Making a Good Impression: 5 Tips to Stand Out With Employers

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In a competitive job market, where almost every job listing has many applicants (often dozens), it’s more important than ever to stand out. No matter what job it is, whether it’s in a warehouse, factory, or construction company, setting yourself apart from the crowd is essential for getting the job you want. How can you…

Passed Over for a Job? Here’s How You Can Bounce Back

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Being passed over for a job can be a tough experience, especially when you’ve put in time and effort into applying and interviewing. For industrial and skilled trade workers, it’s important you to know how to handle this situation in a constructive way. Here are some tips to help you deal with being passed over…

4 Things You Should Avoid Mentioning in Job Interviews

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Job interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences, but with the right preparation and a clear understanding of what to avoid, you can breeze through them with confidence. Today we’re going to explore some common pitfalls that job seekers often have trouble with when it comes to their interview responses. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a…

Did The Traditional Interview Get Replaced?

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While many businesses still interview in person, many others are switching to alternatives. Following the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shutdown, employers have had to switch up their hiring practices. To keep employees and customers safe, buildings had to be closed, and employers used phone & virtual interviews instead. However, now that the restrictions have been…

4 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Interviews

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Job searching involves several crucial steps, beginning with the application and (hopefully) ending with a new job. Unfortunately, many applicants’ chances at the job stop just before the interview step. Are you in this position? Here are four possible reasons you’re not why you’re not getting interviews.   © fizkes / Adobe Stock   Your…

5 Keys To Building An Impressive Resume

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Even if your work history isn’t that great, you can still create a good-looking resume that gets read. However, resume writing isn’t always a walk in the park. There are many important elements to resumes that get overlooked a lot. This blog post will help you in building an impressive resume or getting an already-written…

Common Resume Mistakes You Should Avoid

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Everyone knows that creating a resume is a complicated task. They have many important components that anyone can mess up on the first pass. As you keep returning to your resume, you’ll need to identify these areas that require extra attention. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the common resume mistakes everyone should avoid.…

How To Take The Anxiety Out Of Job Searching

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There’s no way around it: job searching can be stressful. The process has improved in recent years with the convenience of job searching from your phone. However, that doesn’t take away all the anxiety of job searching by any means. Waiting for responses or rejection emails, sifting through job listings to find the ideal job,…

References: What They Are and How You Should Use Them

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References have been near standard for resumes and job searching for a long time. They can help seal the deal on a new job, or help find you new opportunities. However, what are they exactly, and how should you use them? We can help answer these questions.   © Viacheslav Iakobchuk / Adobe Stock  …

8 Things You Should Keep Off Your Resume

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Whether you are switching jobs or starting your job search for the first time, getting your resume right is the first step towards success. This document is your foot in the door of any company, and having it represent you well is a must. However, resume-writing is easy to learn, but hard to master. There…