Didn’t Get the Job? Here’s How to Turn It into a Positive

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So you didn’t get the job. It’s okay, take a minute. Your ego’s a little bruised and your hopes and dreams—at least for the moment—are crushed. Rejection is always disappointing, especially after you’ve crafted the perfect resume and nailed the interview. But even when you know that you were the perfect candidate and they lost… Read more »

Great Resumes Do Make A Difference!

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More often than not, when people find out that I am in staffing and recruiting, one of the first questions they ask is about resumes.  What do recruiters do with a resume when they see it? Is there a specific format that is better than another? How can a candidate stand out among their competition? … Read more »

Tips for Impressing Your Boss on a Daily Basis

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There’s nothing wrong with working hard to impress your boss. It means you’re probably doing exactly what you need to be doing to fulfill your responsibilities and excel in your job, even pushing yourself to get ahead and take on new duties. It also helps you stand out when it comes time for performance reviews—your… Read more »

Important Tips to Help Your Resume Stand Out From the Competition

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Your resume might be the most important document of your career. It’s the first piece of information prospective employers have on you, so you want it to have the right effect. Hiring managers should look at it and with a quick glance, be able to tell you’re a good match for their company and have… Read more »

How to Answer the Interview Question “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”

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Nobody really wants to talk about their weaknesses at a job interview! It makes you vulnerable, and if you say the wrong thing, they might doubt your abilities! So, when you’re asked about your weaknesses, it tends to be a very nerve-wracking experience. But there are great ways to handle the question, especially when you… Read more »

Looking To Change Roles? Struggling?

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Let’s be frank, the job market is HOT and yet some are still be struggling to find their next role. It’s difficult because if you listen to the news reports there are jobs everywhere for virtually every industry at every level. Unemployment levels are at record lows and wages are starting to finally move in the… Read more »

Setting Your Career Goals for 2019

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It’s finally here—the start of a new year! Which means it’s a great time to reflect on the past year and set your career goals for 2019. Looking back on the past is a great way to celebrate your achievements, learn from your failures, and set course for your future. A list of realistic, achievable… Read more »

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 »