How to Write About Your Work History

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So, what have you been up to in your career? The work history section of your resume is where you show potential employers what you’ve accomplished—which helps set up the conversation about what you can do for them! When you’re writing this part of your resume, it’s good to keep a few key points in… Read more »

Can I Turn a Temporary Assignment Into a Full-Time Position?

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It’s a great feeling to love your job! Your recruiter has worked with you to find a temp placement that matches your career needs. And if you like your current assignment, co-workers and company culture, you may not want to leave. So what do you if you’d like to stick around a little longer… or… Read more »

Interview Like a Pro: Prepare Outstanding Answers to the Most Common Questions

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You know they’re gonna be asked—and you want to prepare your answers to common interview questions to help set you apart from the pack. Plus, if you’re feeling nervous for your interview, getting your answers ready can help calm your nerves. These are two major reasons to practice common interview questions. It’s part of being… Read more »

How Can You Address Gaps in Your Work History?

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When it comes to your resume, honesty is the best policy. Never lie about your work experience and create a situation that could result in not getting your dream job. There are strategies you should follow when explaining a gap in your work history, and they all have to do with how you position the… Read more »

Use Authenticity to Ace the Interview

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There’s only one you! So, during your interview, it’s important to be yourself and shine like the bright star you are! In other words, don’t give answers you think your interviewer wants to hear. Instead, answer honestly and be yourself. Why honesty is important during a job interview Interviews push most people outside their comfort… Read more »

Take Your Performance Review Into Your Own Hands

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Are you on task with your work goals? Most employers will review your performance twice a year—annually and at mid-year—to assess the possibility for raises and promotions. However, as you work hard and grow within your company, be sure you’re on the right track. After all, it’s better to know ahead of time if you… Read more »

Interview Like a Pro: Use Nonverbal Communication to Stand Out

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It’s not just the words you say during an interview that count. It’s also what you don’t say; your posture and the way you present yourself can make or break your success. As we continue with the next post in our interview series, it’s time to discuss nonverbal communication and what it means for your… Read more »

Is There a Reason We Shouldn’t Hire You?

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Pure and simple: no one is perfect. Many of us have a not-so-perfect track record that could potentially deter a future employer from extending a job offer. But when it comes to your past work experiences, honesty is the best policy. You don’t want to appear as someone who has something to hide—just the opposite…. Read more »

Interview Like a Pro: Be Focused

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During your interview, it’s key to be focused on the task at hand! And you can help your focus remain laser-sharp by preparing to deliver a killer interview. Plus, there are some steps you can take during your interview to ensure your focus is never broken. Here’s what you need to know. It takes a… Read more »

What Does an Interviewer Want to Hear?

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If you’re preparing for an upcoming interview—congratulations! You’ve worked hard and this is your next step towards an exciting new position. To prepare for your interview, it helps to practice answers to common interview questions. This way, you can enter the room cool, calm and collected—ready to deliver answers with confidence and grace. One of… Read more »