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Resume Tip Tuesday: Top 8 Tips from a Professional Resume Writer

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for resume tips galore!  When you are writing...

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4 Worst Times to Ask for a Raise

When it comes to pivotal conversations about your pay, timing is everything. After you do solid research about your market value, succinctly pinpoint your biggest recent achievements...

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Young Professionals, Are You Overworked? 6 Tips to Work Smarter

On the one hand, junior professionals crave responsibility, and want all the experience they can get. They don’t want to say 'no' when the CEO tacks on yet another high priority assignment...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Your Error-Free Resume Checklist

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for resume tips galore!  How confident...

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5 Great Questions that Reveal a Toxic Company Culture

A job interview should be a two-way street. A lot of times, candidates are determined to convince hiring managers that they’re the right fit without taking a second to think….wait…is...

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No Experience? How to Negotiate a Higher Salary Anyway

Flexibility. Potential. Energy. These are just a few reasons why talented new grads are an incredibly hot commodity for employers. If you’re a new grad or transitioning into a new job...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: 3 Tips for Social Media Candidates

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for resume tips galore!  “Anyone can say...

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Switching Careers? 3 Tips for a Successful Cover Letter

Applying for a job can be a daunting task, but if you’re changing careers it can be even more difficult to convince the hiring manager that you’re a better candidate than the hundreds of...

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10 Desk Items to Create the Perfect Working Environment

At my current job, we receive a budget just for buying stuff to make us happy at work. Some people bought headphones, others plants, and some us just bought objects to create a great working...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: How to Decide Resume Length

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for resume tips galore!  A good rule of...

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6 Best Ways to Make Recruiters Work for You

“Recruiting is an out of sight-out of mind business,” says Bill Holland, PhD and author of Cracking the New Job Market. A recruiter’s typical day consists of a whirlwind of emails, phone...

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Boss Counteroffered? 5 Reasons Not to Say ‘Yes’

So, you’ve turned in your two weeks’ notice, but your boss is pleading you to stay. Flattered? Before you shake hands and say yes, take a few minutes to think about what that counteroffer...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: 7 Transferable Skills for Career Changers

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for resume tips galore!  Focus on Transferable...

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3 Ways Introverts Can Benefit From Acting a Little Extroverted at Work

“Certain personality types are luckier because they tend to create scenarios that maximize opportunities and thereby increase luck,” according to Eric Barker, author of the renowned...

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5 Great Mobile Apps to Ease Your Job Search

PepsiCo recently reported that 90 percent of folks who clicked through their job-related emails did so using a smartphone. “Instead of job hunting at home, people were doing so while...

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5 Ways to Answer: ‘What’s Your Salary Requirement?’

Few moments feel more of a trap than the question of your desired compensation. Too high and you might get filtered right out of that job. Too low and…well…then you’ve lowballed yourself...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: A Simple Guide to the Perfect Cover Letter

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for resume tips galore!  As you're sprucing...

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What if Everyone at Work Knew Your Salary?

Critics of salary transparency say that the potential animosity between coworkers would be way too detrimental. After all, there are so many factors that go into determining a single...

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New Legislation Encourages You to Openly Discuss Your Salary

Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that prevents federal contractors from reprimanding employees who discuss their salaries. Supporters of these legislations...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Beat the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for resume tips galore!  In a previous...

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