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Redeem Your Lunch Hour

At some point during your work day (especially if you’re in a more traditional 9-to-5 setting), you’re going to take a break to eat. You have this chunk of time in the middle of your day called “lunch hour”… so how can you make the most of it? Sure, you need to eat. That’s a given. But that lunch hour can be used for so much more too.

Why You Make Your Salary

Everyone in the working world knows that salaries are important—money makes the world go around whether we like that fact or not. What you may not know, however, is why exactly you make the salary that you make. Different positions have different salary rates, but why is that?

The Trait Which Makes You Most Promotable

Is there a common character trait of people who are highly promotable? And if there is what is it? Curiosity is the trait that will catapult you into promotion after promotion.

How to Change Careers

Changing careers is common for many people. Whether you’ve simply discovered you actually hate your current career path or your industry has made it impossible for you to continue being employed. It doesn’t matter if you’re in your twenties or fifties, when you change careers it often means starting over.

How To Work With People You Genuinely Dislike

The following post originally appeared on the Jobipedia blog and is being shared with permission from the site. The workspace can be a place of inspiration and joy, filled with people who you deeply appreciate. Your office can also be a drudgery littered with various individuals who you’d rather not see twice let alone every . . . Read More

Does Your Job Interview Really Hinge On The First Impression?

The following post originally appeared on the Jobipedia blog and is being shared with permission from the site. If you only had seconds to convince a hiring manager to hire you, what would you say? What would you do? Depending upon what study you read you’ll get differing time frames of how quickly a hiring . . . Read More

Should You Change Your Cover Letter for Every Job You Apply For?

Cover letters commonly supplement resumes as a way to reflect your interest in a particular organization and further elaborate on relevant skills and experience. If you’re applying for several jobs, modifying your cover letter can become very time consuming. Is it really worth changing your cover letter for every job you apply for? In response . . . Read More

Internship Advice: How to Land an Internship & Maximize Your Experience

By now, most students realize the importance of an internship. Whether it’s a college requirement or a choice of your own, internships can help even the savviest student develop their professional skill-set and gain the experience needed to land a full-time job. See our tips below to differentiate yourself from the crowd and excel from . . . Read More

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