Your Coworkers Are Leaving. Should You Do the Same?

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By Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool-Glassdoor Having a group of great coworkers could spell the difference between enjoying your time spent at work and dreading the idea of going into the office every day. But what happens when your colleagues start leaving the company in rapid succession? Do you stick it out in the hopes their replacements… read more

12 Buzzwords To Say In Your Next Interview

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By Jillian Kramer-Glassdoor A job interview shouldn’t come down to the words you use—you think. But slipping in a buzzword or 10 during the interview process can be key. As career coach Hallie Crawford explains, “in a job interview, hiring managers are alert to certain words and phrases that convey knowledge of the position, confidence,… read more

How to ‘sell yourself’ in an interview without being an egomaniac

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By Jennifer Parris – theLadders   The idea of having to sell yourself in an interview is something that a lot of job seekers might struggle with. You want to highlight your qualifications without coming off sounding too smug. But what can wind up happening instead is that you undersell yourself, or you come across… read more

Top recruiters dish 8 interview mistakes to avoid

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By Career Contessa Editors-theLadders “Grandma Dawn is turning 89 this year and still comes to the office every day,” says Natalie Levine over coffee (mine) and mint lemonade (hers).  She can’t drink caffeine after 2pm, “or she’ll be up all night,” explains her sister Emily. The referenced “office” is Century City-based Career Group Companies, a staffing firm… read more

13 things successful people do in the first 3 months at a new job

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By Rachel Premack – Business Insider UK Successful people know how to excel in a new workplace. A key way to lay the groundwork for a successful run in your new job is by establishing achievable goals. You should also take the time to establish social ties throughout the office.   Your first three months on the… read more

8 Questions You Should Absolutely Ask An Interviewer

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By Caroline Gray – Glassdoor While some interviews may feel more like interrogations, they shouldn’t. Close your eyes and think of a tennis match: The ball is hit back and forth, rather effortlessly (well, unless you’re opposite Serena Williams). An interview should be like a casual game of tennis, where questions are lobbed back and… read more

12 Things to Never Do During A Phone Interview

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By Julia Malacoff – Glassdoor These days, phone interviews are an unavoidable part of the job interview process, and for good reason: They save everyone involved time and effort. But that doesn’t mean that phoners require zero energy on the part of the candidate. Yes, you should spend more time preparing for an in-person interview,… read more

How to plan a Jobbymoon: Recharge between major career moves

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By Richard Burrowes – theLadders Jobbymoon is a term that has been bouncing around the internet for a few years now, but after a recent New York Times article profiled the trend, it’s been gaining popularity. A jobbymoon, similar to a honeymoon or babymoon, is a trip taken after another momentous occasion in life —… read more

7 Situational Interview Questions to Prepare For

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By Amy Elisa Jackson – GlassDoor In an interview, let’s say I asked you, “Tell me about a time you worked through a conflict with a coworker?” You’d probably think about a past experience, consider the lessons you learned from it, and articulate what happened and how it felt. You’d likely mention any shortcomings you… read more