Work Life Balance: Remote Work

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. When you work from home,

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Work Life Balance: On-Site Work

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. If you are working on-site

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Turning Down a Job

During your job search you may be offered a job that is not particularly attractive to you. Before you turn it down instinctively, take a moment to think about if that is the best option. There can be very real reasons as to why you don’t want a job-you cannot do the schedule they propose,

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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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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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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

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Dress for Success!

Have an interview coming up? Thinking you’ll just wear whatever? Think again! In all likelihood, you are not the only candidate for the job; because of this, your future employers will be taking everything into close consideration – including your self-presentation. Here are three reasons to include grooming and attire in your interview prep: Research

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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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