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The Proof Is in The Proofreading: What Is Preventing You from Getting Hired?

One of the most important parts of your job search, interview, and hiring process is the writing of your resume. Perfecting your cover letter, references, and resume is key to standing out from the crowd of applicants who all want the same job you do, and could be the leg up you need to get hired. However, it can also…

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Lack of Employee Benefits? Tips to Improvise and Make Your Job Work for YOU

It’s easy to complain about your employer if you feel you don’t receive enough by way of benefits. Whether health/vision/dental insurance packages, or the amount of vacation leave you receive each year, we understand that you might not always agree with your boss about the privileges you feel you’re entitled to at your job. However, we also understand that employers…

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Spring Break Is Over…Now What? 1-2-3

Now that Spring Break has ended and your kids are back in school, you might be looking at hitting the job hunt hard over the next few weeks. That is a great plan, but if you aren’t sure where to start, you can be left frustrated, and end up wasting time by running in circles and making no actual headway…

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Pursuing Career Growth: Moving Up at Work

Career growth is important to most employees, and you probably accepted your current position with the aspirations to be promoted over time. Like others, you enjoy the idea of moving up and receiving more benefits, better pay, etc. that come along with a higher-level job.  However, moving up the ladder isn’t an automatic benefit of most jobs, and it’s something that must…

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Kids Get Spring Break, You Get…Nothing? Tips for Finding Childcare During School Vacations

Spring break is just a week away, and that means kids are counting down to 5 days of no school, and free time to enjoy some rest, some fun, and time away from the books. Some families use Spring Break to take vacations, travel, or even stay home and enjoy time together, but if your budget doesn’t allow for that…

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Daddy Daycare: Is “Stay-at-Home Dad” The Right Title for You?

With the prices of childcare rising rapidly, and more women entering and excelling in the workforce than ever before, stay-at-home dads are becoming a normal sight at the local playgroup. We think it’s great to see dads taking an active role in raising their children, and letting their spouse fulfill their career goals, but we also understand that they still…

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What’s Your Choice? Tips for Answering One Common Question in Your Next Interview

While job interviews vary greatly from position to position, you can almost always count on a least a few standard questions that will likely be included by your potential employer and/or HR staff. One of these questions (in at least some form) is: “Would you prefer to work in a small or large company?”  Truthfully, there is no right or…

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City Life: Benefits of Working Downtown

When you think about “the big city”, our own dear Lakeland probably isn’t the first that comes to mind. Here in Central Florida, Lakeland can seem dwarfed by nearby Orlando and Tampa with their high-rise skylines and wide variety of businesses and shops. However, Lakeland has a lot to offer and the unique flavor of small town with the amenities of the big city. This…

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What’s New in The Working World? An Employment Trend to Watch for in 2018

2018 is still pretty fresh, but we are already seeing trends take shape for this coming year, specifically in the world of employment and those who are hiring new staff in the coming months. There are, of course, many recruiting tools and ideas that continually morph and weave themselves into, and out of, the best practices of hiring agencies and…

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Congrats Graduate, You’re Hired! 3 Reasons Why A Recent Grad Could Be Good for Your Business

As we approach the season of graduations, many college seniors are looking toward the future with hopes and dreams of launching their careers and spreading their wings in the working world. Many seasoned professionals and business owners tend to roll their eyes, knowing that these green, new additions to businesses can be a little too excited about their new job, and…

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