How to Kick Off a Job Search When You Lack Confidence

Building confidence in yourself during your job search can help you stop limiting yourself and go after the career you really want. Use these strategies to set yourself up for success.

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Cover Letter Mistakes: 5 Things You Should Never Do

These are common cover letter mistakes you won’t want to make. Use our tips to write a cover letter that puts your best foot forward.

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7 Types of Flexible Work Arrangements

What is flexible work? What kind of jobs are flexible jobs? Here are seven different types of flexible work arrangements, to help you find the job that will best match your lifestyle.

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6 Signs of Online Job Scams

Knowing how to steer clear of job scams can help you find a legitimate job sooner. Look out for these common signs of online job scams.

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Five Things to Do Once You’ve Accepted a Job Offer

You’ve accepted a job offer—congratulations! Here’s what you should do next to set yourself up for success in your new role.

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The 25 Best Keywords to Boost Your Personal SEO

Build your personal SEO with the 25 best keywords for your job search so your resume and LinkedIn Profile appear in the right search results for you.

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Thank You Note for a Job Referral (With Samples)

Susan P. Joyce offers a sample job interview thank you note for a job referral.

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Answering Interview Questions Employers Ask During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to answer 9 job interview questions you can expect the employer to ask during the pandemic.

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How to Plan and Prepare for a Job Interview: 10 Steps To Follow

Susan Joyce offers 10 types of research in 2021 that will prepare you to impress employers in your next job interview.

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The Best LinkedIn Job Headline When You Are Unemployed

The best job title to use on LinkekdIn when you are unemployed.

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How to Answer: Why Should We Hire You? (with Examples)

The why-should-we-hire-you job interview question is tough to answer unless you use the strategies in this article to emphasize how your qualifications and experience fit THIS job.

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How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” in Your Job Interview

Answer the ‘Tell me about yourself’ question carefully with a focus on how you are the perfect candidate for their job.

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How to Write a Thank You Letter After an Interview (Examples)

Susan P. Joyce offers sample formal job interview thank you letters and notes.

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Hit Pause! Take Today Off!

Yes, that’s right. Take today off. No job hunting. No interviews. No follow-up. No chores. No tasks. No worrying. No planning. No fretting. Today is a “Pause Day.” Sometimes the only way we can move forward is to pause. A pause day is a day to renew ourselves, and draw an emotional line in the […]

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Jobs in Academia and Education

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Understanding Non-Compete Agreements

A non-compete agreement is a contract between you and your current, and — possibly — former, employers that usually imposes some limitations to your employment options after you no longer work for this employer. Typically, the employer requires employees to sign a non-compete to protect the organization from an employee taking important competitive information with […]

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Successful Rejection Follow-Up Example

Here’s a recent success story from one of our clients that should motivate you to follow up after each and every rejection you get from employers. “No” Doesn’t Mean “Never!” Because, as we preach continually, when an employer says “No” it doesn’t mean “Never.” The rejection only means “Not today.” Not this job. Not now. You can do […]

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Search Smarter: 7 Great Ways to Leverage Google’s Power for Your Job Search

Learn how to tap into Google’s power, making your Google searches more effective by leveraging these 7 tips for your job search.

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Working for a Fortune 500 Employer

If you want to work for a large, well-known employer, Susan P. Joyce shares some of the advantages and disadvantages of working for a Fortune 500 employer after having worked for one for more than 10 years.

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Interview Preparation with Smart Research

Follow these 5 steps to be very well prepared for your next interview. This research will take less than 30 minutes but will help you to understand the good and the potential bad aspects of the employer plus the commute and the news.

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