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Survival Tips for Your First 30 Days on a New Job

Surviving a new job is hard, no matter what type of job it is. You'll have to develop a strategy to deal with your sleeping schedule, rules and regulations, and some of the policies surrounding the pandemic. These are some tips for surviving during your first 30 days:

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How to Tell When a Job Is a Bad Match for You

Sometimes you can't tell that a job is bad for you until you get deep into working in it for a while. The following are some signs that your current job is not the right one for you:

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Communication Challenges That Could Be Holding You Back

Communication is a crucial aspect of any job search. You will be communicating with many new people both through writing (emails) and through speech (phone calls, interviews.) When there are communication challenges, it can create hurdles that slow you down. Here are a few common communication challenges people face.

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How to Quit a Job Without Burning Bridges

It’s likely that you’ll need to quit your job at some point. Whether it’s because you want to move up, move on, or you’re miserable, you need to quit in a way that won’t burn your bridges. Here’s how to safely quit in various situations.

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How to Prepare Your Mind for a Challenging Job

An upcoming job can be deemed "challenging" for a variety of reasons. It can be challenging because of the clientele, difficulty of job tasks, or workplace environment. Either way, you'll need to find ways to prepare your mind before you embark on such a journey. The following are some tips that can help you get ready for the task.

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The Difference Between a Manager and a Supervisor

At some point in your career, you may have heard people use the terms supervisor and manager interchangeably. Technically, the two roles are separate, however. The degree of difference depends on the type of industry in which they work. These are some differences between a supervisor and a manager:

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When Mental Health Interferes With Work

More and more employers are taking steps to address the mental health of their employees. This is a wonderful development that did not exist when our grandparents or great-grandparents were part of the workforce. So, if mental health starts to interfere with your work, what are some steps you can take?

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What to Say to Get a Job Back After You've Resigned

It's not a bad thing to resign from a job if you no longer want to work there. However, one day you may want to come back to that job. That's why it's important to part ways with the employer in a respectable manner. Here are three things you can do if you ever want to return to a place of employment from which you have resigned.

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How to Handle Being Passed Over for a Promotion

Being passed over for a promotion can be one of the most excruciatingly painful experiences of your life. However, you have to maintain your composure and bounce back from experience. Don't give up just because your bosses don't choose you the first time. These are some tips you can use to get through this tough time.

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How to Request a Schedule Modification for Religious Observance

Employers have to be mindful of the laws that protect people in certain classes. Therefore, your employer must accommodate you if you have a true religious preference. However, you have to make sure that you request your accommodation appropriately and that your accommodation doesn't interfere with business operations. These are some tips for requesting accommodation for your religious preferences.

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Three Delivery Companies Hiring Drivers

When we think of delivery today most of us automatically think of Amazon. Amazon is the biggest retailer and delivery service provider in the world after all, but just because they are the biggest doesn't mean they are the only ones. Keep reading to learn about three other delivery service providers looking for drivers.

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Companies Hiring for Seasonal Work Now

For many, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. For employers, it is the busiest time of the year and that often means bringing on seasonal employees to help carry the load. If you are looking for work right now, or just looking to put some extra cash in your pocket for the holidays, seasonal work can be a great option. Finding the right seasonal work and timing your applications is the key to landing the seasonal job you need. Keep reading to learn more about companies hiring for seasonal work right now.

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Impressive Careers Vs. Essential Careers - Stay Employed During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to look at many things differently. Handshaking, parties and work to name a few. With the new realization of "essential" vs. "non-essential" jobs, many people are questioning their career choices.

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The New Normal for Job Seekers in 2020

If you are feeling unsure about, well pretty much everything this year, you are not alone. One huge arena of uncertainty is most definitely the job market. If you are a job seeker in 2020, chances are you are trying to get a grip on the new normal. Here are a few things you should consider when looking for a job this year.

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How to Stay Healthy at Work

Staying healthy is on the top of everyone's to-do list. When you go to a workplace every day, though, sit at a desk for hours at a time, and are exposed to hundreds of other people's germs every day, you might start wondering if that is even possible. Keep reading to learn three quick tips on staying healthy at work. 

