Top 3 Resume Mistakes (And How to Prevent Them)

Top 3 Resume Mistakes (And How to Prevent Them)

Applying for a job? The process of searching for, applying for, and interviewing for a new position is both exciting and stressful, and can seem to go on forever if you don’t find the perfect fit on the first try. While the interviews are intimidating and the job openings can be hard to come by, perhaps the most difficult part…

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Be My Valentine: Top 3 (Non-Romantic) Valentine Gifts for Your CoWorker

Valentine’s Day is just one more day away, and while many people celebrate this day for its representation of romantic love, it has also become a day to celebrate love of ALL kinds, including that of friendship. While not everyone considers their coworkers “friends”, it’s safe to say that the majority of employees look at (at least) one or two…

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A Healthier You Helps You Get Hired: Top 3 Ways to Get to A Better Weight Without Working Out

So, here we are between the post-holiday binge eating of desserts and treats, and quickly approaching Valentine’s Day with all of its chocolate and wine and expensive dinners. While that sounds blissful, it’s also a struggle when it comes to your health. While “weight loss” tends to be a hot topic in today’s society, it sadly tends to revolve around…

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A Time for Everything: Can When You Apply for A Job Affect If You Get It?

When it comes to getting hired, the application and interview process is intimidating to say the least. Between making yourself looking as good as possible on paper and trying to prepare yourself for an interview by phone or in person, you likely haven’t thought about when you’re sending in those applications and resumes, right? Most applicants don’t, and what’s more,…

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In-House Networking: How You Can Expand Your Career Opportunities in the Workplace

Being new is never easy, whether it’s stepping into a new classroom full of kids at school, or stepping into a new office full of coworkers as an adult.  It’s hard to “insert” yourself into the various cliques or groups that are already established in any given place, and often, it seems easier just to quietly keep to yourself during…

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Trusting Your Resume in the Hands of PHR Staffing Solution: What You Can Expect

If you have been spending your hours researching and applying for positions, critiquing and editing your resume, and attending seemingly countless job fairs, it can be frustrating when you feel like handing over that piece of paper to a potential employer or HR staff is a dead end. While you don’t get to see what goes on beyond the resume,…

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Rainbow Hair? You Should Care: How Unusual Hair Color (and Other Alterations to Your Appearance) Affect Your Career

Are you considering that unicorn hair dye option from your local salon? Or perhaps a new tattoo is how you’re considering kicking off a new year? You might want to think twice if you’re in the middle of a job search and hoping to get hired. While it’s true that one’s appearance does not affect their performance or how well…

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Making “Time” for New Year’s Resolutions: Breaking the Bad Habit of Tardiness in The Workplace in 2020

A lesson many of us are taught early in life is that being late is not acceptable. Whether it be receiving an admonishing note from an elementary teacher for being late to school, or a negative comment from a college friend after being tardy for a coffee date, running late isn’t smiled upon. However, being late in these situations would…

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Hosting the Holidays on A Dime

During a season of unemployment, or when you are having to stretch every penny because you are working on a limited budget, the holidays can be hard. They are even harder when you are the one responsible for hosting the festivities. No one wants to “cancel” Christmas because they can’t afford to host, and feelings of guilt and shame are…

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Increase Your Chances of Getting Hired in the New Year: Fine Tuning Your Skills This Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us! We all know that many companies actually increase hiring during this season as Christmas brings about an influx of business for those in retail, shipping, the food industry, and more. However, if you’re finding it hard to get hired in spite of the supposed increase in job opportunities, this could be the perfect opportunity to…

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