5 Steps to Make a Great Impression at Your New Clerical Job

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  After a long and arduous process, you had the chance to accept a job offer and are preparing to start in a new clerical position. While this can be an exciting time, it can also bring about a lot of anxiety, especially if you are worried about making a great first impression. Luckily, getting… Read more »

Cover Letter Mistake Checklist – Can Yours Pass?

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A cover letter can make or break any job seeker’s success with landing a new assignment. When done well, a cover letter intrigues the hiring manager to want to learn more. When done poorly, the cover letter turns the hiring manager off and the resume goes into the garbage can. How can you know if… Read more »

Background Check? Here’s What You Need to Know Beforehand

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Have you been asked to submit to a pre-employment background check? It’s important to know that you have a right to know what the employer will be checking for, and must sign a consent form in advance. There is a laundry list of items included in every background check performed on a job seeker, but… Read more »

Job Interviews and Job Offers – What Questions to Ask the Employer

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In the grand scheme of getting a job, most candidates go through a couple of processes first. One is the job interview, the other is the job offer. During this very nerve-wracking time, a vast majority of candidates find themselves with a multitude of questions that they may keep to themselves. However, these questions are… Read more »

Networking Refreshers – How to Network Your Way to Work

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If you ask the average job seeker what the single-most important aspect of their job search is, you’ll generally hear the word:  Networking. However, this can mean different things to different job seekers. For one individual, it may be surfing through industry forums and online social networks. For others, it can be engaging in local… Read more »