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How can a daily declaration get you hired?

You have probably heard me mention in my prior blogs the terms “Daily Declaration (DD)” and “Statement of Intent (SOI).” These terms may be something entirely new to you or you could have heard of something similar in books such as “The Secret” and “Think and Grow Rich” (both of which I highly recommend!).  The…

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The top ways NOT to be hired on your temp assignment

The most common reasons I have seen temps not get hired recently are: 1) Not showing up on time 2) Asking to leave early and/or asking to change your hours early on 3) Not showing enthusiasm regarding the position or the job 4) Sharing too much personal information or inappropriate information too soon 5) Complaining…

The little things

It really can be the little things that make the biggest difference in whether or not you get the job. This goes for people who are interviewing, as well as people who are temping. I have a lot of people ask me: “Why didn’t I get hired?” Sometimes I can give them the reason and…

Hot Job for Recent Grads: Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Many of the articles I am reading about the job market point in one direction: SPECIALIZATION. The more specialized your skills are, the better your chances are of getting a job in the next 10 to 20 years. In particular, one field is growing extensively and there are not enough job seekers to fill the…

Proper Reference Etiquette

When an employer or recruiter is checking a reference we are looking for three key components: What the reference says in response to our question about you. The tone with which the reference talks about their experience working with you. The length of the answer that reference gives in response to a question. Part of…

When should you start putting your resume together?

I often see people in this market who are unexpectedly laid off or terminated and therefor, they do not have a resume prepared. This can cost them valuable time in finding their next position. With the current economic condition, it is critical to strike while the iron is hot. If you see a position posted…

What are Employers Looking for on your Resume?

•Is it neat, clean and easy to read •STABILITY •A clear easy to read format and font with dates on the right hand side of the page and important information bulleted and technical skills listed at the bottom •RESULTS! What results have you produced •Reputable schools and companies •Clear and concise writing skills •WORD format!

How do you avoid getting a job offer rescinded?

1) Always advise your recruiter or potential employer if you may have any misdemeanors or other potential issues with your background check in ADVANCE 2) Always cross check your employment dates and only list months if required on your resume. If your months are off even slightly this can have your offer rescinded 3) If…

What are employers looking for?

Can you do the job? Do you have the right skills for the job? Do you fit into the environment/culture of the company? If you can effectively communicate that you can do the job and that you have the right skills and that you can fit in, then the job is yours. So why do…

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