Looking for a New Clerical Job? Don’t Do These 3 Things

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Whether you are looking for your first clerical job or the one at which you hope to retire, you have likely been inundated with advice.  In some cases, years of built up hints, tips, and recommendations can even make it hard to think.  But not all suggestions are created equal, and some may be incredibly… Read more »

Don’t Let Your Job Search Slip Around the Holidays! Use These Tips to Keep Up Steam!

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The holiday season is a beautiful time of year. But it often comes with unique stresses that make maintaining focus a challenge, especially if you are looking for a new job. Dividing your time between work and family obligations can be hard enough, and adding a job search to the mix might seem impossible. Instead… Read more »

How to Kick Your Job Search Into Shape Before the New Year

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Searching for new job opportunities can almost feel like a job unto itself. However, getting everything in order doesn’t have to be a strain to be successful. If you want to kick your job search into shape before we celebrate the new year, here are some tips to get you headed in the right direction… Read more »

3 Ways to Get Ahead in Your Administrative Career

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Cultivating a successful career is about more than your education and experience. While being able to use a computer, coordinate events, and other hard skills may be requirements, it’s soft skills that can set you apart. While hard skills can be taught, soft skills are more innate, and they are often harder to define. To… Read more »

Use These Tips to Become Everyone’s Favorite New Clerical Employee!

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Everyone has had to deal with less-than-ideal co-workers from time to time. While no person is perfect, certain actions and attitudes are practically guaranteed to ruffles some feathers along the way. Instead of accidentally succumbing to these inclinations, use the information to help you become one of the company’s favorite employees instead of the one… Read more »

Watch for These Warning Signs – Before Accepting a Job Offer

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Whether you have applied for your dream job or just the right job for right now, there are times when accepting a job offer may not be in your best interest.  Before you sign on the dotted line, consider these warning signs that may indicate trouble ahead. Ambiguity about the Job Description If you ask… Read more »

How to Successfully Onboard New Temporary Employees

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While many businesses work diligently to create a process for bringing on new permanent employees, many companies neglect to take the same care with their temporary employees.  In order to set your temporary employees up for the same level of success as your permanent ones, consider these tips to get your onboarding process in shape…. Read more »

How Long Should a Clerical Resume Be?

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Previous wisdom used to say that a resume, regardless of the type of job to which you are applying, should never be over a page long.  However, changes in the hiring environment have led what was once a hard-and-fast rule to become part of a larger gray area in regards to what is appropriate for… Read more »

Back to School, Work, But Not Stress!

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Whether you are a college student returning to the classroom, or a parent in the workforce, back to school time can feel like a mixed blessing.  In order to better manage the upcoming stress in a way that allows you to be more productive in your work or studies, consider these tips for helping to… Read more »

What to Look For in a Light Industrial Workplace Mentor

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As you enter your career in a light industrial workplace, you may notice that there are limited possibilities for learning and growing in this field. This is because many of the jobs are in high demand and it can be difficult to get experience without a mentor. If you want to get ahead in your… Read more »