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The Value of Responding to a Recruiter

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Has a recruiter reached out to you while you were gainfully employed? Initially, it might annoy you. Some candidates don’t want to be bothered when they aren’t actively looking for a new job. Keep in mind that recruiters regularly reach out to candidates who are working. The unemployment rate remains low at 4%, meaning the…

Checklist: 10 Things to Bring to a Job Interview

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Been awhile since you’ve interviewed? Even if you feel like an interviewing pro, sometimes nerves can cause you to forget even the most common items. Before your next interview, use this checklist to make sure you are fully equipped.

How to Succeed the First Week of a New Job

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You may have landed the new job, but the interview isn’t over just yet. The first three months in your new role act as an extension of the interview process, and your employer is looking for you to prove that you are capable of doing what you said you can. However, the first week isn’t…

10 Things You Should Always Bring to an Interview (And 2 to Leave at Home)

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Ever wonder what you should bring with you to an interview? You want to make sure you don’t show up empty handed, but on the other hand you don’t want to go overboard.  While every situation varies, these 10 items are great to have on hand in pretty much any interview situation.   Directions and…

New Year, New Career

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There’s something about a new year – a fresh start and new beginnings – that causes people to start searching for their next career.  Now is a great time to start reflecting on your past experiences, both successes and failures, to plan for the future.  Below are some easy tips that can be used to…

Why Should You Consider a Temp Job?

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Long gone are the days where temporary or contract jobs were only popular in the manufacturing and administrative sectors. Today you can find temporary jobs for a wide variety of skilled positions in industries ranging from engineering and IT to legal and accounting and finance. As a result of these ever-changing economic times, employers are…

Key Resource Group in the News!

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This week Key Resource Group was honored to be featured in an article written by Matt Chandler in Buffalo Business First, about the job market in the Western New York region.  Peggy Koch, our Senior Staffing Manager, was one of three recruiters in the Buffalo area interviewed for the article, which discusses growth in the…

Career Rookie? Here’s a Great Guide to Start Your Career

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If you’ve recently graduated from high school or college, trying to start your career can feel intimidating. Constant news reports on unemployment numbers can make it feel even scarier. But everyone has to start somewhere! Here are a few things you can do to help get your career started. Take an honest look at yourself….