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 »

Writing a Resume for Skilled Trade Positions

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As you put together your resume, remember for yourself that there’s no “one-size-fits-all” formula. In fact, it will look better for you if you tailor each resume to the particular company or industry you’re focusing on. While some of the basics will remain the same, bear in mind that for something such as a skilled… Read more »

Networking Your Way into a Perfect Position

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You’ve heard the expression, “It’s not what you know; it’s who you know” in terms of getting ahead just about anywhere. Some people may scoff at this: If a place doesn’t hire you because of your credentials and hard work, and hires instead on who you know, what sort of dynamic does that create? But… Read more »

Are You Making These Five Interview Mistakes?

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In this day and age with the dozens (sometimes hundreds) of applications sent in for just one position, earning an interview means you’ve gotten yourself out of the pile and into the next round for a position, often as a finalist. As such, you need to take the interview seriously and avoid making certain mistakes… Read more »

3 Benefits of Accepting Temporary Positions

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The face of the working world is changing: since June 2009, temporary positions have accounted for nearly 20 percent of all jobs – and the trend is projected to continue to grow. While the advantages of temporary employment may seem to benefit employers, employees can also use temporary work to further their career objectives. What… Read more »

Dress Appropriately! What to Wear to Your Next Manufacturing Interview

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Standard “Job Interview Attire 101” advice typically doesn’t apply for jobs outside of the basic cubicle office job. If you’ve been selected for a manufacturing interview, you may not know what to wear – a suit and tie may make you stick out (and not in a good way) in a factory atmosphere, but you… Read more »

4 Resume Tips for All Admin Positions

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When you’re looking for a new administrative position, a solid, eye-catching resume is key. Tailor your resume to each position you apply for and be sure to proofread carefully – attention to detail is a much sought-after attribute in an administrative professional. Create a resume that demonstrates that you understand what the employer is looking… Read more »

How to Fight the Midday Slump!

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Does this sound familiar? At work, you’re going full steam ahead all morning, crossing things off your to-do list and feeling productive. You take a quick break for lunch and figure you’ll dive right back into your work and power through the afternoon. But somewhere between 2 and 3 p.m. you find your attention wandering… Read more »