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4 Simple Ways to Refresh Your Resume in 2018

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Another new year is upon us, and for many people, it’s a chance to begin life anew, whether it’s with a new hobby, a new resolution, or even a new job. Whether you’re in between jobs and looking for work, or currently have a job but are passively looking for newer and better opportunities, it’s… Read more »

How to Make a Career Change Without Completely Disrupting Your Life

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People change careers for many reasons. It may be due to a lack of interest in the industry you’re in, a change in your personal values, or a change in career goals. Either way, changing career paths can have serious ramifications to your life. But it need not be as terrifying as you think. You… Read more »

5 Heartfelt Ways to Express Your Appreciation to Employees

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  Any smart business owner and manager knows that keeping great employees is more efficient and affordable than hiring and training new people. To do that, you need to make sure your employees feel engaged and motivated to work hard. In turn, this means going out of your way to express your appreciation to your… Read more »

Do These 3 Things to Make Yourself Irreplaceable at Work

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  Today’s job market is more competitive than it’s ever been. Everyone’s stacking qualifications and fluffing up their educational backgrounds, so much so that “overqualified” may be the new “qualified.” The internet has made it much easier for overqualified individuals to connect with an employer. But this is a double-edged sword, as it also makes… Read more »

How to Sabotage Your Next Interview: Say These 8 Things

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  With the pressure and stress that comes with a job interview, hiring managers all but expect candidates to make small mistakes here and there. The more time you spend looking for a job, the more likely you’re going to say something that’s a little odd or maybe off-topic during an interview. For the most… Read more »

What You Need to Know Before Asking About an Applicant’s Criminal History

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Depending on the nature of the job, it’s normal for employers to assess an applicant’s driving record, credit score and history, and even encounters with the law before making any hiring decisions.  But as more and more employers turn to third party agencies and investigators to handle the task of vetting potential employees, unanswered questions… Read more »

How to Get Hired For a Job You’re Not Completely Qualified For

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As a leading staffing agency in Wichita, KS, at Top Notch Personnel, we speak from experience when we say that most job postings follow a familiar pattern: an overview of the role followed by a list of requirements and qualifications. But these requirements can leave out people who could be great for the job, even… Read more »

3 Things You Need to Do Right After Your Job Interview

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So, you’re done with your interview. You did your best, said what you had to say and spoke about your accomplishments. You’re thrilled, nervous and all the more full of hope and energy for what’s to come. That’s great, but there’s still so much left to do even after a successful interview. Don’t let your momentum… Read more »

Make Your Shop Floor Management More Efficient with These 3 Techniques

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In today’s business world, communicating has never been easier thanks to the prevalence of smartphones, email, text messaging, and other digital media. Online messages render problems associated with time and distance obsolete, making business organizations more efficient in disseminating information and receiving feedback. But for many facilities that cater to production and assembly processes, optimizing… Read more »