10 Workplace Trends You'll See In 2017

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Every year I give my top 10 workplace trend predictions for the upcoming year. You can read my predictions from 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 if you missed them. These trends are based on hundreds of conversations with human resource executives and worke...

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7 Tips For Getting A New Job In Your 50's

Becoming someone who’s readily employable in your 50s (and beyond) calls on a skill set you can and should start working on as early as your first few jobs – even when you’re just in your teens or 20s. But you also can pick up and start polishing the...

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Your New Year's Goal: Get a New Job

If you made a big, career-related New Year’s resolution this year, we’re betting it’s one of three things: finding a new job, getting a big promotion at your current company, or finally venturing out on your own.

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7 Signs You Should Leave Your Job (Sooner Rather Than Later)

We all get content at times, especially at a job that pays decently well and comes with a good group of co-workers. Maybe your job isn’t what you really want to do for the rest of your life, but you start convincing yourself, “This is fine—it’s not m...

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13 things you should do after a job interview

We already know that the 15 minutes before a job interview can be crucial, and there's a lot we should and shouldn't do during the interview to make the best impression. But what exactly should you be doing during those moments after a job interview,...

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LAND A JOB DURING THE HOLIDAYS

There is a general attitude among the job searching community that year-end or fourth quarter is one of the worst times to try to land a job opportunity. While in some industries, this is true or companies only hire for seasonal roles, the good news ...

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Why Recruiters Have a Bad Rap — and What We can Do to Fix It

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I was perusing my LinkedIn feed when a post caught my eye: “It’s time to stop using recruitment agencies.” was the title. This post is my response to that.What ticks people off about recruiters? Here are some common complaints:Ill-prepared about the ...

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WHAT TO DO WHEN A RECRUITER COMES CALLING

While some presently employed careerists erect a wall when a recruiter calls, others realize that a recruiter relationship offers potential for a longer-term career partnership and future gains.Like most people you encounter, each recruiter who comes...

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9 Extremely Good Reasons You Should Never Be Late Again

Think about the last meeting you attended or the last appointment you had. Did you arrive right on time, or even early? Or were you--just a little bit--late? For all of us who've let sloppiness about time turn into a daily or weekly habit, it's time...

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The letter to write when you don’t get the job

Don’t get mad; get gracious. A follow-up letter after you don’t get the job is so rare, you will stand out and it may lead to future recommendations or another job.

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