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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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Career Relaunch Guide from CareerBliss

Heading back to the workforce after taking an extended break? Getting back into the swing of things can be daunting. But he have you covered! Check out posts from our career relaunch...

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Behavioral Interviews are in at Google -- Here's How to Ace One

If an interviewer has ever gouged your brain with something along the lines of “How many French cut green beans would it take to fill the Titanic’s boiler room 12 years after the ship sank...

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Career Relaunch Series: Job Interview

If you’re preparing for relaunch after taking some time off from the workforce and managed to score an interview, things are looking pretty good. At this point, it’s all about how you...

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Career Lessons Learned From the Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory is currently topping the charts nationwide with ratings of 19 million viewers per episode. It’s being called ‘the new Friends’ by critics and fans alike. The show follows...

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Career Relaunch Series: Resume and Cover Letter

Looking to get back into the workforce after an extended break? In that case, it’s resume and cover letter time! Check out our tips below: Resume Style: Simply adding an end date to the...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: How to Brand 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! This week’s resume tip comes from Shawnice Meador, director...

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Career Relaunch Series: Reconnect with Your Career

Have you decided it is time to go back to work after taking an extended break? Whatever your reason for taking some time off, getting back into the workforce with a gap in your resume can...

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8 Big Relationship Lessons to Apply to Your Job

They say that all’s fair in love and war. While the two may be more closely related that you think, love and work are also bound together by a similar set of rules. Let’s start with some of...

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Laid Off? Your Guide to Your First Week of Unemployment

Downsizing. Cutbacks. Corporate restructuring. No matter what they call it when you're laid off, it's still like a punch in the gut. If you're lucky, you'll be given your two-week...

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Double Your Productivity Using These Keyboard Shortcuts

We all have our little hot-buttons that drive us absolutely bananas. For some people, it’s seeing others chew food with their mouths open. For others it’s candy wrappers crinkling during...

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Resume Tip Tuesday: Is Your Resume ATS-Proof?

Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Nearly all large companies and many mid-sized companies rely...

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These 5 Amazing Questions Will Impress Your Interviewer

In addition to the questions that most good candidates ask (about the role, performance measure, etc.), you’ve also got to drop in one or two “wow”-inducing bombs to impress your interviewer...

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