As difficult as it may be for some job applicants to believe, the dreaded background check helps both the employer and the potential employee. It protects the integrity of the hiring process and it ensures that each candidate is matched with the appropriate position. Additionally, background checks also help protect the reputation of staffing firms […]

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Congratulations! You’ve been offered a position at a prestigious company that aligns with your skills, abilities, and education. You’ve beaten out other candidates by acing the interview and making an initial good impression with hiring managers at the company. Now comes the hard part. Now comes the part where you must familiarize yourself with and […]

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For many job applicants the task of writing an effective cover letter is even more challenging than writing the resume itself. But the fact of the matter is that submitting a resume to an employer these days without a cover letter is an almost unforgivable sin. A cover letter should serve as an introduction to […]

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Let’s be honest – sometimes the daily routine involved in performing even the most engaging job can become redundant and uninspiring. Think about it; you wake up, shower, eat, leave for work, sit in the same area, and perhaps perform the same duties over and over again. At times, you can feel a lack of […]

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We’ve all been there. We’ve all prepared for an important job interview and then had that preparation put to the test by that one question or series of questions that seemed impossible to answer. Moreover, at those moments we’ve all felt the pressure of trying not to appear flummoxed by the interviewer as they waited […]

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Landing the perfect job starts with submitting the perfect resume free of errors, omissions and irrelevant information. These errors, in total, cost prospective job hunters choice positions every year. The worst part about it is that many applicants never find out where they went wrong in writing their resume. At A-List Associates we understand how […]

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Our company, and our clients for that matter, wants to make sure that only the best, most qualified candidates for any given position are hired.  Doing so saves money, time and effort for our clients and for potential job candidates.  Because proper screening is so important in filling any position, candidates are bound to be […]

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Modern workplaces are an amalgamation of many personality types.  Some personalities are easier to get along with while others are shall we say challenging.  People with different styles, different backgrounds, and different work ethics must come together and bond for the common purpose of creating a productive environment despite differences that might otherwise keep these […]

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So you’ve finally done it.  After days, weeks and perhaps even months of making endless calls, pounding the pavement and interviewing with several companies you’ve landed that dream job.  You can finally breathe a sigh of relief.  Right?  Wrong!  Now comes the tricky part.  Now comes the all important first day in your new position. […]

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