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Personal Brand Improvement If you honestly completed your self-assessment of your personal brand as we suggest in Part One, are you pleased with the results? (Click here to read the article) If not, or if you feel there is room for improvement, here are some suggestions about how you can improve your personal brand to… Read more »

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Summer may be almost half over, but there’s still time to take action to give your career a boost. Here are five things you can do in the next two months: Take an online class – Sites like lynda.com are great for both short and comprehensive tutorials to teach you new skills or improve the… Read more »

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If you think branding is just for products, services and celebrities, think again. Each one of us has what is called a “personal brand”, and, like all brands, can either help or hurt our careers. A personal brand is basically a combination of the following: Your reputation as you are known in both your career… Read more »

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You may have the best staff in the nation and business is going great. Perhaps you’re not at the stage where you can hire additional team members, but you could use additional resources. Here’s how a temporary staffing agency can help your business: When to Hire a Temp Cover for Leave – Whether it’s family… Read more »

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It’s always exciting to get an invitation to interview with a company. It’s natural to feel nervous (yet excited!) about the interview. But you don’t want your nerves to cause you to interview poorly. The best remedy to cure those pre-interview jitters is to follow the old Boy Scout motto “Be Prepared”. Here are a… Read more »

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So you found your ideal candidate and vetted them through your rugged interview process. Everyone is excited to have a new, talented team member…until you hit a glitch. You find out your candidate has multiple offers. How can you stand out and compete with other employers when presenting YOUR offer? Here are five tips: Hiring… Read more »

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Recruitment agency in Palo Alto offers resume tips

It used to be a recommended practice that one’s resume should consist of one page. Today, however, that advice is only true under certain circumstances. For example, if you are a new graduate, a one page resume is expected due to minimal or lack of industry experience. So, for everyone else, just how long should… Read more »

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Today’s interviewing landscape is changing. With social media, texting and all things digital, sometimes the tried and true interview tips don’t represent how to really succeed and land that job! This is a great article that we found which offers unique interview tips. We’ll continue to post about traditional interview tips, but we found these… Read more »