How to Shop for a Job

Jobs, like cars need to be replaced or maintained on a regular basis. When you grow tired of your current job due to poor management, low pay or perhaps cut backs, you will want to treat you new job search the same way you would shop for a new car. Here are a few tips

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Interview Tips: Making an Impression that Lasts

If you’ve just graduated and are looking for work a great idea is to get into an industry that’s rapidly expanding. The online and mobile casino industry is growing fast and the demand for employees grows on a daily basis. It’s not only developers and designers that are needed for this industry, customer service representatives,

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What are employee rights to benefits?

My employer states they do not have to pay benefits (holidays, sick leave etc.) because they consider me to be “part-time” even though I work 32 hours a week and have for two years. What is the definition of part-time vs. full-time? Is there such a thing as a regular, permanent part-time employee that is

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Interview Small Talk Makes a Big Impression

“Oh, I notice you went to Whittier College. So did I.” “You were at Disney for two years? I worked for Disney, too.” “Toastmasters? I’m in Toastmasters, too.” All of the above are opening gambits that I’ve used while interviewing candidates. They often were greeted with an “uh huh” while the interviewee waited for a

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Some Schools Are Selling Case Studies on the Web

Customers are moving to the Web. Traditional sales and distribution methods seem outdated. How fast can an enterprise adapt to the Internet age? At business schools, such high-stakes predicaments are ripe fodder for case studies. Amazon.com Inc.’s assault on traditional book retailing has been dissected at least 16 times in cases at Harvard Business School.

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Earning More By Going Solo

In 2000, Les Kollegian resigned from his chief creative officer post at an advertising agency to start his own shop in San Diego with a goal of increasing his earnings. The 36-year-old says the experience was challenging and stressful, but his take-home pay is now approximately $300,000 before taxes — triple his previous annual income.

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Student Job Tips

As a student it is not the easiest thing to get a job. There always seems to be something , such as the employer wants some experience. The problem is you don’t have any! You need part time but they want you to work full time evenings and weekends. The best answer to this problem

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Interviewing Techniques and Tips

Interviewing for a job can be stressfull. You may have a feeling of vunerability “selling” your skills or answering unexpected questions from the interviewer.  However, interviewing is a skill you can learn. With the right tips and techniques, you can become an expert at sharing your positive traits with potential employers, presenting yourself effectively at

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How To Answer The Most Common Interview Questions

So you have managed to successfully stand out from dozens of applicants and you have been called for an interview. As much as writing your cover letter and resume were difficult, a job interview can easily make even the most composed of individuals nervous. For many, job interviews feel like they’re “do or die”, and feeling as if

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