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Write an Outstanding Cover Letter Using These 7 Tips

on Dec 2, 2021 11:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Cover Letter
Are you stuck deciding whether to write a cover letter for your next job application? Don’t let a job description fool you; nearly 75% of recruiters expect a cover letter even if they’re listed as optional. A well-written cover letter is a great tool to introduce yourself to hiring managers in a memorable way. Don’t skip this crucial step in the application process or you may risk not landing the interview. Start crafting your stand-out resume using these 6 tips.
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Giving Thanks: 5 Benefits to Sending a Post-Interview Thank You Note

on Nov 26, 2021 10:53:15 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interview thank you
A simple thank-you can go a long a way, especially in the job search process. In a recent survey, 68% of hiring staff agreed that the interview thank-you has become more significant following the COVID-19 pandemic. Sending a thank-you note within a day after an interview is a small but influential act that could improve your chances of landing the job. Here are 5 benefits to taking the time to show gratitude after your interview.
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Why and How You Should Build Your Network Using LinkedIn Groups

on Nov 18, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Networking LinkedIn LinkedIn Groups
Building your network is a crucial part of advancing your career, but knowing where to start may be confusing. While your network could begin with friends, family, and coworkers, expanding your network is one of the most important steps to take in professional success. LinkedIn, which has proven its influence on the professional world, has a great tool for those looking to expand their network: LinkedIn Groups.
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6 Questions to Ask a Hiring Manager--and Yourself--Before Accepting a Job Offer

on Nov 11, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Hunt Job Offer
When you’ve completed numerous interviews to no avail, your first job offer may seem attractive and hard to reject. If you’re too hasty when accepting a job offer, you may be missing out on information that you wish you’d known before making your decision. Here are a few questions you can ask your hiring manager and yourself to ensure that the job is the right fit for you.
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Don’t Let These 6 Gimmicks Derail an Effective Resume

on Oct 28, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | resumes Resume
When a single-page document is the only way to impress someone, it’s normal to want to make it stand out. Using gimmicks on your resume may sound like a great idea at first, but it can quickly backfire. While a unique-looking resume can get someone’s attention, it most likely won’t get you the job. Including information that may not be in a standard resume can also have the same effect. Avoid these 6 resume gimmicks to maintain your credibility and professionalism during the job application process.
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Changing Careers for Increased Flexibility: Are You Ready to Make the Switch?

on Oct 21, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Job Flexibility Work/Life Balance
Have you thought about changing your career? If so, what is the most influential factor in making that switch? Many workers seek a career change in hopes of higher pay and better benefits. According to a recent survey, however, higher pay isn’t the biggest motivator for a career change; it’s better work-life balance.
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Use These 5 Tips When Choosing Your Next Interview Outfit

on Oct 14, 2021 9:45:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Preparedness Professionalism Interview Interview Outfit Interview Attire
Congratulations, you landed the interview! Now it’s time to think about one of the most important steps in creating a lasting first impression: Dressing for success. After all, 71% of employers wouldn’t hire someone who doesn’t follow the appropriate dress code. This statistic may seem frightening but choosing your interview outfit doesn’t have to be. Keep these 5 tips in mind when choosing what to wear at your next interview.
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How To Find (and Ask For) Your Desired Salary

on Oct 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Salary Preparedness Interview
One of the most daunting parts of the interview and hiring process is discussing your desired salary. The target salary question can be uncomfortable, tricky to navigate, and may even catch you off guard. Although there is not one “right” answer for everyone, being prepared to discuss your desired salary can pay off (no pun intended).
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Is Remote Work Right for You?

on Sep 30, 2021 9:15:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Remote Self-Discipline
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home has become more common than ever. While some employees are or will soon be back in the office, many companies have chosen to continue remote and hybrid work. In fact, 74% of companies plan to permanently shift to more remote work post-pandemic.
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Sadie Aram: My Reflection on my Internship at EEI

on Sep 23, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Candidate Experience Internship Reflection
At Employment Enterprises, Inc. (EE, Inc.), we are constantly on the lookout for fresh faces to intern at local companies – including our own. Our internship programs have given many students the real-world career experience they need while providing employers with eager, educated, and professional employees.
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