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Signs of a bad job interview - Instant Detection

Have you ever gone on a job interview and felt that the hiring manager and or other company representatives were just not that into you. Most of us are insightful enough to know when there are overt in our face signs that a job interview didn't go well but what about some of the more

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Benefits of Working With Corporate Headhunters and Recruiters - Are They Worth The Headache?

If you're in the workforce there is a good chance that you have encountered a headhunter or temporary agency recruiter. Often times smaller companies will turn to these firms to find talent as

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Companies That Waste Job Candidates Time - A Five Minute Job Interview

I recently applied for a loan consultant / underwriter job opening that was posted on indeed. The role was with a boutique real estate investment and lending firm. Per its website, the company

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How To Overcome A Ghetto Name During Your Job Search To Avoid Employment Discrimination and Make It to The Interview Stage

We all know employers discriminate. Employers are made up of people and these individuals inherently come with preferences and prejudices. I wrote an article highlighting ten of the most

Is Receiving Unemployment Benefits The Same As Being On Welfare

 

Is Receiving Unemployment Benefits The Same As Being On Welfare?

Absolutely not. While the distribution of unemployment insurance benefits and the payment of welfare checks is both administered by the local government they are two different things.

SALARY NEGOTIATING 101

 Salary Negotiating 101 - Learn Useful Tips & Strategies from business Management Daily's FREE Career Guide Book first Generation Corporate Careers FGCC

 

Have you had a job interview lately? Which interview questions do you dread the most? For myself and many others we start to get anxious towards the end of the interview because we know what's coming. Interviewers and hiring managers often times try to be slick and sneak it in right before they wrap things up. You know what I'm talking about.

Negotiating Your Workload - Developing Your Productivity Skills

OVERWHELMED AT WORK? - Read "Negotiating Your Workload - Developing Your Productivity Skills" A FREE Book from FREE Management eBooks first Generation Corporate Careers FGCC

Do you ever feel overwhelmed at work but don't know how to ask for help? Perhaps your coworker is away on vacation or just slacking and you have to take over his or her workload. Or it could be that your boss just keeps piling on more work or projects for you to undertake. Or maybe it's you.

HOW EMPLOYERS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST JOB CANDIDATES

Ten Discriminating Hiring Practices,Unfair Biases and Hiring Metrics That Corporate American Employers, Hiring Managers, HR recruiters and External Third Party Recruiters Use To Judge Job Applicants

How Employers Discriminate Against Job Candidates HOW EMPLOYERS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST JOB CANDIDATES Ten Discriminating Hiring Practices,Unfair Biases and Hiring Metrics That Corporate American Employers, Hiring Managers, HR recruiters and External Third Party Recruiters Use To Judge Job Applicants first generation corporate careers FGCC

I know what you're wondering. Is this another affirmative action race card touting article? The short answer is no, it's not. But if you think that race is the only basis by which corporate American employers, hiring managers, internal and external recruiters discriminate against job candidates then you're very naive. Let's explore ten of the most common biases or secret hiring metrics that employers will use to keep us out.

CAREER RESOLUTIONS

Take Your Career To The Next Level This New Year 2015 - Seven Effective Ways To Improve Your Corporate Career That Can Lead To Job Promotions and Salary Increases

 Career Resolutions 2015 CAREER RESOLUTIONS Take Your Career To The Next Level This New Year 2015 - Seven Effective Ways To Improve Your Corporate Career That Can Lead To Job Promotions and Salary Increases first generation corporate careers FGCC

Are you ready to take your career to the next level in 2015? Have you made a career resolution but aren't sure how to go about accomplishing your goals? Detailed below are seven effective ways to improve your corporate career which can undoubtedly lead to job promotions and increases in salary or wages.

Having a successful career is a goal for most of us. We're taught that if we go to school, get good grades, get a college degree or two then we'll be set for life. Very rarely is that the case. Work life can be extremely complicated. Corporate culture and how well you fit into it as well as  company politics can be very confusing games to play or roads to maneuver. Like many other facets of life the rules are constantly changing. Is there a roadmap to climb the corporate ladder or a one size fit all mallet or hammer to use to break the glass ceilings and glass doors? How about definitive ways to handle team problems or management conflicts? To be a successful working professional takes more than just a good education. 

 
Life is hard. Working life is the hardest!!! 
 
Having and building a career is more than simply showing up to work and doing your assigned tasks. The goal of the First Generation Corporate Careers blog is to provide advice and guidance to those who are working their way to the top of the Corporate Ladder or simply trying to survive the everyday struggles of having a job in Corporate America. Our focus will be on the First Generation Corporate professionals who don't have parents or immediate family members that have proceeded them in their chosen profession to help them lead the way. So lets help each other, let's celebrate one another and  let's have some fun together while we work hard to achieve our goals!!!!