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How severance packages effect unemployment!

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Q: If someone receives a severance package from their employer, are they still eligible for unemployment? A: Whether or not you receive unemployment benefits may be effected if you receive a severance package. Often you may still be eligible for benefits, but it may lower the amount of these benefits for a period of time…. Read more »

Stand out in your job search

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Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to make a change in your career? As you reflect on your career and what changes you would like to make, remember that the job market is a highly competitive place to be right now. While more companies have started to hire, there are also more currently employed… Read more »

Military to Civilian

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Thank you for your service! We truly appreciate the hard work and sacrifices you have made for our Country, our freedom, and our families. To show our appreciation we would like to share some of the knowledge we have gained over the past 60 years to assist you in your job search. Here are a… Read more »

How to be happy at work

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Don’t Worry, You Can Be Happy! From higher productivity to improved health and lower stress, happiness at work benefits both the employer and the employee alike! What can you do to promote happiness at work? Read on… 1. Get Physical. Do you need to update your wardrobe, change your haircut, join a gym? Take stock… Read more »

Ban the Box

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Ban the box legislation is knocking on our door in Arizona! Did you know that as recently as February of this year, legislation was proposed to prevent employers from asking for criminal history information during the initial application process? HB2131 required a conditional offer of employment, before criminal history could be considered, and even then it… Read more »

How you could be holding yourself back!

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Promotions can be challenging to come by, but if you really want to take the next step in your career, there is one word you should consider… PERCEPTION! How you are perceived by others can pave your way to bigger and better things within the company. Take a few minutes to read the following pitfalls… Read more »

Help? Or Help!

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Downsized companies often end up with employees whose list of responsibilities are extensive and overwhelming. If you are an employee who is juggling the duties of two or three people, you may feel extra pressure to perform perfectly and you fear asking for help would make management think that you can’t do your job. Actually… Read more »

Resume Tips

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Is your resume keeping you from landing a good job? Recruiters and Hiring Managers are constantly sorting through resumes. Many resumes will be passed up right away; not all will be from candidates who are not qualified. Having an unprofessional resume could be hurting your chances of landing the position of your dreams. If you… Read more »

Accomplish more at work!

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Monotonous? Repetitive? Tedious? Are these words that you would use to describe your job? Viewing your job as a place to fill time can quickly turn work into drudgery. Because most jobs require a minimum amount of time that is spent on site each day, it is up to you to fill that time in… Read more »

Tips for your next phone interview

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Phone interviews are becoming more and more commonly used as a way to determine if a candidate is someone who should be scheduled for an interview in person.  One of the biggest difficulties to a phone interview is that you can’t read the facial expressions or body language of the person interviewing you, and likewise,… Read more »