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When and How to Ask for a Promotion

Posted On: July, 5, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace

While asking for a promotion can be very stressful and intimidating, it can be one of the most important things you could ever do for your career. If you wish to 'climb the ladder'? so to speak in your career, asking for a promotion is something you're most likely going to have to do. Here are a few tips to help you take that big step so that you're ready for the most important conversation you'll ever start with your supervisor....


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How to Set up Your LinkedIn Profile to Best Show Off Your Resume & Skills

Posted On: June, 14, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Resume Tips | Social Media Tips

Your LinkedIn profile is one of the first places a potential recruiter will look when they are considering calling you for a job interview. That is why it's of the utmost importance to optimize your LinkedIn profile so that you can showcase your resume and skills. A recent study has shown that nearly half of all profiles on LinkedIn are incomplete so the chances are about 50-50 that yours is one of them. Here is a quick guide to help you optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure that potential employers are impressed by what they see....


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How to Become a Leader in the Workplace

Posted On: May, 28, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

There are many benefits associated with stepping up at work and being recognized as a leader. Here is a step-by-step guide that can help take you from where you currently are at work to where you want to be....


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Making the Most of Your Temporary Position

Posted On: April, 25, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

It wasn't so long ago that 'temps'? were thought of as office and retail workers employed during the busy holiday season. However, with the freelance market opening up, more and more businesses are realizing that they can meet many of their goals with temporary workers. This is a growing trend that may stick around for a while, regardless of what this topsyturvy economy does in the future....


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Maximize Your Reach: How to Optimize Your Job Search

Posted On: March, 25, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Resume Tips | Temporary Staffing | Interviewing Tips

Landing a great job requires much more than just writing out a few generic application letters and sending them away in the mail. Today, the job market is highly competitive which means that there are likely numerous others applying for the same job you have your eye on. It's therefore important that you go above and beyond when seeking out your dream job, especially for real estate jobs, so that you can find the best position that suits you. Here are a few tips we've put together which can help bring success to your job search....


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2013 is the Time to Grow!

Posted On: February, 1, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Temporary Staffing | Tips for the Workplace

In recent years, we have experienced tremendous change in the Real Estate industry, forced by the hand of the economy. For many, this time provided an opportunity for reinvention. Perhaps for others who took on additional responsibilities with fewer resources, there seemed to be less time or money to focus on personal or professional growth.......


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Four Attributes of Brand Y-O-U and How They Affect Hiring Behavior

Posted On: November, 21, 2012 | Categories: Job Tips | Customer Service

We recently attended a seminar where we heard from New York Times best-selling author & former Yahoo! CSO, Tim Sanders. As we reviewed the material, we stopped on pages 4 and 5 of the handout. There, Sanders takes time to reference Duane E. Knapp's book The Brand Mindset, which delineates the four components of building......


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A Trick to Feel More Confident: 'Fake It Until You Become it!'

Posted On: October, 29, 2012 | Categories: Job Tips | Interviewing Tips

We ran across a very interesting video recently, and wanted to share it with you. In her discussion, Harvard Business School social psychologist Amy Cuddy, talks about how to become confident. We will include a link to the 20-minute video presentation below so that you can how they studied this and came to the conclusions......


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Overcoming Network Knots

Posted On: September, 25, 2012 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace

Does the mere thought of attending a networking function tie your stomach in knots? You're not alone. Meeting a room of complete strangers, even if you do share interests, can be daunting. Perhaps it's the label... networking. It sounds so clinical. Why does it need a label anyway? Why not just think of it as......


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Is Temping the 'Dating' world of the Job Market?

Posted On: March, 23, 2012 | Categories: Job Tips | Temporary Staffing | Customer Service

I frequently receive phone calls or e-mails from candidates who have been working on assignment with a company for a few days, and they tell me 'If they don't present me with a job offer this week, I do not want to continue temping for that company.'?...


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