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The Best Tips for Making Great First Impressions

Posted by Michelle VanHemert

Apr 27, 2017 8:49:02 AM

You just got off the phone with the hiring manager of a job you applied for, and he/she wants to see you for an interview. Congratulations! Making it to the interview stage is something to celebrate, but still far from landing the job. Before you let the real celebration begin, you need to prove you are as good as you sound on paper. When you walk into that room, you want to make the best impression you can from the moment the hiring manager sees you.

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Topics: Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Get Hired, Hiring Tips, First Impressions

Resume Under Construction

Posted by Billi Jo Thielke

Apr 17, 2017 10:10:00 AM

Creating a resume and keeping it updated can make the difference when applying for a position. If you are looking for a job, set aside some time for this vital task.

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Topics: Interview, Resume, Candidates, Get Hired, Hiring Tips

How Strong are Your Soft Skills?

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Apr 13, 2017 12:06:00 PM

Are you able to identify more than just your technical skills in an interview? Employers look for candidates who are not only capable workers but are also cooperative workers. A robust set of soft skills are highly valuable in the eyes of an interviewer. You acquire technical skills through training and experience (operating and driving machinery, set up machine and light facilities, keep daily logs, etc.). Soft skills are transferable skills that relate to communication, personality, and character. Employers value soft skills because you can teach someone how to perform a task, but you can’t instruct someone how to have good character traits.

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Topics: Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Get Hired, Career, Job Seeker, Hiring Tips, Soft Skills

4 Ways to Be an Irreplaceable Employee

Posted by Marie Catallo

Apr 3, 2017 10:13:00 AM

What makes someone a great employee? It’s not that complicated and comes down to the answer to a simple question – If you left your job today, how much would your employer really miss you?

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Topics: Accelerating Your Career, Productivity, Career, Job Seeker

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