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A company’s finance department plays a crucial part in the success of the business and covers a wide range of tasks from general bookkeeping, to detailed budget analysis, and more. With all these different responsibilities, it’s no surprise that your finance department will need a diverse group of talented individuals to run it like a… Read more »

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It's Not All about the Money

You just received a job offer. Great news! You’ve cleared the interview process, presented a polished resume, and won the hearts of your future managers. But the process is far from over; now you have to determine whether or not you’ll accept the offer. This decision comes down to more than just your salary. The… Read more »

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How to Turn Down a Job Offer Tactfully

When you started out on the job hunt, turning down a job offer was probably the last thing you thought you’d do, but there are several reasons you might find yourself in this situation. Maybe the salary isn’t what you had in mind, the position won’t further your career, or it just doesn’t feel right…. Read more »

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How to Clean up Your LinkedIn Profile to Get Noticed More

With an increasing number of employers turning to LinkedIn to find potential candidates, now is the time to stand out online. With today being the first day of spring, it’s a good idea to use this new season as an excuse to do some online spring cleaning and ensure you’re standing out for the right… Read more »

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Managers, Your Emotional Intelligence Affects Your Team Productivity

As a manager, your primary responsibility is to ensure your team members have the tools, resources, and capabilities needed to get the job done. But being a manager is about more than just getting ducks in a row; it’s also about recognizing and managing the emotions of your team members—and yourself. According to Psychology Today1,… Read more »

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The Best Way to List Contract Jobs on Your Resume

Contract work can be an excellent way to gain experience in a new career field or a way to survive gaps in employment. But how do you address these jobs on a resume or in an interview? Many people have concerns about listing temporary or contract jobs on their resume, believing it will make them… Read more »

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Up-and-Coming IT Jobs of 2017

For 2017 job seekers, information technology is the place to be. Industry forecasters foresee high demand and growth in the IT field this year. Jobs in tech are estimated to grow 22% by 2020, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), with some occupations faring better than others. So what are the hottest jobs… Read more »

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IT Certifications That Will Pay Off in 2017

If you are looking for ways to move forward in your IT career, one stepping stone toward a six-figure salary is obtaining a high-level certification. There are a host of certifications to look for, whether you are interested in security, networking, or systems administration. This article will highlight the top certifications that will pay off… Read more »

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Signs Your Boss Does Not Appreciate You

Do you give your job all you’ve got and still receive little to no recognition for the work you are contributing? You may be undervalued, and it may be time for you to start looking for employment elsewhere. A career should be more than a paycheck; it should be an individual’s way to have a… Read more »

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Leverage Your Transferrable Skills

Lacking industry-specific experience should not necessarily prevent you from seeking a new career. Transferable skills are the portable skills you pick up along the way throughout most careers. These soft skills, such as being able to communicate effectively; showing initiative, creativity, and integrity; and having an upright work attitude, are valuable across all industries. Unlock… Read more »