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Don’t Just Select Your Interview Outfit – Prepare It!

August 14, 2012

A common interview question is, “How do you feel about adhering to a dress code?” The answer to this question is often already answered by your choice in interview attire. Even if you know for a fact that you will only be required to wear a T-shirt and jeans in  ... Read More

Things You Should Leave Off of Your Resume

August 1, 2012

  When hiring managers look at resumes, there is certain information they expect to find, such as experience, skills and education. But many people go a step or two too far and include include items on their resumes that don’t need to be there, and in fact may turn off  ... Read More

Marketing 101 for Job Seekers

July 17, 2012

Marketing n. The action or business of promoting and selling products or services Whether you realize it or not, when you’re searching for a new job, you’re a marketer – you’re promoting and selling a product (yourself) and services (your skills). Here are some practices successful marketing departments employ that  ... Read More

Interviewing – Mind the Details

July 3, 2012

You’ve selected a professional outfit, you’ve rehearsed the tough questions, and you’ve done your research on the company. You’re completely prepared for your interview. Or are you? The old saying “The devil is in the details” definitely holds true when it comes to job interviews. Here are a few items  ... Read More

Are You All You Can Be?

June 19, 2012

Employers, as most would guess, are looking for the best and brightest to work for their companies. So, as you are searching for a job, are you still making yourself and skills better? Here are some tips on how to keep you in top condition for the working world. 1.  ... Read More

Save Yourself From Typos and Errors!

June 5, 2012

Has this ever happened to you? You spend hours composing a perfect resume and cover letter, getting in touch with all your references to let them know they might get a call, and crossing your fingers. You hit the “Send” button…and as the email screen fades away, you notice a  ... Read More

Who to Follow on Facebook and Twitter

May 23, 2012

If you’re working on your personal branding and online networking, odds are good you’re spending a lot of time on Facebook and/or Twitter. We thought we’d give you a hand by sharing some of the best accounts to follow for job search tips, tricks, and info! Facebook 1. Dallas Employment  ... Read More

What Is Branding And Why It Matters

May 8, 2012

These days you’ve probably seen a great deal of material online about “personal branding” or “branding your job search.” Both of these refer to the same subject, which is essentially to use certain marketing tactics to enhance your job search by associating yourself with certain concepts, such as extensive experience  ... Read More

Build Your Professional Network with Dallas Employment Services

April 24, 2012

Networking is a tricky skill. Some people seem to be able to build a network without even trying, while others struggle to meet the right people. Many people overlooking search and recruiting agencies as an opportunity to network, but the reality is that it’s our job to hook you up  ... Read More

Cover Letters 101: What, Why, and How

April 10, 2012

Job seekers question relevance of cover letters in the digital age, but here’s the skinny: When you’re working with a staffing professional all that matters is if the job requires one! Be sure to read all the sections below for a thorough understanding of what a cover letter is and isn’t, why they’re important, and how to set about writing one. ... Read More

Welcome to Hollywood

December 2, 2011

What’s Your Goal? Everyone has a Goal. Right? Did you know that people who write down their goals earn nine times as much over their lifetime as the people who do not? I read a statistic the other day that 80% of all Americans don’t have goals. Sixteen percent have  ... Read More

DES Moves Back To Suite #1180

February 21, 2011

Not only is DES changing the lives of candidates and clients, we are also changing our own work environment for all to enjoy. DES is excited to announce we are moving back home this Friday to a beautiful, newly remodeled suite. We’ve spent the past few months working in a  ... Read More