13 Signs You Work From Home

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Work from Home - 13 signs you work from home

I’ve chatted up with people from around the world who work from home and asked them to finish this sentence: Below are the funny (and relatable) responses I received! I’m wondering how many of these accurately capture your day, too. 1. You mute conference calls as you vacuum, cook, wash dishes, or do laundry 2. You hope no one requests … Read More

How to Network Like a Boss

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How to Network Like a Boss

For many who have not held a business development or sales oriented role, networking can be a scary unknown area in the professional arena. You’re told, “Go out and network and never stop networking!” Inside, anxiety kicks in, you break into a cold sweat asking internally, “But what do I say? Where do I go? Can I do this alone?” … Read More

Job Search Automated: Job Search Engines Every Jobseeker Should Set Alerts For

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Automate Job Searching: Job Search Engines Every Jobseeker Should Set Alerts For

Job searching can often feel like a full-time job. Before the world become connected with the internet, job seekers often found the classifieds section in local newspapers or ‘help wanted’ signs in store windows. Then came along Craigslist, the electronic version of classifieds where you could search for opportunities in any state. Up sprouted hundreds of job boards, and soon … Read More

Must Have Daily Planners for 2017 – Boost Productivity and Keep On Track

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Daily Planner - Top Planners in 2017

My boss once told me, “You’re seriously a taskmaster machine!” I attribute this trait to my days when I wrote things down for the sake of having the satisfaction of crossing it off the list. Ever since grade school, I’ve been, ahem, slightly obsessed over day planners. My aunt from Taiwan would send me cute pastel sheets, often with cartoon … Read More

5 LinkedIn Profile Picture Tips to Leave a Positive First Impression

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LinkedIn Profile Picture Tips

“Emily, what do you think about this guy’s profile?” I glance over at my friend’s screen displaying a profile on a dating app called Happn. I view the single-page and see his photo, age, location, occupation, last activity, interests, and music selection. Snickering inside, the recruiter inside me can’t help but think about the need to figure out his last … Read More

By Failing to Prepare, You are Preparing to Fail: Top 5 Interview Prep Tips

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“Emily, I need some advice. I have an interview next Thursday. What should I do?” As a career coach/recruiter, I get these calls quite often. Even my most seasoned professional friends often ask for a refresher as they dust off their interview suits they haven’t touched in years. Interviewing is undoubtedly nerve-racking as you have, on average, an hour to … Read More