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Relieved From Job: What Does It Mean

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There is a variety of different terminology that describes losing your job. You could be fired, laid off, let go, relieved from your job, etc. And with all of that terminology out there, it can be confusing to know what they all mean. To that end this article is going to unpack the term “relieved from job” and describe what it means. Let’s get started. What Does “Relieved...

7 Signs Your Boss Wants to Promote You

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Getting a promotion is wonderful recognition for the hard work that we put into our careers. It’s a bump in salary and responsibility that acknowledges that we have done great work in our current role and are ready for the next challenge. If you’re working to achieve a promotion, and are working towards your next steps, this article review some of the most common signs your boss wants...

11 Signs Your Boss Wants You To Leave

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Struggling at work and not feeling like you have a great relationship with your boss is a tough place to be. Work is where we invest a lot of our time and energy and when things aren’t going well, it can really impact how you feel day to day.  But how do you know if you actually are struggling and if your boss wants you to leave? This article is going to review some of the most common...

What Happens After Reference Check?

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After sending out applications and completing a lengthy interview process, one of the final steps before getting a new job is a reference check. But once you finally get to the reference check part of the process, what does it mean? And what happens after reference check? This article is going to answer those questions, and other related questions around reference checks for you. What Does It...

7 Signs Your Boss Cares About You

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Whether we like it or not, our boss has a significant influence on the enjoyment of our job.  And the extent to which your boss actually cares about you as a person plays a major role in whether or not you have a good relationship with them. To that end, this article is going to unpack the most common signs your boss cares about you. Let’s get started. 1. They Ask About Your Personal...

No Job Offer After Reference Check

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You’ve completed a full interview process with a new company. They’ve checked your references. Everything seems to be going well. But it’s been a few days. And there’s no job offer after the reference check. If what I just described is your situation, it can be confusing and frustrating. To that end, this article is going to unpack what it means if you’ve received no...

Is Long Hair Considered Unprofessional?

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If you’re a male with long hair that is getting ready for an upcoming job interview, or if you’re joining a new professional work environment, you may be wondering “is long hair considered unprofessional?” Historically, there has been a stigma around long hair for males in the workplace. However, normal standards of professionalism are evolving at work, particularly as we...

Ghosted After Reference Check: What to Do

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An employer calling your references is one of the strongest signs that a job offer may be coming your way soon. However, a reference check certainly does not guarantee a job offer. And there are many instances where an employer may check your references and then go dark on you.  To that end, this article is going to unpack what it means if you are ghosted after a reference check. We’re...

I Suck At My Job: What To Do

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Feeling like “I suck at my job” can be a tough spot. Our work is a big part of our lives and it’s naturally an area in which we all want to excel. At the very least, if you feel like you suck at your job, it can contribute to feeling down on yourself each day. Or, if it’s really a bad situation, you may fear that you will lose your job.  To that end, this article is...

Do Employers Check References for Multiple Candidates?

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If you’re in the final stages of an interview process, and are a serious candidate for a job, there’s a good chance that the company you’re interviewing with will want to check your references. And while a reference check is a good sign, you may be asking questions like “do employers check references for multiple candidates” and “do I get the job if they check...

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