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How to work and live abroad: tips on maintaining a good work-life balance
How to work and live abroad: tips on maintaining a good work-life balance

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

Do you have a case of wanderlust? If you’re ready to make a move, you need to know how to work and live abroad like a pro. We have the advice you need.
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Published in Career

by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

Job search resources and tips for people experiencing homelessness
Of all the hard knocks we hope never to experience, homelessness is high on most people’s lists. Even harder to imagine is dealing with unemployment while homeless. We look into the unique job search challenges faced by homeless people and tips for overcoming them.
Job search resources and tips for people experiencing homelessness
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15 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

Should you add your passport details to your resume?
Passport details are sensitive pieces of information that should only be shared under the right circumstances. In this blog, we’ll go over whether or not it’s appropriate to add your passport details to your resume.
Should you add your passport details to your resume?
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4 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

How to work with a recruiter to find a job and why you should do it
Searching for your next job? Working alongside a recruiter could help you to land interviews and maybe even get hired faster. Here’s what you should know.
How to work with a recruiter to find a job and why you should do it
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11 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

“Quiet Quitting”: the loud protest of unfulfilled professionals all over the world
Have you been secretly quiet quitting your job? Here’s what you need to know about the latest workplace trend sweeping the nation.
“Quiet Quitting”: the loud protest of unfulfilled professionals all over the world
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4 min read

Published in Career

by Krystin MorganKrystin Morgan

Externship vs internship: differences & factors to consider
Looking to start your career and curious about the differences between internships and externships? Look no further; we’ve got you covered with a breakdown of the similarities, differences, pros, and cons of externships vs. internships. Set yourself up for career success with this guide.
Externship vs internship: differences & factors to consider
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7 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

ChatGPT Cover Letter: Prompts and Writing Tips
Generative AI can help us in so many ways. Many job seekers may be wondering how to write a ChatGPT cover letter. We explore the nuances of the human/AI partnership.
ChatGPT Cover Letter: Prompts and Writing Tips
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9 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Is it bad to apply for multiple jobs at the same company?
You will likely apply to plenty of jobs during a job search. But what if a company posts several job listings and you feel qualified for more than one of them? Is it bad to apply for multiple jobs at the same company?
Is it bad to apply for multiple jobs at the same company?
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9 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

10 Types of networking events & why you should be attending
Networking doesn’t have to be boring and stuffy. In this guide, we will take a look at the best types of networking events and what you will get out of each of them.
10 Types of networking events & why you should be attending
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11 min read

Published in Career

by Lotte van RijswijkLotte van Rijswijk

The companies that interns are most and least likely to recommend to a friend
Each year, millions of U.S. students take up intern positions to gain work experience in their field of choice or at a company they admire. Lots of those interns will have a positive experience, but inevitably, others are left unimpressed. So which are the best and worst U.S. companies to intern for, according to interns themselves? We explored thousands of reviews on Glassdoor to find out.
The companies that interns are most and least likely to recommend to a friend
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36 min read

Published in Career

by Lotte van RijswijkLotte van Rijswijk

Sustainable careers: the major companies offering the most green jobs
So-called ‘green jobs’ focus on environmental sustainability and responsibility. They offer rewarding work and long-term growth potential — and more of them are being created outside of traditionally green sectors. We analyzed the job listings of top employers in the U.S., Canada, UK and Australia to see which companies are most in need of green talent.
Sustainable careers: the major companies offering the most green jobs
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38 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to write a salary negotiation email
Penning an email to respond to a job offer is a monumental moment in your career. You have a job offer in front of you, but what if that salary offer isn’t quite where you would like it to be? How should you write a salary negotiation email?
How to write a salary negotiation email
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11 min read
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