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Michelangelo vs. Edison

“Sometimes when I am inventing the light bulb, I find myself wishing I were painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling.” I recently read a blog post on Figuringoutfulfillment.com that perfectly describes the infuriating endeavors that inevitably follow a frustrating job search. You perfect your resume, apply for jobs and network with everyone within a twenty mile...

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The Perfect Interview

The perfect interview- when most people see those three little words they believe they are connected to a phony story that could never possibly be a reality. I’m here to tell you that the perfect interview is possible by following these easy steps found on mscareergirl.com! Do Your Research- Before shaking your interviewer’s hand, be...

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The Tricky Thing About Resumes

Writing the perfect resume is no easy task. With everything from choosing the right wording to racking your brain on what information to include and not include- we know resumes can be overwhelming and challenging. By using these simple tips found on about.com, creating the perfect resume will be a little less scary and help...

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To include or not to include? That is the question.

Lately, I feel like I have read article after article on etiquette tips for job-seekers. At first, it concerned me because I thought everybody knew how to talk to a prospective employer, how to write a solid resume, and how to act in an interview. Unfortunately, I learn more and more every day that I...

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Phone Etiquette as a Job Seeker: Don’t flush your chances down the drain…or toilet

In three years of working in the staffing industry, I’ve listened to more than one voicemail that left me confused, laughing, puzzled and more importantly, wondering why I should call the  job seeker back.  Recently, I received two consecutive voicemails that prompted me to share some advice on phone etiquette with job seekers. The message...

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What NOT to do While Interviewing

I recently came across an article from the Daily News that quickly caught my undivided attention. This article was titled “Top Interview Mistakes include Lying, Answering Phone.” At first, I thought there had to be a catch and that the article really talked about something else. I mean, people don’t really answer their phones while...

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Burning Bridges in Your Career

Recently, I ran across an article that talked about a subject I have learned to be truer than I have ever thought before. That topic is not to burn bridges with other employees and employers. I had always been told to leave on good terms with all employees & employers because it will come back...

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This Could Be Costing You the Job

I recently read an article titled “10 Unbelievable Reasons Clients Passed on Candidates.” When I stumbled upon this article, I was pretty excited thinking I was going to start my morning off with a couple of laughs. As I began reading through the list, I was not disappointed in the comedic nature of the reasons...

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New Year’s Holiday Hours

Due to the New Year’s holiday, our office will be closed on Monday December 31st and Tuesday January 1st. If you need to reach us, please use the Contact Us form on our website by clicking here. Otherwise, please call 317-888-5700 and your call will be returned when we get back into the office on...

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The Formula to a Successful Resume & Cover Letter

Express Employment Professionals hosted certified professional resume writer Lisa McDonald in our office on Dec. 18. McDonald visited to present a seminar about writing resumes and cover letters. First, the most important thing to consider as you create a resume and a cover letter is VALUE. For those of you who are visual learners, think...

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