Tag: resume

5 Ways to Stand Out with a Cover Letter

by placers on November 9, 2017 in Career Advice, Job Search Tips

 

Everyone knows that sometimes it is super hard to stand out in a crowd. This is especially true in the world of temporary staffing and that’s why it’s such a good idea to impress with your first opportunity. While your resume is more of a factual document that you’ll present to your staffing agency and potential employers, […]

8 Online tools to help create a better resume

by placers on September 8, 2017 in Workforce

 

Writing a resume can be difficult, especially if you have never done it before or if it is specific to a particular job or position to which you are applying. Though you can manage to write a resume on your own, in a day and age where we have more tools than ever before, why […]

3 Signs That You’re Applying to the Wrong Job

by placers on July 28, 2017 in Workforce

 

If you just need something to pay the rent and put food in the fridge, then the truth is that any job that covers your bills will do. If you’re looking to take a meaningful step forward in your career, on the other hand, then you have every right to be picky. But, you’ve got […]

5 Ways Using SEO in Your Resume Will Help You Find a Great Job Faster

by placers on June 9, 2017 in Workforce

 

Looking for a job is never easy, but you’ll have a much better chance of landing your dream position if you take advantage of the wonders of SEO. What in the world is SEO? Find out below! What Is SEO? SEO stands for search engine optimization. Because most job recruiters and employers use search engines […]

Have a Gap in Employment? Temporary Assignments Can Help

by placers on October 18, 2016 in Workforce

 

There are several reasons for leaving the workforce. Most people immediately think of raising a family. While that’s certainly an extremely common motivator, there are other life situations that may compel you to step away from your profession for a number of years. Military spouses that move every few years, and often overseas, may find it […]

Acing the Interview: Phrases to Avoid

by placers on October 11, 2016 in Workforce

 

You have managed to get your application or resume noticed by a potential employer or staffing agency, so it is easy to assume the interview will be smooth sailing and before you know it, you will be employed. However, the interview is perhaps the most pertinent part of the hiring process, and just saying the […]

New Trends for Resumes: What’s Right for You?

by placers on October 4, 2016 in Workforce

 

Like it or not, your resume will be judged by prospective employers and if they don’t like what they see on paper, you may not make it to an actual face-to-face interview. You probably already know how important it is to make sure the factual information on your resume is correct, and that you should always […]

What does your voicemail message say about you?

by placers on June 1, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

Have you ever thought about what your voicemail message says about you? Are you making a good first impression? When you’re on the hunt for a job, you post, email or submit your resume with the goal of getting a call back. When that time comes, the recruiter or hiring manager will punch in the […]

Does your resume represent you?

by placers on October 13, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

Blog post by Chris Barton, Outside-In® Team Member and the Founder of Barton Career Advisors (an Outside-In® Partner) This blog is part of a series addressing some of the most compelling questions for those that are beginning a career search. During the last 6 years, the team at Barton Career Advisors has been asked hundreds […]

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