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How to Activate Your Professional Network after Getting Laid Off

By Nick O'Brien / April 22, 2020
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If you’ve recently lost your job, you’re not alone. And please know that there’s nothing to be ashamed of. We recently posted about several things you can do after you’ve been laid off, and one of the key takeaways is that getting laid off is not the stigma many people think it is.    Another…

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What Happens to Your Work Life Balance When You Go Remote?

By Nick O'Brien / April 21, 2020
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Ah, work life balance. Everybody needs it, so as to stay sane in a demanding economy. Yet nobody wants to bring it up in an interview, so as to avoid the appearance of having a weak work ethic.    The fact is that work life balance is important for us all to think about, whether…

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30 Apps That Make Remote Work Easier

By Koka Sexton / April 19, 2020
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Fortunately, there are win, win solutions for employers, and their employees. Currently, numerous apps are available that make it possible for employees to work from home.

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How to Prepare for a Second Interview

By Melissa Hirsch / April 17, 2020
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You’ve made it past the first round and are now preparing for a second interview. Below, I’ve outlined 5 tips on how to prepare for a second round and how to move forward in the hiring process.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Video Interview Prep

By Koka Sexton / April 17, 2020
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Jumping on a Zoom for your next interview? You should always treat your video interviews like a regular in-person interview and prepare accordingly. In truth, the only difference between and video and in-person interview is the prep. Below are three DO’s and three DON’Ts of video interview prep. Do’s: Focus your prep on the individual…

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What We’re Seeing as the Business World Adapts to Coronavirus

By Nick O'Brien / April 16, 2020
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We’re now fully immersed in a new work and business landscape sparked by COVID-19. Some companies and professionals have adapted remarkably well. Others, not so much. But most are, on some level, still working to find their footing and keep moving forward.  Their efforts have been multi-faceted and varied – this is a lot more…

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How To Answer Job Interview Questions About Short Term And Long Term Goals

By Nick O'Brien / April 14, 2020
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Just like in college when you had to thoroughly prepare for tests, attending a job interview is not much different. To ace your interview, you will need to know some of the most commonly asked interview questions and prepare your answers beforehand. For instance, what if you are asked about your short term and long…

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How Self-Awareness Can Get You Hired Faster

By The Betts Team / April 9, 2020
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The most “self-aware” thing you can do in a job interview is to ask the hiring manager for live feedback. Two things happen when you ask, “do you have any hesitations moving forward with me?”: You can address concerns in real-time with a calm demeanor. You immediately show a level of self-awareness that’s super valuable…

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So You’ve Been Laid Off. Here’s What to Do.

By Nick O'Brien / April 8, 2020
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The only certainty in life is that nothing is certain (well, except for maybe two things). That applies to your career. You can be a top performer at your company, but as recent events have shown, it still doesn’t guarantee you 100% job security. If you’ve recently been laid off from work, you’re not alone:…

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