How to Prepare Before Applying for a Job

It’s always great when you’re looking for a job, and you finally find the perfect job, one you’re qualified for that pays well too.  So, you want to apply immediately. But hold on, before applying for the job, read the job description again and prepare...

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How To Tell if a Job Posting Is Fake

As countless jobseekers are scouring the job market right now looking for new and better-paying opportunities, cybercriminals are also using their search to steal their identity. This newest scam uses fake job postings, including entire fake company...

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Why You Should Avoid “Free” Background Checks

Free background checks may seem like a good deal, but they may not be quite as good as they appear. In fact, you should probably avoid these. Chances are that you have probably seen these free background checks advertised frequently, but if you check...

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How To Prepare for Employer Background Checks

Over the past year, a lot has changed for job seekers. More jobs are now being performed from home, and remote work has become a part of life. This also means that most interviews are now being done through video calls as well, so you may start a...

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The Best Reasons to Decline a Job Offer

Receiving a job offer is a great feeling, particularly after a long and difficult job search. It is great to finally have an employer recognize that you have what it takes to do a great job, and it can be a huge relief as well. But, maybe you’re on...

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Do Ban the Box Laws Help?

Many states have been introducing “ban the box” type laws intended to prevent discrimination in hiring against job seekers with a criminal history. Many hope that this will reduce the barriers to employment for these individuals and help them to reenter...

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What Landlords are Looking for When Screening Tenants

Finding a place to rent at the best of times is difficult, but with the high demand for rentals these days and the limited supply, it is even harder. So, it’s a good idea to know what a potential landlord is looking for, so you can be ready before...

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