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New Job? 5 Things to Do in the First Week

You’ve sent in the most compelling cover letter. You’ve crafted the perfect resume. Your interview with the hiring manager couldn’t have gone better, and you’ve finally made it through salary negotiations. Don’t kick back and relax just yet. The first week is the time to prove yourself capable and be recognized as a self-starter. We’ve put together 5 things to help you get off to a flying start in your new job.

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6 Tips to Help You Land Your Next Job

When it comes to looking for a new job, the search can be both incredibly exciting, and terribly overwhelming. Sometimes, even if you’ve covered all your bases—your resume is flawless, your cover letter is both sincere and professional, and you meet all the qualifications for the job—for one reason or another, you still don’t get a call back from the employer.

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4 Things to Ask Yourself Before Accepting the Job Offer

Being offered a job can be one of the greatest feelings in the world, especially if you’ve been out of circulation for a while. You’ve worked hard perfecting your application and interview and now all that’s left to say is yes. But wait. Don’t sign the dotted line and pop the champagne just yet. Don’t feel like you have to accept or decline right away. You are in a position of strength. They want to hire you.

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13 Reasons Why You’re Not Hearing Back from a Job Interview

You’ve been on several job interviews that you thought went well, but then you hear nada, crickets, zilch. If this sounds familiar to you, the good news is a couple of interviews means that your experience and skills most likely match the requirements of the position and at the very least you qualify for a phone screening or in-person interview. It also means that your resume is doing its job. You look decent on paper and the hiring manager wants to bring you in to learn more about you and see whether they would want to work with you. The bad news is you’re still unemployed. No contact leaves you wondering what went wrong.

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