As you move into the new year, so is your career!

With 2017 (finally) coming to an end, most people are making some kind of personal or career-related resolution to better themselves in 2018. Whether you want to make a drastic change in your career or just start a new job search, these articles are sure to help. Take a look at our best career advice roundup (in no particular order) for some inspiration as you move forward in the new year and in your career.  

What to Ask the Hiring Manager at Your Next Interview

Hiring managers aren't just interested in who you are and what you've done. From asking about the position itself to asking for the hiring manager's opinion on the company, your interviewer wants to see that you're genuinely interested in the job opportunity. Stand out from the competitive applicant pool with these top questions you should definitely ask — and a couple you probably haven't thought about.

How to Write a Powerful LinkedIn Profile Summary

Whether you like it or not, LinkedIn is becoming an increasingly important personal branding tool in the job-search game. Your LinkedIn profile needs to showcase who you are and what you have to offer to prospective clients and employers. The first step is to create a stellar profile summary, and here's how to start.

What You Should Know Before Applying for a Job

Applying to jobs can be nerve-wracking, exhilarating, and exhausting — all at the same time. Whether you're applying to your first job or looking to make a career change, there are a few questions you should ask yourself before you start sending out applications. This list will help you decide which job applications are truly worth your time.

How to Make a Great Resume for a Mid-Level Professional

You've been in the workforce for a while, but now you're ready to take the next step in your career. Whether you're pursuing a promotion at your current company or seeking new job opportunities elsewhere, it's time to transform your resume from an entry-level doer to a mid-level professional who's capable of much more. These resume pro tips will help position you for the leadership position you're ready to take on.

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What Not to Say When Negotiating Salary

How do you negotiate salary for the new job without losing the job offer — and your nerve? These job-search tips explain exactly what to say and what to avoid at all costs when talking money with your new employer.

Why You Should Google Yourself  

A nationwide survey found that 80 percent of professionals across all levels are potentially sabotaging their job search by neglecting their online brands. If you're among those who are not regularly Googling your name, you could unknowingly hurt your chances of landing your dream job. Here's how to manage your online presence to ensure it remains consistent, professional, and impressive to prospective employers.

What to Ask Your Boss on a Regular Basis

Building a good relationship with your boss starts with the type of questions you ask them. From something as simple as “How are you?” to asking about how they ended up in this particular position, these simple conversation starters can open up the lines of communication with your boss and ultimately set your career up for success. Follow these guidelines to help you make the first move!

How to Build a Company List of Top Employers for Your Job Search

To be a successful job seeker, you need to apply to multiple jobs at multiple companies — all around the same time. Help make your job search easier by curating a master list of places you want to apply to, along with the people you will need to get in contact with. Not sure how to do that? This article will show you how.

What You Should Include on Your Resume When Changing Careers

Nowadays, the average employee will make anywhere from 10 to 15 job changes over the course of their career. If you're considering a major job switch, be prepared to give your resume a makeover. Here are some key resume tips to get ready for the big leap.

How to Ace the Interview If You're Introverted

You don't need to be a social butterfly to ace the job interview. All it takes is a little preparation and some confidence to help you make a good impression with the hiring manager. Follow these interview tips to go from barely making it through the interview process to handling it with ease.  

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