Use Interviews to Figure Out Candidate Strengths

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Interviews are the best opportunity to find out what strengths a job candidate has beyond their credentials. A resume only tells you what they want you to know. Beyond that, you’re on your own as far as figuring out the rest. How can you uncover a candidate’s true strengths in an interview? Here are some…

Seasonal Jobs Can Help Land You a Permanent Offer

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Many companies nowadays hire seasonal workers to help push through busy portions of the year. Typically, seasonal jobs will only last for a couple weeks or months. However, in many cases, these jobs can lead to something more. Seasonal positions are sometimes used as behind-the-scenes ‘try-outs’ for new hires. While this isn’t always the case,…

When Changing Careers Might Be a Good Idea

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If you value the direction your career is going, sometimes changes need to take place. One of those changes could be in your career itself. Circumstances may arise that force you to change careers entirely from one field to another. Changing careers, as you can imagine, is a big undertaking. However, it can also pay…

Getting Distracted While Working? Here’s How You Can Stay Focused

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Distractions abound in our everyday lives, especially while we’re working. They come in many forms: social media, texting, in-person conversations. For many, the list is endless. As such, a distracted workplace spells disaster for productivity. Here is a list of tips to keep you focused while at work.   © pathdoc / Adobe Stock  …

How To Advance Your Career Using Social Media

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One thing you have likely heard before is that social media can harm your career. We’ve even written a previous blog post about it! However, you might not have heard the opposite. You can help advance your career using social media. Social media, if used intelligently and in moderation, can be a great tool to…

What Makes The Ideal Customer Service Associate?

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When you think of customer service, what comes to mind? These jobs all revolve around assisting customers and maintaining the company’s customer-facing standards. However, unlike most jobs, it takes a special person to excel in and enjoy customer-facing positions. Do you have what it takes? Find out what makes the ideal customer service associate or…

How To Tell When It’s Time to Get a New Job

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For many, finding a new job is a difficult task. If you’re comfortable where you are now, finding something different often feels like you’re starting over. However, starting over can offer you a fresh perspective, one your current job might not be able to give you. If your current job feels like it’s more trouble…

Night Shift Perks You May Have Overlooked

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Night shift; overnight shift; third shift. All of these names refer to positions that have work hours during the night. You may not realize it, but a significant portion of the workforce works the graveyard shift. It is a viable option while job searching and makes great money. We’re here to illuminate some third-shift pluses…

How to Make Your Temporary Employees Feel Welcome

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When part of your workforce is composed of temporary workers, you may experience some friction, or lack of cooperation, between your temps and full-time employees. Taking care of all your employees, regardless of status, will ensure your business is running smoothly. It will also help you establish a good, or better, reputation in the industry…

What You Should and Shouldn’t Do After the Interview

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Have you ever left an interview wondering what you should do next? Don’t worry. Many people don’t know what to do when they reach this step in the job search process. Sometimes, the interview follow-up is just as important as the interview itself. What you do during this time can just as easily sway a…