The Best States to Find a Good Job In

While you can find good jobs in just about any state, there are some that stand out for having a number of cities that offer great job opportunities and a reasonable cost of living. Here is an overview of some of the best states to find a good job in.

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4 New Employment Background Screening Trends

Balance Careers September 13, 2018

An increasing number of companies are creating formalized background screening processes for their businesses to ensure the best hiring decisions are made. Awareness of these protocols can allow you to prepare for interviews and stand out from the pack.

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Sexual Harassment Red Flags During a Job Search

Balance Careers August 13, 2018

The time during a job search can be a very challenging for anyone. For many individuals, feelings of desperation and even depression can creep in while looking for a new job. These types of feelings can make individuals especially vulnerable. Here are a few red flags you can be on the look out for to make sure you do not become a victim of sexual harassment during a job search.

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Is Your Family Slowing Down Your Job Search?

Balance Careers July 23, 2018

Being in between jobs can be a stressful time for you and your whole family. How you and your family react to this stress and the stress of your job search is critical to whether or not you will quickly and successfully land your next great job. If you feel your family may actually be slowing down your job search, try these helpful tips to get back on track and speed your job search along.

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How to Survive a Company Merger

Balance Careers June 11, 2018

Company mergers can be an exciting but confusing time. After all, you’re still an employee of the company you’ve always worked for, but now you might be working under different management, too. It’s almost like getting a new job without leaving the one you’re at.

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Three Qualities of the Best Managerial Candidates

Balance Careers May 14, 2018

Employers are seeking specific skills sets when they scan the managerial candidates. These skills sets are often more valuable to the employer than experience and tenure are. Here are three of those qualities that can make a person more desirable to potential employers for a managerial role.

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