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Essential Guidelines for a Successful Recruiter Experience

The job market nowadays can be very daunting with there being more open positions than active jobseekers – the options are endless! That is why working with staffing agencies and their recruiters can be advantageous for any jobseeker as recruiters can connect individuals with employers and specific roles that are perfect for their skills, interests, and values. A recruiter can open doors to someone’s dream job or company, suggest improvements to one’s resume, and coach candidates on interview do’s-and-don’ts for specific clients. It would be in a jobseekers best interest to network, develop, and maintain relationships with recruiters for assistance in their job search. The following tips will help any candidate encourage a positive relationship with a recruiter and make the most out of the partnership.

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Addressing Gaps In Your Resume While Interviewing

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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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Perks of Working in the Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing is booming right now as we are well underway in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The "Made in America" movement seems it is here to stay for awhile. The manufacturing industry is critical to our economy, and even our world! No matter what your role is within this industry, whether it is Operations, Sales, Marketing or HR, you are an integral part to the success of the company and industry.  Could you imagine being part of a company that manufactures 3D printers that build human organs? Manufacturing is ahead of the curve. Here are some perks of working in the manufacturing industry.

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5 Ways You're Ruining Your Interview

Your resume is great and you are landing interviews left and right. But why is nothing materializing after the initial meeting?  There are five potential mistakes you may be making.  These mistakes are usually not intentional, but nonetheless, may be off putting to the interviewer.  Have you committed any of these five faux-pas?

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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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Employee Quits On the Rise in Southeastern Pennsylvania

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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Montgomery County Staffing Agency Reveals 10 Must-Have Manners

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

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

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Addressing Gaps In Your Resume

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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Goodbye, Interview Jitters!

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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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