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Job Hunting 101: Search Smarter, Not Harder

Posted on May 28th, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

You may have heard the saying, and can probably attest to it, that job hunting is a job in and of itself. Searching for work entails all the time and effort of a full-time position, but without a paycheck or the benefits. If you find yourself submitting application after application with no results, maybe the question is not ‘what more can I do to find a job?’ but rather ’what can I do better to find a job?’ Here are 5 job search tips to help you search smarter, not harder for your next position:

Identify what kind of job you want.
Searching for a job can be stressful, so you may be tempted to jump on the first opportunity that crosses your path. But if the position doesn’t interest you, you’ll be back on the job market before you know it. … Read More »

How to Deal with a Bad Boss

Posted on May 13th, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

Truth be told, we’ve all had at least one bad boss at one point or another. In most cases, a bad boss is just something we complain about to our friends and coworkers. But did you know that a bad boss can have damaging effects on your physical health and professional career? As a matter of fact, 3 out of every 4 employees say the worst and most stressful thing about their job is their boss.

With bills to pay and mouths to feed, quitting a job because you have a bad boss is not an option many can afford. It’s helpful to remember that while you may not be able to control your boss’ behavior, you can control your own. Take a look below for some of the most common types of bad bosses to be on the lookout for … Read More »

5 Tips for Overcoming the Monday Blues

Posted on May 13th, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

For many of us, it’s a love-hate relationship with Monday. While we’re grateful to have a job to pay the bills, 48 hours away from the desk is never quite long enough. Even if you love your job, going from weekend to work mode can be difficult. Fortunately, with a little planning (and a strong cup of coffee) you’ll be back to the work grind in no time. Here are five easy ways to turn your Monday from dreadful to successful.

Adopt a Friday routine.
With the weekend temptatiously calling, it’s easy to dash out the door when five o’clock hits. But the key to a great Monday actually begins on Friday. Take a few minutes on Friday afternoon to list your projects for the following week, organize your workspace, and tie up any loose ends. Not only will this clear your … Read More »

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