Temporary or contract opportunities offer a ton of benefits. In spite of this, many people still consider only permanent positions when seeking employment. And while it is most desirable to obtain a steady, full-time position in the workforce, consider the following ways temping can help you along your career path. Entry to great companies: At […]

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Even in the best of economic times the job market is a competitive place. Therefore, for job seekers it all comes down to establishing the needs of your target audience (potential employers) and positioning your brand (yourself) to meet their demands. With that in mind, here are five great ways you can promote yourself in […]

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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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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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P.T. Barnum famously once said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” Well, this is the same view that some people take towards those who are seeking gainful employment. Individuals like this prey on the fact that we are at our most desperate when we are looking for a way to make ends meet. And the […]

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Most people know by now that social media can be a powerful tool in the search for a job. Unfortunately, some people are learning that the opposite can also be true – the wrong social media postings can adversely affect your search for a job or even cost you a job that you already have. […]

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Whether it is to ask for a raise or to apprise him or her of your progress on a particular project, there comes a time when all employees must communicate with their boss or manager. This, as most people know, can be somewhat stress producing. Be that as it may, the reasons for learning to […]

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Cover letters are possibly the single most neglected part of any resume. Some people dread them so much that they either briefly gloss over them or they decide to completely omit them. Both of these strategies are big mistakes. A well written cover letter can draw attention to your resume and entice prospective employers to […]

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People who are new to the interviewing process may be so afraid of saying the wrong thing during an interview that they may be hesitant about asking probing questions of their interviewer. This is a big mistake. The portion of the interview where the interviewer invites you to turn the tables on him/ her is […]

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