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How To Increase Your Skill Set For Free

One of the reasons many people lack job training is because they are afraid they cannot afford the necessary classes or programs. Although there are certain expenses involved in many aspects of job training, there are also a lot of great ways you can increase your skill set for free. Keep reading to find out how. 

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Three Work-From-Home Jobs Perfect for the Pandemic

Many people are finding themselves out of work at this time due to the pandemic. Fortunately, there are some jobs available and easily obtainable because the need for such employees has gone up. You may want to consider applying for one of these jobs if you are looking for work during this sensitive time. 

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How to Excel in a Virtual Job Interview

If a company is interested in your job application, the odds are they will ask to do a virtual job interview instead of an in-person one. Here are some tips that can help you stand out in such an interview and increase your odds of getting your desired job. 

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Will COVID-19 Affect the Job Market?

As a world, we have been dealing with COVID-19 for a week or so, although parts of Asia have been dealing with it longer. It has become pretty apparent that this pandemic is going to affect everything. Specifically, though, how can we expect the health crisis to affect the job market?

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Qualities Employers Look for in Management Trainees

Ambition is an excellent thing to have, and so is seeking a job as a manager trainee. However, it will only work if you have the qualities that employers seek in a manager trainee. These are three things they look for when they're considering hiring someone in such a position. 

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The Duties of a Supervisor

People often assume that a supervisory job is fun. They see the power and the pay, and they don't really understand that supervisors have an array of job tasks that they must perform. Some of those job tasks and duties include the following.

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How Your Brain Can Sabotage Your Job Search

Do you feel like your job search is going in circles lately? Are you not making the progress you would like? The problem might not be your resume, job skills or the job market. The problem could be inside your own brain. Keep reading to find out how your brain can sabotage your best job search efforts.

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How to Have a Healthy Work-Life Balance

For hard-working people like you, maintaining a balance between work and life can be challenging. While having a hard work ethic is admirable, it’s also important to make a priority of taking care of yourself and your family. It’s not always easy to do this, though. Here are some tips on how to have a healthy work-life balance.

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Is Your Resume Missing the Mark? Key Ingredients for a Winning Resume

Your resume is the most important aspect of your job search. Whether you are seeking entry-level positions or considering a mid-career job change, your resume can make or break your job search efforts. These are the key ingredients your resume must include to get attention from hiring managers and recruiters.

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How to Choose the Right Advancement Path at Your Job

Choosing the right advancement plan at your job can be difficult when you're not quite sure where you want to go. Your current position might offer several growth options. Here are some tips on how you can choose what's right for you. 

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Is There Such a Thing as a 100% Recession Proof Job?

Unfortunately, there is no job that is 100% recession-proof. However, there are some careers that are far less likely to be affected by an economic downturn than others. If career stability is important to you, consider the following options.

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Find Out if a Company is Good to Work For

Whether you’re considering applying to a company for a job, or they’ve already offered you a position, it’s important to know if they are a good company to work for. Here’s how to do that.

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How to Handle an Exit Interview

A large majority of corporations give leaving employees an exit interview. This may seem like a strange practice, but for companies with private operations or product secrets, exit interviews help to ensure that leaving employees are satisfied and will not divulge company secrets to competitors. Exit interviews are also used to make sure the employee has everything they need related to retirement plan information, health insurance information and more. If you’re undergoing an exit interview, here are some tips for handling it.

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Tips For Added Comfort at Your Office Desk

For the amount of time that you spend at work, you deserve to be as comfortable as possible. Since you’re using the company’s office space, you may think you’re stuck with what you get. But here are some tips for added comfort.

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Ways to Stay Motivated on Your Job

No matter how much you love your job, there's always the potential for you to lose motivation over the years. The following are three tips that can be helpful if you find yourself in a slump. These tips will help you put the pizzazz back into your career.

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Habits of Super Successful People

Author Tom Corley has spent years studying a topic we all want insight on, and that is how did super successful people get to where they are? What makes them special or different from the average person? Is it just something people are born with or are there certain skills and habits that anyone can acquire?

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What You Need to Know About the Revival of Blue Collar Work

If you are part of the blue-collar working class, or you are just entering the workforce, you will be happy to learn that blue-collar work is on an uptick. In fact, 2018 was the first year since 1984 that blue-collar work has seen such growth. So, what do you need to know in order to take advantage of this?

