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When Is The Best Time To Find A Job?

Are you stuck in a job you don’t enjoy or are you looking for a fresh career challenge in a different industry? With such a competitive job market, it can be hard to find a job in Denver and it’s important to use every strategy you can to get ahead. Certain times of the year […]

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Why Every Employer Should Use a Staffing Agency

If you’re an employer looking to fill an important position, you may wonder what staffing agencies have to offer. After all, you are a capable person: don’t you have a discerning enough eye to find the right fit yourself? It is possible to find a good employee for the position, but consider what a staffing […]

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When is the best time to search for new talent?

If you are an employer who is recently or soon will be understaffed, you may wonder when the best time to start the job search is. Do you want until you need the new talent or do you hire and get them trained before the old employee leaves? If you are in this dilemma, read […]

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7 Job Hunting Tips for College Grads

Congratulations! You made it through college and earned your degree. But there isn’t much time to rest on your laurels- before you’ve even gotten to hang up your cap and gown, we guarantee somebody will be asking you if you have a job lined up yet. Fear not- here are 7 helpful hints for how […]

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Looking for a Job While Still Employed: Is it OK?

If you are ready to begin searching for a new job, it is common wisdom to start looking while you are still employed. But how do you take that plunge and start sending out your resume without word potentially getting back to your employer? And is it good practice to even begin your job search […]

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Interview for a Mutual Fit

Work relationships are called relationships for a reason: to thrive, there needs to be respect, compatibility, shared goals and values, and mutual excitement. The job hunt is a lot like dating, and when you accept an offer, you truly are starting a new relationship. But just like with friends and partners, the relationship can’t be […]

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Are You an Overqualified Applicant? Here's What to Do.

You’ve likely heard the great news: more jobs are being added to the economy at a rapid pace. What you may not realize is that today’s job market is very competitive. Not only are jobs being added to the industry, but the unemployment rate is dropping, and the competition is fierce in the industry. A […]

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What to Do When Your Job Is Stressing You Out!

Work and stress seem to go hand-in-hand. Project deadlines, productivity goals and complications with your boss or co-workers can send your stress levels through the roof. A recent study from the American Psychological Association found that over one third of American workers are battling chronic work stress. Not only is this stress costing billions of […]

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3 Career Planning Tips You Need to Know

The New Year is here, and it’s time to sit down and think about your career plan. Starting the New Year fresh with optimism and the right path to career advancement will allow you to be in the driver’s seat of your career. It’s 2016, and for some, it’s time to make career changes. Call […]

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5 Steps to Landing your Dream Job

Everyone has a dream job in mind. This may be working for a Fortune 500 company, or it may be simply advancing your current career. A dream job can be found if you have the proper direction and drive to achieve it. Need a little assistance landing your dream job in Denver, CO? We can […]

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Why the Hiring Process Takes So Long

When the economy is going well, you’ll notice that well over 200,000 jobs are added each month. Just look at the month of November when there were more than 211,000 jobs added to the United States economy. This signals a great rebound for the country, but there are still many people that are unemployed and […]

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Should You Take The Job Reference Check Seriously

In their quest to find the ideal job candidate, managers often skip the reference check, or hand the job over to HR. But with all the time and money spent on the recruiting and hiring of candidates, it’s important to make an informed decision. A reference check can help you do that. Staffing Agency in […]

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4 Tips to Improve Non Verbal Communication

Your nonverbal communication in the workplace has a direct reflection on you. Sending the right signals is a must in today’s competitive job market, and the wrong signals can have an impact on your career proposals. Staffing Agency Denver, CO Preparing yourself for a new job and office environment? Contact a staffing agency in Denver, […]

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5 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

First impressions are everything. Within just a few seconds of meeting, people will judge and form an opinion of value, and that opinion will likely never change. You only get one chance at making a first impression, so it’s important to make it count. Here are five ways to ensure that you make a great […]

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Hiring Managers! The 2016 Salary Guide is here!

With 2016 right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about salaries going into the new year. As a hiring manager, it’s important to stay on top of the latest hiring trends and starting salary ranges in the most in demand fields. What can we expect in 2016? Base Salaries Will Rise In 2015, […]

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Is Your Resume Skills Section the Best It Can Be?

