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10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume and Get Noticed

Working on the executive recruitment team, one of the most common questions I’ve been asked was, “Can you look at my resume?” Unless a resume was truly in need of help, I could reformat it fairly quickly. Since I’ve been in this industry the resume always seems to have a cloud of confusion and mystery […] Read Article “10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume and Get Noticed”

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Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships

Last Thursday, during “Workforce Development Week“, President Trump signed an executive order to significantly increase the number of U.S. apprenticeships from the current 500,000 by doubling the amount the government spends on apprenticeship programs. Apprenticeship programs are most successful when they’re designed by employers around their own needs. For that reason, employers will play a […] Read Article “Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships”

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Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad

From playing handyman around the house to embarrassing their kids, dads are experts at so many things! If there’s one thing you can always count on dear old dad for, it’s advice. But things have changed since the prime of baby boomers in the workplace. Here’s a look at some of the outdated advice we hear […] Read Article “Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad”

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What to Do When You Lose Your Job

With the job market nearing full employment, have you considered your next steps should you suddenly lose your job? Do you have a plan in place to find your next gig? We always talk about how to find a job, but now it’s time to discuss what to do if you lose a job. Decide on […] Read Article “What to Do When You Lose Your Job”

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The 5 Fastest Growing Industries in Medical & Science

  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that 9.8 million jobs will be generated between 2014 and 2024. Healthcare occupations will contribute 2.3 million of these new jobs, making it the industry with the fastest employment growth over the decade. Which parts of the healthcare sector will be creating this job growth? Let’s take a look. 1. […] Read Article “The 5 Fastest Growing Industries in Medical & Science”

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Hiring Mistakes: The Cost of a Bad Hire

When it comes to costly workplace mistakes, few carry as hefty a price tag as making a wrong hire. It’s estimated that some companies could lose up to $50,000 by making a single bad hire. According to a recent Entrepreneur article, half of hiring and HR managers estimate that bad hires have cost their companies, “thousands […] Read Article “Hiring Mistakes: The Cost of a Bad Hire”

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Which Cities are Booming with Medical and Science Jobs?

The unemployment rate is progressively decreasing, which means many cities across the nation are seeing significant job creation. We surveyed medical and science professionals to find out what cities they predict to be hotspots as the industry continues to expand. 1. Raleigh, N.C. – “The City of Oaks” Ranked number one at 30.6 percent in […] Read Article “Which Cities are Booming with Medical and Science Jobs?”

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The 7 Most Important Job Benefits for Medical & Science Professionals

Medical and science employers must ask themselves a very important question – why does top talent stick around? As the industry continues to see positive growth, employers must focus more attention on retaining their best medical and science professionals. Check out what medical and science professionals ranked as top benefits during a recent survey. 1. […] Read Article “The 7 Most Important Job Benefits for Medical & Science Professionals”

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Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the Buy American, Hire American executive order. Focusing on the “Buy American” aspect, the order attempts to place a requirement or preference for, “the purchase or acquisition of goods, products, or materials produced in the United States, including iron, steel, and manufactured goods.” Putting ‘America First’ in this manner is […] Read Article “Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?”

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What it Means to be Working Mothers

Working mothers represent a larger percentage of today’s workforce than ever before. According to the Women’s Bureau, they are “the sole or primary breadwinner for a record of 40% of households today compared with 11% of families in 1960.” If you search “working mother” in Google images, you’re met with a string of women in […] Read Article “What it Means to be Working Mothers”