How and When to Place an Internship on Your Clerical Resume

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For many recent graduates and college students, obtaining an internship is the first step toward stable future employment. The current job market in America is competitive at best, and discouraging at worst. This is especially true if you have little on-the-job experience. For this reason, you should never hide an internship at the bottom of… Read more »

Can Bad Credit Keep You from Landing the Job? Here’s What You Need to Know

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When you’re about to land an employment opportunity that you’re really excited about, the last thing you want to deal with is your past coming back and threatening your chances at landing the job. If you squirm in your seat every time that a prospective employer mentions a credit check, trust that you’re not alone…. Read more »

Connections, Connections! Sometimes It’s All About Who You Know

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Have you ever wondered why finding a job can be so difficult, even when you have all of the right qualifications? Sometimes, landing the perfect position is less about resume strength and more about connections. In fact, 70% of all people hired in 2016 were considered because they had a connection. When you are in… Read more »

Everything You Should Know About Conducting a Mock Job Interview

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Like any other skill or talent, you can get better at job interviews with practice and patience. In fact, it’s always a good idea to conduct a mock job interview before going to the real thing. A mock interview helps you “get in the zone,” allowing you to practice things like: Answers to common interview… Read more »

No One Will Take Charge of Your Career But You

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It seems that everyone knows it’s important to grow your career. The only question, however, is how. Unfortunately, it’s no longer enough to work hard and be loyal to your employer. In fact, you may have a co-worker you know doesn’t work as hard as you do or isn’t as smart, but keeps getting promoted… Read more »

Breathe New Life into an Old Resume with These 5 Steps

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Whether you want to switch jobs or careers, or simply want to re-enter the workforce after taking a break, you need to revise your existing resume. More specifically, you should update the things that have changed since the last time you actively sought work. You don’t have to rewrite your entire resume. Instead, follow these… Read more »

3 Exciting Reasons to Find a Job in the Manufacturing Industry

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When you think of jobs in the manufacturing industry, the image that probably comes to mind is working in an assembly line and performing repetitive tasks. Assembly line jobs, however, are just a small part of the overall manufacturing industry. In this guide, we go over 3 reasons why you should look into the many… Read more »

Here’s How to Knock Your Second Interview Out of the Park!

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Make no mistake about it, getting asked to come for a second interview is good news. This means that you are seriously being considered for the role based on the success of your first interview. The initial meeting went by without a hitch, but what can you expect in your second session? What exactly wasn’t… Read more »

Close the Skill Gap in Your Resume by Following These 4 Steps

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A successful job seeker in today’s job market is someone who stands out as the ideal candidate for a certain position. Although no one is perfect, the next best thing you can do is improve how recruiters and hiring managers see your application by tailoring your cover letter and resume for the specific job you’re… Read more »