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10 Easy Steps to Identify Your Transferable Skills

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You might think that your summer job as a lifeguard will be of no use when applying to work for an IT firm, but it just might be exactly what the company is looking for. The point is, don’t rule out a certain skill just because you “think” it’s irrelevant for the job you’re applying. Many companies are looking for someone to give them a fresh take or provide a different outlook on a certain topic, procedure, etc.

Now, let’s help you figure out how to find your transferable skills.

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8 Reasons It’s Not Your Fault You Didn’t Get Hired

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1. Money, Money, Money
Companies don’t always get the budget for the position approved beforehand. There are instances where companies just hope the timing will work out and the budget will get approved before they hire, but that timing doesn’t always play out. If this occurs, they can’t offer you the position without having the budget for payment approved.

Another situation where money hinders the hiring process is when the budget is approved, but higher management later revokes it. Awkward!

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Dress the Part: What to Wear to an Interview

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Dress the Part- What to Wear to an InterviewAccording to Business Insider, you only have 7 seconds to make a first impression. The first thing the interviewer will notice in those 7 seconds is what you are wearing. They see this before you shake hands, before you introduce yourself, before anything. So, you need to be dressed to impress. Follow some of these guidelines when picking out your interview outfit and you will be set!

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3 Tips to Help You Get to the Next Level in Your Career

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entrepreneur-696971__180So you made the transition from an intern to an entry-level staff member at your company, and are now exploring new adventures beyond the horizon. This means it’s time to update your resume. The question that needs to be asked is, what are you looking to say in your “updated” resume? There are ways you can go about highlighting your entry-level experience to help you advance further in your career without overextending the truth. Bellow are three tips.

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4 tips to help you learn more about a company’s culture

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startup-593296_1920Typically speaking, companies make it a priority to hire candidates who they feel are best fit for the job. While that’s perfectly fine and acceptable, there is also another side to it and that is that the candidate also looks to work at a company that is an ideal fit for him/her. While on the job hunt, it is very crucial that you take the time to research a company and learn more about its culture and work environment to ensure that it’s a perfect match for you.

Below are some methods to incorporate into your job search that will help you to learn more about the company and its culture.

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5 questions to ask during an interview

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handshake-440959__180You’ve submitted numerous job applications and resumes, and finally landed that crucial interview. You’ve done your research on the company and prepared to discuss your qualifications and credentials with the interviewer. But now comes the part where you get to ask the interviewer questions. Asking questions helps to create a relationship with the interviewer. An interview is a two-way street where both you and the interviewer get to know each other. By asking questions, you are getting the opportunity to learn as much as you can about the position and company. 

To help you out, we have put together some important questions you should ask in an interview.

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