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Curated career advice for the week of December 5th, 2021

10 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

The process of job hunting is tough. It’s not only hard on your wallet, it’s hard on your self-esteem. When you’ve sent out dozens of resumes and landed multiple interviews, all without success, it’s hard not to get discouraged. At this point, you may start to rationalize your lack of employment by blaming outside influences: “It’s a tough market right now.”

How to tackle an interview question about strengths and weaknesses

Hays’ Marc Burrage discusses the common interview question: ‘What are your strengths and weaknesses?’ During my career I’ve seen many candidates struggle with a common interview question when they shouldn’t. It’s a line of conversation that provides them with a great opportunity to impress the person leading the interview.

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? How to Break Free and Get Ahead

Dr. Magdalena Battles A Doctor of Psychology with specialties include children, family relationships, domestic violence, and sexual assault Read full profile Hope is not a strategy when it comes to change. Commitment is what is needed to make real change happen. Can people change? Absolutely, but exchanging your excuses for commitment is necessary to get started.

Why everybody’s hiring but nobody’s getting hired

Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing – and changing us. Patrick Healy says he did everything right in his job search. After being laid off as a designer early on in the pandemic, Healy, 36, tried his hand at a couple of entrepreneurial ventures before looking for a new full-time position at the start of 2021.

Career Advice: Don’t make these 5 office holiday party mistakes

Bust out your party shoes and brush up on your office banter, because it’s holiday office party season. From indulging in the giant seafood tower to trying to get a little more face time with the boss, everyone has their own idea about how to make…

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