Your resume will get your foot in HR’s door and give you a chance to land a job. The goal of your resume is to impress the hiring manager who is sifting through countless other resumes to find the perfect applicant for the job. The skills section is one of the most important parts of […]

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Avoid these Salary Negotiation Mistakes

Salary negotiations are a very delicate matter. When negotiating a salary with a potential candidate, there are a few things that you never want to do. Hiring managers have routinely held all of the power in the negotiation process, but a lack of talent in particular industries has caused a shift in the negotiation process. […]

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10 Ways to Relax at Work

Being stressed at work leads to burn-out, which is what every company wants to avoid. The Employment Solutions experts in Columbus, frequently recommend to both employees and employers that it’s imperative for employees to decompress while at work in order to maintain a healthy work environment and keep productivity up. Here are 10 ways to […]

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Stay Away from these 6 Resume Buzzwords

The Employment Solutions team routinely offers guidance and advice on how to create compelling resumes that highlight a prospective employee’s positive attributes, background and skills. Your application materials are typically the first impression any employer will have of you, so it must be free of spelling and grammatical errors and written with substance versus fluff. […]

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It's Time to Take Charge of Your Professional Development!

In today’s job market, you are expected to be proactive in encouraging your professional growth to  benefit both you and your employer. The more you know, the more productive and independent you will be, which is what employers expect to see in their valued employees. If you choose to ignore investing in your professional development, […]

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Networking Do’s and Don'ts

Being successful in today’s job market requires a commitment to networking. Networking entails connecting with those in your industry to gain knowledge, identify goals and obtain contacts that can help you move forward with your career aspirations. Temp Agency in Fort Collins Are you an effective networker? Do you have the skills it takes to […]

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3 Things that Make You a Great Manager

Supervising employees isn’t as easy as it seems when you are trying to promote a productive workplace, offer constructive criticism about work performance and keep the employees happy working alongside you. The Employment Solutions team has worked with individuals seeking positions in management and shared valuable advice as to how they can excel in their […]

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4 Group Activities to Break Up Monotony!

Your company’s workplace environment can become a humdrum existence for your employees, if your employees are not engaged with the company or their coworkers. Productivity and the quality of work will suffer in a boring work environment. In fact, you may actually lose valued employees if they feel unmotivated or unconnected at work. At Employment […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Office Space

Your office space has a direct impact on your productivity. Walking into an office space that is cluttered and in disarray will hamper your entire day. If you set up your space properly, you’ll be more productive and motivated all day long. A few tweaks can help you make the most out of your office […]

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The Best and Worst Cities to Find a Job in 2015

There are cities filled with job opportunities and other big cities that seemingly have no employment opportunities available. Every year, these cities change as a city’s economy grows or contracts, and in 2015, there are several cities that you’ll find where employment is thriving. Which cities are the best cities to find a job in […]

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How to Stay Positive When Work Stress Skyrockets

The saying goes “this too shall pass,” but when stress at work skyrockets, it’s hard to see past the storm. Whether you’ve been battling stress for months or your boss just kicked it into overdrive last week, it’s important to remember that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Staying positive is […]

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5 Tips to Prioritize Your Day

Distractions are everywhere in the workplace. Your co-workers are asking you questions, your phone is ringing off the hook, and your boss wants that pile of paperwork done yesterday. Every day, you face an onslaught of distractions that can make your workday move at a sluggish pace. Employment Agency in Longmont, CO When something comes […]

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Yes or No: Will Leveraging A New Job Offer Work In Your Favor?

You just received a job offer from an employer, and it beats your current employer’s offer by a longshot. Should you leverage the new offer to bargain for more perks? You may walk away with more vacation time, higher pay and possibly even a promotion. Or, you might wind up burning bridges and damaging your […]

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When You Start Your Career

You start a career with the intention of it being a life-long decision, but life gets in the way and before you know it, you want a career change. Some professionals enter into a career and simply grow out of it or the field becomes obsolete or is less in demand. Longmont CO Temp Agency […]

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Tips to Answering that Tough Interview Question

You get called in for an interview. Everything is going great – until the interviewer asks you a question and you draw a blank. Maybe it’s nerves. Maybe you simply don’t know how to answer the question. In either case, your silence is doing you more harm than good. Whether you’re applying for a permanent […]

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How to Make Your Meetings More Productive

In a typical work week, managers spend roughly 20 hours in meetings. In most cases, those meetings just lead to more meetings. With the right strategies in place, meetings can be more productive and take up fewer hours in your work week. At our Denver Employment Solutions office, we spend our fair share of time […]

