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Salary Talk: This is How You Rock a Salary Negotiation!

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  • July 5, 2018

There will come a point during your job search when you must have THE salary talk. It can be a daunting conversation—especially if you’ve never negotiated your salary before. Surveys say that only 11% of people are satisfied with their first salary offer (Houston Chronicle), yet nearly half (49%) accept it (CareerBuilder). When you don’t negotiate, you […]

Salary Talk: 5 Things You MUST Do When Prepping for a Salary Negotiation

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  • July 5, 2018

There will come a point during your job search when you must have THE salary talk. It can be a daunting conversation—especially if you’ve never negotiated your salary before. However, with a little bit of preparation you can rock any salary negotiation. As one of the nation’s leading staffing companies, we engage in salary discussions […]

5 Amazingly Useful Websites for Salary Research

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  • June 19, 2018

So, you’ve completed the application, nailed the interview, and provided all your references. You finally got the job offer! But is the salary fair? Only one way to find out. These salary research tools will help you determine how fair a salary is. Every successful salary negotiation starts with one very important step: figuring out […]

Ultimate Interview Guide (Part I): 6 Critical Tips to Prep BEFORE Your Next Interview

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  • May 29, 2018

Interviews are your best chance to make a good impression and connect with the hiring manager. No pressure, right? A Harris Interactive and Everest College survey found that 92% of Americans have at least some fear of interviews. The most common concern was being too nervous, with 17% saying this was their top concern. Other […]

Ultimate Interview Guide (Part II): 5 Tips to Remember on Interview Day

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  • May 29, 2018

Interviews are your best chance to make a good impression and connect with the hiring manager. No pressure, right? One-third of bosses know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether the candidate is a good match (UndercoverRecruiter), while half can tell in the first five minutes (CareerBuilder). So, yes. First impressions do matter. […]

Ultimate Interview Guide (Part III): 3 Ways to Follow Up After an Interview

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  • May 29, 2018

Post-interview etiquette is just as important as your behavior during the interview. Not to mention, the hiring process isn’t over yet. Nearly half (48%) of recruiters said they usually conduct three interviews per candidate (MRI Network). No matter what stage you are at, finish the game strong by following these steps: 1. Send a thank […]

Infographic: Everything you need to know about AI in the job market

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  • May 11, 2018

While technology is evolving faster than ever, it is highly unlikely that robots will ever replace humans. In the foreseeable future, people will remain at the core of the workforce. However, technological advances are transforming the workplace in other ways. We will be seeing a drop in low-skill jobs, since these can easily be automated, […]