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How to Create a Great Resume With a Flawed Work History

A flawed employment history could give hiring managers the impression that you are not a desirable candidate. But in today’s day and age, many people are bouncing around among jobs and industries, so it isn’t the fatal flaw it once was. However, it does require some clarification from you, so here are some hints for smoothing out an uneven job history:

Tell a compelling story instead of stating your objectives

How to Successfully Prepare for a Performance Review

It’s time for your performance review, and while it may seem counterintuitive, you should be preparing for it. No matter what opinion you might have, these reviews are a frequent and normal occurrence in the working world. In fact, if you want to learn and progress within your organization, you must be ready to talk about both the year behind you and the one that’s ahead.

Here’s how to make the best of it:

Review your accomplishments from last year

Tips for Discussing Career Goals With Your Boss

You’re bright and ambitious, and you want to move your career forward. You want to climb the ranks. If this sounds like you, you should consider enlisting the guidance of a mentor who can guide you along the proper path. This individual should have the experiences that will be of most benefit to you and be willing to share information and offer insights when you need them. And sometimes the person who checks all of these boxes is actually your boss.

How to Set up New Hires for Success From Day One

You might think that once you’ve hired the best candidate, your work is complete. In reality, however, your most important task is just beginning. Getting your new employee off to a good start is just as important as choosing and hiring the right team member from the start. To build an excellent team, it’s critical to retain the people you hire.  Proper onboarding supports long term retention. 

Five Types of Follow-Up Emails to Send after a Job Interview

No matter what the circumstances are, it’s always a good idea to send a follow-up email after a job interview. Whether you’re thanking the employer for the opportunity to interview, reminding the interviewer that you’re still interested, or that you have decided to turn down an offer, sending an email shows class and makes a good impression. It can even, in some cases, help you get the position you’re looking for.

Here are the five main types of follow-up emails and some examples for you to follow:

        1. Follow Up After an Interview