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The Home Stretch: Six Quick Tips to Finish Strong in 2017

With three-quarters of the year behind us, we’ve officially entered the final stretch of 2017. With 2018 just around the corner, many are feeling the pressure to finish strong. So, whether you’re a jobseeker or a busy employee, it’s important to take an assessment of where you are and what you need to do to […]

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Celebrate Your 2017 Successes

Reflect on your accomplishments this year 2017 is almost over. You’ve followed all our blogs this year, prepped as hard as you could, and now all your tools are sharp. Your resume is rockin’, your network is newsworthy, and your industry knowledge is incredible. You’re ready for the job search in 2018. And that’s worth […]

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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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Poll: Why Can’t You Get a Promotion

Wondering why you can’t seem to get a promotion no matter what you do or achieve? Perhaps it’s a sneaky co-worker that sabotages your efforts, or a jealous boss that won’t let you ascend the professional ladder. Or it could just be that you aren’t yet ready or your company doesn’t have the funds or […]

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Thanksgiving Lessons for Your Job Search

Thanksgiving Lessons for Your Job Search

Stuff your job search turkey with holiday cheer. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together and celebrate with friends and family. Juicy turkeys, delicious stuffing, piping hot pies, and wonderful conversation make the holiday memorable. There’s just something about thankfulness (and eating) that brings us all together. After Thanksgiving is over, you’ll be refreshed […]

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Holiday Job Tips

Holiday Job Tips

Sleigh bells are ringing—what are you waiting for? Whether you’re unemployed and looking for work or employed but looking for a change, the holidays can be a great time to jump start your job search. Seasonal jobs, for instance, can be both a way to pay the bills and stepping stones on the way to […]

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How to Find a Job

How to Find a Job

Are you hitting every stop on your way to job search success? Finding a job isn’t easy. However, there are a number of online and in-person resources you can use to take your job search to the next level! These include job boards, social media, building your network, and attending job fairs. All of those […]

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How to Stay Relevant in Your Job Search

Get out there and make yourself memorable. Finding a job can take a long time—time spent at home scouring the web for job opportunities, using search engines to research companies, or finding commonly asked interview questions. Being unemployed for months or even years can result in an unwanted gap on your resume. The best way […]

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What’s Your Go-To Social Network for Finding a Job

A few months ago, we polled readers, asking them what their go-to social network was for finding a job. The results leaned toward LinkedIn with 51% of the vote. “Other” followed in second with 29%, with Facebook close behind at 20%. Twitter, surprisingly (given the popularity of the platform), received 0% of the vote. “Other” […]

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2017 Hiring Trends Show Signs of Optimism—and Challenges—Ahead of the New Year

Express Employment Professionals recently conducted a Job Insights Survey to track quarterly hiring trends for businesses across a wide range of industries to see what the hiring landscape looks like as we head into 2018. Good news: the results were optimistic! Here are a few major takeaways: Businesses are optimistic about the economy The majority […]

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