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Resume Tip Tuesday: 3 Instances to Consider a Video 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 more tips.  If you play your cards right...

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3 Reasons Why Knowing Your Coworkers’ Salary Can Help You

What if discussing your salary with your coworkers was as normal as chatting about the latest NFL draft pick? Talking about and comparing salaries, however, has been a longstanding...

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Recruiter Shares Interview Follow-Up Etiquette Tips

By Marc DeBoer There is a “rule” out there that after a date, you’re not supposed to call or text for at least three days so you don’t seem desperate. We’ve all gone through the same series of...

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Catch-22: How to Get a Job Without Experience

You’ve just graduated. Congratulations! Your grades are high, you aced your exams, and the future looks bright. Diploma in hand, you log onto a popular job site to snag that first job...

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How to Stay Healthy at Your Desk Job in 7 Easy Steps

In the era of the office job, we do a lot of sitting. Research shows that too much sitting has negative health effects such as weight gain, joint and posture problems, eyestrain and low...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: How to Create Striking Bullet Points

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.  Your resume is probably...

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9 Ways to Be a Great Coworker Everyday

Why should you bother trying to be a great coworker every day? Well, because building great relationships at work is going to help you in your career both in the short and long run! First...

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Emerging Trend: Managers Make Job Offers on Social Media

Just imagine: You’re browsing the usual: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Boom! Up pops a notification from an employer asking, “Will you join our team?” That’s what happened...

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Bosses Reveal Best Ways to Get Promoted

“Be the type of employee that your boss would hate to lose,” says Crystal Brown-Tatum, CEO and president of Crystal Clear Communications. Ah, a classic “easier said than done” situation...

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Nip Workplace Conflict in the Bud -- Infographic

Wherever there are people, conflict is sure to arise -- that goes for work, too. But conflict in the workplace doesn't have to go nuclear. Check out this infographic, courtesy of Abilene...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: 20 Power Words for 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! What are resume power words? Power words in your resume are...

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Top 10 Career-Killing Twitter Mistakes

Research shows that 56% of employers check social media sites for information on both potential and existing employees. So, as Twitter can facilitate your landing a job, it can also...

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How to Fail a Behavioral Interview

By Jeff Havens If you thought “what’s your greatest weakness” was as bad as it gets in job interviews, allow me to introduce you to the behavioral model of interviewing. More and more, employers...

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Bosses Reveal the Most Successful Way to Ask For a Raise

Few of us would say “No” if asked if we would like a raise. And yet that question is rarely (if ever) asked of us. More often than not it is you as the employee who must sit, sweaty-palmed, in...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: How to Find Experience When You Have None

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Whether you’re a new grad or relaunching your career, it’s okay...

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Timing is a Top Factor—How to Be One of the First Job Applicants

One key factor that too many job seekers overlook is timing. Your resume may fit the bill, but if you’re submitting it a week after the job was posted, chances are high that someone with...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Add a Testimonial Instead of “References Upon Request”

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Getting a solid recommendation is like striking gold for job...

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4 Ways Job Seekers Can Benefit from Having a Personal Blog

By Amanda Abella Back in 2010 I started a career blog while in the throes of post-grad unemployment. I did it in an effort to help myself, but at the time there was no way I could have gauged...

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The CareerBliss Guide to Informational Interviews

Whether you’re a college student, recent grad or professional looking to change careers, the informational interview can be a great way to gather info about jobs and industries that...

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How to Keep Your Confidence Strong While Job Searching

Job searching can be a huge confidence killer. It’s a vicious cycle: You search, you wait and you’re often denied. Rinse and repeat. The more you job search, the more rejection you face...

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