Be Honest…Where do you want to be in 5 years?

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Improving Company Culture | PrideStaff Atlanta

Nearly every job seeker has been asked the interview question, “Where do you want to be in five years?” There are two ways to answer this one. (1) You can make something up that sounds lofty like, “Oh, I plan to be a manager by that time, with my own corner office.” Or (2) You… Read more »

4 Quotes to keep You Motivated When Changing Careers

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Developing Workplace Leaders in Atlanta

Switching careers can be an exciting, yet terrifying time for anyone. Whether you are doing so because you are stuck in a dead-end job now, or you are just looking to use more of your skills – changing careers demands self-motivation and determination to get it right. That’s why we’re here to support your career… Read more »

How to Recover and Follow Up After a Bad Interview

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Interviewing in Atlanta | Employment Services in Atlanta

After applying for multiple jobs and waiting for weeks for a job interview, the big day has finally arrived. But as “Murphy’s Law” dictates, everything can and does go wrong. The car won’t start, you’ve misplaced your best resume, your socks don’t match, and you end up arriving to the interview feeling frustrated and embarrassed… Read more »

Should You Turn Down a Second Interview if You Don’t Think the Job is Right for You?

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Getting asked to come in for a second or even third interview can be exciting, and it can mean that the company may be offering you a job soon. But, what if you are having second thoughts about even going to the interview because you don’t think the company has a job that’s a good… Read more »

Do you Write Down Your Major Accomplishments?

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Improving Your Resume | PrideStaff

The first of the year signals the time when many managers will begin conducting employee performance reviews. It’s nerve wracking at best. But you can embrace this time and shine by preparing in advance your list of major accomplishments. What do we mean exactly? Let’s talk about how to start gathering up all the great… Read more »

Looking Back at the Top 3 Blogs for Job Seekers in 2015

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Interviewing in Atlanta | Employment Services in Atlanta

2015 was a good year, and despite all the challenges of the Atlanta job market, here we are ready to face a brand new year with high hopes. This is an opportune time to take a quick look back at some of the best job seeker posts of 2015, and learn from them. Without further… Read more »

3 Strategies on Creating a Great Resume After Being Fired

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Getting fired from a job is never a great moment in anyone’s career, but rather than letting it get you down, you should instead use your time to put yourself in a position to get right back into the job market. Many people simply start sending out the same old resume that helped them land… Read more »

Are Your Career Expectations Realistic? Or are You Just Dreaming?

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Have you ever heard the expression to “dream big”? This is not exactly a bad thing, in fact it’s what drives many professionals to their ultimate successes in life. But what if you are putting your work expectations a little too high right now to attain? It could be that you are working for a… Read more »

The Importance of Fact Checking Your Resume…Twice

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A resume is a necessary document for finding work today. This document is often the first thing that hiring managers review before bringing candidates in for interviews, and it’s looked over with a great deal of scrutiny. A seasoned recruiter or hiring manager can easily spot errors, gaps in employment, and potentially false information on… Read more »

How Can a Recruiter Help You Prepare for Your Interview?

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Have you ever considered that recruiters really care about the people they work with, therefore are a wealth of knowledge in supporting job seekers? It’s true. Many are willing to help job seekers brush up on their resumes and interviewing skills so that they can wow hiring companies. Why not take advantage of this valuable… Read more »