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 »

Top 5 Answers to Common Job Searching Questions

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Whether you’re new to job searching or just haven’t job searched in a while, you may be feeling a bit adrift. Job searching can be a complicated process — and it often doesn’t give you a lot of feedback to work with. To help, here are some answers to the most common questions. 1. How… 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 »

Take your Professional Success to the Next Level With Strong “People Skills”

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It takes more than a great resumé to get your dream job. To be a successful candidate and team member, you have to be able to connect productively with the people you encounter on the job. This takes “people skills:” the ability to create and sustain effective relationships at work. Here are a couple of… Read more »

Make Your Organization A Magnet for Top Talent

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IT continues to be one of the hottest areas of economic growth in the country, with CareerCast‘s annual survey identifying “data scientist” as the best job to have in 2016.  Organizations are competing with each other to hire the brightest and best professionals in the tech world. How can you position your company to attract… Read more »