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  • Avoid the Mass-Produced Resume, Custom-Tailor Them to Employer

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 8, 2017
    While it may be tempting to just have one master resume you send out to all job prospects, an article in CNBC notes that you'll stand out more if you custom-tailor them to whom you're applying. 
  • When It's Time to Move On

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 7, 2017
    Younger people are known for changing jobs more often than has traditionally been considered usual. What are some of the signs that a job has gone stale and it's time to move on? 
  • "Tell Me About Yourself" Not So Simple to Answer in Job Interviews

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 6, 2017
    While it may seem like one of the most banal questions someone could encounter during a job interview, the answer to "tell me about yourself" can make or break a candidate's chances. 
  • Selecting the Right Font for Your Resume

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 5, 2017
    Resumes take a lot of thought and a lot of choices. One of them is what font to actually use. While there are literally thousands of fonts you could use, CNBC talks about the ones you absolutely should not. 
  • Business Execs Worried They Can't Find Skilled Personnel

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Sep 1, 2017
    Having access to skilled staff is the number one concern of business executives, according to a recent survey from the AICPA. 
  • Things Hiring Managers Hate Hearing From Job Candidates

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 31, 2017
    While there are many reasons for a job interview to not turn out for the best, Glassdoor outlines 13 phrases that, if uttered, tend to make hiring managers tense up, roll their eyes and otherwise rub them the wrong way. 
  • Two Biggest Worries for Young Accounting Students: Choosing the Wrong Job, Failing to Adapt

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 30, 2017
    A poll of 600 accounting students has found that their primary worry was choosing the wrong job and failing to adapt, or making a mistake, on the job. 
  • What to Do After Your Internship Ends

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 29, 2017
    As we contemplate the end of the summer, we must as well contemplate the end of summer internships. When these learning opportunities end, should you just pack it up, go "see ya later" and forget all about it? If you want to capitalize on the weeks you spent there, the answer is no. 
  • Study: 23 Percent of Millennials So Stressed It's Affecting Their Health

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 28, 2017
    A recent study has found that a good chunk of Millennials are really, really stressed out about money to the point where it's affecting their physical health and even career goals. 
  • Study: Don't Use Smiley Faces in Work Emails

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 25, 2017
    A recent study has found that you may wanna hold off on adding ":-)" to the end of your work emails, as this makes people take you less seriously.