Results for category "Career Tips"

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Checking the Status of Your Online Job Application

You spent considerable time crafting the perfect cover letter, presenting recent references, fine-tuning your resume, and finding the right email addresses to send out an online job application. However, now you’re waiting, and waiting, and waiting. Although this can be frustrating, you need to try to be as patient as possible. However, there are some times when it’s appropriate to check in on the status of your online job application.
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Two Top Tips for being a Content Creator

One of the best advantages of becoming a content creator is that you can literally work from anywhere that has access to the Internet.  This means with a laptop and Internet, you can work from the top of Mt. Everest or in the deep valleys of the Grand Canyon.  If you're interested in becoming a content creation specialist, you'll find it comforting to know that no degree is needed.  All you simply need are top-notch writing skills.
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4 Ways Going Overseas can Boost Your Work Experience

When it comes getting a good job, you’ll most definitely want to earn a degree from a local university. After all, employers tend to value job applicants who have taken the time to expand their knowledge by continuing their education. Another great way to stand out from the competition you face when applying for a job is by noting on your cover letter that you have traveled abroad to boost your work experience.

Here’s a quick look at how going overseas can increase your odds of landing a job.

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Handling the Post-Interview Wait

You believe that you aced the interview and that it’s only a matter of time before you get a call back for a second interview or for the job itself. However, days go by and you’re greeted with only silence. You begin to panic. Maybe you shouldn’t have answered that certain question the way you did, or maybe you should have given more examples from your last job on that other question. Maybe you didn’t make enough eye contact or gave a limp handshake at the end of the interview.

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