Tag Archive | "interview"

Why Experience Is Not Enough to Land the Job

Friday, May 22, 2015

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Your resume is the most impressive one in the recruiter’s pile. But when you meet your prospective employer for the interview, you avoid making eye contact, fiddle with your hair, mumble your words, or exhibit other signs that you lack confidence. Result: someone else who is less qualified — but makes a better in-person impression […]

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How to Prevent Getting Fired in 5 Steps

Monday, March 30, 2015

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You’ve heard the rumors: your company will be laying off employees. And maybe you think there’s nothing you can do about it.   But you’re wrong. Someone will make a decision about which workers to keep and which to let go. That decision will be based on how valuable or essential each person is to […]

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10 Free Sources for Resume Templates

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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The job counseling experts at Integrity Staffing solutions have pooled our vast experience in reading successful (and unsuccessful) resumes, and come up with our 10 top websites for pre-built resume and cover letter documents … all for FREE.   Instant Resume Templates Choose from 186 templates, which are organized by type of work (professional, academic, […]

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Is Your Online Presence Sabotaging Your Job Search?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Fact: 78% of recruiters “Google” candidates and 63% check them out on social media sites. Previously on our blog we’ve covered many ways you can make the Internet work to your advantage when you’re looking for a job. Today we’re going to discuss how it can be a big disadvantage if you don’t control your […]

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The Benefits of Working While in College

Monday, December 15, 2014

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Working part-time while you complete your education can bring many advantages, both in the present life and in your future success in life. At Integrity Staffing Solutions, we have placed many students on temporary, seasonal or part-time assignments that help them get a head start on their careers, learn life skills, or simply earn some […]

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What to Do When Your Boss Steals Your Thunder

Monday, November 10, 2014

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There is nothing more galling than to see someone else take credit for your achievements, especially when the perpetrator is your own boss. But what should you do about it? Stay quiet and let your efforts go unrecognized? Or speak up and risk ruining your chances of progressing within your organization? The main thing to […]

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The Negotiation Process Step 3: Discuss

Monday, November 3, 2014

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We’ve dedicated the last several posts to helping you become a better negotiator, and now we’ve reached the final stage: the discussion itself. Following is an outline of how to proceed, along with some tips and tricks for achieving your desired outcome. The Opening Both sides make an opening statement which introduces the main issues […]

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Find Your Negotiating Style for Employment Success

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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You might think that negotiation skills are only useful for securing a good starting salary or pay raise. But that’s just the beginning. How about when you are looking to be awarded that plum assignment, brokering a compromise in a workplace dispute or trying to impress by winning a valuable contract with a new client? […]

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Procrastination and Lack of Confidence

Monday, September 22, 2014

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In the last post, we discussed the fears that cause procrastination, and the basic human needs that cause the fears. Those needs could range from putting bread on the table, to creating a financial safety net, to gaining the respect of others. When we fear those needs won’t be met, it’s very difficult to develop […]

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Be a Detective and Track Down More Job Opportunities

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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It’s no accident that the “hidden” job market is so named. The vast majority of jobs available are never advertised and so never seen by many job seekers. To tap into this market, you need to think like an investigator solving a crime or uncovering information for a client. Hunt for clues, follow leads and […]

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