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Quality Associates

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Have you ever seen a job listing advertised in the manufacturing field designated “Quality” and wonder just what that means?  There are many different categories and levels of Quality.  Here is a brief summary of a few Quality positions:   Quality Assurance –  Responsible for maintaining and reporting on performance standards for the quality of… Read more »

Temp, Temp-to-Hire and Direct Hire Employment

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There are many categories within the conditions of employment. Most people are familiar with the terms full-time, part-time and contract employment but there are other specifications as well.   ~Temp or temporary employment is as it sounds. It is a temporary assignment that only last for the duration of the companys need. ~Temp-to-hire or contract-to-hire… Read more »

What type of job should you apply for?

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There are many jobs available out there from minimum wage jobs to six-figure and up executive positions.  Even though you may feel you are a good fit for a job, it doesn’t necessarily mean you are. A perfect example would be the Administrative Assistant.  This job sounds like it would be a fit for anyone… Read more »

The job search

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There are so many different ways to search for a job.  Considering the job you are searching for will affect how you actually go about it.  Just as there are a wide variety of jobs, there are a wide variety of ways to search for jobs.   Starting with the old fashioned “pound the pavement”,… Read more »

Learn about a job interview from the interviewers prospective.

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First things first, it is important to understand there is no right or wrong standard job interview.  Every interviewer has their own style.  The interviewer is asking questions to better learn who you are and about your background.  The more information they gather about you, the better decision they can make as to whether you… Read more »

Acing your job interview

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Congratulations! You put in the time to create a cover letter and resume that caught the attention of the hiring manager and now you’ve been asked to come in for a job interview. What’s next? Make a plan of action.  Know where you’re going! And what time to be there. What should you wear? What… Read more »

Applying for a job online

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Have you ever asked yourself, “If I apply for a job online, do I still need a cover letter and resume?” The  answer is Yes! The standard online job application is simply a template for your personal information and history and doesn’t usually include a cover letter page.   Remember: ~Your cover letter allows you… Read more »

Proofread your Cover letter and Resume!

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Proofread!  Proofread!  Proofread!    I can’t say it enough!  Read and reread your cover letter and resume until you are certain there are no mistakes. Check and double check that you have included all ways you can be contacted and the information is up to date.  One simple missing letter or number in your contact… Read more »

How long should a cover letter and resume be?

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Does it matter how long your cover letter and resume are? Yes! The length of your cover letter and resume does matter. Your cover letter should only be one page.  It should best describe your working style and set the tone for your resume.  Describe yourself in terms such as open minded, risk taker, decision… Read more »

Do you need a Cover Letter?

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Do you need a Cover Letter?   Yes!    A cover letter allows you to show how unique you are and helps you stand out from other candidates. A good cover letter allows potential employers a glance into you before they ever spend their time reviewing your resume.  It makes you more interesting to the… Read more »