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Should You Put in Extra Hours?

By J. Mason
Online Career Tips Editor

Don’t compare yourself to other co-workers. While they’re working late doesn’t go unnoticed by their boss, they could very well be doing it because they slacked off on something early on in the day. Focus on your set of tasks and responsibilities, and if you’re not sure when to work late then ask your boss.

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How to Get Noticed During a Virtual Career Fair

Cathy Francois
Contributor, Career Services

Have you ever been to a virtual career fair and felt like one in a swarm of bees competing for employers’ attention? And then, when you finally get to a chat session, you’re just referred to the company’s website? Don’t give up! Next time, try these tips to gain the attention of employers and maximize the opportunity that a virtual career fair (VCF) offers.

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Trends in Human Resources: The Certification Process

Interview with Dr. Marie Harper, Pamela Harding, and Dr. Christopher DeClerk

In the past couple of years there have been a number of changes in the field of human resources. To stay on par with other professionals within the field is crucial to success. One of the components to that success is certification. To talk about the proposed changes to the certification process are three professionals from the field.

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Stand Out with a Thank You Note

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

The traditional thank you note still has a role in these days of electronic communication. Taking the time to hand-write some words of appreciation just might be your best way to make a good impression on someone that you want to influence.

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Six Ways to Boost Your Career in 2014

By Vicky Oliver, Business2Community.com
Special to Online Career Tips

The new year marks a moment when many of us sense opportunity, hope, and change on the horizon. There’s a reason why so many businesses do end-of-year performance appraisals. Besides the fact that it provides a basis for the annual bonus if your company offers them, it also gives you a chance to reflect on your career progress and find the incentive to do better.

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Connect with Influencers Like Never Before Through Social Media

Influencers, both locally and nationally, are the most elusive people to connect with due to their high social standings and busy schedules. So how can everyday people such as yourself get in touch with these high-powered individuals?

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Guidance for the 2013 Hospitality Gradaute

By Omari Head Strategic Relationships Manager, Hospitality and Tourism at American Public University In May, hundreds of hospitality programs had commencement ceremonies to recognize the accomplishments of their scholars. The hospitality industry will be receiving a fresh crop of management trainees and educated frontline employees. When I taught Introduction to Hospitality, I repeatedly told my class the following: "You can be a student of this class or a student of the industry. I encourage you to become a student of the industry."

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Job Search Strategy: Tapping Your Network

By Jill Kurtz Online Career Tips Contributor Part of any job search should be tapping your network of contacts. Whether you are connected on LinkedIn, Facebook, or another social network, the people you are connected to are a valuable resource that can help you secure your next great opportunity.

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