Why Being Rejected From a Job Could Be Great For Your Career

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Not being selected for a job after the long job search and interview process can be difficult, but that just means you’re one step closer to success. This can work to your benefit and how to continue your job search. Getting “No’s” is an Inevitable Part of the Process On average, a job seeker will… Read more »

Can I Use My Best Friend as a Professional Reference?

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Asking for a reference can feel awkward, so it’s easy to turn to a friend. But, is asking a friend your best option? Let’s analyze to see if this is acceptable or not. What the Experts Say Generally speaking, you shouldn’t use a friend as a professional reference if you’ve never worked together. Although they… Read more »

Why You Should Apply to a Job, Even When You Don’t Meet All the Requirements

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Have you ever stumbled across a job title, got excited, but immediately got discouraged after reading the requirements? Here’s some advice on how you can still be an ideal candidate, even if your job requirements need some work. Recognize That the Perfect Candidate Doesn’t Exist “No one fits a job description perfectly, and there is… Read more »

5 Signs That It’s Time to Find a New Job

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Are you unsure if it’s the right time to look for a different job? If you’re facing the following indicators, it may be time to start searching. 1. There’s Constant Friction with Your Boss You can’t expect to get along with your boss 100 percent of the time. But if you’re experiencing constant issues that… 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 »

An Entry-Level Job … That Needs Experience. What Do I Do?

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Have you ever seen an entry-level job that needs two years’ experience? Do you feel like you would be a great fit but just don’t have the experience under your belt? Here’s how to handle this problem. Understand the Recruiter’s Mindset There are two main things you need to know in this type of situation…. Read more »

A Year in Review: Axiom Staffing’s Best Blogs

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2018 has been a spectacular year here at Axiom Staffing Group. During that time, we’ve covered a lot of different topics on our blog to help job seekers improve their careers. Here are five of our top posts. 1. How Do I Start Working with a Staffing Agency? Many people are interested in partnering with… 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 »

Recent Grads, Is Your GPA on Your Resume? Should it Be?

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Recent grads — it’s the end of the summer, which means it’s time to get down to business on your job search. When creating a resume, do you know when you should include your GPA? Let’s find out. Data From a Relevant Study One particular study was performed to determine just how big of a… Read more »