Turn Your Placement into a Job Offer

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For a worker, a temporary position is good, but a permanent one is even better. A common goal is to turn a placement into a legitimate job offer where you remain with an employer long-term.  Here are some tips that should help you make a great impression so that you’ll inevitably receive a job offer…. Read more »

Just Graduated? 4 Tips to Help Jumpstart Your Career

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Congratulations! You’ve successfully completed your education and graduated. The next step is to launch your career and find a position that’s both rewarding and plays to your strengths. Here are four helpful tips to jumpstart your career and ensure that you get started on the right foot. Network, Network, Network! Developing valuable relationships is one… Read more »

How to Make More Money in Your Next Job

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Each employee has their own specific goals for what they want out of a job. The most common one is to simply make more money. Let’s discuss some of the top ways to maximize your earning potential and make more money in your next job. Get a Certification This is one of the most straightforward… Read more »

A Thank-You Email That Helps You Get the Job

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There are numerous best practices that go into an effective job search. One of the most important is sending a thank-you email after an interview. Envato Tuts+ explains that 91 percent of HR managers find a thank-you email to be helpful, and that sending one shows gratitude for the opportunity. On the other hand, failing… Read more »

Wait Until You See Which Skills You Learn While Volunteering

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Besides being personally fulfilling, volunteering can have a huge impact on your career and make you more appealing to employers. More specifically, it can help you develop your skill set in a way that really pays off long-term. Here are some of the main benefits of volunteering. Learn New Skills to Help Your Career In… Read more »

The Best Staffing Agencies Feature These Characteristics

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Staffing agencies play a critical role in the U.S. workforce and help connect employers with employees across a variety of industries. Finding a reputable staffing agency is great for expediting your job search and helping you find a position where you’re likely to thrive. But how do you know which recruiter is best? Here are… Read more »

How to Design a Resume the Computer Loves to Read

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Many employers are overwhelmed by the number of resumes they receive. As a result, it’s common for recruiters to use an applicant tracking system (ATS) to filter through them. Jobscan even reports, “90 percent of Fortune 500 companies filter job applicants and resumes through an ATS before a live person reads through job applications.” A… Read more »

REPORT: Recruiters Focus on Three Areas to Land the Best Candidates

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Recruiting can be a difficult and challenge for many companies. A lack of qualified candidates, growing competition and increasing salary expectations are some issues modern recruiters face. But you can streamline the recruiting process and find great candidates by focusing on three key areas. 1. Industry Knowledge “Previous job experience is the number one most… Read more »

Technique to Stay Calm During the Job Search

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Sometimes a job search is quick and painless. Other times it can drag on for weeks, months in the worst cases, years. As a result, it’s common to feel stressed, anxious and frustrated when things don’t go your way. But here are some a techniques that should help you stay calm until you ultimately find… Read more »

Soft Skills the Best Customer Service Reps Develop

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Working as a customer service representative requires a robust skill set. And as you’re about to find out, it goes beyond simply having hard skills such as understanding a computer program or typing. It’s often the soft skills listed below that are most integral to your success. Effective Listening Communication is extremely important in this… Read more »