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Job Search Rejection Hurts: Here’s How to Bounce Back

No matter how confident a job seeker you are, job search rejection hurts, and it’s hard not to take it personally. But getting rejected for a job happens to everyone; in this competitive market, many job seekers apply to dozens of positions before …

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11 Savvy Networking Tips to Take Your Career to the Next Level

Networking — a word that makes many people break out in a cold sweat. The task of making small talk with a stranger can feel daunting, especially to folks who shy away from meeting people face to face. But whether you’re an established freelancer or …

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11 Secrets to Getting Rid of Nerves Before a Job Interview

Feeling nervous before a job interview is perfectly normal, especially if you really want the job. While a certain amount of nerves can motivate you to perform well, a bad case of anxiety can ruin your interview performance on the big day. Even the most confident …

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How to Build a Freelance Portfolio (and Get Hired)

As a full-time freelancer, I juggle multiple clients and deadlines from week to week. But before I got my busy freelancing business off the ground, I had to learn how to build a freelance portfolio. Having a portfolio of work to show to clients is crucial, as it shows your skills and quality …

9 Ways to Combat Loneliness When You Work Remotely

Remote work has a long list of benefits — fewer distractions, flexible hours, and the ability to travel around the world, to name a few. But while working from home is incredibly freeing, it can also be lonely at times. As someone who’s worked remotely for over five years, I …

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8 Productivity Hacks for Digital Nomads Working From the Road

I’ve been traveling the world and working on the road for more than five years now. Having chosen this path, I’ll be the first to admit that knowing how to be more productive and stay focused as a digital nomad can be seriously challenging. It’s tempting to forget about …

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9 Travel Hacks to Save Money From a Globe-Trotting Digital Nomad

My friends usually associate me with wealth and riches when I tell them about my digital nomad lifestyle. It amazes them to know I’m able to manage my finances while working from the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean. But the reality is that I’m working the same as …

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7 Job Search Motivation Tips (for When You Just Can’t Anymore)

When you first start a job hunt, it’s impossible to know how long it will last. And if rejections heap up while your budget gets tighter, it’s hard not to feel frustrated or even hopeless. But even if the job hunt is throwing unexpected twists your way, it’s crucial to keep up your job search …

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7 Clear-cut Signs the Time Has Come to Quit Your Job

You had another bad day at work, and once again you find yourself asking, “Should I quit my job?”But something holds you back from stepping into your boss’s office and giving your two week’s notice. Then a great conversation with a colleague or a pat on the back from your manager gets you back into your daily routine …