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How Far Would You Go To Get a Job?

on Jan 23, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers hiring Job Search Portfolio Resume Cover Letter
What's the craziest thing you've done when trying to get a job? There are some, ahem, interesting gimmicks and tricks reported in SimplyHired's recent survey. The blog asked over 500 hiring managers and over 500 job seekers to see whether these crazy tactics actually worked. The results are pretty surprising!
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Ten Things You Didn't Know About Employment Enterprises, Inc.

on Jan 16, 2020 10:11:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Company News Company Culture
10.    The mother-daughter team of Jana Yeates and Lovey Hammel started Temporary Solutions,            Inc. (TS, Inc.) in 1980. At first, they worked out of a church basement and got started with an            initial investment of $10,000. (The company now grosses in the millions in annual revenue.)
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Polish Your Business Communication Skills

on Jan 9, 2020 10:44:09 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | communication Professionalism
Have you ever had a misunderstanding with someone, either in person or through a written conversation? Good communication is the sharing of clear information between two or more parties where it is received as intended. But in any conversation, there are plenty of ways to get off track and be misunderstood. So how does this affect a business?
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Students: Follow These Resolutions for Success in 2020

on Jan 2, 2020 9:56:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | resolutions success
According to an Inc. magazine blog from a year ago, researchers have found that 60 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions but only 8 percent stick with them. Make sure you are as prepared as possible for the job market by sticking with the following career-preparedness resolutions.
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Mastering Professionalism in the Workplace

on Dec 19, 2019 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Employees Professionalism
Professionalism is the way an individual conducts themselves at work. Your attitude, words, and actions together present a picture of you. And if you think no one will notice whether you act professionally or not, think again. No matter what your job is—from waitress to lawyer and everything between—professionalism is a sign of an employee who cares. Your customers, clients, boss, and coworkers will recognize you as knowledgeable and hardworking. It also shows that you respect others and are responsible.
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Finding Fairness in Your Employment Experience

on Dec 12, 2019 10:31:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Employee Engagement Job Search Appreciation
A Google search for "what employees value most" turns up around 333 million results. It's been asked, analyzed, and talked about a lot in the past few years as employee engagement has become a hot topic in human resources. Employers know that employee engagement is important because happy employees means happy customers. But what impact does this engagement trend have on employees?
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Tailor Your Career Path with Continuing Education

on Dec 5, 2019 10:21:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Education skills gap Soft Skills Technical skills
It's well known that there is a skills shortage among job candidates in the United States. According to SHRM's 2019 State of the Workforce report, 83% of respondents have had trouble recruiting qualified candidates in the last year. If you're looking for a job, this might sound like a discouraging implication that you aren't skilled enough. However, a look at the specific skills employers are missing will show how you can tailor your career path and prioritize growth to better your chances of finding a position.
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4 Job Prep Tips for December Graduates

on Dec 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Workforce Work Ethic Graduate
When college graduation is over, a flood of new talent enters the workforce. Ideally, these recent grads have a job lined up pending graduation. But even if they are still searching, now is the time to remind your grads of valuable lessons and have them recommit to their most ambitious goals. Here are four tips for seniors looking to enter the workforce soon.
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Year-Round Gratitude in the Workplace

on Nov 28, 2019 10:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Appreciation Gratitude
According to Psychology Today, gratitude is “an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has. It is a recognition of value independent of monetary worth. Spontaneously generated from within, it is an affirmation of goodness.”
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7 Tips for Interviewing After Being Fired

on Nov 7, 2019 9:15:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Performance Interviews Fired
Getting fired is awful, but once you have a plan in place, things start looking up again. Then you're hit with a realization: you're going to have to talk about it with prospective employers.
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