HOW TO: Blog for a Job

Job hunters can set themselves apart from other candidates by establishing themselves as a subject-matter expert. How do you do this? Getting published in a trade publication or mainstream media is challenging, but there's one publishing platform that is completely in your control: blogs. Blogging isn't complicated, but there are a few things you should […]

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Career Decoder Quiz

​CareerHMO has created a quiz that determines where your strengths in the workplace connect to your motivation. The result is your workplace "persona" and how is contributes to the success of the organization. Take this 20-question quiz to build a stronger personal brand and career development strategy. Knowing what value you bring to an employer […]

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AAA Carolinas Employee Spotlight: Insurance Consultant

"I applied for a job with AAA Carolinas because I wanted a career. I have worked in the insurance industry for 19 years and wanted to have a well respected company behind me. As an insurance consultant, my main job is to sell and service insurance. My personal task is to educate and advise my […]

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HOW TO: Create A 30-60-90 Day Plan

A 30-60-90 Day Plan is a plan for each of the first three months you are at a new job. Careerealism says to list out what actions you think you will need to accomplish in that time frame in order to be successful. To write a good plan, you must think critically about what it […]

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HOW TO: Calm Your Nerves Before An Interview

​Getting the invite for a job interview is a great feeling! No matter how confident you are, it's normal to have nerves before an interview. Interviewing is not something that most of us do frequently so feeling jittery or anxious is common. If you need help easing your nerves before an interview, use these tips […]

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HOW TO: Energize The Workday

​When your energy gets low, so does your performance. Here are daily ritual suggestions​ to energize your workday: ​Load up with healthy snacks like nuts and low-sugar fitness bars. Take a break during the day to eat a snack or drink water. Get up and stretch for 10 minutes. Walk to a different floor in […]

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HOW TO: Plan Your Day As a Job Seeker

As a job seeker, what's the best way to plan out your day?​ According to a recent poll by Climber.com, the job seeker’s day is divided like this: Searching For Positions Online – 29.94% Applying To Positions – 27.28% Networking – 24.11% Researching Companies – 12.89% Working With A Recruiter – 5.56% Watch these tips […]

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HOW TO: Create Your Elevator Pitch

What would you say if you were in line with someone from your dream company? Would you know how to sell yourself in a short amount of time? If your dream employer says, "Tell me about yourself," the way you answer the question is very telling. According to Careerealism, the way a person answers that […]

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