Posts Categorized: Job Search and Interview Tips


5 Reasons to Go on that Backup Interview



“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?



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



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…

Interested in a career in the legal field? Master these key skills


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Have you ever considered utilizing your strong administrative skills in a law firm? Here are some transferable skills and characteristics that will help you succeed as a legal secretary, or in any entry-level legal position. Oral Communication Skills Legal secretaries are the main point of contact between attorneys and their clients. This means that it…

How Social Media Can Cost You the Job


According to a 2017 Career Builder survey, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates before hiring. For many, sharing every life detail and expressing every opinion publicly has become a habit (a bad one, at that). It would be foolish not to scope out how potential employees present themselves to the public. The…

Interview Tips: What to Research Before an Interview


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Your KRG recruiter advised you to learn more about the company before your interview. Anxiously prepping in your car minutes before, you scroll through the company’s website on your phone. You find out what the company does, but is that enough? In order to stand out against your competition in the interview process, you will…

Continue Your Job Search Throughout December



It seems that it is common for job seekers to think that if they haven’t found a job before the holiday season, it’s probably best to wait and resume their job search in January. However, if you are serious about making a change and getting a new job, December is one of the best months…

Advice on References



Have you ever found yourself panicking late in the interview process when asked for a list of references? Your professional references should never be quickly thrown together, which seems to be a common mistake job seekers make. In fact, the final hiring decision will sometimes come down to who had better professional reviews, so you…