References

When you’re applying for a job the employer will most likely ask you for a list of references. This is used to confirm details about your past experience and to hear other opinions about you and your work habits. While some businesses may have guidelines about what is allowed to be asked or answered in

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Interview Mistakes to Avoid

Regardless of the type or how many times you’ve interviewed before, there are a few vital interview mistakes to always avoid Don’t Prepare Preparation is key! Spend some time researching the company on their website and social media. This will give you a good idea of what they do as well as how they present

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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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