Seattle Staffing Agency Tips

Share advice at a workshop or a event

Donate time to share your insights at an industry or career workshop or a for a student club. While it can take time (and a little courage) to prepare a talk, move your butt to the event and speak to a crowd, it’s an awesome way to shed light…

Just starting your career?

Set clear goals The very first step is goal determination: What exactly does "career" mean for you? Is this associated with a certain amount of money? Do you want to reach a particular position? Only when you have a clear idea of what…

How to leverage LinkedIn Company Profiles

Use LinkedIn Company Profiles to Learn About Employers LinkedIn company profiles are a good way to glean at-a-glance information on a company in which you're interested. Company profiles provide an excellent window to your connections…

To keep it simple...or not...

Keep it Simple We’ll talk about getting creative in order to stand out in a minute. But the most basic principle of good resume formatting and design? Keep it simple. Use a basic but modern font, like Helvetica, Arial, or Century Gothic.…

Bellevue Job Tip, Make the best first impressions...

Be Authentic, Upbeat, Focused, Confident, Candid, and Concise.   Once the interview starts, the key to success is the quality and delivery of your responses. Your goal should always be authenticity, responding truthfully to…

Career tips for Job Seekers in Seattle

Keep your eyes on the prize: Every person you meet is a potential door to a new opportunity—personally or professionally. Build good bridges even in that just-for-now job, because you never know how they’ll weave into the larger picture…

Learn a new skill

Learn a new skill. Whether you love or hate your job, why not prepare yourself to take on a future career path that you are interested in? Develop a new skill and invest your energy in fostering it. If it’s also something that could help…

Advanced Search Options

You can save time job searching by using advanced search options on job boards. All the major job boards (like Indeed.com, SimplyHired.com, CareerBuilder, Monster, and Dice) have an “Advanced Search” option where you can search by keyword,…

Thinking of skipping on a Thank you note after an interview, don't

You may have heard you should send a thank you note after an interview and are wondering if it's something you really have to do. While some employers aren't bothered by job candidates who don't send a written thank you, many are. Why would…

Develop One New Skill

Select One Skill to Develop You cannot realistically acquire all of the skills and experiences required while searching for a new job. However, select one specific skill you are lacking, and make an effort to develop that skill. For…

Are you Prepared to dominate your job search?

Be Prepared. Have a voice mail system in place and sign-up for a professional sounding email address. Consider getting a separate email account to use for your job search, so you can stay organized. Put your cell phone number on your resume…
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Job Interview Tips

You’re almost there. Your resume landed you an interview and now it’s time to seal the deal. So what’s the best way to prepare? To find the answer, I looked back on my interviews, sifted through research, and most importantly, asked…

Resume and LinkedIn

Does your resume match your LinkedIn? While your resume may very well be a ‘condensed’ version of your LinkedIn (so that it fits on one or two pages), for positions that do show up in both places, be sure that details such as a job title,…

Interview Tips for Seattle Candidates

Develop a Connection with the Interviewer In addition to indicating what you know about the company, you should also try to develop a connection to your interviewer. Know the interviewer's name, and use it during the job interview. (If you're…

What do you really want to do?

What would you do with your time if money wasn’t a factor? Whose career are you completely jealous of? Figure out what your passion is and what it is that you’re really good at—your core values are key. And don’t just think about it…actively…