How Soon Is “Too Soon” to Ask For Vacation Days at Your New Job?

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Starting a new job comes with a lot of uncertainty. You will need to train in the company’s protocol, learn their culture, and start working with a strange new group of people. But there is one question on the mind of every new employee: When can you ask for vacation days? In some ways, employers… Read more »

Should You Use Current Employers as Job References?

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Many people look for new jobs in Detroit while they’re still employed. There are many reasons why this might be the best avenue to take as a job seeker. It could be a matter of moving locations or simply that you’re dissatisfied with your current role. But should you use your current employer as a… Read more »

What Do Hiring Managers Say Behind Closed Doors?

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Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in the conversations hiring managers have after your interview? The waiting game would be a lot less painful if we just knew what it was that managers said about us after we left the room. So, what are managers saying behind closed doors? Here… Read more »

Can Millennials Manage Millennials?

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The workforce is always changing. And today, with baby boomers starting their retirement process, many millennials are taking on management roles as the new largest population in the American workforce. So with millennials in management, can this generational successful manage other millennials? If you’re looking to ensure your team is run effectively and efficiently, here… Read more »

5 Tips to Tell If Your Resume Is Too Long

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There is so much information out there about how to write a resume that it can become overwhelming. One piece of contradictory advice is the length of the document. Some people say it should never be more than just one page. Others say that it should be as long as it needs to be to… Read more »

Streamline Your Customer Service Job Search with This Advice

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Did you know that the average job search in the U.S. is six to nine months? It’s no wonder that job seekers become jaded and disappointed throughout the search, which can lead to a poor attitude when interviewing. The reason for this extended search time is online job applications. They make it much easier to… Read more »

How to Keep Your Motivation High Through the End of the Year

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There is always one distraction or another that might keep you from fully engaging in your work. Now, since summer is coming to a close, it feels like time to get down to brass tacks. In reality, this is only the start to another downward slope through the fall and winter holiday seasons. So how… Read more »

Missing This On Your Human Resources Resume? Kiss the Job Goodbye!

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It seems like writing a human resources resume should be second nature, but being an HR professional doesn’t make you magic or give you super powers. You’re as vulnerable as any other candidate once you submit your resume for a job. But what if you’re missing something very important, could it mean the difference between… Read more »

Don’t Let Frustration Ruin Your Job Search!

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If you’ve been looking for a job longer than you expected, you may be feeling frustration creeping in. Searching for a job is hard work, and it can feel harder when you’re facing rejection or an extended period of unemployment. But this feeling of frustration can really impede your ability to land a new job… Read more »