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Interview Thank You Note 101

Today we are revisiting a popular topic in the staffing industry, so welcome to Interview Thank You Note 101. Imagine you just finished a stressful 2 hour in-person interview for your dream job. You’re wondering if and when to send a thank you note, and if you do send one you’re trying to figure out
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Why You're Not Getting Past The First Interview

Searching for a job can be one of the most stressful times in your life, and can be made even more stressful when you’re not getting past the first interview. After interviewing for multiple positions and not making it past that initial prescreen or first interview, you can be left feeling confused and discounted. That’s
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LinkedIn Profile Basics: A Step by Step Checklist

We’re back with another blog post, and today we are covering Linkedin Profile Basics. Linkedin is a great resource to use not only to find a job but to build connections with like-minded professionals in your industry and beyond. Building out your LinkedIn profile is key to standing out to both potential recruiters and connections.
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The Best Ways to Refresh Your Resume

A good resume is your number one tool when it comes to any job search. Not only will you need to submit one for 99.9% of job applications out there, but a resume also acts as a first impression to recruiters, hiring managers, and potential employers. Basically, your resume is a crucial piece to your
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What hiring managers are looking for in 2022

In the age of online applications and ATS algorithms, it can be easy to get caught up in making your resume absolutely perfect for the role before even applying. Hiring managers are looking for experienced applicants, yes, but the good news is they’re also looking for soft skills. For example, people who are willing to
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Communicating with Remote Teams in 2022

We took a look at this topic a couple of years ago, but now it’s time to chat about communicating with remote teams in 2022. When remote work became the norm in 2020 it took us all by storm, but now this has been our day-to-day for nearly two and half years. So what have
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Interviewing with Different Personas

Everyone has their go-to interview tips (including us, duh). Arrive (or log on) early, prepare good questions, send a follow-up thank you note, etc. we’ve heard them all… But here’s something different: have you ever received advice on interviewing with different personas? You know, different people in different departments with different job titles. Ahhhh, something
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Being Strategic with LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn connections are a balance of people you know, people you want to know, and people who want to know you. Here are some tips to be strategic with your connections and get the most out of the platform to grow your professional network. Connecting with people First things first: log in to LinkedIn on
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