Weekly Job Byte

Questions You Absolutely, Positively Must Ask On A Job Interview

The new millennium workplace is drastically different from the old-millennium one. There are scams and sketchy situations everywhere, and job-seekers have to be wary.

You cannot assume that because somebody posts a job ad, therefore the company is healthy, solid or above-board (or even real).

You cannot enter an organization’s recruiting process believing that if you can only get the job offer, everything will work out fine. Read More.

Fixable Job Search Mistakes
Searching for a new job is a tedious process. But one of the worst parts is learning a position you wanted was filled—before you ever even got a chance to interview.

If you find yourself in that situation over and over again, you want to figure out whatever’s holding you back so you can address it ASAP. But, the truth is: There’s no “one size fits all” solution to guarantee you’ll get an interview. Sometimes a pretty minor change (like proofreading) will make the difference. Other times, you need to revamp your overall strategy. And it can be hard to know where on the spectrum you fall. Read More.

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​Are Job Hunting Expenses Deductible?
Looking for a new job can seem like a job in itself. And after a while, the expenses associated with finding a new gig start to add up. Even if you put effort into writing a resume and going on interviews, there’s no guarantee that you’ll be able to lock down the position that you want. But at the very least, some of your job hunting expenses may be deductible. Let’s take a look at some of the costs that you may be able to write off on your income tax return.

Which Job Hunting Expenses Are Deductible?

Depending on your situation, many types of job hunting expenses may be deductible. Read More.

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