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Old Friends, New Friends, Work Friends

You may ask, how does this topic relate to work? Well, it does. Think of how you interact with “old friends” and ask yourself, is that the same way you interact with “work friends” or “new friends”? We should all … Continue reading

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Minor Errors are NO JOKE in the Career Game!

Minor or Major? Okay, I am not the athletic type, but I do understand the difference between a major penalty and minor penalty in hockey. I’m married to a hockey player! That being said, in the “career rule book” when applying … Continue reading

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What do you want to do when you grow up?

“Grow Up?”…..It’s funny how common this question was when we were kids, right? This was a conversation today with some colleagues which has stuck with me and prompted me to write some thoughts. So who gets decide at what age … Continue reading

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Resume Fear?

Almost 20 years in the staffing industry and I still find many job-seekers exceptionally fearful of “The Resume”. It’s almost like “stage fright” – seriously! Why? What makes us so nervous about this little 8X11 piece of white paper?  A … Continue reading

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Thoughts About the Innovative Tools to Learn More About Company Culture

Picture this… the web browser open: http//www… dot what? What is the candidate typing in? Is it Glassdoor? The Daily Muse? Is it Facebook? Yelp? If I am in search of a new job that will be the perfect fit … Continue reading

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The Ever-Changing Job Applications

In our last blog, we talked about the importance of a content strategy in order to stand out in online applications. Well what about companies who only source using resumes, cover letters, or LinkedIn? The key is still content! Today … Continue reading

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Content Strategy

  Have you ever been in the middle of an online application and thought why am I even filling this out? Will a person even read it? Or this is so tedious and I probably won’t even hear back! Filling … Continue reading

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Holiday Time In The Office

Burnt out from shopping for your family and friends? But still need gifts for your coworkers and boss? No fret we have awesome- and affordable- ideas! BOSS Top 5 Office Gifts 1. Cell Phone Accessories- an extra cell phone charger … Continue reading

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Confidentiality

To some extent, your professional life is public. Your current employer is listed via LinkedIn, salaries get posted in newspapers and anything can be “googled” these days. But what happens when you want to look for a job without offending … Continue reading

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Salary

Salary: a touchy and almost taboo subject.  While a number can make or break a decision, both for a company and for you, we want to ask when is it appropriate to mention it? And how important is it, exactly? … Continue reading

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