Posts Categorized: Job Search and Interview Tips

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Temp-to-Hire?

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After reading through our job descriptions, you may see that some of our temporary positions are actually temp-to-hire. If you haven’t worked with a staffing agency in the past, this may be a foreign term. A temp-to-hire job is one that starts out as a temporary assignment, but the company is most likely looking for…

The Do’s and Don’ts for Job Searching while Employed

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Although some people are fortunate enough to be continuously challenged and happy in their current role, others sometimes hit a dead end professionally. If you’ve hit this point in your career where you are dissatisfied, it’s best to land a new job while you are still employed. However, job searching while still employed is a…

Underqualified?

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Is it okay to apply to a position you are not entirely qualified for? Employers are finally realizing that it’s nearly impossible to find the perfect candidate that checks all of their boxes. So what does this mean for job seekers? The trick is to decide if you are almost qualified or hardly qualified. If…

Back to School Sparks New Beginnings

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Have you been too busy keeping your kids occupied all summer to invest any time in your job search? Or maybe you chose to spend every free moment of our short Buffalo summer on the beach. You’re not alone! Although we may be slightly biased and believe that any time of the year is a…

How to React When You Don’t Know an Answer during an Interview

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After preparing heavily for your interview, you’re feeling more confident than ever as you walk in. Things seem to be going smoothly until the interviewer blindsides you with a question you don’t know the answer to. *gulp* Assuming you’re not a mind reader, it’s impossible to know every question the interviewer is going to ask….

5 Reasons to Go on that Backup Interview

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“But what about the position I interviewed for last week? I loved it there. I’ll wait to hear from them.” As a staffing agency, we hear responses like this often when we propose new opportunities to our candidates who have been actively interviewing. It is not uncommon for candidates to back out of interviews or…

Making the Change from College to the Workforce: What will be different?

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Congrats new grads! Graduating from college is an impressive accomplishment, but the learning has just begun. It may be a relief that the nights staying up until 3AM studying are behind you, but now it’s time to get back into a routine and prepare for what’s next. In order to successfully land and retain your…

Productive Things to do while Unemployed

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When unemployed, your job search should be treated like a full-time job. It’s important to get into a routine that works for you, however, let your routine have some wiggle room. Some days you may have done all you can do from home, or some days you may just simply need to step away from…

How to Discuss Getting Fired in a Job Interview

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Did you just land your first interview since losing your job? As if getting fired isn’t emotionally challenging enough, you now have to prepare yourself to talk about it. It’s a given that the interviewer is going to ask about the gaps in your employment history or ask why you left your last position. Review…

10 Facts a Job Seeker Should Know Before Applying with KRG

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Click here to view our job board with all of our current openings. You can apply directly to a position, or fill out our application here. Once you apply, here are some tips on how to successfully work with a recruiter during your job search. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for…