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What To Do When Your Boss Takes Credit for Your Work

Deanna Hartley, CareerBuilder writer

Having 99 problems at work is nothing new — but what do you do if your boss is a problem? Specifically, what if your boss keeps taking credit for work that you have put your blood, sweat and tears to create? This can be a tough spot to find yourself in, but the good news is there may be a few things you can do about it.

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Do’s and Don’ts for Following Up After a Job Interview

Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer

“Don’t call us. We’ll call you.” This used to be the standard send-off to job candidates as they left the interview. In today’s competitive landscape, however, waiting around to hear from the employer might mean losing out on a job interview. Now is it not only perfectly acceptable for job candidates to follow up with an employer after a job interview, it can even be advantageous.

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How to Retain High Performers in a Hyper-Competitive Market

Matthew Stollak, HR professional and CareerBuilder contributor

In an increasingly competitive market, recruiting has never been more important. Not only is it critical to find the necessary talent to meet your organizational strategy, but retaining high performers may mean the difference between success and failure.

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The Rules of Online Networking for Your Job Search

Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer

As you’ve probably heard by now, professional networking is an essential skill — some might call it a “necessary evil” — that can help you further your career. The people you meet through networking can point you to your next career move, act as references for jobs you’re applying for and mentor you in ways you never thought possible.

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How to Recruit as a Small Business Owner

Steve Browne, HR professional and CareerBuilder contributor

It amazes me that in this day and age, most of us overlook the small businesses all around us. We instead get so enamored with gigantic companies and their brands. While it’s true these large companies get more publicity and visibility, they make up a very small portion of companies compared to the massive total of organizations that exist.

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What to Know About a Company Before Your Job Interview

Matthew Tarpey, CareerBuilder writer

As a job seeker, you’re often told how essential it is that you research the company before a job interview. But what exactly should you be looking for? Here are five things you should know about a company before you arrive for the interview.

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15 Jobs for People Who Don’t Like People

Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer

It’s not that you don’t like people, per se. It’s just that you’ve never gone to a networking event and thought, “Well, this should be fun!” You’d rather spend a quiet night in with a few friends – or by yourself – than go to a crowded bar. You go out of your way to avoid small talk. A part of you really identifies with Sheldon Cooper.

In short, you’re not a people person. And that’s okay. Some people just aren’t built that way. Fortunately for you, there are a slew of lucrative career opportunities that don’t require a lot of customer interaction and group collaboration.

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Stop Doing These 4 Things If You Want Great Talent

Laurie Ruettimann, HR pro, speaker and CareerBuilder contributor

You’re not the only one burned out by the war for talent. Across the world, talent acquisition leaders are fed up with arrogant applicants, dilapidated recruiting technology and hesitant hiring managers with unrealistic candidate expectations.
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The Physical Effects of Having a Terrible Job

Sarah Landrum, Career Contessa contributor

Every day, millions of people get up and go to work. Some people are lucky and go to a job they love, but then there are some jobs that simply aren’t made to be loved, whether it’s because of the job itself or the environment the job is done in. The result is the same: Over time, a job you hate can have a serious impact on your health in a multitude of ways.
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