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 »

Why Taking “Any Job” Is a Bad Career Move

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When you’re out of work and a little unsure of your career future, it can be very tempting to take just about any job that comes along. This is particularly true of those who are new to the workforce or who have been out of the job market for a little while. However, this is… Read more »

How to Avoid Summer Burnout in a Light Industrial Workplace

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Summer burnout is all-too-common in a light industrial workplace, and all other workplaces around the world. Who really wants to be stuck in an office or on a job site when the sun is shining and the breeze is strong? No one! During beautiful days at work, many people find themselves dreaming of vacation, sitting… Read more »

How to Find the Perfect Call Center Job (Before Your Competition Does)

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Call center jobs can be both enjoyable and a great way to earn above-average pay. Over the last few years, the call center industry has continued to grow, adding more jobs and expanding to include telecommuting and independent contractors. The competition is tough for work in call centers, especially with larger firms. How can you… Read more »

Why Do Employers REALLY Hire Candidates?

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Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to crawl inside the head of the recruiter sitting on the other side of the desk to find out IF he or she is actually considering you for employment? It can be difficult to read the poker faces of recruiters. They tend to be somewhat hard to gauge… Read more »