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Ana Staples

Ana Staples is a journalist specializing in personal finance and advice for young people. She’s shared her expertise on NextAdvisor, Bankrate, Bloomberg, Business Insider and more.

Networking 101: What Is it and Why Is it Important?

“It’s all about who you know.” In today’s job market, this adage is as true as ever. With so many job seekers competing for positions, having a solid professional network can be crucial to securing an offer. Networking is an important tool to use throughout your career. Whether beginning from scratch or strengthening your connections, …

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5 Top Questions to Ask During an Interview

Some companies continue to hire aggressively during the Great Reshuffle, while others are laying employees off en masse. This unpredictability highlights how the interviewing process isn’t only for the company to decide whether they want to hire you. It’s also for you to determine whether the company offers an opportunity that fits into your long-term …

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5 Common Interview Questions for All Careers

The Great Reshuffle continues: Millions of Americans leave their jobs each month, creating a flood of new opportunities, resulting in employers competing for top talent. However, this cycle barely makes job hunting easier for job seekers. It’s still crucial to stand out in the interviewing process, especially if you’re new to the industry or applying …

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