What You Shouldn’t Say in a Job Interview

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Job interviews are typically pretty stressful, particularly for those of us who aren’t used to having every word that comes out of our mouths scrutinized to the highest degree. Misspeaking during an interview can have some major consequences—as in, not getting a job offer! It’s important to prepare, plan what you’re going to say, and… Read more »

December Is For Strategy!

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If you celebrate Christmas, do you remember when you were young and the anticipation of Christmas made the month of December seem like it lasted forever? Now contrast December as an adult. Now it feels like the month lasts for 24 hours! It’s like the Kenny Chesney songs says, “Trust me, friend, a hundred years… Read more »

Why You Should Socialize With Your Co-workers

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There are a lot of good reasons to socialize with your co-workers, namely that it leads to greater engagement and greater job satisfaction. But at the end of your workday, all you want is to head home and have a quiet night—or at least not think about anything work related for the next 15 hours… Read more »

This Job Market Can’t Last Forever!

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If you follow economic news, you would have read countless headlines on how tight the job market is today. Most recently, the headlines have been trumpeting that there are now more open positions in the United States than there are unemployed people. (Washington Post) But for today, I believe it is time to turn our… Read more »

How to Make Sure You Stand Out in a Job Interview

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Companies interview a lot of people for each open position.They’re casting a wide net so they can find the best talent available. Which means it’s up to you to make sure you stand out and separate yourself from the rest of the competition. Here are some tips on how to make yourself stand out during… Read more »

Are You Familiar With the Three R’s of Resume Writing?

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Presenting a solid resume when you’re hunting for the perfect job is important. Not only do you want to feel confident and totally prepared for a potentially grueling process, a good resume is often the first thing a potential employer learns about you. It’s your foot in the door, what will get you noticed and… Read more »

Tips for Making Your Temporary Job Permanent

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We’re in a competitive job market right now, which means employers are looking for the best candidates available. Working with a staffing firm to obtain a temporary job can help provide you with additional exposure, and you might end up finding the perfect position that you didn’t even know existed. Here are some tips for… Read more »

Five Tips for Becoming Better Organized at Work

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It’s easy to become disorganized at work. Papers start piling up, file cabinets won’t shut and you can’t even find a decent pen. And as soon as you tackle the mess, your inbox dings with 14 new messages. You’re overwhelmed, drowning in information and you don’t know where to start. Here are five tips to… Read more »

Three Words Employees Should Never Use on Their Resumes

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There is a common misconception that certain buzzwords will catch the eye of a hiring manager. The truth is that these words can backfire in a big way. If any of the following words are featured on resumes sent to your office, exclude these candidates. Better yet, outsource the hiring process to our staffing agency… Read more »

Five Ways to Improve Your Relationship With Your Boss

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It’s important to establish a solid relationship with your boss. After all, your boss might hold the key to your next promotion! You want to have an authentic relationship, with foundations in trust and respect. Once that connection is made, open communication can be established, you can streamline efficiency, boost productivity, not to mention… Initiate… Read more »