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Tips for Communicating With a Staffing Agency

After you’ve applied at a staffing agency and they’ve determined that Yes, your background and experience match the type of jobs they typically fill, it’s time to follow up with a phone call. Keep in mind that recruiters juggle calls from candidates and clients all day, every day. They meet dozens of people per week. […]

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Five Important Things To Do Before An Interview

Do interviews make you sweat? They make me sweat! Interviews make many people nervous! You have just a few seconds to make that all important first impression. This has a tendency to make our palms sweat, to make us giggle or act nervous (in my case, smile too much). This is typical and most hiring […]

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Employment Solutions Fights Hunger in Colorado

Employment Solutions recognizes that everyone needs a hand up once in a while, so for the month of April we are competing with area businesses to raise the most food and funds to support the Food Bank for Larimer County! Employment Solutions made every Friday in April Jeans-Friday. For a $10 donation, employees can wear jeans to work. […]

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“You Were NOT hired – Now What?”

It is important to form lifetime connections with every individual you meet throughout your job search process, even if you are not hired. This also includes the individuals who were involved in the interviewing process of companies who did not hire you. Hiring authorities are usually well connected and you never know what doors they […]

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Two Quick Tips For Choosing An Email Address To Use In Your Job Search

Your email address is often the first impression you make on a hiring manager. There is no need to tell the hiring manager in the first few seconds that you are a “mama to three kids” [real email address: mamaofthree@)domain.com], and they certainly don’t need to know the nickname your, uh, close friends call you […]

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10 Things Recruiters Won't Tell You

This is one of the most honest articles I’ve ever read. Read the full article here: http://www.careerealism.com8u/10-things-recruiters-wont-tell-you-but-i-will/ 1. Your interview attire is outdated/messy/too tight/too revealing/too flashy. 2. Your physical appearance is disheveled/outdated/sloppy/smelly/overpowering (i.e. too much perfume). 3. Your eye contact is weak/shifty/intense. 4. Your handshake is limp/too forceful/clammy. 5. You say ah/um/like too much. 6. […]

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How a Staffing Agency Can Help You in Your Job Search

If you’re currently looking for a job, you may want to consider the services of a staffing agency. Staffing agencies not only do the majority of the work for you when you’re looking to get a job, but they also provide invaluable career advice and aid for those seeking entry-level or technical positions. Many companies […]

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Is Employee Engagement an Overdone Topic?

I used to think employee engagement was an overdone topic, but I came  across David Sneed’s article on CoBizMag.com and found a fresh take on it. Check it out here. AUTHOR David Sneed is the owner of Alpine Fence Company,and the author of” Everyone Has A Boss– The Two Hour Guide to Being the Most […]

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Denver Post: Employers can still fire Colorado pot smokers for legal use

Employers can still fire Colorado pot smokers for legal use By Steve Raabe and Andy Vuong  The Denver Post December 27, 2013 As recreational cannabis sales begin Jan. 1, one fact is sometimes overlooked: Employers still can fire workers for using it on- or off-duty. State law gives employers full authority to impose any drug […]

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Colorado Workers' Comp Rates Will Go Up Again In 2014

Ed Sealover of The Denver Business Journal on Colorado’s workers’ comp rates: The bad news: Workers’ comp rates are going up in Colorado for the fourth year in a row. The good news: The rate of increase is half that of last year, according to the Colorado Department of Regulatory Affairs. Colorado Insurance Commissioner Marguerite […]

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