How Can You Differentiate Yourself From Other Candidates?

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As you compete for your next job, how can you ensure you’re at the head of the pack? To stand out from the competition, emphasize those softer, transferable skills that make your personal brand unique. These are the characteristics you can take to almost any job – and often, they are what sets you apart… Read more »

What You Shouldn’t Say in a Job Interview

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Your goal during your job interview is to convince the hiring manager why you are the best person for the job. You have only a limited amount of time to do this, so you need to make every word count. If you say something inappropriate or inane, you’ve not only wasted valuable time, but possibly… Read more »

There Are Many Benefits of Learning a Skilled Trade

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Are you considering a career in a skilled trade, but not sure if this is the path to follow? There are many reasons to eliminate any doubts you may have – whether you want to fast track into a well-paying, secure position or simply try something that has always interested you from a professional standpoint…. Read more »

5 Common Job Search Mistakes Made by College Grads

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It’s September … and maybe for the first time in as long as you can remember, this doesn’t mean heading back to school. Instead, you’re headed out into the working world, searching for your first job after earning your degree. Start your job search off on the right foot by avoiding these common mistakes: Searching… Read more »

Tips for Mastering the Final Round Interview

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If you’ve made it to the final round in your interviews for a job that interests you, it means you’re legitimately very close to receiving an offer. You’ve already met the company’s basic requirements, having achieved this during round one. The purpose of this meeting is generally either to confirm your cultural fit with the… Read more »

How to Get Hired With a Questionable Job History

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Employment gaps or other spotty information on your resume can make finding a new job more challenging. In an interview, a potential employer is trying to determine whether you would add value to their company if hired. If your work history is less than stellar, this may be cause for concern. But fortunately, there are… Read more »

What Are the Most Valuable Job Skills of 2018?

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Regardless of your chosen career field, having certain professional skills makes you a valuable entity in today’s job market. You need to demonstrate to potential future employers you have what it takes to keep them competitive given the complex technological, economic and social forces that impact their business. It all boils down to developing a… Read more »

Now Hiring for Jobs in Fresno: Come to Our Career Fair on July, 28th

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Need a great job in Fresno, CA? Not being paid what you’re worth? Just looking for a better opportunity? We’re hiring – and we want to meet you! PrideStaff Fresno is holding a Career Fair where you can find an amazing new job opportunity: When: Saturday, July 28, 2018 9am – 1pm Where: 585 W…. Read more »

The Best Ways to Stay Productive While Unemployed

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Being out of work is scary and even demoralizing. The loss of stability that comes with the end of a job can cause you to sink into despair if you’re not careful. Don’t lose hope! This may actually be a blessing in disguise. You could emerge with a better position and a higher chance of… Read more »

The Top 6 Skills You Need to be Successful in Customer Service

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As noted in a recent report by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, “businesses where employees have a positive service climate have customers who are more satisfied,” contributing toward “increased competitive financial performance for the company, often including a stronger market value.” So when employers hire… Read more »