Everything You Need to Know About Working With a Recruiter

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When it comes time to job search, people tend to shy away from working with a recruiter. However, partnering with the right staffing agency can potentially lead to a career breakthrough and help match you with a job that’s a great fit. Let’s break down everything you need to know, start to finish, about working with a recruiter.   Recruiters Operate in Two Ways  There… Read more »

Help! I Don’t Want a Job in What I Studied at School.

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Looking for a job after college graduation can be intimidating. But it can feel even more difficult when you want a job in an industry outside of the field you majored in. Here’s advice on what to do in this situation.    Make Sure You’re Qualified  The good news is there are plenty of jobs out there, many of which… Read more »

5 Reasons Working the Night Shift Actually Benefits You

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Working long nights might not sound appealing, but we have a few points that could change your mind. Here are six benefits of working the night shift. 1. Easier Commute “The average travel time to work in the United States is 25.4 minutes,” according to WNYC. Double that when coming home, and you’re looking at… Read more »

Best Ways to Juggle a Full-Time and Part-Time Job

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Summer is the perfect time for side work to generate extra income. The only problem is juggling full-time and part-time work can become overwhelming and lead to burnout. If you feel like you’re getting overwhelmed working two jobs, check out these tips. Organize Your Workweek For starters, it’s helpful to schedule your workweek in advance… Read more »

Beat the Heat with These 5 Safety Tips

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Summer months mean hot weather, which can create safety concerns for many workers. Issues can range from relatively minor heat cramps to more serious and even life-threatening conditions like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Here are five tips to help you beat the heat and stay safe on the job. 1. Wear Protective Clothing and… Read more »

Basic Tech Knowledge You Need for Any Job in 2019!

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Technology has transformed the modern workplace and makes employees more efficient and productive. Having a basic idea of certain tech knowledge tends to make you a more desirable candidate and can increase your chances of landing a job. Here are some specific types of technology you’ll need to be familiar with in 2019. Microsoft Microsoft… Read more »

Putting in Your Two Weeks: Best Practices to Squash the Awkwardness

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No matter how you do it, leaving a job can be awkward. When resigning from a position, you want to do it with tact and follow best practices. Here are some tips for putting in your two-weeks notice and leaving on good terms. Talk to Your Boss One-on-One Most experts agree your boss is the… Read more »

Is It Possible to Be Too Eager for a Job Opportunity?

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You just applied to a job and you’re excited! You waited two weeks to follow up on your application, but now what? You want to email them again! But should you? Let’s find out if being too eager could be a bad thing. Respecting a Hiring Manager’s Schedule Following up after submitting an application is… Read more »

Should Your Job Search Be Mobile?

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How many minutes are you on your phone a day? Hours? With our lives now being on mobile, it’s only natural that your job search is too. In fact, 89 percent of job seekers say their mobile device is an important tool for job searching, and 45 percent use it to search for jobs at… Read more »

Don’t Be Fooled by These Tricky Interview Questions

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Hiring managers may throw a lot at you to assess your skills and see how good of a fit you would be for their job. Some of their questions may seem out of left field. Don’t let the season of April Fools mess your interview up! Prepare for any interview questions that may be thrown… Read more »