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7 Deadly Interview Sins

Written by: Ashley Proctor Want to have a successful interview? Avoid these deadly mistakes. Lust: to have an intense desire or need I’m sure at one point in time or another, we have all disliked our job. Because we disliked our job, we were itching for something new, but how far were you willing to…

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Interview Coming Up? Be Prepared for these 7 Questions.

Written by: Ashley Proctor As an IT recruiting firm, we understand that interview questions for IT professionals are very different than the standardized questions you may find during your preparation. Because we understand the need for IT interview prep help, we compiled a list of common technical questions that should help prepare you for an…

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10 Things that Require Zero Talent

Written by: Ashley Proctor Have you been thinking of ways you can stand out to leadership? Itching for a promotion? You don’t have to have the most experience in the office, have all the answers or even have the most skill. Training yourself to live by these ten things without even thinking about it will…

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5 Job Search Tips Going Out of Style in 2017

Written by: Ashley Proctor Now-a-days there are a ton of platforms providing advice. From blogs, advice columns, Tweets, email subscriptions etc. During your job search, you are going to receive a lot of advice. There is an old saying that goes, “all advice is not good advice.” This still stands true in 2017. Be aware…

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5 Tips to Make Yourself More Accessible to Recruiters

In the 2013 job market, it’s extremely challenging to stand out as a job seeker. There are thousands of job applications online and hundreds of people apply to each position. You need to make yourself readily available to recruiters. Not going above and beyond is the easiest way to fall through the cracks in your…

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5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Writing your resume is simple, right? You just open up a Word document and start dumping your responsibilities, a few metrics and just the right amount of keywords onto the page. And voila, that pesky task is done. Wrong! Resumes are strategic marketing communications that must be created thoughtfully and with oomph. Books are written…

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How to Impress Your Boss on Your First Day

Want to make a great first impression on your first day of work? Then you must put yourself in your new manager’s shoes. The perspective you have as a new employee can be very different than that of your manager’s. While on the first day you want to impress your new boss, you also want…

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5 Job Search Tips Going Out of Style in 2014

During your job search, you’re going to receive a lot advice. Some of this advice is going to help you land jobs, while some of it might set you back. Whether it’s advice you receive from your mother or even a tip you get from a recruiter, some of it won’t guarantee job search success….

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3 Rules For Remote Workers

Work in blocks of time Take your day and break it up into chunks of time. Spend a few minutes every morning (or afternoon if you’re a Night Owl like Aaron Levie) to map out your day. Give yourself reasonable amounts of time for each task with some breathing room between tasks. Give yourself space…

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How To Get A Job Before It’s Posted

It’s a story every job seeker has to tell. You find the perfect job opening. You apply. And then you wait. And wait. And wait. Just because an organization wants to hire doesn’t mean it’s in any rush to fill its open slots. But a new study by three economists underscores that the flip side…

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