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Finding work can be difficult, and the longer you are unemployed, the more difficult it becomes. Many employers are skeptical of job seekers who have been unemployed for a long period of time.  Here are some tips to break out of the unemployment line. Remain Optimistic Continue the job seeking process, even though it can… Read more »

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Building trust during the interview process is critical. Trust is a huge component needed in valued employees. How, though, do you convey that you are trustworthy? Here are some body language tips for your next interview. • To begin the interview, a firm handshake is in order. A loose handshake comes off as timid, or… Read more »

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Have you applied for a job that you feel under-qualified for?  What happens when you land an interview?  If you find yourself in this situation, there are simple steps you can take to sell yourself for a position you may lack some credentials for.  Here is how: Research the job and company Analyzing the job… Read more »

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If you are selected for an interview, preparation is key. Note that you may go to several interviews for the same job. For example, your first interview may be with a staffing agency and your second interview with its client. Confirm the appointment. Do this one day before your interview. Know the location of the… Read more »

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Are you ready to wow hiring managers during your next job interview? If you aren’t sure, you better keep reading. Here are some excellent interview tips: Have an outstanding resume. Impressive qualifications are a must on any resume, but a list of key accomplishments may not be enough. Your resume appearance is important, as well… Read more »

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If you think accepting a temporary assignment has no chance of turning into a permanent position, you may be surprised. Many employers are open to keeping valued workers on, either in their current temporary position or a different area with a higher need, after the assignment is complete.  Here are some tips to take your… Read more »

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At Essential Personnel, we strive to keep our employees safe by reducing risk in their work environment. Through training, consistent communication and site studies, we work with our employees to maintain excellent safety practices. Checking workplace safety throughout the day is an easy way to keep your working environment safe. Following safety protocols are in… Read more »

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“Ghosting” is a relatively new term used to explain the practice of someone ending a relationship without explanation and by simply withdrawing all communication. While this began as a term to explain an end to personal relationships, it is also used by HR departments. Employee ghosting, on a professional level, can happen at any stage;… Read more »