Why Passive Job Seeking is Good for Your Career

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We always talk about active job seeking, but what about passive job seeking? The truth is passive job seeking can actually help improve your professional path. It keeps you current. In simple terms, if you don’t look for something, you won’t find it. That’s not to say you should remain unsatisfied with your current job,… 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. And think of it this way; Which would you rather have: A gourmet burger carefully prepared and cooked to perfection, or a hastily put together, overcooked patty with a little ketchup and mustard thrown… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Ask these 3 Questions at an Interview

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As you go through an interview, know that you’ll get your chance to ask questions as a sort of wrap-up. While you’ll obviously have a chance for some discussion as you speak with the interviewer, make sure you take full advantage of the opportunity to ask questions of your own. Choose them carefully so you… Read more »

Don’t Knock a Job Hopper Before You Try One

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The general consensus tends toward avoiding job hoppers as potential employees – the switching from job to job raises a red flag that this person will flake out after just a year or two because of lack of interest, personality clashes, or something similar. But look at the flip side of the coin: Some employees… Read more »

Feeling Unmotivated as a Leader? These 4 Apps Can Help With That

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As a leader, part of your role includes motivating your employees to do more, expand themselves, reach high for their goals. But what happens when you simply don’t feel motivated yourself? Whether you’ve simply had a long, sleepless week or find yourself in a bit of a slump — and we all have them —… Read more »

Help your friends. Get paid. It’s that simple!

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Do you know someone who dreads heading into work each and every day? We can help you, help them.  And you’ll get rewarded too! If you know someone currently looking for employment, or someone that might benefit from a change in scenery, let us know. Simply complete this short Refer a Friend form and we’ll get to… Read more »

5 Signs that It’s Time to Make a Career Change

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It happens – sometimes you realize that, even though you’ve chosen a certain career path, you discover it’s just not going the way you wanted it to and you may feel stuck. But what can you do? You’ve invested time and energy, made connections, and possibly sunk money into loans to make this happen. But… Read more »

Four Common Interview Mistakes You’re Making Without Knowing It

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You may have all the basics of interviewing down: You’ve researched the company, you had great references, you show up on time and professionally dressed, and you’ve prepped the most common interview questions, so you feel absolutely prepared. However, consider these mistakes as well that, while not career-ending, can still keep you from getting the… Read more »

Sure, You’re a Boss … But Are You a Leader?

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Think back on the best boss you ever had. Was that person someone whom you feared or respected? Did she inspire you to do work, or did you do it because you had to — she was “the boss”? How did others feel about him as a superior? Do you, as a boss, emulate that… Read more »

Why Temporary Employment is a Great Resume Boost

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If you feel the need to add something to your resume, seriously consider temporary employment. Gone are the days when temp work meant you couldn’t find a job because you weren’t good enough to find a permanent one, many companies regularly utilize temporary hires to meet their needs. This sort of employment may well fill… Read more »