How to Negotiate a Pay Rise Without Offending Your Boss

Asking for a raise is no doubt one of the trickiest and also most important steps in advancing your career. Whether you’ve asked for a pay rise before or this is your first time, it’s going to be a delicate situation that needs to be approached with care and strength. There are a few things…
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8 Reasons a Powerful Personal Brand Will Make You Successful

If you don’t have a powerful and visible personal brand, you are putting yourself at a disadvantage in almost every aspect of your professional, business and personal life. Personal branding has become a requirement for anyone looking to grow their business, get a better job, get noticed by the press, take their career to the next…
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Interview Q&A: Why Should We Hire You?

Hiring managers use job interviews to ultimately determine whether they should offer you a job. To glean the information they need to make that decision, they often ask tricky but telling queries like, “What’s your greatest weakness?” and “How do you work under pressure?” Sometimes, however, they’re a bit more direct. In fact, one of…
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15 Words and Phrases to Never Include in a Cover Letter

While many job applications have the word “optional” next to the field that asks for a cover letter, it shouldn’t be overlooked. After all, a cover letter is intended to show you off and captivate a hiring manager, kind of like a movie trailer. It’s meant to tease and entice the recruiter or hiring manager to…
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Top 15 tips to remember when you negotiate your salary

Everyone knows that negotiation is key to getting the salary you deserve. But a shocking statistic is that more than half of (52 percent) men and almost 70 percent of women employees accept whatever salary they are offered. This means that even as we invest our money in mutual funds, deposit PPFs, and buy property, most of us…
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How To Prepare For A Job Interview – In 24 Hours or Less!

Pushed off your interview preparation until the last minute? Good news. If done right, you can still be in pretty good shape for tomorrow. Here’s how to prepare for a job interview in less than 24 hours. First, a quick word of caution: You should only cram for an interview if you lack other options. With more…
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What is ATS and how to beat it

ATS (Applicant Tracking System) is a software application employers use for an automated Resume selection. All it does is either automatically declining the applications or putting them onto employers desk for further review. ATS is used all over the World by many companies to save time and human resources. This program doesn’t invite candidates for…
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Changing Careers? 7 Details to Include on Your Resume

Here are seven ways to refresh your resume if you’re seeking a career change. Many people cruise along on their career path only to eventually come to a fork in the road and decide it’s time for something new. The average employee changes jobs 10 to 15 times throughout his or her entire career, and…
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