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The increasing complexity of a workplace impacted by social, technological, political, and economic forces will require forward-thinking human resource professionals who can keep pace with rapid changes. Candidates who can demonstrate agility in shifting priorities to not only find and maintain the workforce of today, but to plan for the workforce of tomorrow will be in demand. …

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Few industries are as hotly debated or universally needed as health care. Job candidates for positions in health care administration will need to demonstrate change management abilities, while also being politically attuned to the various levels in which a healthcare executive operates and exerts influence: within the hospital community, among business peers, and with government agencies. Those who can …

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At once a career choice and a potential political argument, education is in the nation’s spotlight. Although few would argue that the system is broken, the remedy remains up for debate. As a teaching professional, you may find yourself answering interview questions on the Common Core State Standards while trying not to become embroiled in a …

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As a job seeker, you have hopefully spent some time practicing for your next interview.  This practice interview, or mock interview as it is often called, provides the opportunity to gain experience fielding questions for the purpose of polishing your answers and professional presence.

Maximize the benefit you gain from this valuable exercise by creating a rubric from …

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Advancements in technology, including marketing automation tools, will continue to be a big trend in the marketing field.  Job candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have kept pace with the technology evolution. Additionally, the ability to do more with less and effectively measure the results of marketing efforts will be highly desired by companies where budgets are shrinking and …

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1) Do not be late. It is nearly impossible to recover from the negative impression created when you are not on time. If you can’t get to the interview on time, the employer will likely question your ability to get to work on time. If there is a true emergency, call to reschedule the interview …

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There are certain employees who are worth their weight in gold; motivated and intrinsically driven to always do their best work. There are others who merely show up to collect a paycheck.  Both types of employees would usually like to make more money. 

As a career coach, resume writer, and interview specialist, I deal with the common …

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Behavioral interviewing has become the norm for many employers who believe that the best way to predict the future is to examine past behavior.  “Tell me about a time when…” is a popular refrain in a behavioral interview. It’s not enough to merely list the qualities you will bring to the job – you’ll need to give life to …

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The difficult truth is that you will not receive a job offer for every job for which you have an interview. The key to a successful job search is to learn from each interview experience and keep moving forward to find the right opportunity.

Here are a seven suggestions for dealing with rejection during your job search:

1) Try not to pin …

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Job fairs can be an overwhelming experience – many people milling about, nervous energy in abundance, and lots of pressure to impress. Here are some tips to help you navigate your next job fair to help keep anxiety at a minimum and have the best experience possible:

1) Arrive early. Recruiters are human and get tired …

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