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How to Become a Recruiter

If you’re considering a career in recruiting, then you probably know that it’s a fast-paced industry focused on matching talented candidates with relevant job opportunities. The best way to ensure that you’re setting yourself up for success is by knowing …

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This Is How People Land Jobs That Are Never (Ever) Posted

By Erica Breuer

When I was a kid, we took a field trip to the planetarium every year, and our teacher would tell us: “The stars shine all the time, you just can’t see them during the day because the …

By The Muse
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Best Job Sites for 2016

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5 Questions Successful Job Searchers Always Ask Themselves

The annoying thing about the job search is that it can feel like a full-time job in and of itself—and that’s because it kind of is! A truly effective search takes time, focus, patience, and a lot of hard work …

By The Muse
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10 Things to Consider Before Accepting a Remote Job or Internship

It’s the ultimate dream for most Millennials: working from home. But is it for you?

When I tell people that I’ve spent the last year and a half working remotely, most get jealous. They imagine me calling into conference calls …

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3 Silly Mistakes Smart People Make After Submitting Their Application

In some ways, clicking the “submit” button and applying for a job is cathartic. You’ve put in a lot of hard work to spruce up your resume and cover letter, and frankly, you’re kind of over the whole thing. The …

By The Muse
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Don’t Change if You’re Quiet, Embrace It

Just because I’m more extroverted than introverted doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate my alone time. I don’t always want to engage in conversation, chime in on Slack, voice my opinion in meetings, or even weigh in on where our team …

By The Muse
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A Better Way for Modest People to Answer “What Are Your Greatest Strengths?”

Nearly every interview includes the question: “What are your greatest strengths?”

Even though you know it’s coming, it always still seems like a trick question. Do you brag and risk sounding arrogant? Play modest and chance not presenting your incredible …

By The Muse
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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Perfectly Good Job

Why would I quit my good job?

Even if we’re not happy, many of us stop short of leaving because of that question. If you have good benefits, decent pay, and a reasonable boss, you feel ungrateful for wanting to …

By The Muse
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Why Taking All of Your Vacation Days Gets You Ahead, According to Career Coaches

Although a recent FlexJobs survey notes that Millennials care quite a bit about flex time—especially as it relates to their ability to travel and take vacations—it’s often been said that this same group’s reluctant to take any time off at …

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