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Salary Too Low? Look For These Cool Job Perks

In a perfect world, you would be offered an amazing position with a large salary and boatloads of perks.

But you’re an adult and you should know that things are not always perfect. Mick Jagger said it best, “you can’t always get what you want”. Sorry millennials.

Let’s say you were presented with the job of your dreams, […]

February 24th, 2017|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Salary Too Low? Look For These Cool Job Perks

Can You Work From Home?

It’s becoming more and more common for companies to offer positions where employees work remotely.

If the idea of working from home has you dreaming of lazy mornings where you check email in your jammies, think again. Whether it’s a few days per month or full-time, there are many things to consider when a work from […]

February 17th, 2017|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Can You Work From Home?

Words That Should Never Be On Your Resume

Resume advice is everywhere. There are lots of websites and “experts” claiming to know exactly what you should and should not have on your resume. Then there are people who insist they know the secret recipe when it comes to resumes.

And while we at Maxsys Solutions are experts in IT staffing, we also know a […]

February 10th, 2017|Interviewing, Job Hunting, Job References, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Words That Should Never Be On Your Resume

Go Google Yourself. Tips for Your Social Media Profiles

C’mon, you can admit it. Everyone does it. It’s nothing to be ashamed of.

We have all Googled ourselves at some point. And it’s not necessarily a bad thing, because as you know there’s a good chance that a potential employer is going to Google you.

Here are some tips so you’re prepared and your social media profile […]

February 3rd, 2017|Career, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Go Google Yourself. Tips for Your Social Media Profiles

What Really Makes Employees Happy?

Picture it: you have your perfect job. Your boss is amazing and you’re swimming in money. What other qualities would this perfect job have? Perhaps a car allowance, lots of vacation time, or is it less tangible than that?

What really makes employees happy at their job?

You may have heard – probably from your mother – that […]

January 27th, 2017|Career, Jobs|Comments Off on What Really Makes Employees Happy?

Types of Bosses You Do Not Want to Work For

If you are currently looking for a new job, you probably have a checklist of  what you’re looking for in a company and position.

But have you considered what desired qualities you want in a boss? Would you like to work for someone who is motivating, who is inspirational, or someone who is more hands-off? A 2015 Gallup […]

January 20th, 2017|Interviewing, Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Types of Bosses You Do Not Want to Work For

10 Easy Cover Letter Tips

It is honestly the one question we get more than anything (well, other than “can you find me the perfect job?”).

Cover letters are notoriously confusing. Should you simply expand on your resume, can you explain your strengths in detail, should it be casual or formal?

Unfortunately, there is no one-size fits all when it comes to cover […]

January 13th, 2017|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on 10 Easy Cover Letter Tips

Don’t Do This During a Job Interview

Some job search advice is obvious: don’t show up late to an interview, dress appropriately, and don’t call incessantly to see if you got the job.

Other behavior may not be as apparent to those looking for a job, but trust us, hiring managers notice everything.
Here are some unprofessional actions that you should not do in a […]

January 6th, 2017|Career, Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Don’t Do This During a Job Interview

Job Trends to Watch For in 2017

2017 starts in just a few hours from now.  Before we sing Auld Lang Syne and kiss our loved ones, many will spend this time reflecting on the past year (oh boy!) and thinking about what’s ahead.

If you are considering a new job or a new career in 2017, it’s important to pay attention to the job […]

December 29th, 2016|Jobs|Comments Off on Job Trends to Watch For in 2017

Things to Do Before You Quit Your Job

Are you anticipating that 2017 will be the year you find your dream job? Well, there is no time like the present to get organized and ready. You know, before you barge into your boss’s office and scream “I QUIT!

You’ll need to get your ducks in a row to make this transition easier for all involved – well, mainly […]

December 23rd, 2016|Career, Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Things to Do Before You Quit Your Job