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Join us as we discuss career development, resume and job search tips, upskilling and much more. This section is full of resources that we think you’ll find useful in every step of your academic and professional journey.

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Dear career-changers, watch for the mistakes you might make along the way!

A career change could be one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make in your whole life. You don’t want to make mistakes on your graduation, your wedding, your retirement;...

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Wrestling with time for an effective job search, here’s how:

Let’s face it, looking for a job is a full-time job. You can’t just expect a perfect job opportunity to land on you while you are sipping ice tea from...

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4 tips to make your job search a breeze

Looking for a new job is never an easy task, no matter if you just gradated from college or you are entering a new industry after obtaining your current job...

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3 Things you need to know about being a PC Support Specialist

What does a PC support Specialist do? A PC support specialist is the person who provides technical support for a company or organization's customers and employees. It’s a PC support...

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Here’s how you should respond when age comes up as an issue during interviews

image from: Although it may seem like it is rare for an interviewer to ask a direct question regarding the age of a candidate, since asking about someone’s age...

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Is Payroll Administrator the perfect career choice for you?

What does a payroll administrator do? Payroll administrators, also referred to as payroll managers are specialists within the human resources field who oversee the daily payroll processes of an organization...

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4 steps to answer the Interview Question “Do you have any questions for us?”

After answering a fair amount of questions asked by the interviewers, you grasp a whim of relief because you feel as though you did well and you think the interview is...

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4 Most common interview mistakes (beside answering questions) you should avoid

Dressing Inappropriately The first impression you make on a potential employer is the most important one. The first judgment an interviewer makes is based on how you look and what...

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5 Things you need to know about being a Home Inspector

What do Home Inspectors do? A home inspection is a comprehensive visual examination of the home’s overall structure, major systems and components, often in connection with the sale of that...

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5 skills you need to succeed in a Hospitality Career!

The hospitality industry is a broad category of fields within the field of service, which includes bars and restaurants, conference and events, amusement parks, hotels, transportation, travel, and many more....

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How to write a formal email to make your job application stand out?

image from: Job searching has changed significantly since the Internet became a common channel for seeking employment. The submission method of job applications varies amongst different industries and organizations....

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How To Answer The 5 Most Common Interview Questions?

image from: 1. "Tell Me About Yourself..." This classic opening question is probably THE most common interview questions you’ll face. What seems like such a simple question can really...

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