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Merito Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in the D.C. metro area. We are dedicated to helping job seekers find a fulfilling career, but often starting the job search process can be overwhelming. While being open-minded and flexible is important in job searches, twisting yourself into a pretzel isn’t going to help you move...

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Every year the United States recognizes March as Women’s History Month. It’s a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. This tradition has been passed on in the U.S. every March since 1987. Here are some ways you can be a part of the celebration.   Explore History The objective of this celebration...

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  Moonlighting is defined as an employee working another job outside of their main job. Traditionally, moonlighting employees were those who were cash-strapped or in-between careers, but in today’s gig economy, many white-collar professionals are turning to a second job for a variety of reasons – supplemental income, personal fulfillment, skill-building and other factors.  ...

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  The New Year is just around the corner, and we’re all familiar with the New Year New You theme. But have you applied that ideology to your resume? Here are five simple steps to refresh your resume for the New Year.   Clarify your job target. Once your career direction is clear to you, tailor...

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As I was walking my dogs this week, I took note of the 6 pine trees in my neighbors’ yard. I remember when those trees were planted – about 20 years ago. I thought about how the yard has changed over time. There used to be 8 of them, but only 6 remain. Those trees...

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If only college offered a course about learning how to please the boss. It should even be a degree requirement. In fact, if they offered it, the ideal course title would be Learning To Exceed the Boss’ Expectations. It’s a lesson we all could use, and one that can spell success in your career. On...

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You may have heard the phrase “managing [x group] is like herding cats.” The cat is known for its independence and capriciousness, two traits that are not likely to help in a team environment. While a group may exist with shared goals it, if it seems to be made up of a bunch of cats...

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Making Time to Learn

January 14, 2019

As a longtime executive recruiter and career coach, I can appreciate the recent articles offering quick opportunities for people to supplement their incomes with “gig” type jobs. Pet sitting, running errands, doing telemarketing work, getting a part time job at WalMart or McDonalds or Chipotle which may continue on for a few months or weeks...

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Gone are the days when personal branding was only for celebrities or executives. Personal branding is a way of establishing and consistently reinforcing who you are and what you stand for in your career and life. Everything affects your personal brand: What you wear, how you speak, even how you compose an email. “Personal brands aren’t reserved...

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Great bosses change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves, and they help us learn to see it too. They dream big and show us all the great things we can accomplish. Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great...

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