Don’t Jump the Gun: Quitting Your Old Job Without a New One

Making important decisions is never easy and deciding to change jobs is often a monumental one. There are always so many factors to consider before making the final call, with timing being chief among them. To resign prematurely often brings unwelcome consequences, both financially and professionally; therefore, we generally recommend waiting until you have first…

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Your Soft Skills Set You Apart

Have you ever worked with someone who was talented at their job but impossible to get along with? Most of us have at some point in our career, and unfortunately some of us have also been that difficult co-worker from time to time. Although simply possessing the necessary experience and qualifications for a job might…

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8 Tips for Job Candidates from a Recruiter

After a season of reflection and resolution, it is no surprise recruiters’ emails are flooded with people looking for change, but how can you best represent yourself to a recruiter to enhance your potential to stand out?  Here are some simple tips from JL Nixon Consulting explaining what key identifiers recruiters look for in candidates….

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Boost Your Career to the Next Level

Another new year is upon us, and with it comes the usual flurry of resolutions. Aside from the usual ones involving lifestyle improvement; such as regular exercise, healthy eating habits, taking up a new hobby, learning a new skill, etc.; many individuals accept the challenge to take definitive steps toward boosting their career to the…

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Are You Missing Out On Career Opportunities Because Of Your LinkedIn Profile?

Are you currently in the middle of a job search, or are you open to being contacted about career opportunities that might interest you? Are recruiters and employers contacting you about those opportunities, or is your inbox rather empty or just filled with irrelevant offers? If the latter happens to describe your situation, it is…

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How to Respond to a Low Ball Job Offer

You’ve applied for that dream job, completed all your interviews in stellar form, passed your drug screen and reference check with flying colors, and now comes that long-anticipated moment: the arrival of your official job offer. Your moment of triumph is short-lived, however, when you discover that the offer is hardly enticing for someone with…

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