JOBSEEKERS: 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Now

Posted by Matthew Manning on January 29, 2015 | 7 Comments

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Forecasters are predicting a very exciting 2015, which means more jobs, full-time positions and salary increases. According to a CareerBuilder 2015 jobs forecast, this year has the best outlook since 2006. This should be music to a jobseeker’s ears! Whether you’re looking to change gears in a career, or just looking for more stable work, 2015 could bring the big break you have been searching for.

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Social Media Playing Larger Role in Hiring Process

Posted by Matthew Manning on January 19, 2015 | 1 Comments

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It’s no secret that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts have become extensions of your resume and that your social media presence can be highly influential in the hiring process. Hiring managers are looking through online posts and photos to get a better understanding of candidates and whether they would be a good fit into a company’s culture. And, what they are finding could decide your candidacy.

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Feeling the Holiday Blues? 3 Ways to Improve Your State of Mind

Posted by Matthew Manning on December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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A few years back, during the holiday season I was looking for a job and feeling pretty blue. I must admit, it was a tough place to be during the time. One night while watching the American holiday classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” I was inspired to change my mindset and take a new approach. The main character in the movie saw how his attitude negatively affected those around him. By simply changing his perspective, the support of those around helped him overcome the challenges he was facing. What I learned is that we all have challenges, but if you keep a positive mindset, you can overcome anything.

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You Can Find a Job Before the New Year!

Posted by Matthew Manning on December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

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It’s the holiday season and while most people are focused on spending time with family, if you’re looking for work, you may be worried about updating your resume and locating open positions. If you have ever struggled to find work, you understand that the search is basically your full-time job. During the holiday season, it is important to stay focused and dedicated to your goal.

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5 Steps to Handle Irate Customers

Posted by Joseph Nonan on November 11, 2014 | 3 Comments

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A few years ago, when I was working as a customer service representative, handling rude or angry customers was very stressful and a challenge for me. It took me a while to figure out how to separate myself from the stress that I experienced whenever I encountered such customers.

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Three Tips to Getting a Job Interview

Posted by Pamela Patricia Ticzon on October 23, 2014 | 8 Comments

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Recruiters attend to many job applications everyday. Because most employers have never met you, your job application is the only way for them to know if you will move to the next stage of the selection process. As applicants, we may assume that we will get a job interview just by filling out the application form but might fail to give application forms the time it deserves because we tend to spend our time getting resumes or curriculum vitaes (CV) perfect and preparing for the job interview. Our application must stand out to catch the employer’s eye. In a very competitive job market, having a well-thought out application form is the key to standing out.

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How to deal with fear in order to succeed

Posted by Joseph Nonan on October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

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People are often afraid to try new things or believe in themselves. To achieve success, the most important thing for people to do is to let go of their fears and learn how to believe in their skills and experience. If you don’t believe in yourself, who will?  

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5 Effective Ways to Lose Belly Fat

Posted by Joseph Nonan on October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

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Having excess fat along the waistline has been the problem of many people. Waist measurements more than 40 inches (102 cm) in men and 35 inches (88 cm) in women are known as abdominal obesity. If you have a lot of excess fat around your waistline, even if you’re not very heavy, then you should take steps to get rid of it.

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