Graduating Early? Why a TEMP Position May Be a Good Fit for You

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Now that 2018 is here, it’s time to think about what you’ll do once you graduate. And that’s especially true if you’re graduating early.   Many college grads find temporary assignments a good fit. Why? Because they give you real opportunities to test your job options and get on-the-job experience before accepting a permanent position…. Read more »

How to Fess Up the Right Way!

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It happens to everyone. There is no one working today who hasn’t made a mistake at work. Whether it’s forgetting to lock the back door when you leave, introducing spelling mistakes in your new business-related Facebook update or leaving the break room coffeepot on when you heat up your morning cup, you will likely make… Read more »

Job Search Strategy Makeover!

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Looking for a job? Whether you want to progress your career further or got hit with downsizing, it’s time to update your job search strategy. Strategies in job searching change along with everything else.   Preparation First, prepare yourself for your job search. Put together the essentials, which are still the basics of any job… Read more »

How to Temp Successfully: The Temp Who Went Full-Time

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Did you know that every time you are placed into a temp position through a staffing and recruitment firm, there is a very strong possibility that you could transition into a direct hire, full-time position at the client site? Even if you are only contacted for a brief assignment of two days, once you accept… Read more »

3 Things to Remove from Your Resume ASAP

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We all know that Resumes must have certain pieces of information to make it easy for readers to understand your qualifications. But just as important as what you put on your resume is what you must shouldn’t put on your resume. In fact, here are 3 items you need to remove right now if they… Read more »

How You Can Show Your Leadership Skills Before Stepping Through the Door on the First Day

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When you’re looking for a job, you want to show your leadership skills. Every stage of the process gives you a chance to demonstrate that to hiring managers. How do you show leadership skills? These three ways. 1.) Honesty Folks who aren’t honest develop a credibility problem. If you’re aren’t honest in one area, bosses… Read more »

6 Must-Know Temp Job Seeking Tips

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Life as an unemployed individual is hard. Besides the lack of a steady paycheck, the “not knowing” aspect of unemployment can unleash serious psychological turmoil. That feeling of being in limbo, in between jobs, is one of the toughest things you deal with when you are in career transition. In the meantime, are there things… Read more »

Six Easy Steps to Help You Prepare for Your Interview the Night Before

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If you think a job interview starts when you sit down with the hiring manager, think again. It starts way before when you first create your resume and cover letter. Each step of the job interview process needs to be done conscientiously and well.   The way you do your job search indicates the way… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Follow up With a Potential Employer After Receiving A “No”

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It’s hard to receive a “no” after a job interview. It may have been your dream job, or one you really needed. The last thing you might want to do is graciously contact the employer after being turned down.   But it’s important to do. It’s as important a part of a job search as… Read more »

How to Stay Positive While Waiting to Hear Back After an Interview

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The time between an interview and hearing back from a prospective employer can seem like an eternity. Even if the time elapsed is only a few days, it can feel like it’s going very s-l-o-w-l-y. You might really need and want the job. Not hearing can make you anxious and eager for the phone call… Read more »