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Make Your Resume Your Story

It’s no secret that when you’re interviewing for a job, you’re essentially trying to sell yourself.

You’re discussing your accomplishments, your goals, and the value you can bring to the company. And there is no shame in this; hey if you don’t sell yourself, no one will.

Now when you’re sitting in front of a hiring manager, it’s easier to boast […]

February 5th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Make Your Resume Your Story

What Are the Best Jobs for 2016?

Have you decided that 2016 is going to be the year you change or further your career?

If so, kudos to you! But if you’re unsure where to start, we found a list of the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016 compiled by the website Glassdoor.

These are the jobs that have a high rating due to the […]

January 27th, 2016|Jobs|Comments Off on What Are the Best Jobs for 2016?

In a Job Interview, Don’t Make These Body Language Mistakes

Remember the saying “You can’t judge a book by its cover”? Well now that you’re an adult, we’ll let you in on a little secret – that’s pretty much b.s.  Hope we didn’t ruin anything for you there.

Of course people are judged by their appearance; we’re not saying it’s right, but it’s just how things […]

January 22nd, 2016|Interviewing|Comments Off on In a Job Interview, Don’t Make These Body Language Mistakes

The Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

It’s the question every job interviewer asks, and not all interviewees know how to answer: “Do you have any questions for us?”

If you’re the type of person who breaks out a sheet of paper with serious questions, kudos to you. You’ve done your research and you realize that not only is the company interviewing you, but […]

January 14th, 2016|Interviewing|Comments Off on The Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

How to Ask for a Raise

Raise your hand if you want to make more money. Now raise your hand if you hate obvious questions that you know everyone will answer with a “heck yeah!”

This week the Today Show featured a segment on tips on how to ask for a raise. The statistics they shared are sort of mind-blowing:

49% of people accept […]

January 8th, 2016|Jobs|Comments Off on How to Ask for a Raise

Why You Should Always Be Looking for a Job

 

Are you currently living your dream and working in the career you have always wanted, making a comfortable living and coming home happy every day?

If so, congrats. But even if you work and live in this utopia, it’s wise for your professional career to never stop job hunting.

Why, you ask? There are a few reasons. Now […]

December 31st, 2015|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Why You Should Always Be Looking for a Job

What People Earn in Dallas-Fort Worth

 

Have you ever wondered what kind of salaries other people in your industry or in your city earn? As a professional staffing agency, we pretty much have a good idea of the salaries in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, especially in the IT industry. But it’s still important for us to stay updated on what other […]

December 22nd, 2015|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on What People Earn in Dallas-Fort Worth

Why You Need A Mentor

 

If I told you that there are honest people out there who are willing to help you in your professional career for free, what would you say?

Hint: “sign me up!” should be your answer.

Mentors are experienced professionals who volunteer their time to council a less experienced person in their profession.

We have already discussed how to […]

December 22nd, 2015|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Why You Need A Mentor

Can You Find a Job on Social Media

Everyone and their grandmother (literally) has a social media account. So it makes sense that you should be able to contact anyone for anything. Heck, if you can get Kim Kardashian to tweet you, certainly you can get a job. Right?

Well, we’re not going to beat around the bush here. It’s not very likely that you […]

December 16th, 2015|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Can You Find a Job on Social Media

Beware of These Interview Questions

During the interview process, some hiring managers walk a fine line between obtaining as much information as possible and asking illegal questions.

Why does this happen? Many companies do not want to invest in someone who may not be a long-term employee. And this is why “a third of managers would rather employ a man in […]

December 16th, 2015|Interviewing|Comments Off on Beware of These Interview Questions