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Resume Tip Tuesday: 11 Words to Demonstrate Business Skills

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 the job you’re...

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How to Handle a Personal Crisis at Work

It’s a typical day at work and then—bam!—you get an alarming phone call from home. You never know when life can catch you off guard. Are you prepared to handle unexpected personal problems...

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3 Ways to Appear Greedy in a Salary Negotiation

One of the biggest fears we hear from job candidates is…at what point will managers perceive me as greedy in a salary negotiation? Worst case scenario: Offending them could cause them...

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3 Biggest Mistakes of Secret Job Searching

We talked about how to make sure your job search is discreet in a recent edition of CareerBliss’ Resume Tip Tuesday—but there are more crucial steps to keep your job secret on the down low...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: 7 Resume Design Tips from Lynda.com

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!  Need help with...

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Why You Should Unplug for 30 Minutes Before Sleeping

Who else loves falling asleep to Netflix? If you have an important meeting the next day, you might want to close that laptop and completely unplug for at least 30 minutes before you go...

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5 Steps to Recuperate from a Bad Salary Negotiation

Lowball yourself during your salary negotiation? There are few faster ways to feel a huge pit in your stomach. Don’t worry—there may be a way to bounce back to a happier salary. Most Common...

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Are Prestigious Colleges Important in Hiring Decisions?

While a fancy college name certainly doesn't hurt your resume, a new Gallup Survey tells us that—in hiring decisions—“only 9 percent of business leaders say that the school on a candidate’s...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: When is it OK to Include Short Stints?

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!  Deciding to include...

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7 Red Flags that Managerial Candidates Should Avoid

Excited about an upcoming new manager job opportunity? Whether you’re new to the managerial world or need a refresher on how to convey your managerial skills, being aware of managerial...

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Salary Negotiation: 3 Key Phrases to Get What You Want

Whether it’s a brand new job or annual review, if you know you deserve more compensation, then the three key phrases listed below can help you get it! We know it can be nerve-wracking – but...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: 3 Tips for a Secret Job Hunt

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 already...

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Managers Tell Us How to Be Persistent Without Being a Pest

There’s a fine line between persistence and annoyance. Job candidates, it would behoove you to find that balance because contacting employers directly is the best approach to landing...

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Overqualified? Hiring Managers Offer These 5 Tips for You

Willing to give up a loaded paycheck for a more fulfilling path?  Eager to join a hot start-up? Feel financial pressure? Whatever reason you might have for choosing to take a job you’re...

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Can You Be Ambitious and Happy at the Same Time?

Babe Ruth once said: “Yesterday’s home-runs won’t win today’s games.” This competitive spirit is a flawless characterization of ambition. Ambitious professionals have a need to keep...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: How to Shorten Your Resume

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!  Unless you’re...

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7 Great Pieces of Advice from Presidents

In honor of President's Day, we compiled a list of the best nuggets of career advice from some of the most influential leaders of our nation's history. There are, of course, far too many...

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On Balancing Work and Personal Relationships

Valentine’s Day is a great reminder to stop and take a moment to express affection and appreciation to our loved ones—whether it be your friends, family or your significant other. In...

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An Introvert’s Guide to Thriving in Team Meetings

Introverts are notoriously introspective, a little quiet and independent---and the least likely to start a conga line during the holiday party. Meetings can be an especially difficult...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: The Best Way to Label Your Doc

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!  Recently, the...

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