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How to Write a Letter of Recommendation


Employers sometimes ask for letters of recommendation from people who know the applicants. Recommendation letters can be requested as part of the initial application package or as the last step in vetting a job candidate. Organizations that ask for letters of recommendation usually ask for two or three such letters, in order to get a […]

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The 12-Step Plan to a Successful Career Change


Being stuck in a job that doesn’t allow you to reach your full potential can cause a lot of unwanted stress and uncertainty for many people. We’re here to remind you that you aren’t stuck, and it’s totally possible to switch into a different industry, field or position. Maybe you’ve lost interest in your current […]

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9 Tips to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out


There are ways to boost your LinkedIn profile so you can network with more people. We live in an age where being social on the internet is incredibly common — for some careers, it’s even expected. More than likely, you have numerous social accounts, from Facebook to Instagram and everything in between. You probably also […]

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How to Write a Resignation Letter


You’ve just finalized an employment contract with a new company. You’re excited about the new opportunity, and you’re ready to get started. You just need to depart your current place of employment — gracefully. Ideally, your first step should be to setup a meeting with your boss. Inform her/him that you’ve decided to quit the job and […]

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How to Negotiate Your Salary


So. You’ve aced the interviews and been offered a job. You’re almost ready to advance your career in a new position. But before you sign an employment agreement, you still need to talk about your salary. Whether you’re having a review, getting a promotion or you’re entering into a completely new position with a new […]

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Don’t Make These 10 Cover Letter Mistakes

Top 10 Cover Letter Mistakes

“I’ve now been sending my cover letter as well along with my resume. Just like you suggested to me. But I am still not getting any interview calls. Is it the economy or me?” lamented my friend Tanya. I had suggested that to her because as per a survey, 87% of the employers were in favour […]

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