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9 Secrets to Landing a Remote Job, According to Experts 

If you’re on the hunt for a remote job, you know landing one is easier said than done. With applicants from all over the world competing for a single position, you’ve got to work hard to make your application stand out. To help you get a hiring manager’s attention …

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7 Best Networking Apps for Savvy Job Seekers

If there was a secret to landing your job, it would be networking. According to LinkedIn, a whopping 85% of all jobs are filled via networking. But for many, networking is easier said than done. If you’re hoping to make new connections but aren’t sure where to start, these seven networking apps will …

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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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6 Salary Negotiation Mistakes That Could Cost You

If you’re like most people, you’re probably not very comfortable talking about money and are even less comfortable getting interviewed. Salary negotiation, unfortunately, lands right in the middle of both these realities. Because of this discomfort, it’s easy to avoid …

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15 Typical Job Interview Questions and Answers

When it comes to the interview process, preparation makes the difference between a lackluster and a rock-star interview. The best way to prepare is to anticipate and practice common job interview questions and answers. While you can’t know the questions ahead of …

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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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When to Go Full-Time Freelance and Work for Yourself

Do you dream of leaving your regular job but aren’t sure when to go full-time freelance? Before ditching your steady paycheck, it’s important to understands the pros and cons of the freelance life. Even with all the freedom of working for yourself, you’ll have to …

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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 Negotiate Salary and Get the Pay You Deserve: 11 Tips

Congrats, you’ve landed a job and can take a deep breath after months of sending off resumes and prepping for interviews. But after you’ve celebrated, you might soon have a new concern: how to negotiate your salary. According to global staffing firm Robert Half …