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Weighing Your Career Options: A Lean Six Sigma Approach to Selecting the Best Job Offer
12 Nov 2014
Engineers are in high demand across the globe. And thanks to today’s rapid innovation in many industries, that demand is set to grow even more, especially for those in the civil, petroleum, biomed, environmental, and nuclear disciplines.In the U.S. alone, nearly 46,000 civil engineer jobs will be added before 2023—a trend that’s likely to be similar in Europe, Asia, and other parts of the world. A ... Read More
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IT Interview Guidebook
04 Nov 2014
As a jobseeker in today’s competitive IT job market, you need to make yourself as memorable as possible to hiring managers. No matter how good your education, how impressive your experience, or how extensive your computer skills, what will really set you apart from other candidates with comparable skills is your ability to articulate how you can bring value to an organization. ... Read More
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How to Land the Finance Job You Want
06 Oct 2014
Strategic Finance Magazine – Sept 2014: To land the finance or accounting job you want, you first need to speak the same language as the company’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS)— computer software used to match and “prequalify” applicants. An ATS can make the decision on how qualified you are for a role simply by matching keywords to your résumé. Download the article for insight on how to get you ... Read More
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A Successful IT Resume: Your invitation to the interview
19 Sep 2014
Your IT resume makes an impression that can determine whether or not you’ll be invited for an interview. Your goal is to develop a powerful document that displays your accomplishments, experience, skills, strengths, and above all, the real you. This eBook has the tools and tips you need to accomplish that goal.  ... Read More
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The R&D Behind Your Elevator Pitch
24 Jul 2014
Conversation that quickly sums up what you have to offer is no longer consigned to the elevator; the pitch is now the staple of networking meetings and conferences, and the well-crafted “self“ pitch is morphing into a form that fits into an online world. Much like the phases of a clinical trial the elevator pitches for today’s science and clinical research professionals needs to be well planned. A ... Read More
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What if in a mountain of resumes, you could rise to the top?
31 Jan 2014
Kelly recruiters give feedback on what makes one candidate's resume rise to the top over all the rest.  ... Read More
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The "Class Act" Candidate
09 Jan 2014
Learn how to explore new job opportunities without alerting, alarming, or burning bridges!According to the Kelly Global Workforce Index™, nearly 64 percent of the U.S. workforce considered switching jobs in 2013, with similar expectations for 2014. If you count yourself in this group, remember that changing companies (or making the decision to stay where you are) is a process, and there’s an above ... Read More
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Career Forward: Military Edition
08 Nov 2013
Your military duty has ended, or is about to end, and you’re ready to step into a civilian job market. First, be confident that no matter what branch you served with, your military experience is going to be a great asset as you search for employment. Many employers will value not only your service, but qualities such as loyalty, professionalism, and integrity.This guide will help you by providing ... Read More
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Career Forward: The Counteroffer Dilemma
01 Oct 2013
A counteroffer from your present employer may sound tempting, but a raise or new title rarely address the reasons you wanted to move on in the first place.Consider the following important points when faced with a counteroffer. You can also download our comprehensive guide that will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing social mediaUnderstanding the recruiter relationship ... Read More
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Career Forward: The Professional Exit
01 Oct 2013
Once you’ve landed the job, you still need to make a professional exit from your current employer. The following guidelines will help you leave on good terms and maintain the positive relationships you built. You can also download our comprehensive guide that will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing social mediaUnderstanding the recruiter relationshipEffective resumes ... Read More
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Career Forward: Preparing for an Offer
01 Oct 2013
If your interview went well, you could soon receive an offer of employment. But, did you know that preparing for an offer is just as important as preparing for an interview? Preparing for an offer will help you make a decision based on all the available information. Consider the following questions to make sure you’ve fully evaluated the entire opportunity. You can also download our comprehensive ... Read More
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Career Forward: Following Up
01 Oct 2013
Your work isn’t done when the interview ends. Take the following actions within a day to establish yourself as a front-runner. You can also download our comprehensive guide that will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing social mediaUnderstanding the recruiter relationshipEffective resumes and cover lettersInterviewing and following upPreparing for an offerExiting your j ... Read More
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Career Forward: Nailing the Interview
01 Oct 2013
No matter how impressive your resume, a great interview can always increase your odds of landing a job.Consider the following points as key elements of a great interview. You can also download our comprehensive guide that will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing social mediaUnderstanding the recruiter relationshipEffective resumes and cover lettersInterviewing and foll ... Read More
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Career Forward: The Effective Cover Letter
