How to Know if a Job is the Right Fit—Before Accepting the Offer

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It’s your first day at a new job, and it’s nothing like you expected. Maybe you write it off as first-day jitters. But as time goes by you realize that you’re just not clicking with the organization’s culture.

Perhaps you’re …

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How to Relate to Your Co-workers When They’re All Younger Than You

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Have you ever found yourself secretly checking UrbanDictionary.com or Google to decipher an acronym your boss used? Or been surprised by a colleague’s knowledge of the movie Cruel Intentions—only to discover they went to the “20th anniversary” showing of a …

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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills | How to Master Both

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You may have heard valuable workplace skills grouped into two categories: “hard” and “soft.” Just about everyone has a bit from both Column A and Column B.

But what’s the difference between the two categories? And how can you express …

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Upcoming Event – Career Chat: Business + Entertainment Industry

BMLP Career Chat – Sept 2019

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Bookkeeper Salary: Full Charge, Certified, Part-Time

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Curious about your earning potential as a bookkeeper? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average bookkeeper salary is $18.87 per hour, which is $39,270 per year. Keep in mind that factors such as geographic location, education, and work …

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8 Times Candidates Didn’t Get Hired Because of Something They Put on Social Media

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We know you’ve heard you should clean up your social media so that you can be a presentable professional, especially when you’re looking for a new job. But do you know how it could actually hurt you?

We’ve collected real …

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4 Myths About Networking You Have to Stop Believing

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“I hate networking.”

I hear this phrase when working with clients all too frequently, and it’s usually accompanied by the person claiming they’re not good at networking and need to find a way around it, because it’s simply not going …

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Here’s How to Ask for a Full-Time Position After an Internship (Email Template Included!)

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When I was a senior in college, I worked as an editorial intern for The Muse. By the time I graduated eight months later, I had a full-time job lined up here as an associate editor, which led me to …

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5 Famous People Who Made Surprising (and Inspiring) Career Changes

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When you look at people who’ve achieved stunning success in their fields, it’s difficult to imagine that they weren’t always hurtling down those paths. But each of these five famous figures started off doing something else.

Some spent years or …

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Author James Patterson Reminds Us That We Can Always Bounce Back in Our Careers

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The theme of James Patterson’s commencement speech at the University of Florida was stories. Which is quite fitting for the bestselling author, who has sold millions of adult and children’s novels—including the famous Alex Cross series—and donated millions more …

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