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4 Things to Know about Hiring & Retaining Generation Z

Just as you’re getting accustomed to Generation Y, Generation Z is going to emerge in the field. Regarded as the second wave of millennials, the generation will account for 20% of the workforce by 2020. How will Generation Z affect the workforce? This generation has different wants and desires that will make the hiring and […]

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11 Tips to Help You Focus at Work

Maintaining focus is becoming increasingly difficult at work. Not only can you chat with employees, but your mobile phone gives you access to kids, spouses and best friends. Even a quick social media update can throw your focus off for the rest of the hour. Turning into a productivity pro requires a little help. A […]

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7 Tips for Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

In a perfect world, you’d get along well with all of your co-workers, but in the real world, things rarely work out this way. Miscommunication and hurt feelings will eventually cause issues. The key is to resolve the conflict before it gets out of hand or progresses into a larger problem down the road.  Employment […]

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Should You Consider Hiring Recent Graduates?

One of the biggest questions hiring managers have is whether or not to hire recent graduates. With over 1.8 million graduates with a bachelor’s degree expected in 2015, there is talent available. The biggest question is the level of experience these graduates will have. Most graduates will only know the fundamentals to fill a position […]

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8 Things to Expect from a Second Interview

You’ve had the initial interview, and the potential employer is so impressed that you’re invited back for a second interview. This means that you’re a serious candidate for the job, but you really have to sell yourself as the company is still looking at other prospects. This is nothing to be worried about, and you […]

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7 Ways you Can Make a Bad Work Day Better

Not every day is sunshine and rainbows. You may have had a restless night, or you may have overslept – it happens. Even the most eager person that loves their job will have a bad day and get a case of the Monday blues. Our expert recruiters and staffing consultants want to help you. Our […]

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7 Skills you Need to Have in Today's Job Market

You’re entering today’s job market, but you’re not sure of the skills you need to find success in the current job market. While it’s impossible to list every skill based on your career, there are 7 skills that most employers will look for in potential job candidates. Computer Literacy Computers are a part of everyday […]

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6 Ways to Deal with Office Gossip

Sometimes, walking into the office can feel like high school all over again. People love to gossip, but it’s not acceptable for a manager to allow it. The longer gossip is allowed to remain, the more it can become corrosive to the work environment. Looking for staffing solutions in Colorado? Call our Fort Collins temporary […]

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3 Summer Challenges for Hiring Managers

Hiring managers always expect the summer to bring many new challenges. When many college graduates start applying for jobs, it is often during the early summer months right after graduation. People also tend to move during the summer months because their kids are out of school at this time. Are you experiencing a high turn […]

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Should You Be Yourself in a Job Interview?

For each job to which you apply, there will be a multitude of others vying for the same position. If you enter an interview with the aim to act like a worker bee cut from the same cloth as the rest, it will be impossible for you to stand out among your competitors. While treating […]

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How to Make Yourself Stand Out Among Your Competition

Landing an interview for a highly sought after position can be a tough task if you have not laid the necessary groundwork for preparing yourself and your application materials for intense review. At Employment Solutions, our staffing agency has discovered proven strategies that you can employ to make yourself stand out among your competition and increase […]

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Tips for Using LinkedIn in Your Favor

With ever-growing online opportunities to sell yourself as a talented candidate and locate enticing full time employment, you may find yourself wondering which avenues truly pay off and, perhaps, lead you to your dream position. LinkedIn is a proven networking website that allows individuals to create comprehensive profiles that highlight professional backgrounds and employment-related information, […]

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Is Offering Bonuses and Incentives Worth It?

Keeping your talent happy is a boon to your company as satisfied employees will undoubtedly increase your company’s productivity. To ensure your employees will not seek alternate employment elsewhere, it will take more than creating a team environment with supportive management. Bonuses and incentives are two avenues to retain your valued labor force and encourage […]

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5 Strategies to Cultivate a Team Environment

Behind every successful, productive company is a collection of employees working in a collaborative, functional environment that promotes a sense of teamwork. A social and cooperative team environment creates employee satisfaction which increases productivity. Frequently, the temp agency clients of Employment Solutions inquire as to how they can boost the morale of their labor force to […]

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4 Things to Remember at Networking Events

