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Job Search During COVID-19: Eight Tips

Right now times are very uncertain and stressful. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. More job loss is certain, and those still employed are feeling uncertain about whether their companies will last through […]

 

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New Job Anxiety: 4 Tips To Keep It Under Control

You did it! You made it through the interview, your references checked out and you got hired. You’ve made it through the hardest part, right? Well, maybe. You may experience new job anxiety. The first few days on a new job are always tough. You don’t know anyone and you might feel a little overwhelmed. […]

 

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How To Create A Job Reference Page

What Employers Want in References So what’s the big deal about a job reference page? And why does EVERY job you apply to ask for them? Employers aren’t asking to be annoying, promise! The reason job references are so important is employers want to know about your work habits from past employers. Learning this information […]

 

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Office Job Interview Tips: How to Prepare

Occupational Outlook: Office Support Jobs It goes without saying. Office  support is key to the efficient operation of a department or company.  Of the top 25 largest number of projected job openings in WI, Wisconsin WORKnet ranks office clerks number 6 on the list through the year 2024. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the median […]

 

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Resume Do’s and Don’ts: Tips for a Job-Winning Resume

Are you ready to start your job search, but new to the workforce? Maybe you are ready for a new position or want to work in a different field. Regardless of your reason for launching a new job search—whether working on your own or with a professional staffing agency—your resume will be a key factor […]

 

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Busted! Job Placement Agency Myths: The Real Truth

In addition to your own attempts at finding employment, you might consider consulting a job placement agency. You might have heard some information about staffing agencies—in spite of their ever-increasing popularity—that would rate a place in the job search filing system under “myths.” Like most job seekers, though, you do not have time for myths. Busting […]

 

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What Do You Know About Our Company? How to Answer

What do you know about our company? 47% of people that interview for a job have little or no knowledge of the company they are interviewing with. It’s not the interviewers job to educate you on the company – it’s yours. Follow these three easy research tips to prepare a smart answer to the interview question […]

 

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Tell Me About Yourself: What to Say in an Interview

“Tell me about yourself.” When an interviewer asks you about yourself, he or she doesn’t necessarily want to know where you were born, what your hobbies are or a laundry list of your job skills.  In reality this is an extremely important question.  What this question really means is, ‘Tell me something that will matter to […]

 

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Applying for an Administrative Assistant Job Tips

After choosing a field you love and getting the education and skills you need to succeed, how do you show employers you’re the perfect candidate? Here are tips on applying for an administrative assistant job:  1. Your Cover Letter For starters, you’ll need an impeccable cover letter. Typically an employer gives each applicant’s resume and […]

 

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