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Tips to Improve Professionalism in a Virtual Workplace

Posted by Goodwill Staff on September 29, 2020

So – you followed our resume tips and tricks and landed a new job using our top career tips. Congratulations! Now is the time to impress your boss and coworkers with both your skills and professionalism. The sudden move from an in-person workplace to a virtual one doesn’t mean professionalism fades away. What it does mean is shifting the way we approach work. You may have sweatpants on during that Zoom call with your coworkers, but it doesn’t mean you can’t – and shouldn’t – maintain professional behavior.

Three major ways we’ve seen our lives shift to the virtual world is by increased emails, phone calls and video chats. Each form of communication comes with its own concerns for maintaining the same level of professionalism you’re used to in the office.

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Six Tips to Ace Your First 90 Days At a New Job

Posted by Anna Marie MacDonald on July 30, 2020

Job searching is a full-time job. Between researching employers online and networking to filling out applications and prepping for interviews, it can easily eat up 40+ hours a week. But as much work as it is to land a new job, it’s when you start one that the hard work really begins.

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You Got the Job – Now Here’s How Keep It!

Posted by Annette DiZinno on July 17, 2020

Sometimes getting the job is the easy part of employment – keeping it can be a whole other ballgame.

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For Job-Seekers, Keywords are Critical

Posted by Annette DiZinno on July 9, 2020

These days, job searches are more complicated than just filling out an application. Analytics, algorithms and applicant tracking systems serve as data-based gatekeepers, helping hiring managers scan, sort and search for the right candidate. And they achieve this by using keywords.

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10 Super Simple Tips to Get Past the Applicant Tracking System

Posted by Annette DiZinno on June 29, 2020

Résumés are all about getting the attention of the recruiter. But first, that résumé must get through the magical chamber of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

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5 Work from Home Stress Relief Techniques

Posted by Ariah Zwolinski on June 26, 2020

“Self-care” and “stress relief” are two buzzwords that have increased in prominence with the recent stay at home orders. Whether someone is selling you a product or sharing an inspirational quote, everyone has their opinion about what you should do to make your days as productive and stress-free as possible.

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5 Tips to Get Noticed on LinkedIn

Posted by Diana Muñoz on June 4, 2020

In today’s world, so many functions of everyday life happen online. We entertain ourselves virtually. We learn new skills virtually. We visit with friends and family virtually. So, it should be no surprise that we find jobs and grow our careers virtually, as well.

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5 Tips for Your Work-From-Home Transition

Posted by Ariah Zwolinski on June 1, 2020

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has affected how billions of people around the world live, connect and work.

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Why Am I Not Landing the Job?

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 24, 2020

If you’re job searching, it’s easy to get discouraged. Today’s job seekers are facing increased competition. You may find yourself wondering how to get a job.

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How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 18, 2020

Today’s job market is extremely competitive. Learn how to answer tough behavioral interview questions whether your interview is by phone, virtual or in person, plus get tips on how to prepare and articulate why you’re the best person for the job.

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