Tag Archives: career motivation

Bad job? Maybe that’s not such a bad thing.

We’ve all had them. At some point or another, and probably more than once, we’ve endured what we considered to be a bad job. Sometimes, we don’t even realize it was a bad job until we get a good one and can consider it in retrospect. Bad jobs aren’t fun – but they can be […]

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5 Tips on How-to Use Your Lunch Break to Benefit Your Career

The idea of having a 9-5 job is no longer very realistic. More and more people find themselves working through their lunch breaks at their desks because of their current workload. A survey conducted by Right Management suggest that only 1/3 of American workers actually go out for lunch. You may be helping your work […]

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5 Types of People to Avoid in the Office

Whether you’ve started a new job or have been working at the same company for years, it’s important to become a part of the company culture and get to know your co-workers. By doing this, you are making connections, networking, and increasing your knowledge. There are 5 types of people you may need to avoid […]

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When Is It Time to Leave Your First Job?

After graduation, landing your first job is a huge accomplishment and a very exciting time in your career. You met new contacts, developed your skills, and gained valuable experience. Now that the honeymoon phase is over, you may be finding yourself restless. This stirs up the question “When Is It Time to Leave Your First […]

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Separate Yourself from Other Candidates

You have just come across this amazing job opportunity and have spent hours revising your resume. At this point, it seems like you’ve covered it all between tweaking your resume, perfecting every word in your cover letter and providing an impeccable list of references. But is it enough to set yourself apart as a job […]

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I am graduating in May… Now What?

Good news for upcoming college graduates as recent studies indicate a positive job outlook for job seekers in 2015. An improved economy and a continual trend of hiring young professionals are driving factors behind this shift. In order to put things into perspective, a recent survey from Michigan State University reveals hiring of college graduates […]

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Putting The Spotlight on Administrative Positions

If you are seeking new opportunities within the administrative field, then we have good news for you. By 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment for administrative assistants will increase by 13.2 percent. If you are a current job seeker, then this is something to keep in mind as many administrative related positions do […]

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The Best Way to Handle Job Rejection

We know that you receive plenty of feedback about the steps you take before getting the actual job, but for some reason not many people bring up the elephant in the room when it is all said and done- how to cope with rejection. And we know, just like in your relationships, getting rejected can […]

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Top Staffing Trends of 2015

Client and candidate behavior is constantly changing, which means trends within the staffing industry will continue to evolve as well to meet the needs of these consumers. Take a look at the following key staffing trends for 2015: Enhanced Social Media Presence: According to LinkedIn’s recent survey on Key Insights for Recruitment in 2015, 76% […]

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2015 Hiring Trends

The 2015 CareerBuilder U.S. Job Forecast has good news for people seeking jobs or raises. The study found that in 2014 hiring increased broadly, a trend that will continue in 2015. So what does that mean, specifically? Full-time hiring will increase by 12% from 2014, the best hiring outlook since before the recession. Particularly in […]

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