Looking for new career opportunities? Are you eager to make meaningful connections and expand your contacts? The best place to meet industry professionals is networking events. Unlike following someone’s profile online, meeting in person leaves a remarkable impression about whom you are in the professional world. At Employment Solutions, our temp agency employment specialists strongly […]

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4 Social Media Activities to Avoid While Job Hunting

The online world has opened the door to employers researching prospective employees in a way never before possible – through social media accounts. An employer has the ability to peek into your life to learn more about who you are as a person and less as an employee. Today, employers want to be certain they […]

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Job Search Tips for 2015

With every year that passes, the job market changes and job seekers are scrambling to find a position in the maze of employment ads and online resources. At Employment Solutions, we employ an expansive database of currently available positions with top quality employers, so our clients can find dependable employment in a short amount of […]

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4 Ways to Recover after Being Laid Off

Companies of various industries undergo times when downsizing is necessary as a precondition to remaining in operation. The employees who are laid off are given very little to a moderate amount of notice to make alternative arrangements for employment. The Employment Solutions’ team works hard as a temp agency in assisting laid off employees in […]

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Steps to Take after a Critical Interview

Finishing an interview can feel like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders. Yet, your job is not done. Employers can conduct anywhere from a few to tens of interviews to find the best employee for a position. As an applicant, you must remain in the front of the candidate crowd to increase your […]

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How to Create an Employee-Centric Workplace

The traditional organizational approach of a business has been to create a customer-centric workplace, which stresses that management and employees must solely focus on the customer’s experience and delivery of the brand message. However, a new approach is quickly becoming popular in which employees are treated as the integral component of a business’ success. The […]

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6 Buzzwords to Avoid on Your Resume

Your cover letter and resume will provide potential employers with the information they will use to construct their first impression of you. At Employment Solutions, our employment specialists successfully assist job seekers with their application materials to ensure a favorable response and sidestep the common mistakes of using words and phrases that hold little insight […]

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The Benefits of Working for a Small Company

Do you want to work for a big company? Big companies offer security, but small companies offer a slew of benefits. Take Google as a prime example. Many of the company’s original employees are now higher-ups in the company and many of them are multi-millionaires due to the stock benefits the company offered. For many, […]

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What Do I Do If I Missed My Job Interview?

You got a call back from an employer and scheduled an interview. But a last minute emergency prevented you from making it to the meeting. What do you do? Have you blown your chances of getting the job? Not necessarily. If you act quickly, the employer may give you a second chance. Here’s what to […]

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What to Do If You Lose Your Star Player

What would happen if you lost your star player? Every business has invaluable employees, and losing a star employee can be devastating. But it doesn’t have to be a catastrophic event. If the worst happens and your star player leaves, here’s what to do: Don’t Overreact In a situation like this, it’s easy to overreact […]

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Make the Most of Your Lunch Break

Even if you’re faced with a mountain of paperwork and pending deadlines, taking a lunch break is important. It’s easy to skip lunch when there’s so much work to do, but taking a break will give you a chance to regroup, refocus and improve your mood. And you’ll be more productive too. Here are some […]

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How to Help Employees Achieve A Healthy Work-Life Balance

We value work – probably a little bit too much. But it’s important to respect your employee’s personal time. When employees have a healthy work/life balance, they’re happier, healthier and more productive. Finding that balance isn’t always easy, especially in rigid work environments. Use the tips below to help your employees achieve a healthy work/life […]

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How Do I Reduce Stress At Work?

Whether you’re facing a big deadline or working on a major project, work can be stressful. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or stressed to the max, it may be time to step back and take a breather. Here are some tips on how to reduce stress at work: Practice Deep Breathing Deep breathing is one of […]

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How Do I Prevent Computer Eye Strain?

When you work on a computer all day, you’ll notice that you experience eye strain. While this is not often apparent, a few signs of eye strain are: headaches, fatigue or blurred vision. It happens to everyone, but as a worker, it’s your job to overcome this eye strain anyway that you can. Breaks Are […]

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How Do I Negotiate My Salary?

When you’re offered a job but the salary is too low, what do you do? If you’re smart and savvy, you will want to negotiate your salary so you’re paid your actual worth. There are a few steps to take that will help you negotiate your salary like a pro: 1. Be Upfront and Honest […]

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How Do I Address An Employer On A Cover Letter?

