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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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