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Flex Jobs: 4 Steps to Start Working Remotely

If you were to write a wish list describing your dream job, would a flexible work schedule come to mind? Working remotely has its perks, and it’s becoming a more common trend in workplaces across the country. While 9-to-5 workweeks in the office were once the norm for American workers, employers are increasingly offering flexibility

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A Definitive Guide to Interview Questions

There’s a lot of interview advice out there. And, to be fair, there’s a lot of types of interviews to prepare for: informational, behavioral, traditional, working, stress, Skype, lunch, group, and more. How can you possibly be ready for all of them? Yet most people, even when they are experts in their roles, are not

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5 Next Level Interview Follow-Up Strategies

Congrats, you aced the job interview! You were attentive, engaged, and asked all the right questions. You hit all your talking points, shared your career story, and gave your insights on how you could help solve the employer’s challenges. You’re off to a great start, but the work’s not done! The way you follow up

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8 Cover Letter Clichés to Avoid

Let’s talk about cover letters. At this point in the history of hiring, cover letters have very mixed reviews. Some say cover letters are useless, and more employers have stopped asking for them (especially when working with recruiters — so check before you write one!). But when a cover letter is requested in the job

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Beat the Heat: 3 Ways to Get Your Office Ready for Summer

Summertime presents unique workplace challenges. Many employers are juggling vacations, managing employees with out-of-school kids, and reinforcing dress code policies in triple-digit weather. So how can you improve your summer office policies? If you prepare well, your office policies can turn summer into one of the best times of the year for employees. It’s a

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