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14 Strategies to Maximize Your Next Pay Raise

Effectively asking for a raise and negotiating a significant salary increase is no easy feat in today’s uncertain economy.  Frankly, how to negotiate a salary increase is a professional skill everyone needs to master. When you want a raise, the best way is to plan for the raise…don’t just ask out of the blue.  There […]

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Should I Put a Short Term Job on a Resume?

It used to be that you could get away with not putting a short term job on a resume. After all, they are technically frowned upon. However, in this digital age with extensive job search you may actually hurt yourself more if you don’t put the job on the resume. This begs the question, how […]

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What to Do When You Don’t Get the Job

  One unique challenge professionals face on the job hunt is that high caliber positions are few and far between. Add the fact that there’s also a pool of fierce competition and sometimes this means you won’t get the job you’re looking for right away. This is the part where it’s easy to give up […]

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6 Iron-Clad Ways To Find Keywords To Optimize Your Professional Resume

Optimizing your professional resume means your professional resume must be “SEO friendly” to be found by recruiters looking for candidates like you. More specifically, this means that it has to be rich in keywords that are relevant to the position you are applying to, in order to get past the online screening process and the […]