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Top 20 Employee Benefits and Perks for 2017

Original article by the Glassdoor Team Unlimited vacation? Been there, done that. Work-from-home Fridays? Par for the course. Ping-pong table? So 2008. There’s no doubt that companies have increased their focus on benefits and perks (and with 57 percent of job seekers counting them among their top considerations before taking a new job, it’s no ...

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9 Things to Never Say in a Salary Negotitation

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson You’re 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you’re nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you’re like me, you have definitely put your foot in your ...

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7 Types of Companies You Should Never Work For

Original article by Amy Elisa Jackson No matter how desperate you are for a job, or how annoyed you may be at your current gig, there are some companies you’re better off not working for. Even if the money is good, the role seems irresistible, and even if your friends say it’s worth a shot, ...

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Top 10 Lessons I Wish I Had Learned Before My Military Transition

A year ago, my wife and I decided that we were at a decision point in my military career. Would we stay in after 10+ years of active service or transition to the civilian world? I have since spent countless hours trying to figure out what I really wanted to be when I “grew up." ...

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New Year, New Career: 5 Tips for Changing Occupations

Original article by Elka Torpey Do you ever wonder if the grass is greener in another field? If you’ve resolved to find out, the new year might be a good time to pursue a new career. There are many reasons to change careers. Maybe your interests have shifted, or you want the potential for earning ...

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7 New Ways Veterans Can Make the Most Out of LinkedIn

At G.I. Jobs we regularly champion how LinkedIn can benefit active, transitioning and veteran service members. As the site continues to grow and evolve, we think it is important to circle back on some of its most effective features while including some new ways veterans can make the most out of LinkedIn. Free Premium Service ...

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3 Professional Ways To Brag On Yourself and Land The Job

By  Katherine Gauthier Raise your hand if you have ever applied for a job. Now keep your hand up if you felt like you forgot how to respond in complete sentences when your potential employer asked you to describe yourself, your strengths, and your accomplishments. I promise, you’re not alone if you still have your ...

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Get a Job You’ll Love in 90 Days

When it comes to career advice, there’s a huge consensus that you should find your passion, follow your heart and do what you love. But what if you don’t know what your passion is?  And once you do know, how do you determine the best possible job for you in today’s marketplace? This can be ...

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4 Job Search Apps Veterans Should Be Using Right Now

Are you looking for a job board for veterans? Using apps right on your phone can make job searching easy. But with hundreds of apps available to job seekers, which ones are the most simple and streamlined to use? Here are four that you should download right now, with tips on how to maximize the ...

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7 Transferable Soft Skills to Capitalize on in Your Civilian Job Search

As a service member, you’ve gained a plethora of hard skills on the job that make you an attractive candidate in the civilian job market. While you might score an interview with your technical know-how, it’s also important to note that many civilian workplaces are putting a greater emphasis on hiring candidates with demonstrated soft ...

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