Here’s Why You’re Getting Rejected for Clerical Jobs

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  Sometimes, you think you’re doing everything right, but you still can’t seem to land new clerical jobs. When this happens, it’s easy to begin questioning every move you make, especially if you haven’t received any clues as to why your application was rejected. There are so many variables in the candidate screening process that… Read more »

No Real Experience? No Worries!

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  Every job seeker starts their career in the same place, without any real experience in their target field. This leaves many wondering how best to manage their resume to ensure it is effective, allowing them to connect with the hiring manager in a meaningful way and score a coveted interview. Luckily, having no real… Read more »

Already Stressed at Work? Relax with These Tips

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  Everyone experiences stress on the job at some point. For some, stress is something you carry quietly, letting it tear you up on the inside. Others wear their stress out in the open, letting it shine like a badge on their chest. Regardless of the cause of your long days and sleepless nights, it… Read more »

You Made It to the Second-Round Interview! Now What?

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Many companies have instituted more stringent hiring practices; this includes adding second-round interviews. While you might be inclined to treat this like any other interview, that is not the best approach. First-round interview processes are fairly straightforward and are often similar from one company to the next. But the second-round can be an entirely different… 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 »

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 »