Job Fair Tips

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I visited a local job fair the other day, and each time I attend or exhibit at one, I find myself a little taken back at the huge range of approaches, dress codes, style, and personalities of candidates that appear.  There’s a long list of things that the general job seeker could learn just by watching from the back.  You can learn from the successful approaches of the job seeker that carries themselves in the right manner, as well as what NOT to do.

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Give Me A Chance?

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Opportunity Knocks

Recruiters often ask job seekers, “What kind of work are you looking for?” The most popular (by far) answer is “Anything.”  The job seeker thinks this is a great answer because they think it’s showing their willingness to do whatever a company needs.  

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Why Temp?

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One of the most often received questions I hear is, "Why should I take a temp job?"

It's a great question - one that there's no right or wrong answer.  I can tell you that when I finished college, it provided with a great opportunity to try some roles on for size, learn a little bit about the business market and get accustomed to earning a 40 hour a week paycheck.  It certainly doesn't work for everyone, but it can work out well for many.

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First Impressions

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First Impressions

Life teaches us lessons every day. You just have to look for them some days more than others. If you’re not looking, you’re not learning.  If you’re not learning…. Well, you’re getting left behind.

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Employment Statistics

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Temporary Staffing has long been a trend that employment experts watch to see where the market is headed.  The market indicators are certainly present to show that companies are hiring.  Ask individuals if they have seen a difference, and you’ll often hear a no. We’ve run our own polls to ask how encouraged people feel, and a lot of people are still feeling discouraged (granted we haven’t validated these findings in an official manner).

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