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You may have noticed that a job interview can feel a bit like a first date: Both parties are sitting down to find out if a long-term relationship is in the cards. And like a first date, your natural inclination is to try to impress the other person. However, it’s important in both situations that… Read more »

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Hiring personnel are in a constant battle to locate the best person for a job, and too often discover they have made a bad hire. Alas, there’s no perfect formula for hiring a new employee. There are, however, common approaches to picking the ideal candidate out of a group of applicants. Some techniques involve targeted… Read more »

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Working hard and always going the extra mile can get you noticed, but there’s a danger in working as hard all the time: Career burnout. There’s a point at which even the most ambitious professional starts to lose energy. Ignoring this tipping point isn’t just bad for your career, it can also be bad for… Read more »

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If you read as many blogs and articles on career advice as us, you’ve probably read a lot of the same things over and over. Research your potential employer. Prepare anecdotes that show off your skills. Have a trusted friend proofread your resume. Send a thank-you note after an interview. While these tips are extremely… Read more »

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So, you’ve recently finished school and are faced with the “biggest decision of your life”.  It doesn’t have to be that way! Take your time. Don’t stress about finding the perfect job right out of the gate. Staffing companies are here to help. Test drive it. Staffing companies offer opportunities to put your toe in the water… Read more »

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It’s something they do every day. Staffing agencies are professionals who link job hunters with companies who are seeking their skills and experience. While that might be an oversimplification of what is usually a complex process, the truth is that using a staffing company will, in most cases, be a faster journey to your next… Read more »

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Baby Boomers Retire

It’s hard to believe, but this generation known as Baby Boomers is retiring at a rapid rate. And in another seven years or so, one-quarter of the population in the United States will be 60 years of age or older! As these Boomers retire, they will be leaving with years of experience and knowledge. That’s… Read more »

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Your resume is often the first thing a hiring manager sees when you apply for a job. And if you haven’t been looking for a job in quite a while, you might be giving them an outdated sheet of paper to read. With all of the competition for jobs in certain markets, you don’t want… Read more »

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Newly promoted managers not only encounter a new set of responsibilities but also an assortment of fears and doubts that can make the promotion feel exhilarating and overwhelming at the same time. Every new manager faces them and must learn from them. Here are some of those lessons shared by seasoned managers hoping to ease… Read more »

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You’ve taken all of the standard steps in finding your next job: revamped your resume, tailored your cover letter to each company, and gave all your social media accounts a professional look. But are you aware that sending your application at the wrong time of day could offset all those other important strategies? According to… Read more »