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How to Handle Your Big, Bad Difficult Boss July 5, 2008

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If only your job were more perfect… you truly love what you do, your office is in an excellent location, your colleagues are great, your pay’s decent enough but your boss… he/she is, to put it nicely, a certified jerk. It’s tough to keep a straight face when the guy overseeing you has the same characteristics as satan. So what do you do? Here are ways you can handle your boss from hell and come out unscathed and alive:
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Tips for Handling Sticky Situations with Co-Employees July 5, 2008

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Once you start working, you will find that there are certain situations in the office that can seem awkward, tricky or just downright embarrassing. But don’t worry. Everyone who has ever been a first-timer at work experienced some uncomfortable moment and survived. Here are some of the most common sticky situations that new employees find themselves in and tips on how to deal:
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What to Do During Your First Month on the Job July 5, 2008

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Congratulations! You got the job. Now it’s time to make your mark and earn your keep. Use these tips to help you earn good points:
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Things You Should Never Do During An Interview July 5, 2008

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The interview is your chance to show a prospective employer that you are exactly what they are looking for. Don’t throw away a good opportunity by avoiding these common mistakes:
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Are You Shortlist Material? Top Qualifications You Should Have to Get Hired July 5, 2008

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Ever heard of shortlisting? For employers, this means whittling away at the unwanted candidates to get to the more desirable. This usually happens after the preliminary interview. If there are 20 candidates, for example, and the employer has interviewed them all, they should have an idea which ones they wish to call back, usually for a second interview (with the HR head, the General Manager, the Boss, etc.). This shorter list of candidates is called… well, a shortlist. This is also the list from which the person who gets hired will be chosen. Ever wondered what qualities and qualifications you should have to join this list? Read on.
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10 Tips for Writing a Resume That Will Get You Hired July 5, 2008

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First impressions do count in the job market. In many situations, it’s your resume that will matter the most. One view of your resume is usually the only chance you’ll ever get to get noticed as a candidate for the job. Your resume speaks volumes about you. Believe it or not, one to two sheets of paper can make or break your career. Learn the ways you can market yourself effectively by learning how to write a resume that will get you the job.

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Easy Steps for Building Your Resume July 5, 2008

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If you’re at a loss when asked to write your resume, you’re not alone. But we all have to start somewhere. Here’s how to begin creating your resume today:

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Top Ten Things to Look for in a Dream Job July 5, 2008

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How do you know if you’ve found The One?  The Job, that is.  Here are 10 things that let you know you’re in the right place, doing the right things at the right moment with the right people:
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