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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5 Hiring Mistakes Small Businesses Make

It is a well known fact that a significant percentage of small businesses fail. This is often ascribed to the lack of capital. However, in most cases, the employees are the critical factor in the success or failure of the business. Most businesses, large or small, make mistakes when hiring. This mistakes cost them both…

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How To Choose A Staffing Agency For Your Business

Have you been thinking of outsourcing your recruitment and staffing? Do you have temporary vacancies to fill? If the answer to the above questions is yes, then you may consider using a staffing agency. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, 19% of all new jobs in the United States are temporary. Employers now resort…

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How to Get the Most from an Employment Agency

Employment agencies can be a great way to find the right job. They are dedicated, hard-working people who are there to help you find a job. There are a few things that you can do to help your cause and make finding a job through an agency that much easier. Firstly, make sure that your…

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All Jobs Are Temporary

Temporary jobs in the US are one of the largest segments of job growth. In fact, it is tending to outpace almost every other form of employment. Everyone says it: “I don’t want to be temporary. I want a real job.” Here’s a bit of a reality check: ALL JOBS ARE TEMPORARY! There is no…

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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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Change Your Brain – The Pity Party is Over

The US economy is not perfect, but it’s time for all of us to stop playing the pity card about finding jobs. There have been some changes and certain things may never be the same, but understanding where the economy is at right now can make all the difference in your success. The News: The…

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Marketing yourself: The bloodhound approach

So you are a specialist: There are only a handful of places in the country that employ people to do your job. Then it’s time to become a bloodhound. They don’t list rocket scientist and nuclear technician jobs on Monster. You will need to hunt around. Here is a list of things that you can…

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A day in the life of a smart job seeker

6:00 am – Wake up, brush teeth, get ready for a 30 minute (jog, walk, workout) 6:35 am – Shower, do hair, apply makeup, dress for work 7:00 am – Healthy breakfast with fresh fruit, coffee and low fat breakfast 7:30 am – Log on to computer and check email; respond to any urgent emails…

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Marketing Yourself: Getting a Job Before it is Published

By the time an ad goes in the paper, you are already competing with hundreds or even thousands of other people for the job. Here is a short list of ideas for getting to the job before it makes it to the paper or on a website: Make sure your resume is up to date…

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