Advice

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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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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