Spring Cleaning—For Your Career!
It's Spring Cleaning season, and you know what that means! Time to go through your closet, throw away the mystery condiments in the back of your fridge, and actually get organized.
That's where we come in! But instead of telling you how to clean your baseboards, we're going to help you get your career and job search totally organized.
So, take these steps one by one, and you'll be set for a great, organized year ahead.
Your resume is a bit like your closet: It pays to go through it once a year, clean out the old, and make room for the new. We'll show you how to get your resume refreshed and ready for spring with three easy steps.
Want to look squeaky-clean on Google? Of course you do! So in the spirit of spring cleaning, we asked an SEO expert to share his tips for cleaning up your presence on the web.
Next up on the Spring Cleaning list? Your iPhone. And no, we don't mean wiping the screen down—we mean going through your apps, getting the right updates, and making sure your phone is running in tip-top shape.
The weather's warming up--which means you can finally pack away your sweaters and scarves to make way for bright colors and spring dresses! Give your spring work wardrobe an overhaul with these simple steps.
If you're like us, the messiest thing in your life is probably your inbox. So in the spirit of Spring Cleaning, we'll show you a few easy ways to tidy it up.
When's the last time you cleaned your cubicle? OK—we probably don't want to know. But, we will show you how to organize your filing cabinets, your overflowing drawers, and your desktop so that your cube will look shiny and new.
When you're actively job-hunting, you have your interview basics ready to go. Resume—check! Power suit—check! But even when you're not looking for a new gig, here's why you should always be interview-ready—and some easy steps to get prepared.
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Clean Up Your Resume
Just like spring cleaning has its payoff, giving your resume a good scrub every once in a while is the best way you can make sure it stays in great shape over time. Here's how to do it—in a quick and pain-free couple of hours.
You often hear that your resume should list your accomplishments, not your job duties, and it’s true! Here's why, plus a step-by-step guide to ditching the duties and making those bullet points sing your praises.
Before you add another bullet point to your resume, consider this: Crafting the perfect document isn't always about what you add in—the best changes may lie in what you take out. Here are the words you should banish from your resume for good.
De-Clutter Your Online Life
Whether you’re job searching or have a pending friend request from your boss, it’s a good idea to clean up your social media profiles every once in a while. But who has that kind of time? Enter SimpleWash, the easy way to make your profiles squeaky clean.
While most articles and books on de-cluttering focus on physical "stuff," our digital clutter can be just as stress-inducing. Read on for three key ways to get started cleaning up your inbox, desktop, and digital files.
Feeling overloaded by the volume of emails in your inbox? Our founder (and email fanatic) Alex Cavoulacos shares her secrets for quickly getting your inbox down to size.
Now, while organizing your desktop folders isn't the sexiest topic we've ever brought you, we promise: It's important. Not only will it make your life easier, it’ll also make you appear more organized and on top of your stuff to your boss and co-workers.
Refresh Your Office
It’s spring cleaning time—and there’s no better place to freshen things up than your home office! Make these six easy updates to get a fabulous new space without breaking the bank.
You sit at your desk at least 40 hours a week, so shouldn't it be a place that inspires you? Try these three simple shifts that can have a big impact on your mood and productivity.
You know what we're talking about: That one place you throw everything from rubber bands to old receipts. Well, it's time to get things organized. And we'll show a few easy ways to do it.
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