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10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume

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”

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4 Reasons Why Recruiters Want Your Resume in Word Format

Since Microsoft Office 2007 allows candidates the option to save files as PDF versions, I have noticed an increasing number of resumes in .PDF format. I’ve also noticed resumes that are scanned copies of a paper resume, often resulting in a .JPG or .PNG image file. Below are four key reasons to always send your […] Read Article “4 Reasons Why Recruiters Want Your Resume in Word Format”

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Internships 101: Simplifying Your Search in 3 Steps

Thinking internships might be a smart path for you? The good news is that the value of internship experiences are still strong in the eyes of employers. According to an annual survey done by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 95% of employers reported that candidate experience is a factor when hiring. Finding the […] Read Article “Internships 101: Simplifying Your Search in 3 Steps”

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My Awesome Internship Experience at The Adecco Group

Last Summer’s Work (Maintenance Man) One year ago I would have never dreamed of interning for a global Fortune 500 company. Just last summer, I worked as an assistant for the head of maintenance at the elementary school where my mom teaches. I cleaned a lot of toilets and worked in the heat for the […] Read Article “My Awesome Internship Experience at The Adecco Group”

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Top Design Engineering & CAD Jobs

Welcome to Part I of our CAD Career Blog Series. Be sure to check out Part II The Four Cs of Design Engineering Education. Also, Part III lists the top 5 cities in the U.S. for finding a job in CAD Design. The shift to smart, connected products is impacting the structure of many industries, […] Read Article “Top Design Engineering & CAD Jobs”

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10 Applicant Tracking System Resume Tips

Times have changed. Job applicants face an interesting challenge: creating a digital resume that is readable not only by humans, but by the machines that process it. Applicant tracking systems are being used more often by employers. With hundreds of resumes being submitted per job opening, this system allows resumes to be kept organized and […] Read Article “10 Applicant Tracking System Resume Tips”

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10 Common Sense Interview Tips

We coach our candidates extensively before interviews with our clients. We stress the importance of doing the proper research on the position, preparing for unusual interview questions as well as other key job interview tips that can make or break an interview.  However, recently, I’ve seen an increase in mistakes made by candidates. These mistakes are […] Read Article “10 Common Sense Interview Tips”

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6 Steps for Making your Temporary Job Permanent

Temporary employment has seen quite the increase in the last couple of years. Employers in various industries are hiring temp workers, freelancers and contractors to fill positions for a few weeks or months at a time. Many of these positions can be temp-to-hire: you begin on a temporary assignment but are hired as a permanent […] Read Article “6 Steps for Making your Temporary Job Permanent”

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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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Land a $10,000 Summer Internship in 2018

How will you earn that $10,000? Oh, you know, just be the CEO of our Fortune Global 500 company, for one month. NBD. You’ll work, travel and meet other business leaders like our President, Joyce Russell. Your résumé will thank you, and so will your pockets. Because, you know…$10k. We’re for real, here’s our Apply […] Read Article “Land a $10,000 Summer Internship in 2018”