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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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Colleague Stealing Credit for Your Work? 5 Best Solutions

It can feel incredibly jarring when a colleague presents your idea as his own.  But there are some concrete steps you can take to stand up for yourself, ensure your effort goes unappreciated...

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Give Yourself a Career Boost Using This Great Networking Strategy

Informational interviews can be career savers. You have the opportunity to learn and gain more from one informational interview than a dozen networking events. This post is your...

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Bored? 7 Great Ways to Challenge Yourself at Work

If you’re anything like me, spending most of your days clock-watching is just not an option. I need to feel challenged, immersed and engaged with my work to feel truly fulfilled with...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Choosing Between Functional, Chronological or Hybrid

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!  We’ve talked about...

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March Madness Doesn’t Hurt Productivity, it Inspires Teamwork

For the teams who made it to the Sweet 16, the pressure is on. Both on the court and in the office, March Madness offers teams a chance to bond over a common passion and sets an example of...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Underqualified? Here's What You Should Highlight

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!  If you don’t meet...

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Want to Work From Home? Check Out These Telecommuting-Friendly Companies

If working at home and creating a more flexible schedule will make you happier, then you may want to consider applying to companies that drill telecommuting into their company culture...

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3 Surefire Ways to Boost Workplace Happiness

Happy International Happiness Day! In honor of this day to celebrate happiness around the world, we thought we’d dig into three concrete, tried-and-true ways to boost happiness in...

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