Could Referring Your Friend Hurt Your Career? What You Must Ask Yourself Before You Endorse

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Personal connections matter for job seekers, and employee referrals have shown to increase the chances of being hired by nearly 300%. It’s no wonder that you have friends, former colleagues, and even family members asking for referrals for job openings at your company. Being the nice person you are, you want to help these people land their dream job. Before you do, though, it’s important to consider how an endorsement may affect you and your standing. Before you endorse, ask yourself the following questions:

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Is It Crazy To Take Less Pay? Here’s What You Should Consider When Deciding Between Two Job Offers

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Are you in the (enviable) position of having two employers desperate to hire you? While it’s nice to have two great options in front of you, you may be struggling to decide which one is best for your career. Don’t fret, these four questions can help you in weighing your options:

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How To Sell Your Unorthodox College Major

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No matter what major you studied in college, knowing how to market yourself can help you secure a job. If you received your degree in an unorthodox field, you can still impress an employer by focusing on your transferable skills and emphasizing your uniqueness as a candidate. To devise a strategy on how to market yourself at your next interview, consider these three questions about your college experience.

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How To Use Keywords On Your Resume To Get Past The Bots

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In today’s era of the online application, you might feel intimidated by the idea of your resume being submitted to an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). However, once you understand that a large component of an ATS is to simply scans your resume for certain keywords, you can add those keywords to your resume and rest easy. Here are four simple tips that can help you use keywords to get past the bots.
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Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

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So you’re nearing the end of your interview when your interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” Many applicants are caught off-guard; after all, aren’t you supposed to answer questions rather than ask them? However, this query can actually be a golden opportunity to impress your interviewer and learn more about the company. Here are five ways that you can respond when your interviewer asks you for questions.

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