4 Ways to Explain Gaps in Your Resume

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When applying for jobs, your resume is your top tool to grab the attention of recruiters and hiring managers and show them why you’re the best candidate. In many cases, your resume might reflect a stretch of time between roles. This is perfectly normal– life happens and gaps in employment are nothing to be ashamed […]

7 Professional Soft Skills You Need in 2022

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According to the Society of Human Resource Management, 97% of surveyed employers believe soft skills are equally as important as or more important than technical hard skills. Whether you’re prepping for a job search or just trying to improve your performance in your current role, it’s essential to develop and strengthen your professional soft skills.  […]

How To Identify Your Ideal Company Culture

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Whether you’re applying for new roles within your current field or considering making a complete career change, one of the first things you should do when hunting for a job is sit down and imagine your ideal work environment. A major component of that ideal work environment includes company culture.      What is company culture?  […]

7 Tips for Expanding Your Professional Network

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Expanding your professional network is a great way to identify new career opportunities, learn more about your industry, and expose yourself to new ideas and points of view. The idea of meeting new colleagues and working to build up your network can seem daunting at first, but it’s actually far less intimidating than you might […]

9 Common Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

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Interviewing for jobs can feel overwhelming at times, and it can be hard to determine the “right” way to answer questions during interviews. We get it, and we’re here to help you prepare so your interviews will go as smoothly as possible. Here are some of the most common interview questions you should be ready […]

10 Pieces of Career Advice from How to Win Friends and Influence People

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Even though it was published way back in 1936, Dale Carnegie’s best-selling How to Win Friends and Influence People is filled with valuable advice that many still look to today when it comes to advancing their careers and expanding their personal networks. Here are a few lessons from Carnegie’s book that you can start using […]

12 TED Talks to Inspire You In Your Career

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Feeling stuck in your job? Looking for the motivation to level up in your field? Just need a little career pep talk? We get it, and we’re here to help! Here are a few TED Talks you should listen to for career inspiration.    1. How to Get Better at the Things You Care About […]

What to Do After a Job Interview

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If you typically walk away from a job interview unsure of what to do or where to go next, you’re not alone. It can be hard to know exactly what to do after a job interview to show your interviewer that you’re interested and ready to take the next steps toward landing the job. Here […]

Bad Advice Job Seekers Should Stop Listening to

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We’ve all heard career advice that may seem questionable at times. While advice is usually well-meaning that doesn’t mean it should always be heeded. There is much bad advice that is given. Take this time to reconsider what you’ve always heard about job-seeking. If you’re looking for a job, make sure to take advice from […]

Advantages of Contract Employment

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At Stratice, we know how important employment is to people. Employment has many benefits, especially security. The security of knowing you have a job has become quite precious in the past few years as the pandemic has turned everyone’s world upside down. This has given increased popularity to contract employment. Contract employment allows for security […]