Is There a Best Day of the Week to Search for Jobs?

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This may surprise you, but that question does have a clear answer: Tuesday. A 2015 study from SmartRecruiters recognized that companies tend to post jobs on Tuesday…and most places extend job offers on Tuesdays as well. If you think about it logically, it makes sense: Monday tends to be a bit frenzied; that’s the day… Read more »

How to Address Employment Gaps in Your Resume

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Since the recession, employers have understood that even the most qualified candidates may have gaps in their work histories. Those times can seem like gaping holes, but there are ways to explain them legitimately in an interview. Be ready to explain it. It’s up to you as a candidate to be prepared for when a… Read more »

4 Tips for Finding the Right Company Culture For You

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A job is not just about the salary and the benefits package. In order for you to stay at your job (and like going in every day), you should find a place that’s the right fit for you. Admittedly, sometimes you have to take a job you may not like out of necessity, but if… Read more »

Why Fact-Checking Your Resume is Crucial

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Everyone wants to give the best impression when job searching, especially on a resume. So what’s a little padding to get your foot in the door in a tough job market? A lot, and none of it good, according to employers. Even if you don’t fact-check your resume, prospective employers do, and resume fraud can… Read more »

Good Workplace Habits That can Lead to a Promotion

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Been at your job long enough that you feel you’ve begun to outgrow it a bit and want more of a challenge? If you’re working at a place that allows for some upward mobility, answer another question: What have you done to get yourself mobile? In other words, what can you do to earn yourself… Read more »

Necessary Skills for Warehouse Managers and Supervisors

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Last month we wrote about personality traits to look for in warehouse employees. This month, we’ll expand on that a bit, focusing on necessary skills for warehouse managers and supervisors. While we delved into that a bit in March, we’ll go a little more in-depth here. A good warehouse manager does just that — and… Read more »

Four Resume Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

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At a time when jobs are at a premium and you’re likely competing against at least 100 people for a spot, you have to do everything possible to get yourself into that “yes” pile. The resume is one of the first documents that gives an HR manager a look at you — so you need… Read more »

Start Your New Year with a New Job

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It’s 2015, and one of your resolutions may well be to become employed, either after a stint of unemployment or in a new position. Either way, new methods to go along with that resolution will give you the momentum you need. The following tips and best practices for finding a job will help you enhance… Read more »

How a Staffing Firm can Help You Find a New Job for 2015

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Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to find a new job, either getting away from your current position or finally getting back into the workforce? You don’t have to go it alone–to help marshal your resources and cast a wide net for yourself, it will truly help if you make use of a staffing… Read more »

You’re Almost There: How to Get a Job – Even if You’re Missing a Qualification

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You see a position that you think you’d be a great fit for. You look at the job description, mentally checking off where the required skills align with your own…and then you see something listed that you simply don’t have experience with. What now? Some will tell you that you may as well not even… Read more »