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Out Of Work Longer Than Six Months? (How To Address It)

Out of work for longer than six months can be a problem for professionals. The findings of the latest unemployment report makes it difficult for job seekers to explain why they are still unemployed. With the unemployment rate at 4.6% job seekers are now faced with a shrinking job market. Being unemployed for longer than… Read more »

It Is Never Too Late To Improve Customer Service

The image of many companies today starts at the front desk or on the telephone. This is the first exposure your client or customers have of your company. Many will agree on the importance of customer service as this continues to be an area that is often neglected by employers. Is It Too Late To… Read more »

Making Good Business Decisions

Growing and sustaining sales is the goal of every business owner. There is nothing more gratifying than for an owner to experience success. One of the most challenging parts of business ownership is the pricing of your products or services. Determining your price should not be a guessing game; but rather an educated, well researched… Read more »

Why Don’t Companies Provide Feedback To Me After My Interview?

Why don’t companies provide feedback to me after my interview? This is a question job seekers often ask? What immediately comes to mind is the thought of poor business etiquette or poor soft skills on the part of the interviewer. As a job candidate you have made it to the face to face interview phase of… Read more »

Contract Employees: A New Employee Model Has Emerged

Contract Employees have emerged  as the new employee model for employers. Looking at labor statistics there are between 5 million and 40 million people in this country who are choosing flexible hours of employment. We call these employees Contractors, Temps or Contingent Workers. Whatever you choose to call them employers are viewing these professionals as… Read more »

College Grads Find Success In Using Social Media To Find Jobs

College Grads find success in using social media to find jobs. Nearly 38% of college students plan to seek employment using LinkedIn, up from 5% last year. Slightly more than 15% plan to use Facebook, up from 7%. No longer do students just wait for visiting campus recruiters to learn about job possibilities. Companies need… Read more »

Behavioral Interview Tips

Behavioral interview tips are needed to be effective. Behavioral Interviews are a key component of the interview process for many companies. This interview is usually conducted by HR Professionals and sometimes a Hiring Manager. Behavioral interviews are designed to ask the candidate questions where the response should be how they handled or would handle a circumstance… Read more »

5 Ways To Successfully Navigate The New Job Market

The latest jobs market report published stated that 175,000 new jobs were added in February. This is great news but we are still strapped with an unemployment rate of 6.7%. Depending on which Job Board you look at there are quite a number of job opportunities listed so the question remains how do you navigate… Read more »