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Upcoming Military and Veteran Job Fairs

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Attending a job fair is a proactive way of getting to know companies or industries you're interested in. It's also a great way to make contacts. If you hear about a veteran job fair that's not on this list, let us know by emailing us at Attending a job fair is a proactive way of getting to know companies or industries you're interested in. It's also a great way to make contacts. If you hear about a veteran job fair that's not on this list, ... more

How Mentors Can Help You

There are many advantages to having mentors in your life. They can teach you new skills, impart their knowledge, and help you increase your self-confidence. "Doors will also open to organizations and opportunities, and you'll have a shorter learning curve, because you are learning things faster than you would on your own," says Linda Phillips-Jones, PhD, principal consultant of The Mentoring Group in Grass Valley, California. It's a mentor... more

5 Practices Causing Top Employees to Quit

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Retention rates can be a big problem for a company, especially when the top talent is leaving in droves. No matter how many individuals are employed, losing key, talented professionals can seriously hamper operations. If you're just getting your business off the ground, check out these five reasons from Business News Daily. Once you find an employee who exceeds all expectations, it's important to keep them onboard. If you happen to be a v... more

Top 5 Job Search Habits

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Searching for jobs is rarely easy, so it's important to use the best strategies possible. Since it's usually a lengthy process, good job searching habits are key to staying in the game and landing the position you want. If you just spam resumes without a game plan in mind, you'll be giving yourself a huge handicap. The SFGate came up with the top five job search habits which we've collected for you below. While the points are broad, stick... more

Top 9 Mistakes Grads Make in Job Search

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It happens to high school dropouts and college grads with four internships under their belt: companies seem to be handing out rejection notices like candy on Halloween. No matter how qualified you are for a position, there are a few job search mistakes which can seriously set you back. It may seem unfair and frustrating, but if you're looking for a job, you should take every step possible to help your case. Getting noticed at all is a big... more

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