Preparing for Interviews

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Interview Prep is like Lifting Weights

There are people who (successfully) fly by the seat of their pants day in and day out for most of their adult lives. While we don’t recommend it, it works for some folks. These folks may thrive off of the insecurity of knowing what’s next, and how they might be able to adapt on the fly.

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3 Tips on Interview Manners and Behaviors

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AccuStaff talent running

Most of us have seen online photos that might be posted on someone’s social media page, or from a newspaper site covering a local or community event (concerts, fund raisers, etc.).  In those photos you see people smiling for those great moments where they’re smiling and happy to be at that event.

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What Not To Wear

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dressed up for work

Figuring out what to wear to work, an interview, applying for a job (including temp jobs), even a job fair, is a tough task. It’s really a complicated thing to figure out in the morning. Right? Wrong.  Dressing for work should be a relatively easy task for almost anyone.  

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First Days and New Jobs

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New Opportunities

Is it kitschy to blog about someone else’s blog? I’m going to say no because I think being referenced (in a complementary fashion) is a positive.  I caught this article by Mark Suster (@msuster) which someone shared on Google+ recently.  The amount of information that’s there was on point and very direct to the new employee. My opinion is that even if you’re not completely new to the workforce, these are still good lessons to pay attention to.

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Steady and Reliable

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TurtleCrossing

I was driving to work this morning, and saw a young turtle walking steadily across a busy road.  I avoided him of course, and quickly turned the car around, stopped traffic and saved him (maybe it’s a her – how do you tell?).  I’m a hero, yay!

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