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3 Steps to Take When Considering a Career Change

March 25, 2019

Are you at a point in your career where you are starting to seek out something fresh and new? Job seekers regularly look to jump into new roles and arenas, so we’re here with some tips to help you consider your next move...

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4 Red Flags That Should Make You Rethink That Job Offer

February 20, 2019

You’ve just walked out of an interview, and you’re unsure what you think. You need the job, but something just felt off. In general, trust your gut. But if you need some specifics to keep your eye out for, beware these situations...

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4 Keys to Keeping Your Resolutions This Year

January 8, 2019

We’ve just begun a new year, which means many of us are setting new goals or reigniting old ones. But we all know that sticking to goals and forming new habits is hard work. Here are a few tips to help you stick with it...

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5 Things to Know When Leaving a Job

December 4, 2018

Leaving a job can be a tricky endeavor. You always want to exit on a professional note, maintain quality references, and help everyone involved feel prepared throughout the transition. With that in mind, follow these five best practices to leave a lasting impression...

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4 Types of Conversation Starters That Make Networking Easy

August 28, 2018

We all know the type of person who has no problem walking up to a new group of people to spark up a conversation. Some of us, however, feel intimidated or frightened by the thought of approaching strangers. Oftentimes, the hardest part of meeting new people is getting a conversation started. Try out some of these icebreakers to help open up the lines of communication, hopefully leading to more meaningful interactions....

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4 Strategies to Project Confidence

July 31, 2018

When meeting a potential employer or coworker for the first time, you want to leave the best possible first impression. Sometimes our anxiety and desire to put the best foot forward can cause us to oversell ourselves, and instead of coming across as capable and personable, we instead appear cocky or egotistical. Use these strategies to strike the right balance so that you present yourself as confident yet humble...

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5 Keys to Effective Networking

July 10, 2018

Networking is vital to job growth and success. The term “networking” tends to come with a connotation of stale interactions with people who are out to gain something. But take heart, that doesn’t have the be (and typically is not) the case! Effective networking means building real relationships with people who share common ground. Take a look at five keys to shaking the outdated notion of self-centered networking and exchanging it for growing, lasting connections...

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3 Ways to Improve Your Job Search

June 7, 2018

Are you seeking job opportunities, but struggling to find a match? Sending out resumes and applications furiously, but with limited results, is incredibly frustrating. We’re here to help! Check out a few ideas to make your job hunt more productive...

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How Do I Tailor My Job Application?

April 12, 2018

If you’re on the job hunt, you’ve likely heard that you need to tailor your resume and application materials. But what does this mean, and how do you do it? Take a look at these tips to help give your application a leg up on the competition...

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Stay Positive During Your Job Hunt

March 12, 2018

Searching for a job can be a daunting and sometimes painful process. It involves diligent updating of materials, repetitive application procedures, and sometimes, unfortunately, rejection. After all of that, it can be easy to feel down and in a rut. If you find yourself getting bummed out about your job search, try some of these tips...

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Top 5 Qualities of Successful Paralegals

February 20, 2018

Paralegals are a crucial part of a legal team. They are knowledgeable, hard-working, and collaborative, and they are integral to keeping the practice of law running smoothly. But what traits are most desirable in a stellar paralegal? Here are the top five...

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Rock the Career Fair!

February 2, 2018

Standing out at a career fair can be tough. That’s why it’s important to know what to expect when you enter a room full of employers and other potential candidates. Here are four “P’s” to help you get ready for the big event...

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