Will Kindness Help Your Job Search? You Better Believe It

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A little bit of kindness goes a long way, especially when you are talking about your professional life. They may never make a movie about the professional who used kindness to get to the top, but being a nice, polite, and caring person is hugely beneficial to your success. Here are four specific instances where being kind can play a big factor in helping you find your next job:

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Four Things You Must Know Before You Meet With A Recruiter

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It makes sense to include an employment service like AppleOne in your career planning. They are experts in the local employment market, and they have the connections you need with local companies. Plus, their services are completely free to the job seeker, so your only investment is time. Your time is valuable though, so here are some things you should do to increase your chances of landing a great new job.

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Nervous Ticks? No Problem. How to Embrace Your Habits and Rock Your Interview

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Many people have nervous ticks. Whether hair twirling, nail biting, or playing with your collar, these little things come out in stressful situations. The truth is that these will not keep you from getting a job unless you let them control the interview. Here are a few ways to master your nervous ticks during a job interview:

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How to Prepare for Tough Interview Questions

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Job gap? Resignations? Terminations?

You can be sure that “questionable” items in your history will be brought up during the interview. The key to getting the job is knowing how to answer these questions with an eye towards giving a satisfactory answer and then moving on to a more positive subject. Here are tips for addressing certain items in your job history.

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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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