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So you want to change careers, but where do you start? Changing careers can be easier said than done, especially since so many employers are looking for prior experience. We have a few tips for you if you to make this change easier. In our example, an Office Manager wants to become a Chef. Educate… Read more »

While it’s always a good idea to take time to reflect on your career choices, the key to success is meaningful action. Being overly detail-oriented can put you at risk for being stagnant in your professional growth. As you embark on your next career move, here are three signs you may be overthinking your decisions… Read more »

Today’s college graduates are in a pickle: they need a job to gain experience but they also need experience to get the job! While education and internships are helpful, they often don’t compare to real world work experience from an employer’s perspective.  Working through college can help with this problem, while earning some money! Here’s… Read more »

As a recruiting firm, our incoming calls from prospective applicants can take all sorts of directions: “I’ve never done this before, what’s the process?” “I’m responding to your ad…. (insert job here)” “I just need a job! “ And, every now again, we hear: “Why should I waste my time applying with you?” We hear… Read more »

Life happens. It’s bound to get in the way of our jobs eventually! Whether the situation was out of your control or was a result of your actions, there is a right and wrong way to talk about what caused the gaps in your work history. As recruiters, we do our best to learn your… Read more »

Your job search doesn’t end once the interview is over. There are a number of steps to follow even after your in-person interview. Even the smallest gesture can make a big difference when it comes to effectively selling yourself as a candidate and highlighting what makes you uniquely qualified for a job. Fortunately, there are… Read more »

As a staffing agency, we are always looking for candidates to fill our open jobs. We currently have over 1,300 resumes on file from this year alone. That’s a lot of resumes to look through! It can be easy to get overlooked with that many resumes to compete with. Luckily, there are several things that… Read more »

Why do you want to work here? It’s a common interview question, but also one that can be challenging to answer, especially when you try to wing it. Not preparing a solid response to this question is risky because it could make all the difference in whether a potential employer extends a job offer to… Read more »

Unemployment is at a 50 year low across the country (See the full statistics at http://www.ncsl.org/research/labor-and-employment/national-employment-monthly-update.aspx). This means that the people that employers are looking for (you!) are most likely already working. Finding a job can sometimes feel like a full time job in itself, making it hard to juggle around already working. With a… Read more »