You’re sitting down writing out your resume and you’re just going to start your cover letter when it hits you: “how do I address my potential employer?” This is a common occurrence and one that is easily answered. The Don’ts Before we talk about what to do, there’s a lot of don’ts that you need […]

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5 Tips to Handle Frustrating Workplace Situations

Let’s face it, work can be very frustrating at times. We all have good and bad days, but when you are in the workplace, you need to handle these frustrating situations with the utmost professionalism. I’m going to tell you five tips that will allow you to handle your frustration with ease: 1. Evaluate the […]

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The Dos and Don'ts of Job Hunting While Employed

Perhaps, you feel it’s time to move on to a new company in order to achieve your career goals or you’re unhappy with your workplace environment. Regardless of the reason, searching for a new job while employed can be a tricky matter if you do not proceed with caution. At Employment Solutions, we understand the […]

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Steps to Overcome Interview Anxiety

Are you feeling stressed about an upcoming interview? Have you had an interview fall flat because you felt nervous and feel worried it will happen again? At Employment Solutions, our employment specialists can prepare you for your interview, so you can impress the interviewers with your poise and professionalism. Here are 8 steps compiled by […]

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Creating More Time in Your Work Day

Workdays tend to slip by us as we toil away at preparing for and executing projects and assignments. To ease the stress, there are 4 surefire ways to practice time management, so you can create more time in your work day and impress the supervisor with your increased efficiency. If you’d like to speak with […]

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Steps to Make Your Resume Stand Out

The first impression you will make on any potential employer will be based on your resume. If your resume is well-organized, sufficiently descriptive and accompanied by a cover letter, you’ll have a better chance of being offered an interview. Yet, you may be stumped on how to structure your resume to ensure it garners a […]

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Asking for a Job Reference–The Right Way

Nearly every employer will require reference and use that information as a key factor in the decision process of whether to hire you. Due the significant level of importance that’s placed on the references, you must choose these individuals wisely. Avoid using friends and family as references. If you must include a coworker or a […]

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6 Tips for Boosting Your Career

Lately, you may feel as if it’s time to propel your career to new heights. It may be the New Year’s “out with the old and in with new” vibe or watching as your coworker received a promotion that has put this fire under your workplace chair. Whatever the reason for your newfound zest to […]

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How to Break the Bad News: You Didn't Get the Job

After conducting numerous interviews and completing the slow process of narrowing down your potential employee pool, you have finally decided which employee to hire. However, after you verify that your chosen employee will accept the position, you are then faced with an equally unpleasant undertaking, which is to inform the other applicants that they did […]

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Making a Great Impression at Your New Job

Starting a new job can be an exciting endeavor that will potentially lead to a long-term, fulfilling career. To ensure that you make the most out of this opportunity beginning with your first day, you must start out on the right foot with your supervisor and your coworkers. Making a great impression at your new […]

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How Do I Decide Which Job Offer to Take?

Being offered two or more jobs simultaneously presents you with a difficult choice to make. While it’s gratifying to be a highly sought-after employee, you may also feel apprehensive with making your final job choice. However, deciding which job offer to take can be successfully tackled by incorporating these 3 tips into your decision-making process: […]

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3 Steps to Get More Out of Your Staffing Budget in 2015

At the end of the 2015 fiscal year, you’ll expect to see that your company wisely implemented its sector budgets by incorporating useful, cost-cutting changes that resulted in substantial financial improvements from the prior year. Being that your employee base consumes a great deal of your company’s overall expenses, it is imperative to target this […]

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How to Answer the Dreaded Question: What is Your Biggest Flaw?

Your biggest weakness or flaw may seem like a horrifying subject to talk about. When you’ve landed an interview, you’ll undoubtedly be asked  the question “what is your biggest flaw?” Not being prepared to answer this common question is setting yourself up for failure. Let’s face the truth; we all have flaws. Understanding Why the […]

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The Value of LinkedIn in Business Networking

Most people see LinkedIn as a place to display your resume — a place for job seekers to network with employers and industry leaders. But LinkedIn is also a great business networking tool that can help you grow your business and business opportunities . With well over 100 million users, it’s an online tool that […]

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3 Tips for Getting a Manufacturing Job

3 Tips for Getting a Manufacturing Job There many different types of manufacturing jobs. Regardless of what you’ll be building, there are certain tips that can assist you in getting any manufacturing job. Be able to complete the duties of the job, meet the personal tool requirements and have the expected equipment experience. This means […]

