Planning Your Actuarial Career

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You’re on your way to a bright future! As an actuarial professional, you have lots of opportunities open to you. This up-and-coming field features a job market where demand outpaces supply, so you can work towards new and different actuary positions that command high salaries. What is your plan for the direction of your actuarial… 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 »

Do You Need to Reduce Turnover of Administrative Professionals?

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Once you find top administrative talent, you’ll want to hang on to them. And the trend of administrative professionals frequently leaving can be harmful to your business in several ways. First, it cuts into your bottom line, since it is expensive to find and hire replacement staff. Also, it can be detrimental to the rest… Read more »

Want Access to a Talent Pipeline? Learn More About Our Talent Solutions!

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If you’re in the market for top talent, McGrath Systems is your answer. We’re one of the region’s leading staffing firms and we offer high-performing candidates in IT, admin and clerical, engineering and light industrial. Our flexible staffing strategies and ever-expanding database of talent are ready to go whenever your need for talent arises—McGrath Systems… Read more »

The New Overtime Rule For Employers

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The New Overtime Rule for Employers

If your business is busy, you may run into overtime needs with your full-time employees. Sometimes it’s just not possible to get all tasks accomplished within a 40-hour workweek and employees will need to burn the midnight oil. However, federal rules surrounding overtime pay are changing. The threshold for avoiding overtime pay has increased—are you… Read more »

How to Show Your Personality in Your Next Interview

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An interview is a potential employer’s chance to get to know you. Showing personality—while remaining professional—is an important aspect for any job candidate. It will allow you to set yourself apart from other applicants. Plus, it will help an employer know whether or not you’ll fit into the company culture, which can make or break… Read more »

Why Are You the Best Candidate for the Job?

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A hiring manager has a tough job—but so do you, as a job candidate. The hiring manager must fill an open position with a person who is qualified, will do a great job and won’t exit the company after a few months. And you must convince the hiring manager that this person is you—while a… Read more »

Selling Your Company to a Candidate

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Interviews are a type of sales meeting. That’s because the companies with the most talented workers achieve the greatest results, and all employers are in competition with each other to find and hire these top-notch employees. After all, companies with the most talented workers crank out the most marketable products, have the most satisfied customers… Read more »

Don’t Lose Motivation in Your Job Search

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As you hunt for a new job, your level of motivation makes a big difference! It will help you stay focused on the task at hand—searching through job openings to find the right match for you. Your motivation will keep you on your toes and prevent you from settling for something you don’t really want,… Read more »

Fired? How to Discuss It During an Interview

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If you were let go from a past position, it’s bound to come up during a job interview. That’s OK — it’s not a shot against you and your work ethic, it’s simply part of the screening process. So when you’re asked this question, don’t go into a panic. Remain cool, calm and collected by… Read more »