How Not to Stress Over a Mistake You Made at Work

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  Let’s face facts; we all make mistakes. Often, it’s something small, like forgetting to add an attachment to an email, and can easily be recovered. But, from time to time, your error may be a bigger deal, and you may worry about the damage to your reputation or the cost to the business. When… Read more »

How to Stay Motivated During Your Job Search

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While the idea of finding a new job can be exciting, most job searches aren’t the most fun. In fact, they can become downright frustrating rather quickly. But staying positive is often the key to success. Otherwise, you may see your motivation dwindling before you get results. To help you stay motivated during your job… Read more »

How to Ace Your Next Phone Interview

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Developing Workplace Leaders in Atlanta

The phone interview is a popular method for doing some initial candidate screening before scheduling in-person meetings. Often, these calls are easy for hiring managers to arrange, and they allow interviewers to gauge a candidate’s skills and level of interest before determining whether to proceed with a more comprehensive conversation. While certain portions of the… Read more »

Why Company Culture Should Matter to You in Your Job Hunt

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Improving Company Culture | PrideStaff Atlanta

Whenever you start searching for a new job, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement associated with finding a new opportunity. You may be enamored with the possibility of a pay raise or the option to work for a new company. But, along the way, it is easy to forget that each… Read more »

Asking Great Questions in Your Interview Could Help Land You the Job

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Job interviews are the employment equivalent of a first date; they help both parties get to know one another determine if they should move forward. However, many job seekers fail to take advantage of the opportunity to gather the information they need, and failing to ask the right questions can hurt their chances of being selected…. Read more »

Email Etiquette Tips for Job Seekers

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Importance of Happy Employees | Atlanta Jobs

When it comes to searching for a job, email is your new best friend.  With just a few clicks you can: Submit your resume and cover letter in response to an online job advertisement; Reach out to contacts in your network; Send thank you notes to recruiters or hiring managers following an interview. And, while… Read more »

Little Things You Can Do That Make a Big Difference

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As the saying goes, ‘Little things mean a lot.’ Often, it’s not the big gestures others remember about us, but the small, seemingly insignificant things we do that dramatically impact how colleagues, and potential employers, view us. The Way You Walk into a Room Do you enter a room with slumped shoulders and a lackluster… Read more »

Are Social Network Profiles Making Resumes Obsolete?

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Improving Your Resume | PrideStaff

Social networking is the new normal. And, when it comes to your job search, the way recruiters are using social network profiles is changing. For many opportunities, social network profiles are making resumes obsolete. Personal Branding It used to be that ‘branding’ meant something cattle ranchers used as a method to differentiate their herd from… Read more »

Your Conversation Skills Matter Before, During and After the Interview

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Improving Company Culture | PrideStaff Atlanta

You’ve updated your resume and pressed your best ‘hire-me’ suit. You’re ready to tackle the search for a new job. Or are you? Did you brush up on your conversation skills? Multiple surveys and statistics show us that almost 90% of our overall success in life can be linked directly back to our communication skills…. Read more »

Searching for a New Job in Atlanta? Focus on Your Strategy!

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If you’ve been on the job hunt for a while and still aren’t getting those callbacks for an interview, the process may be making you feel discouraged. While it’s a good idea to be persistent with your job search, it may be time to take a step back and work on your strategy. Sometimes changing… Read more »