Interview Questions

If you participated in any job interview you know that they end with “any questions for us?” This is a vital part of the interview process for both you and the employers. Hiring managers will use this as a red flag to see how well prepared you are and what research you did beforehand. For

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Setting a Budget

During your job search it can be important to set a budget so you don’t encounter financial trouble. While everyone’s finances are different, and your goals will change often, setting a basic budget is always a good idea. The first step to making a budget it to add up your income. If you are not

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Work Life Balance

Work life balance is a phrase often thrown around by HR managers and job boards. To you it may feel like something to brush off as unimportant or to focus on when things calm down, but regardless of your employment situation, this balance is important to you and your health. Maintaining a work life balance

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Leaving a Job

Regardless of why you leave a job, it is important to do it a timely and professional manner. Telling your boss may be nerve wracking as it makes leaving feel more ‘real,’ but it is an essential step. During your job search you may be asked what length of notice is needed from your current

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Taking Time to #Unplug

You may have heard of The National Day of Unplugging or something similar. It’s a simple idea, put away your devices, unplug yourself from electronics and take some time to unwind.  While this “holiday” was inspired by the Sabbath and started by Reboot, a nonprofit Jewish community, the importance of it grows as our dependency

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Changing Careers

Thinking of changing career paths? It can be a big and scary change with an uncertain future, but it may be worth it in the end. The feeling of wanting to do something new can happen to anyone during a slow or frustrating day at work. Don’t act on this feeling right away but file

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Imposter Syndrome

Have you heard of Impostor Syndrome? Whether you have or not, chances are you’ve felt it. It is technically defined as “a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a ‘fraud’”. In short, it’s the feeling you get when, no matter how experienced

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Thank You Emails

If you’ve been reading our blog or any other job search tips you will have seen references to thank you emails. Sending one of these after an interview should always be on your to do list, they are quick and simple and can help create a lasting impression to the employer. When to Send: Thank

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Job Searching for Introverts

Today (January 2nd) is World Introverts Day. While there can be many different varieties of introverts, the general definition is someone who prefers calm, minimally stimulating environments. If that sounds like you, you may find the job search a bit difficult at times. Luckily, there are a few tricks to help you wade through this

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