Why All Promotions Are Not Right For Your Career

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There are few things better in life than being offered a promotion. In addition to being offered more pay and more authority, a promotion is also a type of validation. It’s a tangible way for your employers to let you know you’ve been doing a great job and you are trusted. However, not every promotion… Read more »

When Should I Follow Up With a Company After an Interview?

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People looking for work tend to be reluctant to follow up after a job interview. It’s normal to think you might be annoying the interviewer and a phone call may hurt your odds of getting a job offer. However, it’s always a good idea to follow up; particularly if it’s done tactfully. Following up after… Read more »

How a Staffing Firm Will Get You Hired

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For most job seekers, the ultimate goal is to land a full-time position at a company of their choosing. However, that goal can sometimes be difficult to achieve. Staffing firms offer job seekers the chance to gain access to a career opportunity in two other ways: on a temporary or temporary-to-hire basis. These assignments can… Read more »

Why You Should Use Action Group Staffing to Help You Find Your Next Job

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Searching for a job can be a lot of work for one person. Add in any pressure to get that new job as soon as possible and the task can easily become overwhelming. By turning to a staffing firm like Action Group, you gain an entire team of skilled professionals that are motivated to help… Read more »

Why You Should Still Apply for a Job When You Lack a Required Skill

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Job postings aren’t legal documents, they’re advertisements, and as such – you shouldn’t avoid applying for any particular job just because you don’t meet every single “required” skill that is listed. Hiring managers write job descriptions intended to both lure qualified people to apply and fend off those who don’t have the skills and experience… Read more »

What Every Interviewer Wishes You Knew

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It might be hard to believe sometimes, but people who conduct job interviews want you to perform well in them. However, while they are rooting for you – they’re also rooting for every other candidate they sit down with. Furthermore, interviewers must take a sink-or-swim approach to their interviewees because if they get the hiring… Read more »

What Should I Be Wearing to My Manufacturing Interview?

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We’ve all heard it before, you only get one chance to make a first impression.  Like it or not, a first impression can end up being the make-or-break factor when it comes to choosing between you and another candidate. That being said, it’s important to dress properly for a manufacturing interview. Most people will say… Read more »

What to Know About Job Searching While Employed

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Job searching while being employed is tricky. However, it’s actually pretty common. According to a recent survey by the staffing company Accountemps, approximately 73 percent of workers don’t have an issue with searching for a new job before leaving their current employer. Workers who look for a new job while still employed have the best… Read more »

How to Make Yourself More Attractive When Changing Careers

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Changing careers is a tough thing to do, but it isn’t impossible! First and foremost, realize the change isn’t going to happen overnight. Once you have embraced the notion it will take some time, draw up a strategy that includes reframing your ‘professional brand,’ a lot of networking and a constant evaluation of your efforts…. Read more »

3 Tips For Handling Internal Interviews

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Did a dream job become available at your company you’d love to apply for? When throwing your hat in the ring for a job opening at your employer, there’s a good chance you’ll at least get the courtesy of an in-house interview. Your employer may already have a very good sense of your abilities and… Read more »