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The sneaky way to beat the competition in the job search

Elizabeth Bromstein | August 20, 2015 4:05 pm

When it comes to hiring, human resources types and hiring managers are looking for one thing: cultural fit.

Category: Job Search Strategies

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10 jobs that let you retire early

Melissa Allen| July 10, 2014 7:34 pm

Believe it or not, you don’t need to win the lottery or inherit millions to retire early. Here are ten everyday jobs that will put you on the path to early retirement.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
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The highest-paying freelance skills

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 10, 2014 5:09 pm

Thinking of making a go of it as a freelancer? Here are the top 20 highest-paying freelance skills.

Category: Latest News & Advice, Salaries
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Don’t trust anyone under 30 at work

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 9, 2014 5:31 pm

New research says 80% of Millennials will throw a friend under the bus if it means getting a promotion. What a cutthroat generation.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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Ten weird things about work that aren’t in your job description (and HR won’t tell you about)

Peter Harris| July 9, 2014 11:42 am

Work is a strange place. A lot of odd rituals have formed to keep so many disparate personalities coexisting in a shared space as part of a team. Here’s what they don’t teach you in school about life on the job.

Category: Life At Work

Welcome to the 'Shared Economy' – and what it means for your wallet

Kevin Makra| July 9, 2014 9:28 am

The new ‘shared economy’ has attracted job seekers who can think outside the box. Think about ways that you can apply your education and skills to be part of this innovative movement. Here’s what’s going on.

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Fighting for a bonus after being terminated

Norman Grosman| July 8, 2014 8:56 pm

Can my former employer deny me my bonus for the year because they fired me before it was paid out? I worked the year and believe I am entitled to it.

Category: Employment Law
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The career lesson you can learn from a hot dog eating champion

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 8, 2014 7:47 pm

A competitive eater’s one trick everyone should know for the job hunt. Remember this and use it.

Category: Latest News & Advice
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Six job interview cliches to avoid like the plague

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 8, 2014 3:19 pm

We know you’re a hard-working team player and you’re a perfect fit for the position. But you can’t say that out loud.

Category: Job interviews, Latest News & Advice
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Infographic: Why the other person got the job, and you didn't

Elizabeth Bromstein| July 7, 2014 3:12 pm

We asked over 300 hiring managers what factor will move them to hire one candidate over another. The answer might surprise you.

Category: Latest News & Advice