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“Why Do You Want this Job?”

Answer this job interview question with ease
While there are many questions that get asked in a job interview that you’re not expecting, there are also many interview questions you should be prepared for.

Inevitably, a hiring manager is going to ask you “Why do you want this job?”. Now the answer may seem obvious, but is it […]

May 6th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on “Why Do You Want this Job?”

Thank-You Note Mistakes

Most articles written about job interviews or job search tips recommend writing a thank-you note after you meet with your interviewer. It’s just one of those extra steps you can take to make sure the hiring manager remembers your name.

But can writing a thank-you note after a job interview ever be a bad thing?

Mashable recently […]

April 28th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Thank-You Note Mistakes

Highest Paying Tech Companies for 2016

As a professional staffing agency who specializes in Information Technology, it’s important that we keep up with the top IT jobs and companies. This week Glassdoor released their list of the 25 Highest Paying Companies in America for 2016.

We’re happy to report that 20 of the 25 companies are technology companies. And Glassdoor reported the median total […]

April 22nd, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Highest Paying Tech Companies for 2016

What Hiring Managers Look for In a Resume

After you send out your 64th resume, you may be thinking to yourself what are hiring managers looking for exactly?

While we cannot answer what every hiring manager is focusing on when they read your resume, Quora and Mashable did attempt to give us a peak into the mind of a recruiter. They asked Ambra Benjamin, who is […]

April 15th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on What Hiring Managers Look for In a Resume

Avoid These Phrases in Your Cover Letter

Ahh the dreaded cover letter. We know that they’re important, we know that they more than likely will get read, and we know that they are a pain (and that’s putting it nicely) to write.

The biggest challenge when it comes to writing a cover letter is that you know that they’re supposed to reflect your personality, […]

April 8th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Avoid These Phrases in Your Cover Letter

Delete These Words from Your Resume

When you’re in the midst of a stressful job search, it’s often difficult for you to understand the position of the hiring manager. You just want a job and he/she is the one person standing between you and said job.

But we’re here to remind you that hiring managers are spending their day looking at large […]

April 1st, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Delete These Words from Your Resume

Prepare for Your Exit Interview

Congratulations on your new job! It’s such an exciting time and you have so many things to look forward to…including leaving your current job.

Now while you may be tempted to scream “Good-bye suckas!” on your way out the door, we’re going to advise against that. It’s a simple as not wanting to burn a bridge […]

March 25th, 2016|Interviewing, Jobs|Comments Off on Prepare for Your Exit Interview

How to Negotiate Your Salary

It’s no secret that the most stressful parts of a job search is when you have to negotiate your salary.

If the salary you suggest is too low, you’re undervaluing yourself. If you go too high, you can give them an easy reason not to hire you. The key is to find the perfect number that can be the […]

March 17th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Negotiate Your Salary

Ask Questions When Proofreading Your Resume

It goes without saying that you should always check your resume for typos – spelling errors, grammar mistakes, punctuation, etc. The last thing you want is to miss out on your dream job because you misspelled “Balsamiq”, or some other software.

We gathered three questions that you should ask yourself when proofreading your resume. This will help […]

March 9th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Ask Questions When Proofreading Your Resume

Ignore These Job Search Tips

Everyone and their grandmother has tips to help you with your job search. And while some are valuable and you should listen to (like ours!), some you should just flat out ignore.

Here are some job search tips that are either outdated or just wrong:
Make Your Resume Fit One Page
We’re not sure where this one came […]

March 4th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Ignore These Job Search Tips