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Online Preparations for your Job Interview

Preparing for your interview starts long before you put on your navy blue suit and drive to the company to nervously meet with the hiring manager. To make the best first impression, start before the first impression even happens. Today’s social media rich world can give job seekers an advantage if they learn how to… Read more »

What Job Seekers are Looking for: Are You Offering It?

Are you able to provide the things job seekers are looking for when they apply for a job with your business? If you aren’t able to give applicants what they need they will likely not accept your job and move on to another company. Here are the five things job seekers want most and suggestions… Read more »

How to Transition from Freelance to Full Time

While the job market faced uncertainty for the last several years many job seekers turned to freelance work to help supplement their living. Now as things are beginning to improve, what is the best way to transition back into the market as a full time employee? Here are several tips to help you along the… Read more »

How to Drive Traffic to Your Website

We all know that modern companies must have an internet presence to compete in today’s market. For many small and medium sized companies outsourcing this function is impractical. So how do you, as a business owner, make your website effective and drive traffic to it? Here are three tips to making sure you get readers.… Read more »

Don’t Go Down Like The Titanic

In 1912, the RMS Titanic became the most infamous ship in history as it struck an iceberg causing the unsinkable vessel to promptly sink. The deadliest disaster in the history civilian sea travel has been used as a metaphor for our own country’s economic crisis lately. There are lessons to be learned from the story… Read more »

With Social Media Timing is Everything

Making the most of social media is about more than just posting content and responding to commenters and messages. Studies show that the timing of your post can affect readership and whether or not you get your message across to the right audience. The link shortening site Bit.ly, used by many for Twitter or Facebook,… Read more »

Pinterest: Pin Your Way to a New Job

Pinterest has grown faster than any other stand-alone social media site in the last couple of years. Individuals are using it to share visual representations of their hobbies and interests and discover new things. Companies are also beginning to join the Pinterest band wagon. Is it possible to use this site to find a new… Read more »

EPL Insurance: Are You Covered?

You are already aware of the necessary insurances you need to carry to run your business, but if you haven’t heard of EPLI or Employment Practices Liability Insurance you may wish to learn about it. This insurance can protect you from litigation against your company in relation to employment issues from potential, current, or former… Read more »

Your resume: Focus on results not daily tasks

Writing a resume is an art form. Employers do not want to see a list of your skills or the tasks you’ve performed on a daily basis. Today’s resume needs to provide more information. Focus your resume on the results of your job functions rather than daily tasks and your background will be more attractive… Read more »

8 Questions you should be asking in an interview

Most of us know to expect the typical questions in an interview. We also know we should ask several questions in return. Keep in mind that you are interviewing the company as well. Here are 8 suggestions to ask before, during and after the interview to dig deeper. Who will be conducting the interview? Before… Read more »