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What Should I Wear to a Job Interview?

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Jan 2, 2017 9:54:36 PM

The holidays are over, and it is a New Year. Perhaps this will be the year that you land your dream job! Before starting a new job, you need to successfully complete the interview process. Interview attire is just one part of the process, but it can make or break your chances - so be prepared! Not sure what is or isn't appropriate to wear to a job interview? No need to worry, check out our Business Casual vs. Professional Attire diagram. When in doubt, overdress. Good luck!

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Topics: Land That Job, Interviewing, jobs in pennsylvania, interview attire

Employee Quits On the Rise in Southeastern Pennsylvania

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Oct 18, 2016 9:40:00 AM

Acccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employee quits climbed in August while hiring and new job requisitions remained elevated. This is the second highest number of quits since the recession. There were 2.98 million workers who voluntarily left their job in August, which is believed to be due to employee confidence. Economists also believe this is a sign of optimism mixed with growth in consumer spending. Employees feel like they have plenty of job options now that companies are in a hiring frenzy. 

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Topics: News, Hiring, Land That Job, Best Practices for Employers, Quitting, Greater Philadelphia Employers

Montgomery County Staffing Agency Reveals 10 Must-Have Manners

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Aug 25, 2016 4:13:34 PM

We all know how important networking, resume writing and interview preparation is, but there is one criterion typically over-looked. How do you act once you start a new job? 

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Topics: Land That Job, montgomery county staffing agency, workplace manners

How Do I Improve My Excel Skills to Advance My Career?

Posted by Lisa McCallion on Mar 31, 2016 2:37:34 PM

Microsoft Excel has gained huge popularity with businesses. It is used in all departments, not just accounting and finance.

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Topics: Land That Job

Addressing Gaps In Your Resume

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Nov 30, 2015 3:33:25 PM

If you are like many job seekers out there, you may have one, two, or several employment gaps in your resume, especially after the job market crashed a few years ago.  Don't fret yet -- this will not always count against you in your endeavor for a new job.

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Topics: Interviewing Mistakes, Land That Job, Advice & Support, Interviewing

Goodbye, Interview Jitters!

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Sep 10, 2015 4:42:21 PM

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Do you get nervous before interviewing?  We've all been there, and it is nerve wracking.  You want to show your potential new employer everything that your resume doesn't say about you. 

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Topics: Land That Job, Job Seekers, Interview

Benefits of Your Summer Job

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Jul 2, 2015 3:36:23 PM

For a majority of people, summer is a time to soak up the sun, barbeque with friends and family, enjoy the outdoors and partake in many activities associated with the season. For many of you, it is equally as important to be on the hunt for that summer job! Whether you are a student on summer break, a recent graduate or merely a job seeker taking advantage of summer opportunities, there is one tip to keep in mind: perform in your summer job as you would at any career oriented position.

 

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Topics: Land That Job, Job Seekers, Summer Jobs

So long, Interview Jitters!

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Jun 2, 2015 2:03:00 PM

Do you get nervous before interviewing?  We've all been there, and it is nerve wracking.  You want to show your potential new employer everything that your resume doesn't say about you. 

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Topics: Land That Job, Job Seekers, Interview

Seven Resume Tips for 2015

Posted by Kelli McCallion on May 27, 2015 9:53:04 AM

Your resume is a critical piece in your job search. It gives a potential employer a glimpse into who you are, your experience, and what you can offer to their company. Getting your resume right is crucial for making this introduction as good as possible.

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Topics: Land That Job, Job Seekers, Resume Tips

Interviewing: Your Body Language Speaks Louder Than Words

Posted by Rhiannon Hedrick on May 21, 2015 9:25:00 AM

Seasoned interviewers know the importance of carefully selecting word choice when both responding to and asking questions during an interview. But what about the importance of what you are not saying? 

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Topics: Interviewing Mistakes, Land That Job, Job Seekers, Body Language, Interview

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