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Top 6 career options for teachers who are tired of the classroom

So you got a degree in teaching and are thinking the classroom life isn't for you. Or maybe you’ve been teaching for years and you suddenly realize you need or want a career change. Don’t fret! If you want to do something else, you don't have to feel fenced in by your chosen path of study ...

Customer service skills every employee needs

If you work with clients on a regular basis, you always need to be on your game. Being good at customer service means that when you're grumpy, tired, or super-busy, you still project a friendly and professional tone at all times. Even if you’re not working directly in customer service, per ...

Create a great resume in 10 minutes

Do you want to learn how to create a great resume fast? Whether you’re starting from scratch or updating an existing document, creating a great resume does not have to take a lot of time. According to a recent LinkedIn article, it isn’t uncommon for individuals to spend anywhere from ...

The 10 most common job interviews—and how to rock them

When you schedule an interview for a new job, you pretty much know what you need to work on: body language, your handshake, and your resume-based anecdotes. That’s it, right? You’re ready to go? Not so fast…the type of interview you’re facing can add a whole new level of prep and ...

Who pays for out of town interviews?

Job hunting today is different from what it used to be—these days, it’s not uncommon to cast a much wider net while searching for the perfect position, exploring available openings beyond your local town or nearby city. While you’re searching for a job, you may encounter a situation where ...

How to answer problem solving interview questions

When you’re going on interviews in the hopes of landing a new job, you may invest some time in practicing how you’d handle the sorts of questions you think you might encounter while you’re in the real thing. The truth is, it’s impossible to predict how an interview will unfold. However, ...

Should recruiters know your salary history?

Throughout your professional life, you’ll likely go on a wide array of job interviews, and each one will be a different and unique experience. But if there’s one common element of all job hunting processes, it’s that they eventually must include a salary discussion. If you make it to the ...

Make winning small talk in a job interview

Although there’s a wide array of variables that can affect the types of interviews you’ll find yourself in when job hunting—from the industry and position you’re pursuing to the size of the room and the number of people whom you’ll be meeting with and more—your goal should always be ...

Take these things off your resume ASAP

We’re not telling you anything you don’t know when we say that today’s job market is intense—across industries and professions, every job opening is met with a rush of talented and qualified applicants from around the country, all vying for the same spot. With hundreds (if not more) ...

How to find out if a company’s culture is right for you

Every company has its own culture—what it values, how it approaches its mission, and what it expects from employees. The tricky part is that this is not always evident from outside sources. So how do you know if a company will be a good fit for you, outside of the baseline professional ...