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The Employment Expert blog

3 Reasons To Find a Job NOW

on Apr 30, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Unemployment Job Search Coronavirus
Many essential jobs are offering reduced hours and pay that dips below the current unemployment rate. So why should someone who is unemployed take a job that pays less than their available unemployment benefits?
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Don’t Rely on Luck to Find Your Next Job

on Mar 17, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Student
Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of First Bank of Nigeria once said, “Always remember that those who create the future do not surrender to luck or circumstance; planning the future is the first step in defining it.” Don't rely on luck or fate in your career. Professional success is about putting yourself in a position to create opportunities. Here are some techniques that can help you find your next job.
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Why We Love to Hire New Graduates

on Feb 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | hiring Job Search Staffing Agency Student
As graduation approaches, students begin searching for a place to apply their newly learned skills. If this is you, the good news is we are already looking for you! Here are a few reasons why we love to hire graduates.
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How to Make the Most of Attending a Job Fair

on Feb 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Job Fair
A crowded room full of strangers who hold your job prospects in their hands... sounds terrifying, right? But attending a job fair doesn't have to be intimidating. With the right preparations and planning, you can be confident that you're getting the most of your experience.
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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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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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“You’re Fired!” Now What Do I Do?

on Oct 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Search Work Ethic Mental Health Networking Fired
Getting fired is awful. Even if you were struggling at work or already looking for your next job, getting fired can feel like a personal failure.
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Psychology Majors Needed to Help At-Risk Youth

on Aug 29, 2019 11:17:35 AM By | Patrick Maercklein | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Psychology Service
How do you help the daughter of a single, drug-addicted parent who also happens to be a teenage mother? Jamie is the 17-year-old mother of a newborn child and daughter of a methamphetamine addict. Growing up, Jamie was exposed to an unforgiving environment: drugs and alcohol flooded their small apartment. By 13, Jamie had tried meth and was addicted to alcohol, and things escalated quickly. She began to skip school and became sexually active, leading to her pregnancy at age 16. Without a caring family or a role model, Jamie is lost.
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Top Five Rules of Using Professional References

on Jul 11, 2019 11:01:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Networking References
It is common for employers in many industries to ask for professional references to learn more about you as a person and as an employee. If several candidates are neck-and-neck for the position, the reference checks can make or break who ends up with the job.
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How NOT To Write a Cover Letter

on Jul 5, 2019 10:44:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Resume Cover Letter
A recent poll says 90% of executive level hiring managers find cover letters important for evaluating candidates. Another survey shows 40% of HR managers believe that a good cover letter would help an applicant stand out. Even if a cover letter isn't required, you should always include one with your resume unless specifically asked not to. Here are some "don'ts" to watch out for when drafting your letter.
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