night owl, there’s something […]

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How One “I Lost My Job” LinkedIn Status Led to 20 Interviews in 15 Days

Being vulnerable isn’t our first instinct. We’re human after all, which means most of the time we’re shamelessly stubborn and independent in the hopes of appearing strong and put-together. This is especially true when we’re in the throes of unemployment. The thing is—and you know this—when we let our pride go and admit we need […]

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The Interview Questions You Need to Ask to Determine if an Employer Truly Values Volunteerism​

We know you have enough on your plate when you’re preparing for interviews. But, we also know that you’re looking for more than just a job. Everyone wants to find a fulfilling career, and a large part of that is finding a company where you can make a difference. In fact, 79% of people prefer to […]

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Ask an Honest HR Professional: Why Do I Keep Losing Jobs to Internal Candidates?

Dear HR Professional, I’ve lost out on two jobs because the company went with internal candidates. Is this common practice? If so, how can I compete? Signed, So Close, Yet So Far Dear So Close, Yet So Far, It’s true—more and more companies are embracing internal mobility to keep top talent engaged at their organization. […]

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Job Searching? 4 Email Templates That’ll Make Asking for Help So Much Easier

When you’re actively looking for a new gig, you already know that it’s smart to lean on your network. After all, the more people you have in your corner, the better. But, here’s the thing: There’s also a little bit of shame that comes along with that approach. Not only do you need to openly admit […]

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6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which completely contradicts other advice you’ll find) that it can easily overwhelm you. […]

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