Tag Archive: job seekers

Attention 2016 Job Seeking Grads

May 27, 2016

It is time! Time to get a real job and begin the next chapter of your life. The only issue is, getting a job. As a recent grad, the job search can be tricky. Everyone is looking for the same thing and it seems like they have more experience than  ... Read More

Hey, Candidates!

February 19, 2016

Are you considering making a move from your current job? DES can help you find your next opportunity! We have a large variety of valuable resources to help you apply for your next career change. Resume and interview assistance Here at DES, we know exactly what employers are looking for  ... Read More

Why The Job Hunt Is “Hot” Right Now

July 24, 2015

You want to know what’s hot this summer? It’s not just the weather, it’s also the job hunt! There are many job openings for 2015, so here’s some advice on how to make your job search more likely to have a good outcome. Forbes ranked Dallas as the 5th best  ... Read More

Steps to Make Your Job Hunt a Little Easier

July 17, 2015

Searching for a new job is difficult and tedious. Trust us, we know. The good news is we have some great tips that will make your job search a little easier. Answer these questions to help figure out what your best job opportunities would be. What are your skills? Finding  ... Read More

Resume Tips for Every Job Seeker

June 26, 2015

R-E-S-U-M-E find out what it means to me! Whether you are about to submit your resume or just starting, take a look at these tips to help your resume be the best possible! Just remember RESUME. Read Over Before you submit your resume be sure to read it over. Look  ... Read More

Professional Attire

March 27, 2015

Congratulations, you landed a job! Now that the hard part is over, it’s time to focus on one of the many fun parts of professional life: dressing the part. Regardless of your career path, your gender, or your position within a company, it is always important to present yourself in  ... Read More

Difficult Interview Questions And How To Respond

February 13, 2014

Prospective employers like to throw curve balls when asking interview questions to identify exactly how an individual’s thought process works, and also how they might respond to challenging situations. The key to staying calm during such questions is to anticipate what some of those questions might be. By doing so,  ... 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

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

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

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

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