The worst situation an employee can find herself in is when her employer believes that she is easily replaceable. This belief puts employees in a precarious situation especially in down employment markets. And even though the employment rate remains high in many parts of the country, it is still a good idea to make employers […]

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You’ve researched the company that will be conducting your interview. You’ve gone over the questions the interviewer may ask you in your head and still you are a nervous wreck. Pre-interview anxiety can get the best of even people who has been in the job market for some time. Here are 5 quick tips for […]

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According to the American Staffing Association, more than 3 million temporary and contract workers work for staffing companies in America during an average week. This means that contract workers are a significant part of the work force and that their influence should in no way be underestimated. Many employers know that contract workers help them […]

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However many jobs you’ve had in the past, we wager that you are like most people who start a new job – a nervous wreck. There are new faces and names to learn, new systems and departments to navigate and new jargon to master. It can all seem a bit overwhelming. To help you handle […]

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Most people know that you should never go into an interview cold. That is, you should never go into an interview with minimal knowledge about the company you may be working for at some point. Research helps you learn what the company does and what they desire in a candidate. Moreover, by learning all you […]

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Sending out a post-interview thank you letter (or email) may be seem a bit quaint and old-fashioned in this day and age but it can be the last chance you get to present yourself to your potential new employer. Moreover, most HR managers say it’s an important part of the interview process that many neglect […]

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We’ve all been there at one point or another. You’ve grown weary. You’re unhappy and feel unmotivated and the fault is that of a “bad” boss. For as much as we’d like to say that all bosses inspire confidence in their employees, we know that this is not true. So, what do you do when […]

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Obviously, holiday office parties aren’t meant to be the minefields that they can sometimes be. They are intended as a way for employees to mingle, bound and share good times and memories of the passing year. They can also be great morale builders and can help create a rapport with customers (that is if you […]

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According to the American Staffing Association, staffing companies hire almost 16 million Americans to work as temporary employees before hiring them into permanent positions. This way employers and contractors are able to see if they will be a good fit for each other. And while being a temp has some advantages, most contractors desire to […]

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