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7 Ways You Can Optimize Your Remote Job Search Strategy

Career Advice ·  October 11, 2022

Time to read: 5 mins

Optimize Your Remote Job Search Strategy Summary:
- Searching for a remote job can be daunting with the overwhelming amount of remote opportunities out there.
- It is important to know establish what you want in a remote job before starting your search.
- Updating your resume and LinkedIn profile, virtual networking, and using keywords can help refine your remote job search.


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Strengthening Your Mind & Overcoming the Sunday Scaries

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  October 4, 2022

Time to read: 5 mins

Overcoming the Sunday Scaries Summary:
- The Sunday Scaries are a real thing; psychologically referred to as anticipatory anxiety.
- Work is the main source of the Sunday Scaries. Companies are working towards more initiatives around workplace mental health.
- Tips to strengthen the ability to control your mind and thoughts and reframe your mindset around Sundays.


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After an Interview Thank You Email Sample

Career Advice ·  September 22, 2022

Time to read: 2 min

Interview Thank You Email Sample Summary:
- Two after an interview thank you email samples and subject lines provided in this blog post.
- A well written thank you email sent within 24 hours after the interview can position you as a powerhouse that the employer should move quickly on.
- Collect the names and emails of every person you meet with during the interview process and send each an individual a personalized thank you email.
- Express your gratitude, recap your transferrable skills with enthusiasm, and offer a strong close.


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What to Expect When Starting a New Job and Onboarding Remotely

Career Advice ·  September 19, 2022

Time to Read: 6 mins

Starting a New Job and Onboarding Remotely Summary:
- Before starting a remote job, there are various things you can do to set yourself up for success within your first week.
- Companies should consider all factors of their remote onboarding process to eliminate potential hiccups for new employees.
- Building relationships at a new job is different when you are remote, but there are ways to connect with your coworkers even from a distance.


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Deciding Whether to Job Search During a Recession

Career Advice ·  September 9, 2022

Time to Read: 3 minutes

Job Search During a Recession:
- There is no right or wrong answer for deciding to job search during a recession.
- Be realistic in your expectations and be flexible within in your search.
- Reevaluate the industry and job you are searching for during this time.


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How Do You Conduct a Reference Check

Hiring Advice ·  August 31, 2022

Time to Read: 3 minutes

Reference Check Summary:
- Four types of references to ask for.
- Three references should be spoken to thoroughly.
- What questions to ask during the reference check phone call.
- What questions to avoid in a reference check.


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Effective Performance Improvement Plans

Hiring Advice ·  August 3, 2022

Time to Read: 6 minutes

Performance Improvement Plans Summary:
- A PIP is a tool that offers a commitment from the manager to the employee to help them improve.
- Include these 5 pieces of information to deliver a well thought plan to help get the employee back on track to being successful and achieving their goals.
- The length of time for a PIP can last 30, 60, or 90 days depending on the objective.
- Operational tips to help avoid putting employees on a PIP.


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3 Prong Approach to Keep Candidates Warm

Hiring Advice ·  July 28, 2022

Time to read: 3 minutes

How to Keep Candidates Warm Summary:
- Why it is important to have a talent pool at the ready for both hiring surges and freezes.
- Companies have many reasons why they stall on hiring candidates right away. We map the top reasons.
- A surefire approach to keeping candidates warm without losing out on talent.


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What You Need to Know About a Four Day Work Week

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  July 18, 2022

Time to Read: 6 mins

Four Day Work Week Summary:
- A four day work week refers to a 32 hour work week with the same pay rate as a 40 hour work week.
- Priorities are shifting in the workforce and employees value work-life balance.
- There are many benefits to a four day work week for both employees and companies alike.
- Various companies across the globe have adopted a four day work week using a range of models.


