Not Sure Whether to Apply for a Job You Don’t Meet All the Requirements For?
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Not Sure Whether to Apply for a Job You Don’t Meet All the Requirements For?

It’s a common situation for any job seeker. You find a great position at a great company. One catch: you don’t meet all the listed requirements. Should you apply anyway? In most cases, the simple answer is “yes.” Often, there is little downside to stretching yourself a bit and going after a job slightly out…

Watch Out for These Red Flags in Job Descriptions
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Watch Out for These Red Flags in Job Descriptions

Job searches often get frustrating. Feelings of demoralization can lead you to attack any potential position, no matter how unpromising it seems. But don’t get desperate. Watch out for red flags in job descriptions and stay away from scams and other wastes of time. Unemployment represents a scary time in any worker’s life. Given the…

How Will You Impact the Bottom Line If Offered a Job?

How Will You Impact the Bottom Line If Offered a Job?

When you interview for a job, your goal is to convince the hiring manager you’re the best candidate. Since the ultimate purpose of every employee is to enhance business operations so the company is more profitable, you can increase your chances of being hired by showcasing how you’ll make a positive impact on the organization’s…

A Good Fit – Staffing firms have this temp coming back for more

We’d like to reprint and share this article from Kendra Payne.  You can find the original article at http://www.staffingindustry.com/Research-Publications/Publications/Staffing-Industry-Review/December-2012/The-Other-Side.  We hope you enjoy the article.   I have relied on staffing agencies to locate work for me since I graduated from high school. They have been a good fit for me, even today. The firms…

Getting the Best from Your Temporary Staffing Recruiter or How to Ruin Your Chance of Getting a Job

I have often wondered why many people have different expectations when interviewing with staffing firms than they would with about any other hiring organization.  Perhaps it is because most people don’t really understand what a recruiter does.  Ever heard someone complain about a recruiter “not finding them a job?” Yes, times have changed.  Twenty or…