Land Your Next Career Move Before 2015 Starts!

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As the year begins to wind down many people begin reassessing their choices. Are you where you want to be in your career? Are things progressing like you expected? Are your long term goals still within your sight? If you answer no to any of these questions you may need to think about making some… Read more »

How to Make Frequent Job Changes Appealing on a Resume

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The recession took a toll on my job seeker’s long term employment prospects. Short term jobs and unexpected layoffs created a generation of workers with resumes featuring a year or less at several jobs. This is often viewed as a red flag but it doesn’t have to be. How can you make your short term… Read more »

How to Handle the 10 Most Common Phone Interview Questions

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Many employers are using a phone interview to do their first round of pre-employment screening. Phone interviews allow managers to review resumes and narrow down to their top three to five candidates to bring in for a face to face meeting. However, for job seekers the phone conversation may be more frightening than an in… Read more »

Turning Your Temporary Placement into a Full-Time Position

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Your temporary assignments can be considered a bridge between unemployment and full time work. After you start your next short term assignment, think about what it may take to impress the decision makers and turn it into a permanent opportunity. 5 Ways to Make Yourself Stand Out & Be Invaluable in Your Temporary Role Pass… Read more »

The Dangers of Unclear Job Ads

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There are so many doorways into potential jobs today. Some organizations are still using the big job search engines while others are focusing on Craigslist and social media. As a job seeker, how do you know whether or not a job ad is real or a scam? Even if it is real it may not… Read more »

Avoid The Title of “Desperate Job Seeker”

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Interviewers today see a lot of candidates for their potential jobs. Typically it is just one small thing that makes a candidate stand out from the crowd. Your attitude could be that small thing that either makes or breaks you as their first choice. If you want to make a great first impression it is… Read more »

How to Kick Start Your Summer Job Search

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Are you looking for work during the summer months? Whether you’re in the market for seasonal work or looking for a new career move it is important to know the best ways to kick off your search. Summer time offers its own challenges to the job market so here are some tips and tricks for… Read more »

5 Networking Mistakes and How to Correct Them

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Networking is the art of making the right connections to help you advance your career. However, not everyone is skilled or equipped for shaking hands and exchanging business cards. Even the most skilled networker can use some updated tips or tricks every once in a while. 5 Networking Mistakes and How to Correct Them. You… Read more »

4 Ways to Find a Company Culture for You

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There is a lot of talk in business about company culture. Most of the time human resources or hiring managers are trying to fit candidates into their existing cultures. It is equally as important that employees take some time to get to know a corporate culture before deciding if it is right for them. How… Read more »

How Much Does it Cost to Work with a Temp Recruiter as a Job Seeker

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This blog post could be very short. The only real answer for the question: “how much does it cost to work with a temp recruiter as a job seeker?” is that it is free. With that being said, it is important to understand how staffing does work before embarking on the process for yourself. Here… Read more »