The Most Effective Way to Reset Your Professional Goals for 2019

As we kick off 2019, it’s typical to think about the year that’s just passed. When doing this, some people might suddenly realize 2018 was the year they overlooked their career goals. There are a couple big reasons why this happens. First, it’s easy to concentrate so much on personal things that work takes a… Read more »

Why It’s a Candidates Market

Whenever we hear about record low unemployment, the initial reaction is usually to celebrate. However, record low unemployment raises all kinds of issues for employers. Employers not only have to fight to land in-demand candidates, they also have to fight to keep the talent they already have from getting lured elsewhere. Consider the following results… Read more »

New Year, New Job!

For New Year’s resolutions, many people vow to lose weight, spend more time with family or take up a hobby. While NSC Technologies can’t help much with those resolutions, we can help with another common resolution – getting a new job! There’s something about turning the calendar to a new year that make us want… Read more »

Turn Your Weaknesses into Strengths in 2019!

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If your leadership style is driven by business, team and employee interests, you’re going to be in a position to succeed, especially if you can produce results. However, even leaders with the best of intentions can have blind spots or fall into bad habits. Below are some common leadership weaknesses that you can turn into… Read more »

How to Write an Outstanding Resume When You Don’t Have Much Experience

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A great resume is the biggest chance you have to impress a potential employer and get noticed among other job applicants. You need to seize the hiring manager’s attention quickly so they’ll be more apt to read through your accomplishments and bring you in for a formal interview. It can be challenging to tout your… Read more »

3 Things NOT to Do After a Job Interview

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Many candidates believe that getting through the job interview is the most important part of the application process. However, the way a candidate follows up after the interview is just as important. Even if you made a great impression with the hiring manager, on the phone or in-person, you have to maintain your interest and… Read more »

Why You Need to Ask for Feedback When You Didn’t Get the Job

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While there are extremely rare exceptions, hiring managers almost never change their mind about a hiring decision once it had been made. If you screwed up the interview, there is no point in reaching out to apologize, criticize or claim you had an off day. However, you can still get something more out of the… Read more »

Do Employers Still Expect ‘Thank You’ Notes After Interviews?

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You’ve probably heard that it’s a good idea to send a ‘thank you’ note after a job interview. However, in this age of information overload, is this really necessary? The answer is, yes. Following up with a thank-you note after an interview ought to be a standard part of any job-hunting strategy. It can add… Read more »

What are the Biggest Blunders Candidates Make on Their Resumes?

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With the average job opening getting about 250 applications, candidates need a great resume if they want to stand out. Even if you have solid work experience and in-demand skills, one basic resume error can get you eliminated from the process. Consider the following massive blunders you could make on your resume and how to… Read more »

How a Staffing Agency Can Move Your Career Forward

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Whether it’s due to a long stretch of unemployment or a lack of advancement opportunities at your current job, career stagnation is something you want to put an end to as soon as possible. Working with a staffing agency is one effective approach to move forward. According to a survey by the American Staffing Association,… Read more »