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Poll: What Are Your Job Market Predictions for 2015?

Poll: What Are Your Job Market Predictions for 2015?

With 2014 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year and look forward to a new one too. Last December, we asked Movin’ On Up readers what they predict the job market to look like in 2014, and 36% said they expected things to get worse, followed by 23% who felt the […]

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Give Thanks: The Importance of Following Up

The big job interview you’ve been stressing over and preparing for is done, and now you can breathe a sigh of relief. However, if you think your part in the interview process is done and you’re just waiting to hear back, you’re missing out on a great opportunity to shine. As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s important […]

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State of the Job Seeker Today

Unless you earned a degree in economics, the news reports on how the job market is shaping up can be confusing and frustrating. But if you’re on the hunt for a job, it’s important to understand the current issues surrounding unemployment, hiring, and pay. Here’s a little help looking at the big picture and what […]

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Tips for Staying Safe This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, many retailers will see a sharp increase in staff, stock, and customers. And while the spike in store traffic is great for job seekers and business alike, it also means an increase in hazards and risks on the job. To help keep yourself, your co-workers, and the customers safe during busy […]

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Are Benefits Keeping Workers Unemployed?

America’s unemployment rate has been too high for too long, even as the economy continues to recover. A new white paper from Express Employment Professionals explores the connection between benefit programs and their impact on employment. “Getting people back to work should be our number one goal in America,” said Bob Funk, CEO of Express. […]

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De-Stress Before Your Job Interview

Job interviews can be a little nerve racking. Will the interviewer like me? What if I say something that sounds stupid? What if I don’t know how to answer a question? To help you gain your interview confidence, take a deep breath and follow these seven tips for conquering your fears and de-stress before your […]

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6 Ways to Supercharge Your Resume

Your resume is a key tool when it comes to your job search. It forms a potential employer’s first impression about you, usually within the span of just a few seconds. So, what’s the best way to create a positive, lasting impression that will land you the job? Here are six ways to supercharge your […]

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How to Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

One common interview question that tends to catch even the most prepared interviewee off guard is, “Why did you leave your last job?” Although you may not be sure how to answer this question without hurting your chances of landing the job, it’s important to remain confident when telling interviewers what you can bring to […]

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Vision Takes Courage: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

Vision Takes Courage: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

Do you have a vision or dream you want to turn into reality? Is your goal of landing a great job something you need to see happen, and quickly? For job seekers, having a strong vision for their careers can sometimes be hindered by life’s roadblocks, from too much competition to a lack of available […]

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The Results Are In: What Is Your Biggest Roadblock to Finishing Strong in 2014?

With the new year just around the corner, we’re entering the home stretch of 2014 and many job seekers are feeling the pressure to finish 2014 on a strong note. In a recent poll, we asked Movin’ On Up readers what they anticipate being the biggest obstacle in their path to landing a job and […]

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