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Posted by Michael Diep

Jan 25, 2018 11:09:00 AM

Putting yourself out there in a competitive job market can be intimidating and stressful. However, if you go in there with the right attitude in showing that you are prepared, professional, and easy to talk to, then it can be a positive experience for both you and (hopefully) your future employer. To set yourself above the rest and have a better chance of securing the job, here are some interview tips on how to be a good interviewee:

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Topics: Tips, Job Interview, Employment, Interviewee, Interviewing Tips, Get Hired

Why You Didn't Get the Job

Posted by Marie Catallo

Sep 7, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Searching for a job and watching the door close in your face time after time can be frustrating. You worked for hours on your resume and thought you aced the interview, but still no job. Don’t give up. Of course, sometimes everything was right, but there were multiple people in your position, and the company could only choose one. On the flip side, there could be some reasons why and a way to improve your chances. Read about the most common reasons candidates don’t make the cut. 

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Topics: Interviewing Tips, Job Interview, Get Hired, Job, Workbox Staffing

Download A Free Checklist To Help You Prepare For Your Next Interview

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Aug 3, 2017 4:15:00 PM

When it comes to an interview, there’s no such thing as being too prepared. That’s why we took the time to create this Printable Checklist to help you ace it and land the job of your dreams.

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Topics: Interviewing Tips, Interview Checklist, Job Interview, Get Hired, Workbox Staffing

10 Free Tools You Should Be Using In Your Job Search

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Jul 6, 2017 6:52:00 PM

Beginning a new job search can feel overwhelming. While there are plenty of resources online to help you along the way, where do you start? We’ve composed a list of some of the best free tools that will help you land that next job, the no-nonsense way.

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Topics: Resume Tips, Resume, Job Seeker, Find a Job, Get Hired

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

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

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

Spring Cleaning for Your Resume

Posted by Dave Grubbs

Feb 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When most people think about spring cleaning, they picture cleaning out closets, putting up winter blankets and clothes while bringing out spring wardrobes, or reinvigorating their gardens through pruning and adding new plants. Believe it or not, this should apply to parts of your professional life as well. Specifically, you should commit to spring cleaning for your resume. This is necessary if you’re considering a new position, but it can be just as important to be ready for the worst case scenario, like needing to find a new job.

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Topics: Resume, Job Description, Job Search, Get Hired, Find a Job

How to Prepare for a Video Interview

Posted by Brooke Thielke

Feb 24, 2017 10:32:20 AM

There’s something extra nerve-wracking about interviewing for a job via online video. It’s hard to replace the intuition you feel when being in the same room as someone, and while you already have nerves wrecking your brain, you could continuously worry about sound, picture quality, and other technical glitches along with the usual job interview jitters.

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Topics: Tech, Technology, Interviewing Tips, Interview, Job Interview, Get Hired

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