Top Five Interview Mistakes

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Posted on: May 10th, 2022

If you are looking for a new job, you know what outstanding skills and talents you have to offer your future employer. The only thing that stands between you and your dream job is the dreaded interview process. The following is a list of five common mistakes you will want to avoid in order to […]

Best Job Interview Closing Tips and Techniques

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Posted on: April 21st, 2022

Are you preparing for job interviews or looking to improve your interviewing techniques? If so, remember to work on closing the interview with positivity, enthusiasm and your pitch for the company to hire you. The closing is a classic sales tactic that leaves the interviewers with a good impression and memory of you. Job interviews […]

Time Management Tips for Job Seekers

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Posted on: March 14th, 2022

When you’re holding a job and looking for a job at the same time, you can feel stretched to your limits. Even if you’re not currently employed, the time you have can quickly disappear, never to be recaptured. That’s where time management comes in. Time management will help job seekers like you focus on your […]

5 Ways to Reduce Stress in Your Job Hunt

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Posted on: February 17th, 2022

Looking for a job can cause stress and take a lot of energy, but when you have the right mindset, approach, and strategies to cope with overwhelm, you can go from searching for a job to settling into a new one in less time than you think. Research When you’re feeling anxious, knowledge is power. […]

Ways Employers Can Support Working Parents

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Posted on: January 17th, 2022

Now more than ever, employers have an increased motivation to retain existing employees and recruit new ones. That includes everyone from Millennials to working parents. Parents have been hit especially hard with the demands the pandemic has placed on them, such as hybrid and online school and children needing to quarantine—and that is on top […]

Three Major Advantages to Contract Jobs

Posted on: June 22nd, 2021

Temporary, seasonal or contract jobs offer several advantages to the people who are willing to perform these positions. For one, you can get experience doing different things in a variety of industries. Two, you can choose a shift that you’d like to work. And three, you may step into a temp-to-hire role and find yourself […]

10 Best Working from Home Jobs

Posted on: June 11th, 2021

Is working from home your cup of tea? It isn’t for everyone, but as the past year has taught us, it’s a good skill set to have in your toolbelt, and some jobs are well suited to remote work. With a phone, internet connection, and computer, you can perform many jobs from the comfort of […]

What is it Like to Work in Customer Service?

Posted on: April 23rd, 2021

Customer service jobs can be a great way to break into an industry you’re interested in, and there are usually plenty of these positions to go around for people with the right skills. Here are a few things you should know about working in service.  Communication is Key Customer service is all about communication, either […]

Benefits of Working the Night Shift

Posted on: January 25th, 2021

Have you ever considered working nights? The night shift, sometimes referred to as the third shift or the graveyard shift, offers some advantages to people who can adjust their schedules to working overnight hours such as 10 pm-6 am or 11 pm-7 am. Here in Eastern Iowa, a number of manufacturers, warehouses, food companies, and […]

How to Nail Your Second Job Interview

Posted on: December 22nd, 2020

When you get through the first interview and get the call you’ve been waiting for—the one for the second interview—be ready to impress the people you meet with! The second interview can be more in-depth, involve more people, and allow you to make a great final impression before you get a job offer. To put […]