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Medical Marijuana and Drug Testing for a New Job

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  June 27, 2022

Time to read: 5 min

Medical Marijuana and Drug Testing for a New Job Summary:
- A list of states which legalized medical marijuana use and recreational use.
- Each state varies with their employment protection laws. Here is what you should know when drug testing for a new job.
- Ask your Recruiter in advance if the employer has a zero-tolerance policy.


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PROFILES SECURES CLEARLYRATED'S 2022 DIAMOND AWARD

News ·  April 4, 2022

Diamond award winners have won the Best of Staffing award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores.


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Creative Recruitment Strategies to Manage a Job Applicant Surge

Hiring Advice ·  March 23, 2022

Time to read: 5 mins

Creative Recruitment Strategies Summary:
- A job applicant surge is promising, but is the talent pool filled with qualified applicants?
- Despite a candidate-driven market, companies are becoming more specified and trying to get the most out of their candidate search.
- Creative recruitment strategies attributed to a well established recruitment process effectively attract and engage candidates from the start.


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Employer Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Career AdviceCoronavirus UpdatesHiring Advice ·  November 2, 2021

Time to Read: 6 minutes

COVID-19 Vaccine Workplace Summary:
- Employers are trying to do right by their workforce.
- FAQ list to understand what employers can and cannot do when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Updates from the CDC; exploring workplace vaccination programs.


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13 Technology Buzzwords that Will Never Leave Our Vocabulary

Career Advice ·  October 12, 2021

Time to read: 3 mins

Technology Buzzwords Summary:
- This technology buzzword glossary covers the basics in terms of terminology often used today and for the foreseeable future.


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Personality Types at Work: Best Career Options for Your Type

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  September 17, 2021

Time to read: 10 mins

Personality Types at Work Summary:
- Personality types influence many factors and are a useful aspect of yourself to consider when navigating your career.
- The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a popular personality evaluation tool used today and dates back all the way to World War II.
- There are 16 personality types determined by evaluating four pairs of opposing psychological elements. 
- Once you determine your personality type, you will understand yourself on a deeper level and will be able to better navigate career and life challenges.


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What's on the Horizon: Copywriting Trends from Industry Experts

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  August 12, 2021

Time to Read: 7 mins

- We spoke to industry experts to get a glimpse into copywriting trends for 2021.
- The pharmaceutical industry is booming, copy voice is changing, social listening is being utilized and advertising channels are shifting.
- Keeping up with pop culture trends and knowing your niche will give you the upper hand when it comes to writing copy.
- Profiles copywriting recruiters can help you a copywriter for your team or take the next step in your copywriting career.


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What Candidates Want: Job Search Trends 2021

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  July 7, 2021

Time to read: 4 min

Job Search Trends 2021 Summary:
- US job listings up 29 percent from February 2020 to June 2021
- A candidate-driven market brought about with the success of business on the line as the economy opens back up.
- Job seekers understand their demand and worth.
- Remote work and diversity, equity, and inclusion are top priorities in their job search.


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Top 16 Digital Marketing Terms You Should Know

Career Advice ·  May 14, 2021

Time to Read: 3 minutes

Digital Marketing Terms Summary:
- A list and definitions of the most notable digital marketing terms.


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7 Portfolio Website Tips for a Standout First Impression

Career Advice ·  April 28, 2021

Time to Read: 3 minutes

Portfolio Website Tips Summary:
- A viewer’s first impression of your portfolio is important as it only takes 50 microseconds for a website visitor to register a visual appeal.
- Highlighting top-tier brand projects and self-initiated work in a portfolio displays versatility and passion for the craft.
- A portfolio should utilize concise copy, interactive features, and demonstrate the designer’s creative process.


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The Key to Setting Goals So You Actually Achieve Them

Career Advice ·  March 19, 2021

Time to read: 5 min

The Key to Setting Goals Summary:
- Setting goals gives you a clear path on what you want to accomplish in life and keeps you organized and motivated.
- Overview of how to set goals effectively so you can actually reach them.
- Tips on how to stick to your goals until you achieve them.


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