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Maintaining a Positive Outlook While Searching for a Job

By Kelly Low on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout The longer a job search takes, the easier it is to shut down and simply go through the motions. Being out of work can take a toll on your self-esteem yet, while it’s perfectly natural to feel disappointed and discouraged, it is vital to remain positive and engaging... read more

Stay Marketable, Even When You Are Happy

By Michael Scriver on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout You may have only just started a new position. Maybe you are happily working your dream job, and have been happy for some time now. It’s even more likely that you consider yourself part of the group of professionals that have simply fallen into the eventual slump –... read more

How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time When…” Interview Questions

By Lily Zhang on The Muse You’ve reviewed your resume, practiced your elevator pitch, and reviewed a few stories you can share during the interview. All is well, and you’re feeling confident. And when the interviewer says, “Tell me about a time you disagreed with your supervisor,” you are ready to go and launch straight... read more

31 Attention-Grabbing Cover Letter Examples

By The Daily Muse Editor on The Muse Traditional cover letter wisdom tells you to start a cover letter with something to the effect of: Dear Sir or Madam, I am writing to apply for the position of Marketing Manager with the Thomas Company. We say: The days of cookie cutter cover letter intros are... read more

185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome

By The Daily Muse Editor on The Muse Led … Handled … Managed… Responsible for … Most resume bullet points start with the same words. Frankly, the same tired old words hiring managers have heard over and over—to the point where they’ve lost a lot of their meaning and don’t do much to show off... read more