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Bucks County: Limitless Activities and a Booming Job Market

Bucks County, Pennsylvania was established in 1682 as one of the four original counties of the state, the other three being Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia. William Penn named the county after Buckinghamshire, the county where he lived in England. Bucks County, which is substantially bigger than its neighbor Montgomery County, was initially even larger than it is today, encompassing all of what is now Northampton and Lehigh counties. Majority of the county was agrarian, which meant for generations farmers and craftsmen had a need to develop great transportation networks and infrastructure to extend to the markets of Philadelphia and beyond. Bucks County has a history of rich art and culture, agriculture and manufacturing like processing grains, lumber, textiles, and paper. This legacy continues today with a steadily growing population of 628,341, local hotspots for various activities and entertainment, and a thriving job market.

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Montgomery County: Active Communities and Job Market

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was created on September 10, 1784 from part of Philadelphia County. It was possibly named after Revolutionary War hero General Richard Montgomery or two legislators named Montgomery who played a part in creating the county. The county has a history of prosperous farms, forges, mills, and manufacturing that, at first, depended on the Philadelphia market to sell their goods and on its port to connect them to other regions. Following generations that built a large transportation network made it possible for Montgomery County to depend less on Philadelphia, and become an economic engine in its own right. Starting in the twentieth century the county began to develop and maintain its own employment opportunities, entertainment, shopping, and other activities. This still reigns true today with Montgomery County having a continuously growing population of 826,075, plenty of activities and entertainment, and a broad and active job market.

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What Should I Wear to a Job Interview?

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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Are Permanent Jobs in Pennsylvania Gone Forever?

Permanent Jobs...gone...forever!? Well, the terminology may be.

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