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Ariella is the Content Strategist and Career Coach for Work It Daily. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in journalism. Follow her @AriellaCoombs or find her on Google+.

3 Things You Should Do Daily To Increase Your Confidence

Confidence. Some people have it, other people lack it, but everybody wants it. Here are some things you can do each day to increase your confidence level...

How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)

Talking about salary doesn’t have to be awkward. The important thing is to be prepared. The last thing you want to do is to price yourself out of a job because you didn’t know you asked for too much. Or worse, sell yourself short because you didn’t ask for enough...

How To Start A Conversation With A LinkedIn Connection

You just got a NEW LinkedIn connection - Woo hoo! Okay, now what? How can you start building your professional relationship with this person so you add value to each other's network? Here are some tips for getting a dialog started with new LinkedIn connections.

5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job

Are you thinking about quitting your job? Before you make any rash decisions, you need to ask yourself a few very important questions.

5 Things You MUST Do Before An Interview

There are a few things that are absolutely CRITICAL to interview success. If you want to get a job offer, you’ve got to do these things before an interview...

How To Avoid Appearing Overconfident During Interviews

When you're REALLY nervous for a job interview, it can work against you. You might not realize it, but your nervousness can actually make you overcompensate and appear arrogant, which can hurt your first impression. Instead of risking looking overconfident during interviews, apply these tips.

Interview HACK: #1 Secret To Answering Hard Interview Questions

When you're in the hot seat at a job interview, thinking of the best answers can be challenging. In this post, I'll share MY #1 secret for answering hard interview questions. Think of it like an interview hack...

3 Interview Questions That Make You Look DESPERATE In Your Job Search

There are some questions you should AVOID asking in your first job interview. These interview questions make you look a liiiiiitle desperate. Why? Because they might think you want the job for the wrong reasons...

5 Tips For A Squeaky Clean LinkedIn Profile That Gets Noticed By Employers

It's time to focus on touching up your LinkedIn profile so it’s bright, shiny, and squeaky clean for employers. Here are some things to polish up on your profile.

5 ½ Things You Need To STOP Doing RIGHT NOW In Your Job Search

Job search is exhausting already, so why make it harder on yourself? If you’ve been at it for a while now with no success, it’s time to reevaluate your strategy...