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Top 5 Reasons to Move to Dallas

September 12, 2013

When deciding where you want to find a job, there are many things to consider. Whether you are a sports fan, a shopper, an art enthusiast, or someone who just wants to live in a booming, business-friendly town, Dallas has it all. Economy MSN considers Dallas to be the third  ... Read More

Interviewing for a Temporary Position

August 28, 2013

When interviewing for a temporary position, keep in mind that this interview is just as important as that of a permanent position. This interview could lead to other (more permanent) job opportunities in the company. Plus, with the job market becoming so competitive, temporary jobs are not as easy to  ... Read More

Resume Tips

August 14, 2013

Recruiters and hiring managers read hundreds of resumes, so how will your resume “wow” employers? While what stands out to one recruiter might not stand out to another, there are universal qualities that define an outstanding resume. Try these tips to revamp your resume before applying for jobs: 1. Be  ... Read More

Hiring Temps: Things to Consider

July 31, 2013

With healthcare laws changing, the shifting economy, and the change in the job market, employers are seeking to hire on a temporary basis, rather than permanent. Hiring temporary workers has risen by more than 50% since the recession ended (Source: Are you part of this statistic? Whether you are  ... Read More

For Clients: Is Company Culture Your Focus?

July 10, 2013

  How important is company culture within your leadership program? With the slowly shifting job market and the millennials taking over the working majority, companies are finding that company culture is becoming increasingly important. People are looking to get more out of their job than just a paycheck these days,  ... Read More

Top 5 Ways to Not Get the Job

June 27, 2013

  When it’s interview time, it’s easy to be stressed and frantic. We often forget so many of the most basic essentials of a job interview in the excitement of the callback. Here are some ways to ensure you will forfeit your chances of landing the job. 1. Dress to  ... Read More

Use Social Media to Your Advantage

June 12, 2013

  Most of us are connected through social media in one way or another. Whether you’re just on Facebook or several outlets, social media can be a great tool in landing your next job. Here some tips and tricks to help you take full advantage of your pages. 1. Clean-Up  ... Read More

Good News: Job Growth Explodes in DFW

May 22, 2013

  Jim Nill, the new general manager of our beloved Dallas Stars, isn’t the only one in this town with an exciting new job. Job growth in the DFW metroplex has exploded in 2013, which is great news for all of you job hunters out there! Fort Worth holds the  ... Read More

10 Tips for Managing Stress

May 8, 2013

    Everyone has stress in their lives, but sometimes the added pressure of trying to find a job piles on even more stress, which can cause high blood pressure, migraines, chest pain, and more. Here are some tips to manage stress effectively and still keep your job search going  ... Read More

5 Job Search Mistakes You Could Be Making

April 24, 2013

    Have you been on countless interviews, applied for tons of jobs, and still aren’t getting any results? It may be because you are making some common mistakes that a lot of people make on their resumes and in their job hunt. Here’s some job search mistakes that you’re  ... Read More

Making Your Resume Shine

April 10, 2013

  As you can probably guess, the job market is very competitive right now. Employers get stacks of resumes every day and look at a resume an average of six seconds before deciding to toss it or not. Worried that yours might not make the cut? Here are some helpful  ... Read More

Exercising Non-Verbal Communication Skills in a World of Technology

March 27, 2013

    Today’s technology has no doubt made a heavy impact on social interactions. Rather than call, we text or send a Facebook message. Instead of walk across the office, we use online chat or email. While all of these are examples of verbal communication, only the voice-to-voice and face-to-face  ... Read More

Why Work in Dallas?

March 20, 2013

    As new college graduates are getting ready to embark on the journey of life, many are wondering, “Where do I go?” The answer is, “Why not Dallas?” Enriched with culture, history, and dozens of entertainment options, Dallas has a lot to offer new grads. Dallas has an unemployment  ... Read More

The Curveball

February 22, 2013

  As many HR managers and job seekers have noticed, new trends are popping up in the hiring process. A new and increasingly popular approach is to deviate from the standard interview questions and ask questions that seem to be off the beaten track. For example, instead asking the interviewee  ... Read More

Recent Grads: Land the Job.

February 15, 2013

  You’ve just graduated from college. You are fresh faced and ready to take on the big wide world of adulthood. You, and the rest of your fellow graduates, are all running to job boards, searching for their big break. How are you supposed to stand out from the rest?  ... Read More

Career Fairs: Be Prepared.

January 16, 2013

  Looking for a new career or job? Career fairs are great places to not only find out about new opportunities, but to also to network with fellow job seekers and industry experts. However, you do not want to go in blind and unprepared. Here are some tips to help  ... Read More

Career Goals for the New Year

January 2, 2013

  Have you made any resolutions for the new year? This is the time of year when many resolve to lose weight, stop smoking or stop biting their nails. It’s also a time when many people stop and re-evaluate their career goals. Getting a promotion or getting a new job  ... Read More

Downtown Dallas – A Great Place to Work & Play

December 19, 2012

  Downtown Dallas is a great place to work. Although it covers a large area, you can be sure that wherever you are, there are plenty of great restaurants, shops and entertainment opportunities within walking distance. The downtown area is also well served by DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit), so it’s also  ... Read More

Your Resume Shouldn’t Be Written In Stone

December 5, 2012

One of the biggest mistakes job seekers make is sending the exact same resume for each job application. Putting together a solid resume can be a tough task, so having to rewrite and re-edit it for each job application may sound like a daunting task. It doesn’t have to be  ... Read More

Are You a Groupie?

November 20, 2012

If you are on LinkedIn and have a profile that is 100% complete, pat yourself on the back. You are ahead of the game. If you want to get even further ahead, however, you should be joining and participating in relevant LinkedIn industry groups. Participating in LinkedIn groups offers several  ... Read More

Three Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

November 7, 2012

  Job interviews almost always end the same way: with the interviewer asking, “Do you have any questions for me?” Too many people make the mistake of responding with, “No, I think we’ve covered everything I need to know.” Not having questions prepared is one of the biggest mistakes job  ... Read More

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Helpful Websites for Job Seekers

October 3, 2012

  Competition for jobs is tough right now, so if you’re in the job market, you need all the help you can get. You need to be at the top of your game when it comes to your resume, interview skills, networking skills and knowing how to find the right  ... Read More

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Networking for Introverts

September 19, 2012

  Networking, networking, networking. It’s pounded into the head of every job seeker – and for good reason. In the job market, knowing the right people can substantially cut down the time it takes to find a new position. While not many people will admit to actually enjoying networking events,  ... Read More

Make the Most of Your Job Search Downtime

September 5, 2012

    “What have you been doing since leaving your last job?” If you’ve been out a work for a few months or more, you’re likely to hear this question in a job interview. You’re probably thinking of the obvious answer, which is, “Duh, I’ve been looking for a job!”  ... Read More