Are Tattoos Scaring Away Our Job Opportunities?

“Are you crazy?” “You will never get a job” “You’ve ruined your life” “That’s forever, you know?” “You will regret it when you are older”. These are just some of the comments tattooed people get when others see their body art or know about their plans of getting a tattoo. Even though tattoos have been around for thousands of years, more and more people are joining this social trend. This art expression has become a popular choice among adults between 18 and 40 years old...

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6 Workplace Ideas to Boost your Efficiency

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Every professional working on an 8-hour schedule in an office environment knows how difficult it can be to focus and to be productive in a place where there is nothing but your computer, a monitor and people who are busy enough not to start a conversation. Boring workplaces may be the cause for someone’s creativity block, lack of inspiration, productivity decrease and loss of focus. There are plenty of articles on how important it is to take a break of at least 10 minutes, in order to stretch...

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Job Search 101: Matching Your Résumé to the Job You Want

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Nowadays, having a generic résumé is probably the worst mistake a job seeker can make. Similarly, sending out endless emails with the same résumé to apply for different positions comes in a close second. Lucky for you, there’s a simple solution and we want to share it with you: tailoring your résumé to the job you’re applying for. But wait a second, does that mean changing your résumé every time you apply for a job online? No one has time for that! Worry not, job seekers, we’re her...

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5 Deadly Mistakes People Make on Their Résumés

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One of the things most people don’t learn in school is how to put together a good résumé. Our CV is such an essential and useful tool to present ourselves to potential employers and, in turn, get a job. Yet, most people don’t really know what should and shouldn’t be on their résumés. In many cases, people add information that they may consider relevant or necessary, but it turns out not to be. Most HR workers or recruiters spend about ten seconds looking at a résumé before deciding...

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Finding the Right Career: How to Make the Perfect Choice

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Nowadays, there is a great level of competition in the labour market; mainly due to the fact that employer demands are increasing in terms of academic preparation, in addition to the range of professional options out there. Therefore, choosing the perfect career can be quite challenging for most students. Many young people are faced with this dilemma, especially those who are in senior year of high school, since they are only a step away from college and sometimes the fear of the unknown can be...

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