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How to Quit Your Job – Gracefully

While we’ve all had fantasies of quitting our jobs in a dramatic fashion, it’s rarely a good idea to do so. The way you quit your job can have long-range consequences on your career, that’s why it’s important to resign on good terms. Learn Your Company’s Policy on Resignation Take time to review your employee […]

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Ace the Video Interview and Land that Actuarial Job

Ace the Video Interview and Land that Actuarial Job

It’s becoming more and more common for companies to conduct virtual interviews with candidates. Video interviews typically happen one of two ways – one-on-one interviews conducted in real time, where you answer questions via a live chat; or you record your answers to a series of questions. Whichever method you use, follow these tips to […]

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Improve Your Skills for Free This Year!

Did you know there a ton of skills you can learn on the Internet for free? While some of these free classes may be silly (meatball-making, anyone?), many free courses can teach you valuable skills that can be added to your resume. Brush Up on Your Basic Word Processing Skills Most professionals have at least […]

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Improve Your Work-Life Balance

You’re ambitious, hard working, and trying to make a name for yourself in your professional life. Unfortunately, you’re also trying to live a life filled with friendship and relationships. While a proper work-life balance may seem impossible, the right strategies can significantly improve your mental health and overall happiness in both arenas. Work Stay Organized. […]

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Should I Quit My Job?

Should I Quit My Job?

Sometimes the decision to quit a job isn’t as clear as you’d expect. It could be months or years before you realize you’ve outgrown your role. Just like a relationship, its important to recognize when you’re dissatisfied and when its time to move on. You’re always stressed, angry or negative Let’s face it; we spend […]

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How to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint When Job Hunting

How to Clean Up Your Digital Footprint When Job Hunting

Recruiting agents and hiring managers have been known to perform in-depth social and search engine searches on potential candidates, which means you need to ensure your digital brand is clean, prepared and professional. Step 1: Google Yourself Your first step to a tidy digital profile is finding out just how bad it is out there. […]

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Myth or Fact: Job-Hopping is Bad for Your Career

Listing too many jobs on a resume within short time frame was once considered a red flag for recruiters, suggesting an employee was a poor worker, unreliable and potentially in possession of poor relationship skills that could cause conflicts at work. Any working IT professional can say with certainty that times have changed. The contrasting […]

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Office Door Etiquette: Should I Keep My Door Open?

Office Door Etiquette: Should I Keep My Door Open?

Have you recently moved from a cubicle to an office? You may be wondering how to deal with external office noise and protocol when closing your door during the day.

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Craft Your Elevator Pitch in 5 Easy Steps!

Craft Your Elevator Pitch in 5 Easy Steps!

When beginning your job search, your first step should always be crafting your elevator pitch. What Exactly is an Elevator Pitch? An elevator pitch is a 30-second speech you always have at-the-ready to sell yourself to potential customers or future employers. The speech is always short and to the point – should you ever find […]

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How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

Walk into any interview, and you’re likely to hear this question: “Tell me about yourself?”

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