01 Oct 2013
A cover letter provides an additional opportunity to market yourself. It can establish you as a potential candidate and set you apart from other applicants.Use the following template to help you write an effective cover letter intro, main body, and closing. You can also download our comprehensive guide that will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing social mediaUnderstan ... Read More
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Career Forward: Impress with Your Resume
01 Oct 2013
Your resume makes an impression that can determine whether or not you will be invited for an interview. Your goal is to craft a powerful document that shows off your accomplishments, experience, skills, and strengths.Consider the following guidelines when creating your resume.  You can also download our comprehensive guide that will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing ... Read More
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Career Forward: Understanding the Recruiter Relationship
01 Oct 2013
We are often given advice on how to deal with potential employers, but we rarely hear about how to effectively work with our job search advocate - the recruiter.Consider the following guidelines to help you make the most of this relationship. You can also download our comprehensive guide that will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing social mediaUnderstanding the recrui ... Read More
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Career Forward: Social Media
01 Oct 2013
Social media is a big deal today. In the job search process, social media can help you connect with HR professionals and hiring managers and ultimately lead to career or internship opportunities at a wide range of companies. But social media can also be damaging if your profiles are not professional and geared toward the opportunities you wish to be considered for.Consider the following guidelines ... Read More
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Career Forward: Networking Opens Doors
01 Oct 2013
Who you know matters, and so does having a strong professional network - because your contacts may lead to more options and opportunities. Consider the following when networking. You can also download our comprehensive guide that will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing social mediaUnderstanding the recruiter relationshipEffective resumes and cover lettersInterviewing ... Read More
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Career Forward: The Tools You Need to Start Moving
01 Oct 2013
You’re ready to move forward. You have the skills, the experience, and the drive to take that next step in your career. All you need now is the right opportunity.So now what?This guide will help to move your career forward. Topics Include:NetworkingUsing social mediaUnderstanding the recruiter relationshipEffective resumes and cover lettersInterviewing and following upPreparing for an offerExiting ... Read More
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Get Real with Your Job Search Expectations
24 Jul 2013
Whether you're just starting out in your career, or you're looking for another opportunity in your field, head into the job search knowing exactly where you want to go. To be sure you're going to get a job that fits your criteria, it's time to reality-test your career goals, job-search tactics, and salary expectations. We share five key areas you need to assess as you get real with your job search ... Read More
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How Recruiters Can Help You Get Noticed, Get Access and Get Smart
17 Jul 2013
You want a job you love, one that’s aligned with your personal values and helps you achieve your goals. Connecting with a recruiter gives you your best chance of achieving this by acting as your own personal advocate. This infograph shows you why. ... Read More
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Find the Best Recruiter for You
11 Mar 2013
Leveraging the industry knowledge and network of recruiters is a critical component of any job search. A professional recruiter can offer career advice, inside knowledge of your target industry or company, compensation guidance, and "culture fit" insight on prospective employers. In this ebook, you will learn how to find the best recruiter for you.   ... Read More
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Getting the Job You Want
10 Feb 2013
Tips to engage the best (progressive) employersBusinesses and employment opportunities are evolving in response to global economic changes - and so must you. If you currently work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or math (or you're gaining a qualification in any of these areas) you already have a great head start. However, to make the most of these high demand skills, you need to ... Read More
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Clean Up Your Digital Dirt
09 Jan 2013
While the use of social channels to screen potential hires can expose companies to legal pitfalls, and there are many issues around discrimination and privacy that must be considered, companies can and do use social media information to augment the hiring process. Some use it well, others may not, but the sheer scale of social media activity means candidates must be aware that in various ways it h ... Read More
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Build Your Digital Portfolio
09 Jan 2013
This is nothing new, it’s just that the ways in which you can do this have changed— and mostly they’ve moved online. However, you don’t need to be a tech genius to sell your skills online. There are many simple and free tools you can use to get started that are no more difficult than building an animated PowerPoint presentation. (And there are plenty of tutorials and tips online to help you if you ... Read More
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5 Online Steps to Landing the Job You Want
03 Jan 2013
Even when we have a job, most of us are in search mode – we're consistently seeking new ways to expand our skill base, and to land a better role. With this in mind, we all need to find ways to stand out and ‘sell’ what we have to offer to our employer of choice. This idea is nothing new, but the ways in which we do this have changed. We share five key steps to using both online and offline ... Read More