How You Can Be Properly Prepare for Your Interview

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Landing a job interview is exciting but can also come with a lot of pressure to make the best impression possible. To prevent your nerves from getting in the way, preparation is key. Properly prepare for your interview with these tips: Consider the Employer’s Perspective Review the job posting carefully to get a clear idea… Read more »

So, What Exactly is a Staffing Agency?

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When you’re job searching, trying out a variety of strategies is your key to success. Rather than trying to go it alone in your job search, there is the option of working with a staffing agency. A staffing agency can help you find a job that is right for you. So, what exactly is a… Read more »

How to Follow Up After Your Job Interview Without Being Irritating

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After you’ve interviewed for a job opportunity you really want to land, the anticipation is on to hear back about the final decision. Following up after the interview can reiterate your enthusiasm, but if not done properly, can backfire and make you seem desperate and could even annoy the hiring manager – not exactly the… Read more »

When is it the Right Time to Ask for a Raise?

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Asking for a raise isn’t something to be performed on a whim – without careful preparation, your request may be immediately dismissed without much thought from your boss. Advocate for yourself in the best way possible by getting the timing right. Consider the following factors when deciding if it’s the right time to ask for… Read more »

How to Know When You Crushed Your Job Interview!

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When you are job searching, you never want to get ahead of yourself – until you have an official offer, nothing is truly final. However, it’s natural to want to know how an interview went so you can set your expectations appropriately. Here are some signs to show that you crushed your job interview: There… Read more »

What You Need to Do Before Applying to a New Job

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Once you come across a job posting that you’re interested in, it’s important to stop and take some time to prepare, rather than just hurrying to submit your application out of excitement. Attention to detail is crucial at this stage, because if you don’t represent yourself in the best manner possible, you could get an… Read more »

Make These Tweaks to Your Resume Before Pressing ‘Send’

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The expression “You never get a second chance to make a first impression” rings extremely true when it comes to resumes. When you consider that for any given position, hiring managers can receive 250+ applications, you better make sure yours is as close to perfect as it can be.   Start with a master resume…. Read more »

5 Ways to Prepare Yourself for Salary Negotiations

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Once you’ve survived the interview process and actually received a job offer, it may seem like the preparation is over; however, there’s one final key step for which many job seekers don’t properly prepare: salary negotiations. Being overly aggressive and unrealistic with salary negotiations will typically backfire, but taking whatever is offered without question can… Read more »

Our Expert Tips to Keep All Aspects of Your Job Search Organized

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A job search is a complicated project to keep on top of – from compiling potential opportunities to actually applying and scheduling interviews, there is a lot to track. But just like any work-related task, if you approach it with intention, you can manage your time effectively, be productive, and prevent things from falling through… Read more »

Follow This Memorable Way to Introduce Yourself at a Job Fair

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Job fairs can be a great way to network with employers and learn about job opportunities, but it can be challenging to know how to get noticed and be memorable. It can be overwhelming to deal with many employers all in one spot, but if you have a plan and prepare, you’ll be able to… Read more »