Fresno’s Hidden Job Market: Strategies for Tapping into Unadvertised Opportunities

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Being aware of advertised openings is always important to your successful job search, but often, the real power lies in the hidden job market – those opportunities that are not publicly advertised or promoted. Employers typically opt to keep such vacancies discreet because it’s more cost effective, the positions are of a sensitive nature, or […]

How to Build Your Professional Network

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Business and careers revolve around people. Even if you’re not in a direct customer-facing role or industry, you still need to connect with others in order to build your brand and achieve your professional goals. Ask any successful person how they got where they are today, and virtually every one will tell you that their […]

How to Fresno Job Seekers Improve Their Networking Skills

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Networking has always been important when it comes to building your career. Today’s constantly interconnected world is no exception. Networking – both in person and online – enables you to build relationships with people from diverse backgrounds and industries, expand your knowledge, and often, get the inside track on new job opportunities before they are […]

Rebuilding Your Career Confidence After Losing Your Job

Secrets to Finding a Great Job (That are Not Really Secrets) PrideStaff Fresno

There’s an insightful book by Robert K. Johnson and J. Walker Smith entitled Life is Not Work, Work is Not Life. It’s a meaningful title and account, as everyone struggles with work/life balance at some point – but perhaps never do the two feel more intertwined than when, suddenly, you lose your job. No one […]

Being Shy Isn’t a Good Excuse to Not Network

More than half of all respondents in a recent HotJobs poll noted that networking helped them land their most recent jobs. Networking is key to career success but if you’re shy by nature, it can be cause for extreme anxiety. You know you need to do it, but you absolutely dread “schmoozing.” The good news […]