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3 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job

By Farnoosh Brock, Guest Contributor It is normal to fall out of love with your job. In fact, on average every adult has two jobs that they didn’t exactly love. So if you hate your job, know...

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Survey Reveals 10 Bizarre Interview Mistakes

A staffing firm in Oklahoma City, Express Employment Professionals, surveyed 300 hiring managers about the biggest interview blunders that they have seen – and the results are pretty...

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These 5 Questions Will Determine Your Worth

Just as you would research your car’s worth before selling it, you've got to sit down and figure out your professional worth before accepting a job offer. Of course, your professional...

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5 Companies that Offer Awesome Perks

There are certain benefits we all hope to get from working at our jobs; health, paid sick leave/ vacation time, and stock options and retirement allocation, if we're lucky. Many companies...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: 10 Filler Words to Delete

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!  Resume filler...

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Why Nobody Likes Open-Plan Offices (and How to Survive Working in One)

The late creator of the cubicle office, Robert Propst, once said “crass people” took his original partitioned workspace and made “little, bitty cubicles and stuffed people in them....

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How to Work with Big Egos

When I think about people with big egos, Kanye West immediately comes to mind (probably because of his last album is titled Yeezus, which alludes to his God-like mentality). Chances...

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3 Tactics for Bouncing Back After Being Fired (Inspired by Tim Armstrong!)

Whether it is a layoff you suspected was coming for a long time or an on-the-spot firing à la AOL’s Tim Armstrong, losing your job is a major blow. Immediately, tough questions bombard...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Top 3 Resume Faux Pas

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 more tips.  After going through endless...

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How to Curb Your Facebook Addiction at Work

Be honest - how often do you check Facebook at work? If you login to Facebook in the morning before you check your work emails or voicemails, you're not alone—research shows that  70% of...

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5 Must-Read Books for Young Professionals

There are a whole lot of firsts that come along with your first real job: accepting your first full-time offer, impressing your first boss and negotiating your first salary, to name...

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5 Tips to Tweeting To Get Your Next Job

You’ve played by all the rules in your job search: You dutifully went through job sites. You fine-tuned your resume. You attended networking events. And … nada. Having no success with...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Can You Apply to Multiple Jobs at the Same Company?

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 more tips.  In short: yes. If you see...

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Resume Out of the Trash

By Irene Kotov There's nothing worse than spending your days behind a computer, browsing job websites, clicking the "Apply" button and getting the dreaded "Thank you for your interest...

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Who’s in Your Network? Everybody (Including Cashiers)

Here’s a real-life networking success story shared on reddit: The person who created the post was laid off from a management job in the healthcare industry. “I immediately began applying...

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What to Do When You’re Overqualified for a Job

In today's job market, having the right skills to qualify for a position is hard enough. But what if you have too many skills? In the current stressed economy, with high layoff levels...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Be Unexpectedly Generous in Your 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 more tips.  Alexandra Franzen, communication...

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6 Steps to Handling a Low-Ball Salary Offer

There’s nothing like a smaller-than-expected salary offer by a prospective employer to make your shoulders slump and stomach sink as disappointment surges through your brain. You...

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5 Practical Tips for Remote Workers on Better Collaboration

Logging into work from home can be great for personal flexibility (and easier on the company’s wallet), but collaborating online just can’t replace face-to-face communication. Telecommuting...

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5 Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace

Building trust between yourself and your employer is a key factor in not only keeping your job, but in getting promoted and reaping the perks and benefits of a long term position. Establishing...

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