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New Year, New Career: 5 Ways to Improve Your Chances in 2019

Wake up earlier. Check. Exercise more. Check. Spend more time with family and friends. Check. Find a more fulfilling career. Check? The new year is in full swing. Is a new job on your list of goals to achieve in 2019? If joining a new company or navigating a new industry are in your sights, […]

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Five Tips for Avoiding a Post-Holiday Slump

The eggnog cartons are empty, trees are set out on the curb, and dreidels are packed away. It’s official — the holidays have come to an end. As many of us get back to work, it can be difficult to get back into the swing of things — but it doesn’t have to be. In […]

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Professionalism on and off the job

In today’s world, just about everything you do is now online and searchable by anyone. If you were to do a search of yourself on the internet, what would you find? Are there things out there that might embarrass you or cause an employer to pass on you? On the other hand, if you don’t […]

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What your email address says to potential employers

Your email address says a lot about you––especially to potential employers. If you haven’t already, now is the time to create a professional email to match your professional image. Here’s where you might be going wrong: .edu addresses Are you still using your email address from high school or college? Email addresses from educational institutions […]

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This 7-step interview prep plan will help you nail your next job interview

During an interview, your job is to convince the hiring manager that your skills, knowledge, and experience provide you with the ability to make a positive contribution to the organization. This is also your chance to show you’re a motivated worker, and that you not only match the job description, but also fit the company’s […]

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The tech industry is filtering applicants with skills-based interviews

With the constant changes in education and technology, more graduates appear “competent” compared to past batches. The assumption is that these graduates will not be part of the 3.7 percent of the population who are unemployed. This is even more important for those in the tech industry where a person’s technical skills can make or break their chances […]

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7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Cover Letter

Nowadays, the job market is a competitive place to be. Some jobs, especially in the tech industry, can receive hundreds of applications, even for an entry-level role. So how are you supposed to stand out as a job seeker? One answer is your cover letter. While a cover letter might be forgotten about by most […]

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Project 18 releases preliminary survey results on women in the Omaha tech work force

(Photo: Project 18 organizers announce preliminary results at DoSpace.)   OMAHA — Preliminary results of the Project 18 workforce survey show that many women in Omaha tech and tech-adjacent jobs say that gender has been a factor in negative workplace experiences like missing out on raises and promotions, and in some cases, being taken less […]

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