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 […]

How to Network Your Way to Your Dream Job

Whether you’re a brand new graduate or seeking a career change, having a solid network and fostering professional relationships should be key priorities. Think about networking this way: You can – and should – always be doing it. Every time you make a call or send an email or text message, you’re connecting with someone, […]

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 […]

How to Use Social Media Networking to your Advantage

Networking is a polarizing topic. Some professionals swear by it for career advancement and important employment leads. Others only associate it with cold calls and awkward social events. But regardless of which side you’re on, we can all pretty much agree that networking is an important and unavoidable part of a professional life. Particularly in […]