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Millennials are known for seeking careers that are meaningful to them, ditching the notion that work is simply just a means to bring home a pay cheque. In fact, a recent study by job-seeking website, Seek, proves that Australians want to be fulfilled beyond finance, with 60 percent of professionals feeling "stuck" in their career, hoping that they can one day pursue a different job.

But while finding a career that meets all your values and goals is the ideal scenario, handing in your resignation letter and then figuring out how to achieve the dream role isn't always the most practical plan of attack — because let's be honest, sometimes pursuing your dreams can take a while, and often, comes with its own set of downfalls.

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A one-on-one job interview is stressful enough. Add three to five other people all sitting across from you and firing questions your way and you have some people's worst nightmare. It's no one's idea of a good time, but with a little preparation and practice, you come across as a confident, excellent candidate despite the intimidating format.

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The internet is full of advice on improving your resume. But what if you're just starting out in the workforce? Creating a resume from scratch can be a daunting task. What should you include? What should you leave out? What order does everything go in? If you're staring at a blank page with no idea what to do, this comprehensive checklist has the answers.

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How much effort do you go to in order to sanitise your online presence and reputation? We've all seen stories about how celebrities and politicians have been put under intense scrutiny when some activity or preference is considered salacious enough to hit the headlines. But what about the rest of us? What does our online profile mean for job prospects?

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If you're looking for a career in technology and you're contemplating moving to the US for it, where you live matters, but you don't have to try to survive in Silicon Valley to find a great gig. U.S. News put together this report that highlights ten cities around the USA that are great for tech workers, if you're thinking about a change.

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It's fine to describe the responsibilities you had at previous jobs on your resume, but talking about your duties is not nearly as powerful as talking about the specifics of what you actually accomplished in those roles. Doing that can give your resume a serious boost.