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Talking About Your Experience in an Interview

So, tell me a bit about your experience. “Tell me about yourself.” “Could you speak about your previous work experience and how it’s shaped you as an employee?” “Oh, this job on your resume sounds interesting. Could you tell me more about it?” These phrases are all essentially alternate ways of asking you about your […]

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Discussing Skills and Experience in an Interview

Interviews usually start out the same way. You’ll shake hands with your interviewer, sit down, and wait for the first question. They might want a quick introduction, or could just go right into asking about your resume. If you don’t have a resume, they might want you to speak about your applicable experience and skills. […]

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The Results Are In: What’s Holding Your Career Back?

The Results Are In: What’s Holding Your Career Back?

The Results Are In: What’s Holding Your Career Back? While many people experience setbacks on their career path, every obstacle is different, and we wanted to know what you think is holding your career back. The Results Are In The number one thing holding careers back, according to our survey, is the “lack of job […]

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Time to Dust Off Your Resume

Updating your resume can seem like a daunting task, but it really doesn’t have to be. With the ideas below, we’ll help you keep your resume fresh and ready to use. Remember, concise is key. Most hiring managers spend less than one minute reviewing a resume and determining whether it’s worth reading. Keeping that in […]

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The Top Skill Employers Want May Surprise You

In a recent survey from Express Employment Professionals, employers shared which soft and hard skills are the most important for a job applicant to possess. When asked, “What are the five most important soft skills an applicant should have,” respondents answered: Dependability/reliability – 72% Motivation – 48% Verbal communication – 44% Teamwork – 39% Commitment […]

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What’s the Difference Between an Apprenticeship and Internship?

If you want to gain work experience while you’re still in school or right after graduation, you’ve probably looked into an internship or apprenticeship. Both internships and apprenticeships can offer entry-level experience in your field of choice, but they operate in different ways. If you’re looking for one of these opportunities, you may be wondering […]

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Want a Job? These Traits Matter

When it comes to finding a job, there are a lot of factors that make or break your chances. The right education, experience, and network can all help sway a potential employer’s decision. But, what about your skills? Hard skills and soft skills are vital when it comes to your job search. And a recent […]

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Why Customer Service Matters in Any Role

No company is too big or too small to avoid the effects of customer interaction with current, new, or potential customers. If a company has good customer service, people will assume they also have good products. And since customers will remember if they have a bad experience with you or your employer, it’s extremely important […]

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Be Thankful: How to Appreciate Your Job

The holiday season is fast approaching, and it’s a time of year when many people consider all they are thankful for, like family, shelter, and friends. When you count up your blessings, do you include your job? Even if your current job isn’t perfect, it is something for which you should be thankful. If you’re […]

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The Benefits of Being a Staffing Employee

National Employee Staffing Week in the United States, and it’s a great time to look at the impact temporary and contract employees have on the industry. According to the American Staffing Association (ASA), more than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing companies every week. Throughout the course of a year, that […]

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