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Can You Actually Make Money With Online Jobs?

Online work is growing in popularity, but there are still many people who have their doubts. Have you been considering online work? Are you wondering if you can actually make money working online? Keep reading to learn more.

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5 Great Remote Jobs

You’ve probably heard all the buzz about the rapidly increasing availability of jobs that allow you to work remotely from your home. Companies are realizing the benefits to be had by allowing their workers to work outside of the traditional office, and new technologies have made that option more feasible than ever before. If you’re one of the millions of workers who have dreamed about working from home and being your own boss here are five remote jobs that you should consider.

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What Do Prospective Employers Look For on Social Media Pages?

Employers are more concerned than ever that they make the right hiring decisions. One way that they’re doing that is to review social media accounts of job candidates. So what exactly are they looking for? They recognize that social media pages often represent the “true” you, so they keep alert to both positive and negative signs.

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Is Seasonal Work Right for You?

During certain times of year, companies will offer seasonal work to compensate for a seasonal increase in sales and services. This is great for prospective employees who are looking for part time or side work to supplement their income.

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When Is It Wise to Quit a Job?

Losing a job can certainly be a tough time in a person's life, but what if you already have a job but feel that you should quit it? This is can be a huge conflict. Quitting a job is a definitely a risk. Here are a few tips to help you determine if quitting a job is a wise choice for you?

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5 Reasons To Consider A Career In Aviation

It’s safe to say that most people, when they were young, dreamed about someday becoming a pilot, among all the other occupations children imagine themselves in as they grow into maturity. But as they reach the age when choosing a career path becomes a necessity, most abandon the idea as being too impractical, or just not right for them, for whatever reason.

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Answering "Why Should We Hire You?"

One of the most difficult questions to answer during an interview is the "Why should we hire you?" question. You want to make sure you answer it in a way that puts you in a good position to get up get hired. You may wonder what the employer really wants to know. Here are a few ideas...

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Great Job Options for Those who Enjoy Working Outdoors

You don't need to work at a desk eight hours a day or longer in order to earn a good salary. There are plenty of outdoor jobs that allow you to stretch your legs, get plenty of exercise and still earn a good living.

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How to Handle Work Conflict

Work conflict is something that will occur no matter where you work. The severity of it will depend on your work environment. The following are just a few tips for dealing with the conflict when it arises.

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Why You Shouldn't Become Friends With Your Boss

You've finally found a job you love, and a boss you like. It's great to feel like you have an ally at work; someone who appreciates your work, and with whom you can have a good laugh at the office water cooler. Just don't make the mistake of taking your boss friendship outside the office. Here's why.

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6 Tips For Overcoming Pre-Interview Jitters

Nerves before an interview can derail your best intentions and even cost you the job. The following are six of the top ways to overcome pre-interview jitters so that you can give your very best performance.

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What Jobs Let You Off for the Holidays?

When you go about finding a new job, there are many factors to take into consideration. For starters, you will want to consider how much you are going to make as well as the types of benefits provided. For example, you may find that it is perfectly reasonable to take a lower-paying job as long as health insurance is provided rather than taking a position that pays more but doesn't provide benefits.

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Using Your Skills as a Mother to be a Better Employee

A lot of people fail to realize that the skills they have as a parent can be used in the workplace to be a better employee. For all of you mothers out there who are wanting to use your motherly skills in your place of employment, here is a quick look at a few ways to accomplish this goal.

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Tips for Working for a Family-Owned Company

There are two types of employees when working for a family-owned company. You either are a member of the family or you aren't. Either way, though, there are certain things to expect. Let's take a quick look at a few tips you can follow to help you build a successful career when working for a family-owned business.

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Is Job Training Needed for All Medical Jobs?

If you are looking for a job in the medical industry, it is important to understand that extensive training will likely be required. Even medical jobs that don’t involve anything but paperwork usually require a lot of training before you can begin, such as the job of medical coding. Let’s take a quick look at four medical jobs and the training they require.

