Category Archives: Careers

Getting Hired Over 50

Posted: December 12, 2016 at 8:30 am

Let’s face it. Americans are obsessed with youth. All things being equal, most hiring managers tend to choose a younger person instead someone over fifty. There are many fields, like advertising and fashion that target younger buyers, where employers assume

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Holiday Jobs 2016: ‘Tis the season to be hired.

Posted: October 31, 2016 at 9:00 am

Holiday jobs are great opportunities for job seekers to bring earn some extra income and relieve financial pressure while looking for a full time job. It’s also a good way to add some additional experience to your resume and make some connections at a company that could lead to a permanent position. 

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What Are Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)?

Posted: October 3, 2016 at 9:00 am

You may never have heard the term Applicant Tracking System (ATS), but it’s something you need to know about, because when you apply for a job over the internet your resume is probably being read by an ATS. An ATS is a computer program that scans, reads and selects resumes of potential candidates before a… Read More »

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7 Job Interview Questions You Should be Asking

Posted: August 8, 2016 at 9:46 am

You should always prepare yourself for the questions you might get asked in a job interview…and how you are going to answer them. Doing your homework will give you confidence and help prevent embarrassment. But beware. If all you do during your interview is answer questions without asking any yourself, you’re going to come across… Read More »

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How to Answer 3 Difficult Interview Questions

Posted: July 25, 2016 at 9:08 am

You’ve done your due diligence and it’s paid off: you’ve landed a job interview. Interviews can be extremely nerve-wracking, so it is best to prepare for them in advance. To help ease your nerves and ensure that you ace the interview, you should prepare answers to possible interview questions and rehearse them in advance.

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How Temping Can Help You Land a Full Time Job

Posted: May 31, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Job hunting can be stressful, especially when you are unemployed. In today’s market many companies choose to hire temporary employees, commonly referred to as temps, in lieu of full time employees. When job searching, think carefully before you dismiss postings for temporary jobs and only focus on those postings that are advertising for full time… Read More »

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5 Ways to Increase Your Productivity

Posted: February 9, 2016 at 9:34 pm

Distraction is everywhere thanks to the internet and smart phones. It’s amazing any of us get anything done at work. Except some people still manage to get the job done well, and they get it done on time. Turn off your Facebook notifications for fifteen minutes, and we’ll share their secrets with you.

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