How to Use Breaks to Be More Productive

Taking a regular break from work is important. But finding a productive way to use this time can be difficult when your mind’s stuck in “work mode.” What can you do to make the most of your breaks? By planning ahead, it’s possible to make your breaks beneficial for body, mind and soul. Deskercise, for […]

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Learn New Skills for Free with Online Courses

Learn New Skills for Free with Online Courses

It may have been years or even decades since you stepped into a classroom. No matter how long it’s been, it’s time to dive back into your education — all you need is time and access to a computer. Continuing education is not about what you learn, but about learning itself. The act of learning helps […]

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New Year New Job

New Year, New Job

What better time to set your sights on new goals then at the start of the new year? Take advantage of this time when motivation is fresh and ambition is high to think about where you stand professionally and where you’d like to go. Are you happy with your current job? Do you wish you […]

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4 Ways to Maximise Your Productivity

We all know the feeling. You’re on track for a productive day, ready to dive in to your work with gusto. But first, you decide to check your email, then read the news headlines, then watch a funny video… next thing you know, half the day has gone by and you’ve barely gotten anything done! […]

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Sample Post-Interview Thank You Note

Sample Post-Interview Thank You Note

If you’ve managed to score an interview for a new job, congratulations! If you’re well prepared and a good fit for the position, and you manage to hit it off with your interviewers, you’re likely to be in good shape going through the interview process. Once the interview is over, you may be thinking that […]

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Job Interview Follow-Up Email to HR

  We all know the job-hunting process can be stressful. That’s why when you finish an interview, you may be so relieved that all you want to do is relax or celebrate a little. Before you get too comfortable, however, make sure you take the time to send the all-important follow-up email within 24-hours of [...]
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Tips for Keeping Your Online Brand Intact

Tips for Keeping Your Online Brand Intact

There is no doubt that the Internet can be a great tool for anyone searching for a job. From researching potential job opportunities to filling out applications online to networking through social media sites, in many ways it’s easier to go about finding a job these days than it was even 10 years ago. However, […]

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Real Hourly Wage

What’s Your REAL Hourly Wage?

You may think you know how much money you’re bringing home for every hour of work you put in, but it’s time to think again. Whatever your stated hourly wage is (or, if you’re salaried, whatever it comes down to after dividing your weekly pay by your weekly hours), your real hourly wage is likely […]

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How to Write a Cover Letter

Most job applications require some sort of summary of your background, whether it’s in the form of a CV or an online application. However, some jobs will also require a cover letter. Rather than get frustrated by an additional application requirement, you should really view a cover letter as something which gives you an opportunity [...]
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Career Advancement Tips

Career Advancement Tips

If you have a job you enjoy with colleagues you like but are looking to move up in terms of salary, title and responsibility, you may be wondering how to go about it. From learning to speak up about your talents to thinking about your career more creatively, there are many ways to begin advancing […]

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