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4 Surefire Ways to Impress a Hiring Manager

Your resume and cover letter might be important in landing a job, but the interview is what secures your position with a company. As any job seeker knows, there are a lot of factors that make or break your chance of being hired.
 
"Interviews can be nerve-wracking," said Michael Steinitz, executive director of Accountemps. ...




Rules for Surviving the Modern Office

The modern office is a perplexing playground, its culture an intricate web of social ties, etiquette and shaky morals. Over the years, I have worked in small offices where gossip traveled fast and colleagues shared close quarters and even closer relationships. ...




4 Unique Medical Careers That Don’t Require a Decade of Education

Pursuing a career in the medical field is often an ambitious undertaking. Fortunately, there are some careers in this field that don’t require many years of schooling. Earning certain medical career field degrees can be done in less than four years. ...




Applying to Retail Jobs? 4 Skills That Show You’re Worth Hiring

Retail jobs are some of the most common jobs in America. They are good choices for young people starting their careers. They are also for people interested in pursuing a career in retail. If you are looking into these jobs, you need to stand out. Here are four of the skills you can put on your resume that show you are worth hiring. ...




Career advice: Get a raise without asking for one

You've put in the time and work and want to see the results in your paycheck.But while just simply steeling yourself and asking might be your most direct bet, it's tough. Many of us probably would rather suffer along with our current measly salaries than actually get up the courage to face our managers in person. ...




How to Figure out Which Career Is Best for Your Personality

Most people don’t like their jobs. Many find themselves choosing the wrong career path for all the wrong reasons. However, it’s never too late to make a positive change in your life. You don’t necessarily have to like the job you have. ...




3 pieces of career advice Girlboss founder and CEO Sophia Amoruso wants you to know

At 33 years old, multimillionaire entrepreneur and Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso has endured a number of career transformations.
In her latest role as Girlboss founder and CEO, Amoruso tells CNBC Make It that she wants to inspire women to redefine what success means for themselves by sharing their stories and encouraging them to learn from each other's experiences. ...




How to Stay Safe When You Work in a Dangerous Atmosphere

Going to work on a daily basis for most people is generally quite safe. However, there are a range of different jobs that do pose daily risk for some people. For those that work in an environment that is dangerous, there are several tips that should be followed to ensure you are able to safely get through the day. ...




Getting My Dream Job Ruined My Life, But I Wouldn't Change a Thing

Failure is universal. It’s never fun, but we’ll all confront it at some point, be it through bad luck, bad behavior, or just sucking at something. Why are we so bad at talking about it, and why are we so afraid of it? The stories of Failure Week are here to help remind us that the world doesn't end when something goes horribly wrong, and that we can learn as much from life's disasters as its successes. ...




Expert Advice: 8 Tips to Succeed on Your First Day of Work

The first day at your first job is much like the start of high school or college—you again feel like a little fish in a big pond. And again you need to be ready to make a good first impression, especially since what people first think of you matters more than you might think. ...