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Things to remove from your CV

Hiring managers rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial "fit/no fit" decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to...

5 reasons you never heard back after the final interview

When it comes to the interview process, there are pretty much three realities: You get an offer. You don't get an offer. You spend an insane amount of time waiting to hear if you'll get an offer. Unfortunately for many people, the last scenario's the most oft-faced reality — and the...

What to Do if You're Bored and Lonely at Your International "Dream Job"

When you first saw the posting for that position abroad, it sounded like your dream job—literally. A graphic design gig in a resort town on some isolated coast for an up-and-coming travel company? A role as an account manager for the biggest firm in Madrid? A consulting job in western...

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you. That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biasesthat affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much...

22 things you should never say in a salary negotiation

The art of salary negotiation is a crucial skill to develop, whether you're accepting a new job or trying to earn a raise at your current gig. The conflict underlying wage negotiation is simple. You want to make as much money as possible. Your organization wants to pay you as little as it takes...

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