Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

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Be a Leader Leadership is an important trait to convey as you move through the application and interview process, no matter what type of job you are applying for. Hiring managers are looking for people who can step up and grow within the organization, and leadership traits help demonstrate you are that type of person…. Read more »

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In today’s market, it is common to have gaps in your work history. Whether you took time off to raise children, care for an ailing relative, if you were laid off or if you are a seasonal or contract employee, those gaps can be quite normal. However, no matter how legitimate they may be, it… Read more »

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So you’ve landed an interview with a recruiter at a staffing firm … now what? If you’ve never worked with a recruiter before, you might not know what to expect. If you’re anxious about your interview with a recruiter, here is some advice to help prepare and set your mind at ease. Yes, It’s a… Read more »

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Today’s employers need to hire workers that are going to be reliable and show up for work on time. In some cases, attendance is one of their biggest priorities. They know they can teach skills, but they can’t teach punctuality and reliability. As a job seeker, you should be prepared to showcase your attendance record… Read more »

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As a job seeker, have you come across a position that seemed ideal, but after scanning the list of qualifications, you realized you might be lacking an essential skill required for the job or you need to brush up on that skill before applying? You’re not alone. Skills development is essential in order to stay… Read more »

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You spent hours working on your resume. You researched the employer and practiced your interviewing techniques over and over again. You were sure you nailed it. Unfortunately, you found out someone else got the offer. It can be hard to learn you didn’t get a job – especially when you thought everything went well. But… Read more »

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Searching for a new job can be an extremely frustrating experience, whether you are looking for full-time, part-time or temporary work. A staffing agency can take much of the stress out of the process by matching you with positions where you will thrive. According to the American Staffing Association, nearly 3.2 million people choose to… Read more »

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If you work with a recruiter, it’s important to remember a very important rule: Not every opportunity will be a good fit for you. Recruiters should go the extra mile in matching you with a position and employer, but nobody hits home runs every time they step up to the plate. So how do you… Read more »

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Temporary assignments can be an effective way to grow and hone your skills while gaining exposure to unique working environments. However, if you have racked up a lot of temporary experience, it can be difficult to know how to showcase those jobs on your resume. The good news is this: You can tailor your resume… Read more »

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Landing your ideal job is the goal for every job seeker. But in some industries, it can be difficult to hear about great positions without inside information or get your foot in the door of your dream employer. This is where a staffing firm can help. However, if you are new to this process, you… Read more »