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How to Handle Being Bullied at Work

The issue of workplace bullying has risen in profile in recent years – either because of an increase in bullying itself, or because of the greater attention paid to it has led to people being willing to report it more often. One survey conducted by Harvard Business Review reported that roughly half of workers polled in 2011 reported being treated rudely at work at least once a week, while CareerBuilder conducted a study in 2012 that found 35% of [...]

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

After putting in the time and effort to writing a great resume and cover letter, you’ve found yourself among one of the few applicants to get a job interview. But getting that new job is a full-time job in itself, so there’s still plenty of time and effort required. If you really want to nail your interview, then most of the work you’ll need to do, will be for preparation. Here are some of the main ways you can prepare [...]

How to Write a Cover Letter

We all know that making a good first impression is important, especially when it comes to applying for a job. That’s why you should spend a lot of time and effort making your resume as good as possible, because that’s the first impression a hiring manager will have of you, right? Well, actually, it’s your cover letters that makes the introduction. It’s important to remember that you’re not advertising yourself to the world. Instead, you’re trying to impress the specific [...]

How to Write a Resume

Having a good resume is more important now than ever before. Companies often receive hundreds of applications for one job opening, so they use special software to screen each resume to reduce the pile to a more manageable level. This has two very important implications for job seekers: first, you have to write your resume in a way that will pass through their software successfully; second, hiring managers will still have to read through a lot of resumes, so you [...]

A Portfolio – Your Resume’s Best Friend

The resume; a seemingly harmless and simple piece of paper detailing an individual’s work history, education, and skills. In college, a resume is essential to securing a job once you have crossed that stage and accepted your coveted degree, but for many, creating a resume that is brief, but also wholly inclusive of one’s skills and capabilities, is a daunting task. How can I possibly get everything that needs to be said about who I am as a person and [...]