Archive | September, 2012

Didn’t hear back after applying for a job? A few possible reasons why:

It isn’t uncommon, unfortunately, for job seekers to apply for a job and never hear anything.  Even the most qualified candidates sometimes just don’t hear back.  You may just accept this fact as part of the process and not give it a second thought.  Or – especially if you were particularly excited about a certain […]

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Temp Workers Make a Huge Comeback

The staffing industry, amidst a down economy, continues to grow, and the media continues to report on this growth.  A recent article appeared in U.S. News about the strong growth the industry is experiencing.  While companies continue to struggle to hire the way they did pre-recession, the staffing industry has almost completely regained their workers […]

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Work getting you down? Here are some tips on how to beat work stress.

No matter your job, it’s hard to escape stress at the work place.  Of course you can’t completely eliminate stress from your day-to-day, but there are several methods to help contain it and make it more manageable. Commit yourself to having a healthy work-life balance. There were times when the boundaries between work life and […]

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10 Funny Work-Related Quotes

1.    Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance? 2.    If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves. 3.    A good rule of thumb is if you’ve made it to thirty-five and your job still requires you to wear a name tag, you’ve […]

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Are some of your unanswered questions keeping you from using a staffing firm?

If you’ve never worked with a staffing firm, you might be missing out on the benefits such a relationship can provide to enhance your career.  Maybe you’ve just never thought about it, or maybe you have a few reservations.  Here are a couple of common misconceptions about staffing firms that, once corrected, might change your […]

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