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How to Prepare for a Manufacturing Job Interview

How to Prepare for a Manufacturing Job Interview Preparing for a manufacturing job interview is much like preparing for any interview. However, there are a few ways in which you can customize your approach for an interview in the manufacturing industry. Review the job advertisement. You must be certain that you understand exactly what the […]

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Resume Tips – Free Job Search Webinar

Resumes That Get Results Monday January 19th @ 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST) This resume webinar will help job seekers start their New Year job search with a bang by delivering advice on how to structure a resume, strategy for appealing to hiring managers and Applicant Tracking Systems, […]

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How to Handle Difficult Questions in a Job Interview

How to Handle Difficult Questions in a Job Interview Every job interview will include a series of difficult questions that you will be expected to answer. Your responses to these questions will partially determine whether the interviewer feels you are a good match for the company. Therefore, it’s helpful to know how to handle difficult […]

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How to Quantify Your Dream in Manufacturing

How to Quantify Your Dream in Manufacturing To quantify your dream in manufacturing, it takes more than simply finding out what your particular dream job pays. Though discovering your expected pay is important, you must also look at your goals from different angles to see where your dream in manufacturing can take you. To discuss […]

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Where Do I Look for Manufacturing Job Openings

Where Do I Look for Manufacturing Job Openings Once you have decided that you are ready to apply for a manufacturing job, you may find yourself wondering where to look for openings. There are several places you can search for manufacturing jobs to give yourself the best chances at finding a new job. Employment Solutions […]

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Phone Interview Strategies You Should Know

Phone Interview Strategies You Should Know Engaging in a successful phone interview can be a cinch to accomplish, if you are prepared. During a phone interview, there are 10 specific strategies of which you should be aware so that you leave the impression that you are polite, knowledgeable and excited to attain the job. Employment […]

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Tips for Promoting Yourself Without Being Obnoxious

Promoting yourself in a cover letter, resume and during a job interview without being obnoxious are delicate feats to achieve. There are some helpful tips that you can follow to promote yourself in a positive way that is well-received by others. Employment Solutions has years of experience in interview preparation. We can help you with […]

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How to Follow-up After a Manufacturing Job Interview

How to Follow-up After a Manufacturing Job Interview You’ve already completed your interview and are eager to find out if you got the job. Yet, you may be pondering how to follow-up after a manufacturing job interview. There are important ways in which you can follow-up, so that you can relay your interest in securing […]

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Why do Job Seekers Fail?

Your success depends to a great degree on 10% of what happens to you and 90% on how you react to what happened. You can’t control the job market, you can’t control hiring authorities, you can’t control the economy, but you have 100% control over how you choose to react. It’s  important to realize that […]

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Applying for Jobs You’re “Not Quite” Qualified For

Applying for Jobs You’re “Not Quite” Qualified For Perhaps, you’ve found a job that sounds perfect for you, but you aren’t certain you should submit your resume as you’re “not quite” qualified for it based on the qualifications listed. There are several key tips you should take into account when you decide to proceed with […]

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6 Steps to Jumpstart Your Job Search

Need to Jumpstart Your Job Search Momentum? Here’s How! You may be ready to find a job, but not sure how to get started. All it takes is a handful of know-how and a lot of persistence to jumpstart your job search momentum. Consider following these 6 easy steps to guide you in the right […]

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Is Your Staffing Provider ACA-Compliant?

Use this ACA checklist to find out if your staffing agency / provider is compliant with the affordable care act.

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5 Tips for Standing Out as a Job Seeker

Standing out as a job seeker is one of the easiest ways to get hired. While job forecasts show a recovering economy, this means that you’ll be up against applicants with more experience in some cases. Overcoming your faults and standing out is simple if you follow these 5 tips from the team at Employment […]

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Social Media Don’ts While Looking for Work

We are connected like never before thanks to social media. When applicants apply for a job or are looking for work, it’s all too easy to use social media recklessly. After all, what harm can be done by posting on your own Facebook or Twitter? Let’s discuss some major social media don’ts while looking for […]

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Job Searching 101: Staying Positive

Job searching is tedious and can be very stressful. If you’re unemployed, it can become even more difficult to remain focused and positive. The goal is to not let yourself get depressed – or worse, become irrelevant – during your search, and Employment Solutions can help. Let’s look at a few ways that you’ll be […]

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Job Searching 101: Resources

