Spring Clean Your Resume with These 4 Tips

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To land the best jobs in Denver this spring, you are going to need an exceptional resume. Constructing an effective resume is not difficult, but it does require time and effort. Keep in mind that the hiring manager of the company that you wish to work for is going to look at your resume briefly…. Read more »

Leading Skills to Develop That Transition From Job to Job

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Some skills can help you succeed, no matter where you are employed. The fantastic news is that you probably already have these interconnected skills. By developing these skills, you will give yourself an advantage as you seek employment opportunities in Denver, Colorado. Technical Skills Staying current with technology enhances job stability and growth. Technology changes… Read more »

How to Stand Out from the Dozens (or more!) Applicants Applying for the Same Job

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The job market is tight! You’ll have to do whatever it takes to set yourself apart from the competition. Get creative, demonstrate your energy and initiative, and show them that you really want the job. Go beyond your resume and cover letter! If you go the extra mile in the hiring process, hiring managers will… Read more »

Planning for 2020: How to Make the Year a Guaranteed Success

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The start of a new year is a great time to rethink everything. Start a new diet, set new fitness goals, or pick a new hobby. And perhaps most importantly, focus on your career. Whether you want to find a new job, advance your career, or just get better at the job you have, 2020… Read more »

How Much Follow-Up is Too Much Follow-Up with an Employer?

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  By now, we all know that it’s customary for job candidates to follow up with the hiring manager after job interviews. A thank you note is the first step and should be sent within 24 hours to each person who sat in and interviewed you. Email or handwritten card? Both are totally fine and appropriate! But… Read more »

Three Ways to Appear More Confident When Heading into a First Interview

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Congratulations! You landed a job interview. Exciting, but also nerve-wracking. You need to appear confident and competent without seeming overly arrogant. But if you’re nervous, it’s hard to appear confident, especially if you’re applying for a job that’s a little over your head. If they sense your fear and anxiety, will you bomb the interview?… Read more »

The Key to Showing Your Boss You’re Ready to Take on New Responsibilities

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If you’re starting to feel that it’s time for a promotion, you need to do more than simply ask for it. You need to demonstrate that you’re ready for one! You need to work smart, show initiative, offer solutions, work hard, and dress the part. If you ask but haven’t done anything to show that… Read more »

How Should You Proceed When Your Top Candidate is Somewhat Overqualified for the Job You’re Hiring For

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You’ve found the perfect candidate for the position you’re hiring for. Great! The only problem is that they’re slightly overqualified, which seems like a good problem to have. But how do you proceed? Do you hire them, or do you keep looking? What if they get bored when they step into the role? Will they leave for… Read more »

Should You Leave a Secure Job If You’re Starting to Feel Unchallenged

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There comes a point in the lifecycle of every job when you wonder whether you’ve been there too long. You’ve become more adept at your job, and in fact, you’ve almost mastered your daily tasks. Things aren’t hard anymore. But you haven’t been promoted, and you’ve seen other coworkers pass you by. Are you getting… Read more »

The Key to a Successful Monday is Proper Planning on Friday

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A lot of people say that Fridays at work are worthless. People leave early to head to happy hour or to leave town for a long weekend at the beach. And although it’s probably true that Friday afternoon meetings are a waste of everyone’s time, Fridays themselves can be pretty significant as you set yourself… Read more »