Posts Categorized: Job Search and Interview Tips

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Hello…? 9 Important Tips for your Next Phone Interview

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Dogs barking in the background, candidates carrying on with their grocery shopping while slurping a coffee – recruiters have heard it all while conducting a phone interview. Phone interviews are used to screen candidates and narrow the pool of applicants who will be invited for an in-person interview, and it’s a concern that job seekers…

How to Decide Between Multiple Job Offers

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In this job market, intelligent and open-minded job seekers are a glimpse of light in a dark tunnel for Buffalo businesses. Companies are still struggling to find talented candidates as the unemployment rate remains incredibly low. Because of this, it’s becoming more common for skillful and hardworking job seekers to receive more than one job…

How to Avoid Appearing Cocky in an Interview

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Sometimes our nerves can get the best of us. Talking about yourself to others can be uncomfortable, especially when you’re being asked to do it in a job interview. It’s important to remain confident, but never arrogant, and finding that perfect middle ground can be tricky. No one wants to work with a know-it-all. You…

🚩6 Interview Red Flags that Job Seekers Shouldn’t Ignore

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Hiring is expensive, and hiring managers should be asking all of the right interview questions to avoid a costly hiring mistake. Of course they are going to be looking for red flags during the interview, but you should be doing the same. A bad career move can be costly for you as well, so here…

Sick of the long wait after your interview?

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Although we remind our clients that top talent is getting harder to come by in this tight market, some companies are still dragging their feet during the hiring process. You can’t control how long it will take the company to make a final hiring decision, but you can make sure you have done everything on…

Skype Interview Protocol for Job Seekers

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While searching for a new job, it’s not uncommon to be asked to do a Skype interview. It’s a cheaper and more convenient solution for employers who are interviewing candidates out of state, or simply want to conduct an initial meeting to eliminate local travel. It’s important for job seekers to prepare for a Skype…

Benefits of Working for a Small Business

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Do you find yourself only applying to well-known, large companies? Some job seekers may be stuck in the mindset that big-name organizations are not only more impressive for your resume, but better places to work for in general. According to the 2018 Small Business Profile, there are 30.2 million small businesses and 58.9 million small…

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…