Get a Promotion This Year – 4 Tips to Help

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  You’re ready for that next step of your career. You want more responsibility, more credit for your work, and more money wouldn’t hurt either. So how do you make sure that your company sees you as the valuable asset that you are? How do you ask for a promotion? Here are four tips that…

Top Tips for Job Seekers from 2018

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Every year, we curate the best possible content for job seekers in the Washington DC, NoVA and MD areas. We wanted to take some time to review the information we shared in 2018 to recap the year and move into 2019 on a positive note. Each post provides valuable, real work advice that can help…

5 Ways to Start the Job Search Fresh in 2019

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Every new year brings with it a new promise of success. What can you do to ensure that 2019 is a stellar year for you and your career? Before we even flip the calendar over to January, there are some things you can do to make the year a great one. Here are just five…

Yes, It’s a Candidate Market. No, You Can’t Ghost the Hiring Manager

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Imagine this scenario. You’ve been applying for jobs and get a call back from a company. You talk to them about their opportunity and then go on to do your research. Through the course of this initial conversation, you decide that this job isn’t quite right for you. Or, maybe you get another, potentially better,…

5 Ways to Stand Out and Easily Become the Best Candidate for the Job

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Interviewing for a company isn’t rocket science, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t nerve-wracking. So, how can you be sure to stand out and prove you’re the best candidate for the job? There are a few simple steps that can help you put your best foot forward and present yourself as the right person to…

Does Interviewing Constantly Help When You Find the Job You Really Want?

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  You’ve probably been given the advice to keep your resume updated even if you’re not actively looking for a job. Keeping your skills freshly updated can save you a massive headache when you find yourself in a position to need it. But what about interviewing? Should you be interviewing even while you’re currently working?…

Returning to the Job Search? Here’s What to Expect

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There are plenty of reasons you may have found yourself out of the job market for a while. Perhaps you’ve been employed for a long time and experienced a layoff. Maybe your personal or family situation has changed. Or maybe you’ve been working for yourself for some time. No matter the case, it’s helpful to…