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5 Words to Avoid When Describing Yourself in an Interview

Can we have a word with you? You might find this helpful since word on the street is that there is a list of words that you can delete from your vocabulary the next time you find yourself in a job interview. And we have five of them right here, courtesy of an article by Massachusetts Institute of Technology career development specialist Lily Zhang [https://www.themuse.com/advice/5-words-you-should-never-use-to-describe-yourself-in-an-interview] . One wrong word may derail your much-awaited in

7 Strategies to Stop Indecisiveness

A sought-after Filipino motivational speaker [http://www.philstar.com/business/2014/10/17/1381040/benilde-forum-delivering-market-solutions] believes that what ails Filipino managers and bosses is the fear of being wrong and blamed, leading most to choose not to make a decision at all. Well, technically, not making a choice is still a choice, right? Kidding aside, the solutions for this widespread concern are finally here courtesy of an article by Natasha Burton of DailyWorth. Please decide to

So You Want To Quit Your Job?

If you clicked on this article then it is highly probable that you are one of those people who are unhappy with their jobs but don’t quite know what to do about it. Your unhappiness may be caused by any of the following reasons: too much stress, a terrible boss [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/03/7-things-bad-bosses-say/], a boring job, a crazy tiring job, or a job that just doesn’t feel right. You might think that quitting means you are a quitter, but that isn’t necessarily the case [htt

Job Search Getting You Down? 5 Ways to Move Forward

“It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart” are the first two sentences of a famous essay written by former Yale president and lifelong baseball fan A. Bartlett Giamatti. While he was talking about his favorite baseball team and America’s pastime in general, those words, for some, can be a fitting description about their job hunting experiences too. A job search that has yet to materialize into any concrete results can be a drag. One can be tempted to nab the first offer that c

5 Words to Avoid When Describing Yourself in an Interview

Can we have a word with you? You might find this helpful since word on the street is that there is a list of words that you can delete from your vocabulary the next time you find yourself in a job interview. And we have five of them right here, courtesy of an article by Massachusetts Institute of Technology career development specialist Lily Zhang [https://www.themuse.com/advice/5-words-you-should-never-use-to-describe-yourself-in-an-interview] . One wrong word may derail your much-awaited in

7 Strategies to Stop Indecisiveness

A sought-after Filipino motivational speaker [http://www.philstar.com/business/2014/10/17/1381040/benilde-forum-delivering-market-solutions] believes that what ails Filipino managers and bosses is the fear of being wrong and blamed, leading most to choose not to make a decision at all. Well, technically, not making a choice is still a choice, right? Kidding aside, the solutions for this widespread concern are finally here courtesy of an article by Natasha Burton of DailyWorth. Please decide to

So You Want To Quit Your Job?

If you clicked on this article then it is highly probable that you are one of those people who are unhappy with their jobs but don’t quite know what to do about it. Your unhappiness may be caused by any of the following reasons: too much stress, a terrible boss [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/03/7-things-bad-bosses-say/], a boring job, a crazy tiring job, or a job that just doesn’t feel right. You might think that quitting means you are a quitter, but that isn’t necessarily the case [htt

Job Search Getting You Down? 5 Ways to Move Forward

“It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart” are the first two sentences of a famous essay written by former Yale president and lifelong baseball fan A. Bartlett Giamatti. While he was talking about his favorite baseball team and America’s pastime in general, those words, for some, can be a fitting description about their job hunting experiences too. A job search that has yet to materialize into any concrete results can be a drag. One can be tempted to nab the first offer that c

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