Weekly Job Byte

How to Tame the Negative Talk in Your Mind
What you tell yourself every day will either lift you up or tear you down.

It’s one of the most destructive forces you’ll ever have to face, and it’s inside your own head.It’s that negative, judgmental voice telling you you’re not smart enough or you don’t work hard enough or you don’t deserve to succeed.

We all have a constantly running soundtrack of self-talk in our head.

It’s stronger in some than in others, and the content is variable, too. A lot of it is harmless, even helpful–“Don’t forget, you’re meeting with John”–but if your inner voice ever takes a negative turn, you need to know how to tame it. Read More.


7 Things You Should Say In An Interview

Today’s job market is as competitive as ever. You need to be able to effectively communicate your skill set so that you will give yourself the best competitive advantage to secure employment. During the interview process, you want to highlight as many of your strengths as possible.

An easy way to do this is by slipping a few simple phrases into your next job interview. Here are seven things you should say in an interview.  Read More.


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How to Stay Positive During a Job Interview

There are a number of reasons why you might be in a bad mood during an interview. Maybe you are frustrated with your job search, or do not think that the job for which you are interviewing is a great fit.

Maybe you simply had a bad morning. Yet no matter how negative you are feeling on the day of your interview, it is important not to let it show.

A positive, friendly attitude goes a long way in impressing an employer. Read More.

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