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What were the most-read career blog posts?

Below, we recap PrideStaff’s top job search and career posts. Carve out a few minutes to review these reader favorites – and make this a great year for your career.

Top Career Blog Posts

“Why Do You Want This Job?” How to Answer the Right Way

If you’re headed into a job interview, it’s highly likely you’ll be asked some variation of “Why do you want to work here?” In this post, we provide three practical tips for nailing this common interview question and positioning yourself as the ideal candidate.

3 Reasons Your Resume Is Ending Up in the Trash

Recruiters typically spend a mere six seconds reviewing your resume, before deciding if they should pursue you as a candidate or not. Beyond meeting the basic requirements, what should you do to ensure your resume makes it into the “must call” pile? Learn the three most common mistakes that cause recruiters to reject resumes.

Being Blue Will Keep You from Seeing Green

Tired of being passed over for promotions or stuck in a job you despise? While it’s natural for work-related problems to bring you down, be careful not to let them undermine your self-worth or job performance. Use the advice in this post to shake off the work blues – and start seeing some more green.

Something’s Strange – 4 Red Flags of a Dysfunctional Company to Spot Before Accepting a Job Offer

Not sure if that company is simply putting their best foot forward – or deceiving you to land you as an employee? When you’re vetting a potential employer during your job search, you must make big decisions based on limited information. Here are four employer red flags that are real cause for alarm when you’re on the job hunt.

How to Discreetly Look for a New Job

If you’re gainfully employed and searching for your next job, how can you pursue new opportunities without jeopardizing your current position? In this post, our job search experts explain how to conduct an effective confidential job search.

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