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Beware! Work From Home Job Scams

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Before COVID-19, remote work was already incredibly popular, and the majority of workers craved the option to work from home. And now that so many companies had no choice but to direct their staff to work from home due to state mandated pause orders, some of those businesses are making the decision to never go…

Is the one-page résumé a thing of the past?

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Is the one-page résumé a thing of the past? Yes and no. Let’s break down this question into two. Is it okay if a résumé is only one page? Yes. Does a résumé have to fit onto one page? No! This one-page “rule” comes from a time when résumés were faxed to an employer or…

4 Questions to Never Ask an Interviewer

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Any job search blog will tell you that when an interviewer asks if you have any questions, you should always ask something. And it’s true! You want to appear interested in the position and organization. However, you shouldn’t be asking any general question that comes to mind. When you are prepping for your next interview,…

Lost your job? 4 tips to help you bounce back

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“Our jobs are much more than just the way we make a living. They influence how we see ourselves, as well as the way others see us. They give us structure, purpose, and meaning.” – HelpGuide Embarrassed, worthless, and depressed are just a few of the damaging emotions that come along with getting fired. Although…

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…

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…

How to Successfully Work with a Recruiter During Your Job Search

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Looking for a new job? Partnering with a recruiter during your job search is a great way to explore opportunities that may not be posted anywhere else. Here are some tips to help you be as successful as possible when working with a staffing agency. Research Sending your information to every staffing firm will be…

Looking for a new job?

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Top 10 actions to take right now to start your 2016 job search off on the right note. Searching for a new job is hard work, which takes both time and dedication. By taking a proactive, professional approach to your job search, you will increase your odds of finding your next position. Update your resume….