Remove These 4 Things From Your Resume ASAP

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Many job seekers are under the false impression that hiring managers and interviewers have to read any document that’s placed on their desk. This simply isn’t true. In fact, most hiring managers apply a set of strict professional standards to every resume they see. Failing to meet these standards doesn’t set you apart from the… Read more »

Preparing For a Staffing Interview? Use These 5 Tips

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Job interviews are a stressful process. Some job seekers have even more difficulty with staffing agency interviews. Since they’re trying to make a strong impression with the agency as well as the companies they represent, the amount of stress is effectively doubled. To counteract this, try to utilize the following tips during your next staffing… Read more »

10 Tips to Boost Your Productivity at Work

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We all know that it can be difficult to stay productive on a day-to-day basis. Whether we’re just too tired from fussy kids, we’re confused about new job responsibility, or Allergy season has taken its toll, we’ve all been there. It’s tough to gain any sort of recognition when our productivity levels aren’t up to… Read more »

How to Turn Down a Job That’s Not the Best Fit For You

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Have you had that moment when you realized a new job wasn’t the best fit? Whether it came before you started or even if it took a few weeks, this can be a confusing time. It’s stressful to realize you need to turn down a job and even more stressful to determine how to do… Read more »

3 Effective Ways to Show Your Personality in an Interview

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  The typical job interview is viewed as being a very rigid and standardized process. While most do expect a certain degree of professionalism, job interviews don’t have to be boring. Automation Personnel Services recommends showing off your personality in a variety of ways, including: Pay attention to your body language. Whether you realize it… Read more »

Use These 4 Tips to Destress From a Frustrating Job Search

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  Stephen Nordness and the professionals at Automation Personnel Services understand the stressors of the modern job search. It can be enough to defeat your motivation and elicit feelings of hopelessness – unless you know how to balance it out with relaxation, creativity, or entertainment. Relax in a Bath or at the Spa There are… Read more »

Struggling to Find the Right Career? Try a Temporary Role!

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  Although they once came with a lot of stigma attached, temporary roles are now widely accepted as viable way of making ends meet. Some job seekers even use temporary agencies as a way of supplementing their regular income or securing seasonal work as needed. Temporary jobs are also great for those who are in-between… Read more »

How Social Media Can Impact if You Get the Job

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  Social media is a highly effective tool for building a professional network and even landing a job – when it’s used correctly. When used incorrectly, or when a profile sits dormant or incomplete for an extended period, it could actually be doing more harm than good. With nearly 90 percent of job seekers using… Read more »

4 Confidence-Building Exercises That Can Help You Land the Job

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  A lack of confidence during the initial job interview can be a real opportunity-killer. Even if you have the skills and experience needed for the role or recruitment agency, coming across as negative, pessimistic or uninterested will almost always cause the interviewer to look elsewhere. With that in mind, it’s critical you enter into… Read more »

5 Steps to Take Before Accepting the Job Offer

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  Receiving a new job offer is an exciting time. This is especially true if it’s a job you’ve always wanted, or one you’ve been eyeing for a long time. In either case, it’s important you don’t let your emotions take over. While it’s easy to get excited – and blindly sign on the dotted… Read more »