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The ideal workplace gives each employee a fair shot at to prove their value by the time performance reviews roll around. Finding out you didn’t get a bump up the ladder can be a huge blow to your self-esteem, but unfortunately, there are only so many rewards for the taking. If you’re wonderi…

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The old writing rule rings especially true here: Show, don’t tell. Your resume claims you do amazing work while your online portfolio shows that you can back it up. In a sense, your professional portfolio is the proof. A professional, clean, personalized, and most importantly, accurate portf…

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Your quest to find a job starts here. To compile the Monster 100—our weekly roundup of the employers making the biggest staffing pushes—we use data provided by the Gartner TalentNeuron tool to identify the 100 companies with the most new online jobs on Monster in the past seven days. Here's …

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Charles Dickens famously wrote, “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” He must have been talking about workers with jobs that help people, of course. Helping others is at the top of plenty of job seekers’ wish lists. These are just a few ways you can make a ca…

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It’s OK, you can say it: You hate people. Especially for an introvert, nothing is worse than when you’re trying to focus on your work, and you have to deal with annoying co-workers and bosses. So frustrating! Introverts rejoice—we’ve found the top jobs for people who hate people.

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Think you need at least a bachelor’s degree to land a high-paying job that you can turn into a rewarding career? Think again. Associate degree jobs are just as—and in some cases, even more—valuable. With just a few years of education (the typical associate degree is two), you can find yourse…

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Monster asked Oren Klaff, author of Flip the Script, about the three essential elements of inception—the implantation of an idea in someone’s mind so that they think it’s their own—and how you can use it in your next job search.

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Office romances happen—sometimes out of nowhere. After all, you spend the majority of your day and week with the same group of people, and it’s only natural that natural attractions may develop into something more. But dating a co-worker comes with risk. When you mix and mingle your love lif…

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There’s only one way to say this: If you want to stand out in today’s job market, you better brush up on your public speaking. According to a recent survey, about eight in 10 executives and hiring managers said good oral communication is the skill they want most from job candidates. Yet fear…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays on the jobs front, as seasonal jobs are popping up at many companies nationwide. Check our list below of the companies that have already announced their seasonal hiring plans—and be sure to check back often, as we’ll be updating this list period…

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Have a colleague who just seems to have it in for you? Protect yourself by following these four strategies for staying above the fray.

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Work-life balance is something many workers struggle to achieve. Between long work hours and your commute, it can be hard to find time for family, friends, and everything else you enjoy. That’s where part-time jobs come into play. Part-time jobs are great for work-life balance, not just beca…

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Job interviews are intimidating. Full stop. It doesn’t matter how many years’ experience you have (or if you have none at all), nobody feels perfectly calm before the questions start. To nab a great job, though, you’ll need to wow a hiring manager—and that involves some strategic interview p…

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Getting handed a pink slip and being told to pack up your desk and exit your office is a terrible experience, no doubt—but it happens. Companies have job cuts for a number of reasons, and oftentimes these layoffs aren’t a reflection of a worker’s performance, which means there’s little you c…

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It’s every worker’s nightmare. You wake up, get ready, grab your breakfast, and arrive at the office looking sharp and ready to start the day—only to be called into your boss’s office. Then, the news hits you: You’re getting laid off. There’s a termination letter with your name on it. Oof. Being...

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Ah, the widely dreaded self-evaluation portion of performance reviews. For many of us, reflecting on our own achievements can be a tricky exercise, particularly if you’re uncomfortable tooting your own horn. However, writing a thoughtful self-evaluation is one of the key pieces to acing your…

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Impressing a hiring manager is no easy feat. In addition to getting a handle on your nerves, you have to figure out what to say in a job interview that will make you stand out from the other candidates. One of the best ways to differentiate yourself, though, is by providing tangible evidence…

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Professional networking is key to career development, but there are only so many hours in the day you can devote to it. Ideally, you’d keep in regular contact with your entire network so that your connections are on tap when you need them for, say, a reference or a job lead. But, alas, we’re…

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Sure, there's plenty of talk about automation and how robots are taking away jobs. But, there are many things you can do better than a robot, and one of the most important is providing top notch help in customer service jobs. The human connection you bring to your customers is invaluable not…

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If you tend to be unshrinking in the face of all things icky, nerve-racking, or just plain unpleasant, you may be just the candidate for jobs that deal directly with some of the more common phobias out there. Monster chose 10 jobs that stare those fears directly in the face.

