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10 Tips for New Grads Entering the Workforce

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Submitted Jun 2 2012 by Linda Cruz, 11 comments

Is 2012 the year you start your first post-college job? Here are some tips to quickly build a strong reputation and ensure that your first job is a success. 1. Listen more than you talk. ...more»


Why You're Not Getting Job Offers

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Submitted Apr 11 2012 by Linda Cruz, 11 comments

Frustrated with your job search? Are you sending out tons of resumes, and maybe even getting interviews, but not any offers? Here are eight possible reasons why: 1. Your resume doesn't indica...more»


How to Stand Out in a Phone Interview

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Submitted Jun 15 2012 by Susan Copper, 12 comments

More employers are using phone interviews as screening mechanisms to narrow down their applicant pool. These calls can range from short and perfunctory to long and in-depth, but either way, it's cr...more»


10 Secrets of a Hiring Manager

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Submitted Jan 9 2012 by Victor Bennett, 11 comments

Ever wonder what the hiring managers who arescreening your resume, interviewing you, and—maybe—making you an offer are really thinking throughout the hiring process? Here are 10 secrets that most h...more»


8 Beliefs That Are Stalling Your Career

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Submitted Apr 18 2012 by Alison Brown, 4 comments

If you'd like to do better in your career, it's worth asking yourself if your own work beliefs are holding you back. Here are eight common misconceptions that can keep you from getting the projects...more»


10 Ways to Ruin a Job Interview

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Submitted Jun 12 2012 by Susan Copper, 11 comments

You can have the perfect resume and a compelling cover letter and show up for the job interview ready to impress, but get ready to forgo the job offer if you make one of these stumbles. 1. Be...more»


10 Ways Email Can Derail Your Job Chances

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Submitted Jun 16 2012 by Linda Cruz, 2 comments

Job seekers often spend hours perfecting their resumes and agonizing over their cover letters, and then blow it all by sending an email that comes across as unprofessional. Here are 10 ways that a...more»


10 Signs Your Boss Just Isn't That Into You

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Submitted Nov 22 2011 by Elina Douglas, 6 comments

One of the biggest determinants of your quality of life at work is the relationship you have with your boss. And your boss's opinion of you matters enormously; it affects everything from what kind ...more»


10 Signs Your Boss Just Isnt That Into You

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Submitted Aug 29 2011 by Alison Brown, 21 comments

One of the biggest determinants of your quality of life at work is the relationship you have with your boss. And your boss’s opinion of you matters enormously; it affects everything from what kind ...more»


10 Shattered Myths About Workplace Rights

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Submitted Feb 6 2012 by Katie Baldwin, 4 comments

Most people think they know what rights they have at work—but they're wrong frequently. Workplace law isn't always intuitive, and just because something is unkind doesn't mean it's illegal. Check ...more»

About Alison Green

Alison Green writes the popular Ask a Manager blog, where she dispenses advice on career, job search, and management issues. She's also the author of Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Leader's Guide to Getting Results and former chief of staff of a successful nonprofit organization, where she oversaw day-to-day staff management, hiring, firing, and employee development.



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