What to Do When You Aren’t Completely Sold on the Job Offer

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Here’s the scenario. You’ve received an official job offer from a company. However, it’s not ideal and you think you could find a better offer in time—perhaps even your dream job. You want to explore your options and find the right position to further your career but don’t want to offend a recruiter and squander… Read more »

3 Simple Ways to Show Your Personality in Your Job Search

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Your job search is obviously serious and a way to show your professional experience and skills. That being said, it’s also important to showcase your personality to hiring managers. Here are three simple ways to do so. 1. Be Original in Your Cover Letter The way you write your cover letter and the specific information… Read more »

Rejected From a Job? See Why a Follow-Up Email Could Benefit You in the Long Run

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Not getting the job can be frustrating and disappointing, especially if you and/or your recruiter spent a lot of time on the potential assignment. So you may not always feel inclined to thank a company for their time. But in reality, it’s very important to send a follow-up email which can benefit you in a… 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 »

You Need a Reference – How Do You Reach Out?

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Whenever a potential employer is considering bringing a candidate on board, they will examine a myriad of factors like their qualifications, experience, personality, etc. One of the things that can make or break a candidate is whether or not they have quality references. If an employer does decide to contact people from their past, a… Read more »

How to Find More Job Openings (Hint: It Has to Do with a Staffing Firm)

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Although there are countless job openings in your industry at any given time, it’s doubtful that you’ll know about the large majority of them. In fact, Forbes reports, “about 80 percent are never advertised.” This means that you often have to have the right contacts and connections if you expect to find the best job… Read more »