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2020 Job Market Predictions and Analysis

Knowing what the job market will look like in a few years can help you make wise educational and career choices today. Following is a peek into what experts are saying about the 2020 job market.

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How to Get a STEM Job Without a University Degree

While many STEM jobs require applicants to have a bachelor’s degree, there are plenty that don’t. Following is some advice on how to get a job in a STEM field even if you don’t have the time or resources to study at university for several years.

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4 Major Trends Affecting the Job Market in the Next Decade

Being aware of current trends in the economy, culture and demographics can offer valuable insights into the job market. The following are four big trends that could influence job and career options over the next five to ten years.

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Keeping Your Resume Relevant in a Rapidly Evolving Job Market

The job market is constantly evolving to keep pace with technology that is changing at an even more rapid pace. This means that in order to keep your resume relevant, it is vital to continuously add new skills and experiences into the mix. These are a few things you can do to keep your resume relevant in a job market that is continuously in a state of flux.

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Should You Move To Find Better Job Opportunities?

One of the things that home buyers usually consider when buying a new house is what the economic climate is in the region. Unfortunately, this is a statistic that is highly reliant on factors that the region can’t control, such as factories closing down, the price of commodities like fuel, and even disastrous weather damage. When you find yourself stuck in a place where the jobs have run dry, is it smart to move to find better job opportunities?

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Tips For Becoming A Lyft Driver

Whether as a part-time gig or even a full-time job, Lyft can be a great source of income. You only need a clean background and your own vehicle to get started, which makes it very enticing to many people.

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Three Weekend Off Jobs

Weekend jobs have taken over the workforce over the past few years. However, there is still such a thing as a job that has weekends off. You may desire that type of position for family obligations, religious observance or something else. If you’re looking for such a job, you can complete an application with one of these types of companies:

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Three High-End Work-From-Home Jobs

Work-from-home jobs are awesome jobs because they give the workers the opportunity to earn a living without having to spend hundreds of dollars a month on fuel and child care. Some work-from-home opportunities earn the participants a hefty income. The following are three opportunities that have high pay.

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Best Answers To The Dreaded Question, "What's Your Worst Work Trait?"

One of the most dreaded interview questions that candidates get asked is,"What's Your Worst Work Trait?" How can you answer this question honestly without sabotaging your chances at getting hired?

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3 Tips To Optimize Your Resume For ATS

Automation is one of the biggest trends in the world today, and it’s changing your life in many ways, from the process you go through to check out groceries when you shop to the way you order a hamburger. Predictably, it’s had an impact on the way you search for employment too.

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High Paying Food Service Positions

Food service is an area of employment that many people find appealing. Such people may find those jobs appealing because they like serving others or because they like the culinary arts. You can find a well-paying job in the field of food service if that area makes you happy. The following are some of the positions for which you may apply.

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How To Quit Your Job To Ensure A Good Recommendation

When you feel the need to quit your job, do so in a manner that will ensure your time spent there wasn’t wasted. Help yourself to get a good recommendation from a job you quit with the following tips.

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How To Turn Any Hobby Into A Lucrative Career

It's been said that if you can make money doing something you love, you'll never work a day in your life. Well, it might not feel like working, at least. It is possible to make a living doing what you truly enjoy, and one of the best ways is to turn your hobby into a lucrative career. Here's how.

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Fast Growing Jobs That Don’t Require A College Degree

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects that over 20 million new jobs will be added by the year 2020; however, some jobs are clearly growing faster than others. Following is a look at some careers with exponential job growth that don’t require a college degree to pursue.

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4 Ways To Turn A Definite No Into A Yes

You had the interview but didn't get the job. At least they were nice enough to call and let you know. Sometimes things can turn around, though. Here are some ideas for turning that definite no into a job after all.

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Mind Your Body Language On The Interview

So you're getting prepared for the big interview. You've got your clothes ready, updated your resume, you've done your research, rehearsed your lines, and you think you've got all your bases covered. But there's one thing you probably haven't considered.

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How To Get A Full Time Job From A Summer Internship

Companies are more likely to offer a full-time job to an intern than other job candidates; however, this does not mean that an internship will automatically lead to a job offer. Following are some things you will want to do to increase the odds of getting full-time work once your internship is over.

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