14 Things Successful Candidates Do the Night before a Job Interview

The night before a job interview is usually a bit stressful. You might be thinking about what will happen if you forget the responses you have been practicing or get lost on the way there. You might be wondering how you stack up against the other candidates.

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I Can’t Believe You Said That?!

When what you really want to say is, “Do you know that was your out loud voice?” If you can sit around with a group of professionals and ask them about the strangest interview experiences, you will hear some funny and bizarre stories.

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The Unexpected Career Journey

I worked in Human Resources for 17 years and helped implement some of the earliest Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), those mysterious automated resume scanners. I moved out of HR for four years, and when I was ready to go back, I launched an external job search.

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Finding Purpose at Your Job

Is your job a source of stress and frustration? Do you dread each time the alarm sounds? Does your work fail to ignite passion in your heart? Believe it or not, your employment can provide both the income you need and the fulfillment you crave!

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Read This Before You Get Stuck in a Mid-Career Rut

After you’ve been working for 20 years or more, it’s natural to assume that you know how to manage your career. However, a Harvard Business Review study found that mid-career professionals need help if they want to avoid being undervalued and overworked.

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How to Outlast a Bad Boss

If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, most likely you have encountered a “bad boss” situation. While it can make the time in a particular position difficult, there are some ways to avoid misery.

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Attention Loyalists-It is OK to Leave

For decades, entire generations of workers were taught that the pinnacle of career goals was longevity in a position but gone are the days of service anniversary celebrations and vested pension plans.

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Job Searching: Focus on What You CAN Control

Let’s face it, the search for work can feel like you are on the emotional roller coaster of a lifetime with its near daily highs and lows. The anxiety and stress a job search can create over the long haul can take an emotional toll.

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So You’re Leaving? How to Create a Transition Plan

Whether your relationship with your current job is on excellent terms or you are fleeing a job that you hate, creating a transition plan to set your replacement up for success and leave you looking like a polished professional.

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