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11 Ways to Be Successful on the First Day of a New Job

Congratulations on your new job! From figuring out the office landscape to making a good first impression, the early days can be intimidating. Here are some proven tips I like to share with my candidates before day-one. They will help to calm your nerves and set you up for long-term success.

I Just Gave Two Weeks' Notice – How Should I Handle It?

Giving your notice can be a time for excitement and anticipation of a new and challenging opportunity ahead. How you handle that transition is important, though, and will leave a lasting impression about you when you leave.

Six Ways Finding a Job and Finding a Mate are (Almost) Exactly the Same

Finding a job is almost the same as finding a mate. It is a bit cliché, but never has it been truer than now. Here are six ways the two are similar.

Five Common Resume Lies and How & Why to Avoid Them

Aside from being unethical, lying on your resume is not worth the risk. It may seem tempting to embellish your work history, degrees, or dates of employment, but it’s never a good idea.

Six Reasons to Turn Down a Job Offer

Sometimes a new job opportunity is a perfect match for your skill set and career goals. Other times, a new position might not be the right next step in your career. But how do you avoid making a career misstep? Here are six reasons why you might turn down that job offer.

Starting Your First-Ever Job? Here’s What to do in the First Three Months

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard for over a decade and graduation is officially behind you. But, now what? It’s time to enter the workforce. As informative as college may be, no college course can truly prepare you for what to expect during the first few months of your first job out of college. What should you do on your first day? Your first week? Or even your first month? Consider these tips to put yourself on the path to success.

Why Taking Time Off Before Your Job Search is a Bad Idea

Maybe you've received a generous severance package or might be hoping to do a little travel before looking for a job? The temptation to take time for yourself will be strong, but try to resist.

Managing the Anxiety of Starting a New Job and Making a Positive Impression

Managing the Anxiety of Starting a New Job
Starting a new position is a big transition. If you are considering a job change, or about to start a new opportunity, what can you do to make sure you make a positive impression on your new employer? Here are a few things to consider.

Maximize the Success & Productivity of your Contractors [Infographic]

We often hear about issues our placed Contractor candidates face on their first days of a new assignment. While many, of course, are happy and made to feel part of the company, others feel like outsiders or an afterthought.

Contract Professionals! Is Two-Weeks' Notice Really Required?

Like full-time professionals, if you are a contractor leaving for a new position or you’re unhappy with your current role, it’s still important to give proper notice. If the company decides to let you go immediately, that’s their choice, but you have done the right thing and can leave with your head held high.

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