Need To Hire Fast? Consider A Staffing Agency

You come to work one day and find out that three of your employees have sent in notices that they would be quitting. Another two employees would be going for maternity leave. Your business needs immediate replacements. What would you do? Hiring new workers can be very easy–if you have months to plan for the…

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Why You Did Not Get That Job

Majority of job seekers have received a regret letter at one time or the other. Usually, these regret letters are received with feelings of derision and disgust, then discarded. However, it is of great benefit if you know why you received a regret letter rather than an invitation to come resume work. You would be…

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5 Tips To Make Your Cover Letter A Charm

For many competitive positions, majority of the applications do not go beyond the resume submission stage. To get themselves past this stage, many applicants pay hundreds of dollars to résumé consultants. While you may be able to get good results from these consultants, you have to consider the possibility that your cover letter could be…

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Construction In Boston Is Booming, Employment On The Rise

It seems almost surreal to say, but the Boston-Cambridge region has seen a 5% increase in construction employment over last year. The Downtown Boston area is the biggest leader in the state. In fact, there was some small contraction of jobs in other parts of the state, but Boston was able to compensate to bring…

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Why You Should Use An Employment Agency To Get A Job

Have you ever turned down the opportunity to interview for a position because you found out you were being interviewed by a staffing agency? If so, you may have done a foolish thing. There are so many myths that may stop job seekers from getting a job. People have wrong information about employment agencies and…

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Social Media Strategies To Help You Get Your Next Job

For the pas two years, social media has been a trending topic among everyone willing to voice an opinion. As we mentioned in a previous blog post, social media can help you in your job search. In this article, we go into specific ways of using social media to get a job. If you want…

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Employment is growing in the Boston area and what it means

The Boston area showed a 1.9% increase in employment in the last year. That equals 47,300 jobs in 12 months. The employment situation in the Boston area has been a solid increase for the last couple of years. What does this mean for job seekers? This is great news that should be tempered with a…

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Must Have Apps For The Employed

Congratulations! You go the job. Now, what you need are some tools to keep you on time and working well. The one device you will need is a smart phone, either an android phone or an iPhone. You need a car charger and an extra wall charger so you always have power. There are a…

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Making the most of job fairs

Career fairs can be a great place to meet a huge number of potential employers all in one day. But it is just a day out if you are not prepared. Here is a list of things to do to prepare for your next career fair: • Find out what companies are going to be…

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Housing is improving, jobs improving: But I’m not a contractor!

As the housing market improves, millions on homeowners are finding themselves needing to make repairs and want to do remodels that they have put off for years. This is excellent news for the construction industry. But what if you aren’t in the construction industry? What if the only hammer you have ever swung was the…

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