How to Stand Out in an Interview

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We’ve written at length about potential prospect-killing interview pitfalls to avoid. Let’s look at a few ways you can stand out in a good way before and during an interview. Do Strong Interview Prep One way to gain a competitive advantage over other candidates is doing your homework on the company you’re interviewing with. Watch… Read more »

I Got a Job Offer! Do I Have the Job?

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You tailored your resume to apply for the job of your dreams. You did your homework on your prospective employer. You nailed the interview. And now, you’ve gotten a job offer. It’s a dream come true, right? Well, it’s not quite time for a victory lap yet. Just because the company you applied with has… Read more »

Types Of Warehouse Positions

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If you’re looking for a job, and you’re not afraid of a little hard work, you may want to consider a position in a warehouse. Among other benefits, warehouse work encompasses a variety of jobs ranging from entry-level positions to skilled, licensed labor. Here are just 10 of the types of warehouse jobs you can… Read more »

Why Can’t I Get Hired?

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We recently posted about the frustration of an interview dry spell. But let’s say you’ve had no trouble getting interviews. You’ve done the research on multiple potential employers, you’ve dressed the part, and you’ve crushed several interviews. Unfortunately, all you have to show for it is a string of letters saying, “We’ve decided to go… Read more »

Why Can’t I Get an Interview?

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When you’re a job seeker, there’s nothing worse than dealing with a string of rejections from prospective employers. Nothing, that is, except frustration of not even getting an interview. After a while, you can convince yourself you’re unhireable. The good news there are a lot of reasons you may be going through an interview dry… Read more »

What Are Administrative Skills?

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We recently posted about one of those phrases you see over and over as you go through job listings: “attention to detail.” Another frequent feature of these listings is their request that candidates possess “administrative skills.” But what are these skills, and why are they so important? Defining Administrative Skills Administrative skills, in the broadest… Read more »

Can I List My Hobbies On My Resume?

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Back when resumé templates were in their infancy, “Hobbies and Interests” was a common heading. Over time, though, conventional wisdom has evolved to the point where listing hobbies has almost become frowned upon. The reasoning is that you only have so much space and time to get a hirer’s attention, and that should be devoted… Read more »

What Does ‘Attention to Detail’ Really Mean?

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If you’ve done any amount of job searching, you’ve likely run into one qualification over and over again: “The candidate should show attention to detail.” It sounds like a nice quality to have, but what does it really mean? And how can you demonstrate it in your resumé?  Defining ‘Attention to Detail’  Attention to detail… Read more »

Who is Hiring in Aberdeen, North Carolina?

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From time to time, we highlight an area that has interesting job opportunities. This time around, we’re focused on south-central North Carolina – specifically, Aberdeen. If you’re interested in assembly, packing or inventory jobs, read on for more information.  First Shift Packout Assembly Operator  Have you operated machinery, assembled products or used hand tools? Mega… Read more »

Flip the Script with These Questions You Can Ask Your Interviewer

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We’ve posted several items recently on how to handle tough interview questions. But here’s a secret: The best interviews aren’t one-sided. In fact, asking your interviewer a few well chosen questions can help you make a great closing impression. Not only that, the answers you get could assure you that the job offered is one you really want. Check out these examples.  What Would a Normal Day on the Job Look Like?  Not only can this question give… Read more »