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Job Offer Negotiation

Job Offer Negotiation: How to Get Paid What You Deserve

Congratulations! You made it through all of the stages of the interview process and your dream company is making you a job offer. You’re on cloud nine until you get an email outlining your compensation package. It wasn’t what you anticipated. What do you do? In this post, we’ll break down the individual components of an…

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How to Ask for a Raise - NG Career Strategy

How to Successfully Ask for a Raise

Let’s face it: Making more money is something that many of us are interested in. We might want more responsibility, for example, and with that should come a boost in your paycheck. Or you might want to bring your salary into line with others in your profession. Finally, you might have gained some experience and…

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How to dress for a job interview NG Career Strategy

How to Dress for a Job Interview

Acing the job interview is your last hurdle before landing your dream job. With something so important on the line, you don’t want your wardrobe to eliminate you before the interview starts. In this post, we’ll share easy ways to know exactly what to wear and everything you need to know about how to select…

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10 Simple Money Saving Strategies For Your Job Search

Updated June 2020 Finding a job can be a job within itself – one that doesn’t pay, but instead, it costs you money. Since there’s probably a good chance you’re limited on funds as you perform your job search, here are some simple tips and tricks that will help you lower the cost of your…

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Why Online Resume Builders Aren’t Safe for Your Job Search

Visually stunning designer resumes and resume-building websites are a hot trend in the world of  online applications. But do they work when it comes to landing interviews? In this post, we’ll break down the good, the bad, and the ugly of designer resume services – when to use them, when to avoid them, and how…

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How to Tailor Your Resume and Become the Best Fit for the Job

How to Tailor Your Resume to a Job Description

You invested in a professionally written resume and now you’re ready to apply, using a resume that makes you proud. Not so fast! To maximize your chances of landing an interview, you must customize your resume to the target role, company, and industry – otherwise known as resume tailoring. It may seem time consuming to…

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How to Break Out of a Job-Hunting Rut [The 6-Step Plan]

How to Break Out of a Job-Hunting Rut [The 6-Step Plan]

Updated June, 2022 Getting stuck in a job search rut is easy to do and very common amongst the majority of job searchers I meet. If you’re not careful, or aware of the ways around this rut, your job search can take significantly longer. It can also take a hit to your mental game, masking…

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How to Send a Resume to Get More Job Offers

How to Send a Resume to Get More Job Offers

Dear Candidate, Thank you for applying. We have received your application and appreciate your interest. We regret to inform you that we cannot respond to each inquiry individually. If you are selected for an interview or we need additional information concerning your qualifications, we will contact you. Sounds familiar? Stranded like Robinson Crusoe? Does applying…

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10 Things You Should Avoid When Applying for a Job Online

10 Things You Should Avoid When Applying for a Job Online

Online job applications make it easy for candidates to find and apply for dozens of jobs in a matter of minutes. As a result, recruiters are bombarded with resumes and job applications from a pool of candidates who are all after the same job. Many of these candidates are not qualified driving recruiter attention spans…

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How to Land a Job After College [1 Ridiculously Easy Strategy You're Probably Not Using]

How to Land a Job After College – A Ridiculously Easy Strategy You’re Probably Not Using

Updated: January 2021 College graduation is a huge milestone and one of your greatest accomplishments. You feel like you’re on top of the world until you enter the job search. The job search can be a total downer after college graduation but it doesn’t have to be. With a smart approach and a little persistence,…

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NG Career Strategy Awarded Top 25 Job Interview Blog and Applicant Website!

NG Career Strategy Awarded Top 25 Job Interview Blog and Applicant Website!

At NG Career Strategy, our mission of helping job seekers becoming smarter about the job search has always been a labor of love. Hearing the success stories of our clients and followers makes every bit of that labor worth it but it certainly doesn’t hurt to receive an award for all that hard work as…

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20 Questions You Should Absolutely Never Ask in an Interview

20 Questions You Should Absolutely Never Ask in an Interview

Updated June, 2020 Preparing questions to ask your interviewers, is an important part of job interview preparation. Your interviewer wants to know that you are genuinely interested in the role and have the ability to engage in conversation. Questions to the interviewer help to achieve this. The questions you ask will also provide you with…

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