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Does Your Job Still Fit?

Your closet probably has a few old clothes in it that don’t fit well or that you don’t like.  But you’re still holding on to them, and you may not know what to do with them. Could the same thing be true about your job? Many people outgrow their positions,...

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2018 Employment Review

As 2019 gets underway, it’s a good time to recap some of the things that influenced Central Florida employment in 2018. With a strong economy and low unemployment, Central Florida saw greater opportunities for job seekers. Here are some of the key...

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Job Hunting for the Seasoned Worker

Job hunting can be challenging—updating and tweaking resumes, navigating online job search engines, and, of course, preparing for interviews. But for older workers, a job search may be even more taxing due to potential age discrimination and the ever-so-frustrating...

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Overcoming Overqualified

At some point in your career, there may be a position you want that an employer believes you’re overqualified for. While some might say that’s a compliment because it shows that you have solid work experience, it may feel like nails on a chalkboard because...

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What is a Behavioral Interview

Most people know how to prepare for a job interview – they ready themselves to talk about their strengths, weaknesses, former job responsibilities and hopes for the future. But candidates should also be prepared to answer behavioral interview questions....

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Tips for Onboarding New Employees

Does your business have a thoughtful, systematic, and documented way to bring new hires “on board?” A strong onboarding process can increase employee satisfaction and productivity. It’s also been shown to increase the return that companies get on staff...

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The Hidden Costs of Hiring

We recently sat down with the CEO of an insurance firm who was struggling to fill a key sales position. The spot had been empty for three months and she was ready to bring on a recruiting partner to help fill the role. By asking a few questions, we...

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Job Fair Resume Tips

In our last blog, we looked at how pre-planning will help you get the most out of a job fair. Your pre-planning should include knowing the route to the event, making sure your clothes are appropriate, having a rehearsed elevator pitch, and coming equipped...

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The Benefits of Flextime

I don't know why I have known the chorus to Dolly Parton's hit song 9 to 5 for as long as I can remember, but I have. I'm pretty sure I never saw the movie of the same name (featuring Dolly, as well as Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin), or was exposed to the...

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