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You pride yourself on being a hard worker and getting results at your job. But there’s a fine line between that and becoming a workaholic who lets a job take total control over your life. If you bring your cell phone to bed, work many more hours than your peers, and can’t stop thinking about…

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If you’re feeling stuck career-wise and want to shake things up, running a SWOT analysis—the popular model used to analyze businesses—on yourself can help you figure out next steps. And, it’s a lot simpler to do than you might think. A SWOT analysis is basically an evaluation tool that can h…

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John J. Gillis, Jr., Ph.D., and Kristine Lilly, co-authors of Powerhouse, share how teams in soccer and in business are similar, and what it takes to score consistently stellar results in either arena.

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After years in the workforce and developing an unwavering work ethic, you can kick back and wait for your peers, your boss’s boss, and industry superstars to lavish you with their admiration. That’s how employee recognition works, no? Not quite. You need to toot your own horn now and again i…

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Jobs that let you work from home, an arrangement known as telecommuting, are all the rage these days. Or course, while working from your couch (or bed) sounds great in theory, like everything else, it’s important to understand the pros and cons before you start picking out home office furniture.

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Mobile technology has made it easier than ever for work-from-home jobs to exist, but not every company will allow employees to work from home all the time, and not every job is suitable to full-time telecommuting. Check out these high-paying work-from-home jobs we found using PayScale data.

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A flexible schedule—or flex schedule—is very desired by today's workforce. But what exactly is flex time, and why is it so popular? According to the Department of Labor, "a flexible work schedule is an alternative to the traditional 9 to 5, 40-hour work week. It allows employees to vary thei…

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Whether you’re looking for a new job, applying for admission to graduate school or vying for a scholarship, chances are you’re going to have competition—and plenty of it. You need to find a way to stand out. One way to do so is with a strong letter of recommendation. Naturally, now you're ne…

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Ever have a bad day at work where the biggest challenge is keeping your sanity? It might be a broken printer or a co-worker who stole your idea that pushes you to the edge, but it’s important to deal with the annoyances of a bad work environment in a professional way—even when you feel the s…

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Whether you’re still in school or have recently received a diploma or certificate, thoughts of joining the working world are no doubt swirling in your head. Heed this advice for graduates and soon-to-be-graduates: Write your resume. (Trust us, your future self will thank you.) Armed with a c…

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If you've been known to hoard stashes of candy in desk drawers, steal your friends' trick-or-treat loot, or go nuts for doughnuts, your life would be greatly improved if you had a sweet job—kinda literally. Some of the largest candy companies in the country are hiring on Monster. Get a job a…

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Here's some education for you as you search for teaching jobs. Despite the fact that resume objectives are being seen as obsolete—the career summary is more common nowadays—you can use the language of objectives in your teacher's resume. A teaching resume objective would concisely state who …

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Resume length is among the biggest quandaries for job seekers. The belief is that if it's too long, you risk a hiring manager not reading the whole thing; if it's too short, you might look like you don’t have enough experience. For all the times you’ve wondered, “How long should a resume be?…

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There are many perks to being a teacher. Aside from shaping the minds of our youth, teachers also enjoy a well-defined career track and three major benefits (AKA June, July, and August). As you know, teaching jobs are rewarding in a variety of ways. These are the highest-paying states for te…

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These companies were publicly recognized with the National Organization on Disability Leading Disability Employer Seal in 2019 for leading the way in disability inclusion and tapping into the many benefits of hiring talent with disabilities, such as high rates of productivity and dedication …

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Graduation season is around the corner, and while some almost-grads have jobs lined up, others are hungry for work. (After all, three out of four in the class of 2018 graduated without a job.) But getting your company in front of college graduates—and weeding through the crush of applicants …

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Couldn't make it to SIA's Executive Forum this year—or want a recap? From recession predictions to the impact of the human cloud on the staffing industry, here are the most buzz-worthy topics talked about at this year's premiere executive staffing conference.

We just had our 100th month of continued job growth. That makes for a job market in which the best candidates have several options, and recruiters have to work double-time to turn the tide in their favor. The challenge is with so many digital moving parts to most recruiting strategies – emai…

It’s a weird time in the job market right now. You probably already know about the record low unemployment and the strong labor market if you’re a recruiter, but the bottom line is there are far fewer unemployed people seeking work than roles to fill. Or put another way, most of the top tale…

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