Should I Tell a Prospective Employer I’m Disabled?

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Unemployment among members of the workforce who have a disability is a much greater problem than for their abled counterparts. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that only 19.1 percent of the disabled population was employed in 2021. Meanwhile, 63.7 percent of the non-disabled workforce were employed over the same period. Part of the… Read more »

Interviewing Mistakes That Hiring Managers Hate

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A topic that keeps coming up in this blog is positive steps you can take before and during a job interview to help seal the deal. We’d like to share some things to avoid in an interview this time around. Don’t commit any of these blunders, or you may kill your chances of getting the… Read more »

How to Bounce Back From job Rejection

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“We’ve decided to go another direction …”   This phrase is kryptonite to job seekers. No one likes rejection, but it’s particularly rough to be told “no” by a prospective employer — and it hurts worse the longer you’re out of work.   Mega Force has several tips for dealing with job-search rejection and restoring a positive… Read more »

Ways to Stand out in a Competitive job Market

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Being a job seeker in today’s market can be incredibly discouraging, and you need every tool at your disposal to increase your visibility and appeal to potential employers. Mega Force has this advice to follow for standing out and increasing your chances of getting hired. Get relevant work experience – You can stand out from… Read more »

Changing Careers With No Relevant Work Experience

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When it comes to finding a new job, most job seekers tend to stick to their areas of expertise. After all, your prior experience in the field can easily be transferred to your new role. But what happens if you don’t have the experience that is relevant to the job you want? How do you… Read more »

Interview Attire Mistakes To Avoid

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Most job seekers spend a lot of time obsessing over their job interview attire – and for a good reason. The proper wardrobe can make or break an otherwise successful interview, so you must be up-to-date with the current styles and trends. In a casual business interview, for example, the preferred dress is tailored khakis… Read more »

Are You Screwing Up Your First Impression With a Lengthy Resume

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In most job searches, your resume is the first impression you’ll make amongst hiring managers and interviewers. Not only is it important to make as strong of an impact as possible, but you must be able to convey your past experiences in a way that is concise, straightforward, and meaningful. While there isn’t a set… Read more »

3 Strategies To Recover From a Bad Interview

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Nearly all of us have experienced a bad interview at one point or another. Whether you were tripped up due to anxiety or nervousness or even if you just didn’t coalesce with the interviewer, there’s no reason to dwell on it – these things happen. Instead, try to recover as quickly as possible so that… Read more »

4 Ways to Mentally Prepare for Your Job Interview

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A job interview can be a mentally draining process. While it often happens to novice jobseekers, it’s something that affects experienced professionals, too. It’s even worse when you’re attending multiple job interviews on the same day.   But there are some tips you can keep in mind to make your next interview easier. With time, you’ll find… Read more »

Temp-to-Hire Jobs Provide a Great Option for Your Career

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Temporary jobs tend to catch a bad rap amongst today’s job seekers. With concerns over benefits, long-term employment, and the number of available opportunities, some job seekers won’t even consider a job that is temporary in nature. However, short-term and interim jobs can be extremely beneficial – both to your current resume and your future career.   Trying Out Different Companies … Read more »