Telling the Difference Between Good and Bad Career Advice

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Do you have a career mentor or read career-related blogs online? If you do, you’re on the right track towards making smart decisions in your career. However, sometimes the career advice that mentors or websites provide isn’t always as helpful as it first appears. How can you tell what advice to follow and what advice…

How to Search for a New Job While You’re Still Employed

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Wanting to start 2019 off the right way with a new job? We hear you! There’s never a better New Year’s resolution than getting out there and finding a different, more meaningful career. However, you might be wondering how that could be possible if you’re already employed. You need to consider timing, interviews, exit strategy,…

Top 4 Benefits of Working With a Staffing Agency

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It can’t be denied that the staffing industry is an important part of employment and recruiting. If you’re not sure if you should work with or hire through a staffing agency, here are somethings we think will pique your interest.     Staffing agencies are “high-touch” Staffing agencies are one of the top five “high-touch”…

Social Media Can Harm Your Chances at Getting a Job

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Ever browsed your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram feeds and wondered, “Wow! Why did they post that? That’s going to come back to bite them later.” There is more truth to that than you know! Many companies and hiring managers these days inspect potential job candidates’ social media pages for possible red flags. Given that social…

Putting In Notice: How to Resign From Your Job on a High Note

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Once upon a time, many years ago, working at the same company for your entire life up until retirement was the norm. Now, times have changed. You might find yourself in a position where you must leave your job to move on to bigger and better things. We understand: putting in notice is tough, especially…

Job Searching Disappointments Can Help You Improve For The Future

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Job searching can be mentally taxing sometimes, especially if you have faced many rejections or mishaps along the way. Whether you are job searching on your own or working with a recruitment agency, there is always something to learn for the future. Remembering what you’ve learned, and applying them on the next go-around, can mean…

Top 6 Best Traits of Temporary and Contract Workers

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Temporary and contract employees make the staffing world go around. According to the American Staffing Association, staffing firms in the United States employ more than three million temporary or contract workers in an average work week. It is no surprise that we, and many other staffing firms, are truly grateful for what these millions of…

8 Tips for Building Your Resume From Scratch

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Lost your resume? Never even made one before? Wanting to make a new and better one from the ground up? You’ve come to the right place. Here are some beginner tips as well as helpful reminders when making your resume from a blank document or updating an old one.     Essentials: Name, Phone Number,…

Looking For Work After a Long Break? Here’s What You Should Keep In Mind

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The Job Market is Always Changing Even if you’re just toying around with the idea of looking for a job, always keep this in the back of your mind. If you’ve been recently laid off from a job you’ve held for years, and you just don’t know what’s going to happen next, always remember that…

Didn’t Get the Job? Here’s How You Can Rebound From Rejection

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Receiving a rejection letter or email from a company you liked can be discouraging. If you were looking forward to the job and thought you had nailed the interview, it can be difficult to rebound. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to spring back positively and potentially leave a good impression for next…