How to Keep A Positive Attitude When Job Hunting

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It can be hard to maintain a positive attitude when job hunting, especially if you’re in an extremely competitive market. In competitive markets, there can be hundreds of applications for every job. Even if you’re well-qualified, you’ll be facing a lot of rejection. How can you cope?  The Importance of a Positive Attitude Job hunting… Read more »

Tips For Applying For A Job That Make You Look Like A Pro

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Applying for a job is a nerve-racking experience for even the most qualified of employees. However, it’s important to remember that everyone gets nervous: you don’t need to be a perfect candidate; you simply have to put your best foot forward. Here are some tips to follow during the application and interviewing process. Always Read… Read more »

SV Appreciation

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Recently, my brother Steven left 2Roads after 18 years to create his own staffing firm   As a business owner, I instinctively thought of myself and company.  Would we lose business?  Would we be competing against him and his new firm?   Should I rally our troops for battle?   As our most productive team member in… Read more »

2018 Job Market Statistics For The Tech Industry

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Looking for a tech job? It’s a great time. The tech industry is undoubtedly growing, but there are some specific directions that it’s taking. If you’re interested in getting a position within the tech field, these are the stats that you want to follow. Software development is one of the occupations with the highest job… Read more »

Small Realistic Changes Create Good Habits

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New Year’s Resolutions are always eagerly picked up in January and abandoned by the time February comes around. It isn’t that you don’t want to make a positive change — it’s that New Year’s Resolutions tend to be so momentous and overwhelming that they simply aren’t achievable. It isn’t that you can’t meet those goals;… Read more »

Protecting Your Health During the Holidays

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The holidays are upon us, and the most stressful time of the year for professionals is in full swing. Not only are we pulled in all directions by the competing demands of family, friends and business, but our health tends to suffer because of exhaustion and generally poor self-care. Remember these two guidelines to make… Read more »

How To Interview Like A Pro

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The rules of job-hunting sound pretty simple, don’t they?  Make sure your resume is free of typos and fluff, showcase your achievements and credentials in an elegant cover letter, and wait for the interview requests to come rolling in.  If you are well-qualified for the job, you may feel pretty confident until the phone starts… Read more »

Embracing Your New Workplace Culture

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You’ve landed your dream job, the one that all your education and experience has been preparing you for. Your resume was perfect, you aced your interviews, and now Day #1 is looming on your calendar. What’s the best way to approach this new environment? How can you lay the foundation for healthy, productive relationships with… Read more »

Tempted to Lie on Your Resume? Here Are Some Better Options

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In a recent article, it was reported that 1 in 3 job applicants lie on their resume. Are you one of them? Speaking as a manager, discovering false information on a resume is sufficient reason to reject a candidate outright. Before you include false information on your resume, consider the following: Employers know that life… Read more »

Is Your Body Language Speaking Louder Than Your Words?

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We tend to focus on words in job interviews and important professional meetings. Body language and nonverbal communication, however, play an essential part in our ability to achieve our goals. For maximum positive impact in these high-stakes business situations, it’s important to master these 4 areas: 1) Personal appearance. While it’s not necessary to dress… Read more »