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How to Dress for a Business Casual Interview

While many business professionals dress for success, workplace dress codes have become much more casual in recent years. This can make it difficult to know how to dress for a business casual interview. The key is to look polished and professional, while still appearing relaxed and approachable. Here are some tips on how to dress … Continue reading How to Dress for a Business Casual Interview

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When is the Best Time of Year to Look For a Job

Many people assume the holiday season is the best time of year to look for a job. Unless you are looking for part-time work, this may not be the most ideal time. During the holidays, the hiring process will slow down, resulting in fewer job openings. This is because it is the end of the … Continue reading When is the Best Time of Year to Look For a Job

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Job Seekers Should Avoid These Bad Pieces of Advice

When you’re searching for a job, you might get advice from your close friends and family. While many of these people mean well, they often give negative advice that can hinder your ability to find a job. Some recommendations they give should be avoided, and here are the most commonly heard bad pieces of advice. … Continue reading Job Seekers Should Avoid These Bad Pieces of Advice

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How to Find A Career In 2021

It doesn’t need to be stated anymore that 2020 was an unprecedented year. Everything was turned upside down, and with the pandemic continuing to impact the job market, many people are still trying to find work. Luckily, there are some glimmers of light at the end of this seemingly endless tunnel. However, the pandemic has … Continue reading How to Find A Career In 2021

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5 Tips For Finding a Job During COVID-19

More and more companies are moving to remote work-from-home as we continue our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. And as such, many people are also being furloughed or laid off. While it may seem like there are no jobs available for the unforeseeable future, that is not the case. Many companies are trying to understand … Continue reading 5 Tips For Finding a Job During COVID-19

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9 Tips for a Strong Video Job Interview During COVID-19

If you’re new to working remotely, you may still be adjusting to the way we communicate during COVID-19. While some states are slowly returning back to work, how we conduct business may change. One of the biggest changes that may take place is an increase in video interviews, which can be daunting if you’re the … Continue reading 9 Tips for a Strong Video Job Interview During COVID-19

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How to Get Over Job Search Fatigue

When you’re having trouble finding a job, it can be difficult to not feel burnt out. Many people get discouraged after trying for weeks, even months, and just want to give up. If this is the case you’re facing, know that it is extremely common and that there are ways to get out of it. … Continue reading How to Get Over Job Search Fatigue

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7 Tips to Prepare For Your Next Job Interview

You should value each job interview as an opportunity to put your best foot forward and impress. In order to make the best impression, you need to do your research beforehand. The more you know about the company, what their pain points are, and how you can be an excellent team member, the better chances … Continue reading 7 Tips to Prepare For Your Next Job Interview

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Job Interview Tips for Veterans

One of the most significant challenges for veterans is transitioning to a civilian career. Just like every job seeker, preparing for an interview can be nerve-racking. It is essential that you correctly prepare. Many veterans do not feel they have the technical experience for a specific job, but the skills learned in the military are … Continue reading Job Interview Tips for Veterans

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How to Prepare for a Career Change

For most of us, making a significant change in their life – especially a career change – can be an overwhelming process. If the passion that is pushing you towards moving on is strong, it is probably time to take a step in a different direction. Read on to learn how you can achieve a … Continue reading How to Prepare for a Career Change

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The Benefits of Facebook Recruiting

Mostly when people think of Facebook, they think of a platform for sharing and communicating with family and friends. While yes, it is part of “social” media, Facebook can serve other purposes as well, that often get overlooked. Searching for and hiring for a job can be one of those purposes. Facebook can provide a … Continue reading The Benefits of Facebook Recruiting

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What is Social Recruiting?

Social recruiting refers to the process of using a social media network to recruit potential talent. The most commonly used social platforms in social recruiting are Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The most popular social recruiting websites – such as blogs, forums and job boards – are Glassdoor, Indeed and Monster. Utilizing these channels should be … Continue reading What is Social Recruiting?

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MARCH Blog: Why You Should Start Your Recruiting Career at an Agency

Recruiters are ambitious people who impel themselves and those around them to excel both professionally and personally. With a recruitment agency, you’ll be working in a vibrant and competitive atmosphere. A good agency will encourage you to be your best, as well as grow and perfect your skills. To start your career in recruiting, we … Continue reading MARCH Blog: Why You Should Start Your Recruiting Career at an Agency

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5 More Myths About Working With a Recruiting Agency

We recently wrote an article addressing five myths about working with a recruiting agency. Today we’re addressing five more. Working in the staffing industry, we often find out our candidates and clients have misunderstandings about how the process operates and what it is that we provide. We’d like to clarify some of the most widespread … Continue reading 5 More Myths About Working With a Recruiting Agency

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What Is Light Industrial Work and Is It Right for You?

If you’ve been searching for new employment in the manufacturing industry, you’ve likely come across the term “light industrial.” The word crops up in job descriptions, job titles, and qualifications, but it may leave you scratching your head wondering: What exactly is light industrial work? How is it different from the traditional manufacturing, production, or … Continue reading What Is Light Industrial Work and Is It Right for You?

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How to Negotiate Your Salary and Benefits: 5 Tips That Will Get the Job Done

Congratulations! You’ve landed a job offer with an industry-leading company. You’ve gone through the grueling interview process and landed on the other side. Suffice it to say, you’re really excited about this career opportunity. But now comes the hard part: salary negotiations. Salaries can be scary to negotiate. In fact, only 31% of job seekers … Continue reading How to Negotiate Your Salary and Benefits: 5 Tips That Will Get the Job Done

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5 Things You Need to Do After a Job Interview to Impress Employers

The job interview is one of the most anticipated and anxiety-inducing parts of the job search. It’s where the first impression is made and skills are evaluated, helping hiring managers narrow down their pool of candidates. In fact, 33% of hiring managers know whether or not they’re going to hire someone within the first 90 … Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Do After a Job Interview to Impress Employers

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The Many Responsibilities of Call Center Representatives, Supervisors, & Managers

If you’re looking for a job opportunity that will allow you to flex your communication, listening, or sales muscles, a call center may be the perfect place. Call center job opportunities are growing for professionals at all skill levels. In fact, 215 call centers were opened or expanded in the United States alone in 2017. … Continue reading The Many Responsibilities of Call Center Representatives, Supervisors, & Managers

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How to Take Your Job From Seasonal to Full-Time: 5 Helpful Tips

Many companies leverage seasonal workers to help business run smoothly during peak business times. But while seasonal jobs are temporary by definition, that doesn’t mean they can’t turn into full-time employment. In fact, seasonal jobs present a great long-term opportunity for job seekers. Whether you’re looking for a short-term gig that provides supplemental income or … Continue reading How to Take Your Job From Seasonal to Full-Time: 5 Helpful Tips

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The Best Seasonal Jobs in Three Major Industries and How to Find Them

It won’t be long until the holidays are upon us — and with it comes an influx of seasonal jobs, ripe for the picking. Whether you’re a college student, stay at home parent, retiree, or just want to supplement your full-time work with another paycheck, seasonal jobs offer a great, flexible way to earn an … Continue reading The Best Seasonal Jobs in Three Major Industries and How to Find Them