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Think Contracting Isn’t Right for You? Here are Eight Reasons You May Want to Reconsider

The key to approaching temporary work is to change your mindset and discard false perceptions. Instead of looking at a temp work as a last resort, or it not even being an option, consider these eight reasons why it may make sense for you and your career.

Five Reasons Why Knowing a Foreign Language Will Help Your Career

In the global economy, one of the most valuable traits an employee can possess is the ability to speak a second or multiple languages. Knowing an additional language like Spanish, French or Mandarin, for example, illustrates to an employer the value you bring as an employee and a person. Here are five reasons why speaking a foreign language can help you in your career.

Six Tips and Habits to Keep Work Stress in Check

None of us are strangers to feeling stressed out at work. Try incorporating even one of these six practices into your work routine to keep the stress levels in check every day.

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.

Underqualified? When Should you Apply and When Should you Skip It

You found the perfect job on paper! It’s the right next step for your career. The responsibilities and most of the skills match your background, but they are asking for requirements beyond what you have. Should you apply? If so, how do you compensate for the missing pieces?

Four Things to Know When Considering an IT Certification

You are in the midst of your IT career and things are going well. But is there an opportunity for you to know more, be more marketable, or just be better in your role? If so, a certificate may be the right option for you.

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.

The Top 25 Reasons Job Candidates Get Rejected

We polled our expert recruiters and asked them to share their take on why candidates get rejected. Here are 25 of the most common reasons.

Four Crucial Skills Possessed by the Most Sought-After Job Seekers

Beyond the technical requirements of the job, there are soft skills most employers look for regardless of company size, industry, or position type. These skills are harder to show on a resume, but when they are communicated well on paper or on an interview, they can mean the difference between moving forward in the process, or being told “thanks, but no thanks.”

You Didn’t Get the Job: Ten Ways to Use Negative Feedback to Your Advantage

We’ve all been there. You get home from a killer interview—you clicked well with the hiring manager, answered all of their questions, even got a tour of the office—and you know you nailed it. But a week goes by and you get a call only to find out you have been rejected. Or even worse, you never hear back. What went wrong and what should you do now? 

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