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How to Get Hired Quickly in 2018

Make 2018 your year The new year is a time for resolutions, both big and small. Maybe you’ve decided to spend more time with your kids, get to the gym more often, cook a new dish, or start a new hobby. And then there’s your biggest resolution of all—getting a new job. The key to […]

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Don’t Let Your Resume Freeze

Don’t Let Your Resume Freeze

Melt the ice away with these helpful blogs! Resumes are tough. They’re only a series of words on a page, but they’re the deciding factor on whether you get in the door for a job interview. If you start to improve your resume now, you’re more likely to succeed in the new year. Here are […]

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What to Do When You Really Are Overqualified

Your interview felt perfect. You knew all the answers and your resume was shining with experience. But you didn’t get the job. They said you were “overqualified.” It wasn’t an excuse. They meant it. You really and truly were overqualified. Think you may be overqualified for the jobs you’re applying for? Here are our top […]

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Sizzling Hot Resume Tips

Sizzling Hot Resume Tips

Take a break from the heat and update your resume. If you’re not enjoying the sand and surf, why not take a few minutes to see if there are any changes you should make to your resume? A good cleaning every now and then (we recommend constant resume upkeep) is good for even the most […]

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Kick-Start Your Resume with Community Service

Kick-Start Your Resume with Community Service

Serve others and boost your resume at the same time On Saturday, June 10, Express Employment Professionals offices across North America will gather together for Brand It Blue Day to help fill community food banks and pantries. The event is a day of service aimed to help in the fight against hunger, and you’re invited to […]

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Take the Luck Out of Resume-building

Take the Luck Out of Resume-building

Top topics to consider when writing a resume You send off a resume with a sigh, knowing it could be one of hundreds that pass in front of a hiring manager or HR representative. With odds like that, it can seem like getting an interview is down to the luck of the draw. Hopefully they’ll […]

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Thrilling Finish Predicted in Job Search Tournament Bracket

The competition to land a new job or score a promotion is fierce. As a job seeker, you have to bring your A-game or you’ll find yourself on the bench. Before the NCAA college basketball tournament tips off later this month, we assembled an all-star line-up of job skills and qualities sought by employers and […]

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Survey Results Reveal More Businesses Plan To Hire

2017 is shaping up to be a great time to land a job. A recent survey conducted by Express Employment Professionals, found that 76% of businesses plan to hire new workers in the first quarter. Job openings are expected to be most significant in general labor positions with 32% of respondents planning to hire in […]

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Outperform With These 5 Resume Tips

Outperform With These 5 Resume Tips

Everyone knows that your resume is an important part of landing an interview, and ultimately, a job. But, with so many qualified candidates going after the same jobs, how do you stand out? Take a look at these five resume tips to help you outperform the competition. 1. Customize When you apply for a job, […]

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How Many Resumes Does it Take to Make a Hire?

Express Employment Professionals recently asked 390 businesses in the United States and Canada how many resumes and interviews does it take for employers to fill one job. The results may surprise you as businesses spend more time than you think to make one hire. Depending on the industry, business leaders report that candidate searches can […]

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