To land a job in today’s competitive market, job seekers have to do more than just browse through the classified section of the local newspaper. Job opportunities are everywhere – if you know where to look. From online listings to industry events and recruiters, there are numerous ways to find employment opportunities. Find useful resources […]

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Job Searching 101: Mistakes You Might be Making

Searching for a job can and will take time. While everyone’s search is different, there are numerous mistakes that most people seem to make. Instead of learning the ropes and making the same mistakes as others, boost your job search by avoiding these mistakes from the start. Employment Solutions can help you avoid common mistakes- […]

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Job Searching 101: The Resume

The goal of searching for a job is to finally get your resume in front of a hiring manager in hopes that you get called for an interview. This is the first step to landing a job. When your resume is lackluster, you’ll be harming your hiring potential and suffer as a result. Think about […]

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Job Searching 101: Networking

Networking is one of the most important parts of the job search process. In many cases, getting a job is more about who you know than what you know. Yet networking is the one thing that alludes most job seekers. Most people simply don’t know where to start. Here are some great places to start […]

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Job Searching 101: Preparation

To succeed in the fiercely competitive job market, you need to be prepared. But preparing for your search is more than just typing up a resume. In today’s digital world, prepping for a job search also means making sure that your social profiles are in order and that you understand what your goals are. Here […]

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Job Searching 101: After the Interview

The job search process doesn’t stop after the interview. There are some key things that you need to do to improve your chances of getting a call back or landing the job after you’re initial interview. Assess the Interview Immediately after the interview, make a summary of the questions the interviewer asked and your answers. […]

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Job Searching 101: The Interview

Landing an interview is a great sign, but you haven’t gotten the job yet. Preparing for the interview will improve your chances of success. This is your first chance to impress your potential employer, and being prepared for your meeting will help you make a positive impression on the hiring manager. Read interview tips from […]

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The Top 5 Interview Tips for Welders

The following are the top 5 tips for how to succeed in a welder interview, but many of the same principles can be applied to manufacturing interviews in general. Dress appropriately – How should a welder dress for an interview? According to our clients, it is entirely appropriate for a welder to show up

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The Negative Side of Job Hopping

Job-hopping has become the norm for the younger generation and it is common to switch roles, change employers and seek new opportunities every couple of years. Often going from job to job is seen as challenging and ambitious, moving on to better prospects and in a new direction. Yet, the older generation stayed with the […]

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What To Ask At Your Next Interview

Everyone spends time preparing for interviews and thinking about what questions he or she will be asked. But, what a lot of people don’t realize is that interviews are also your opportunity to ask questions; it’s a two-way street. It is important to ask questions in an interview to confirm that the position you are applying to is what […]

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Five Side Effects of a High Turnover Rate

In the modern world, people leave their jobs for a variety of reasons. Sometimes this can equally benefit a person and an organization. However, more often when the employee walks away from their position, the company is left to pick up the pieces. Having a high turnover rate can have a negative affect on revenue and profitability. Read […]

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What Are Employers Looking For in Your Resume?

Before applying for jobs, you can spend hours perfecting your resume. Filling in all your personal details, education, previous job positions and references. But, what exactly are employers looking for when they read over your resume? After all, they will receive hundreds of applications for the same role and not spend a great deal of […]

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What To Do If You Feel Stuck With Your BA Degree

Have you spent years doing a BA degree to graduate and figure out it’s no longer what you want to pursue in a career? If you feel like your BA degree isn’t for you anymore, don’t worry you’re not alone. In the modern age, many people feel like they are trapped with choices they made […]

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How to Blow the Dust Off of Your Interviewing Skills

Preparing for a job interview can cause stress, especially if you haven’t had to interview for a position for some time. Here at Employment Solutions, we are committed to helping those on the job hunt be successful in achieving their employment goals.

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How to Research a Company to Nail Your Interview

If you are actively searching for employment, you know the importance of being called in for an interview. Before you enter the office for your interview, you should diligently research the company so you can outshine other potential candidates.

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Interviewing Myths You Should Stop Believing

Going in for a job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience. If you’ve been working for any length of time, you may have accumulated several interviewing myths which may now be grossly outdated.

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8 Signs Your New Job is a Keeper

When it comes to finding a new job, sometimes the process can feel like, “love at first sight.” But, in the long run, how do you know if a new job is a keeper? Consider these eight signs:

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