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Helpful Tips When Writing A Thank-You Letter

First impressions can create a lasting impact. This is true in today’s competitive business world as jobseekers strive to shine among other potential candidates. Dressing professional and drafting an impressive resume are essentials to get an interview. Doing so shows enthusiasm and seriousness for the occupational opportunity being presented. Most employers expect job candidates to have a presentable resume, professional attire, and arrive 10- 15 minutes before the scheduled interview. What many businesses are not expecting is a thank-you letter from every job applicant. Writing a thank-you letter can seem trivial, yet it can positively enhance job opportunities.

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How to Explain Employment Gaps During an Interview

 

At times life circumstances cause longer than expected periods of unemployment. Extended time off from work raises questions for hiring mangers and human resource personnel considering potential jobseekers. Most employers understand career detours occur, yet how time is managed during such situations can greatly influence new job opportunities. Instead of contemplating long periods of unemployment, elaborate on knowledge and skills acquired during time off from work leading to greater career achievements. 

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Tips to Making Your Resume Shine!

You’re optimistic, dedicated, and focused in finding suitable employment opportunities. How do you convey work skills and experience on paper in a manner that captivates potential employers? Perhaps you’re seeking a career venture or steady employment options. In either case it’s crucial to have an updated resume readily available. Employers are bombarded with resumes and potential candidates seeking jobs. Fortunately with simple strategies you can make your resume shine!

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Interview Questions for Jobseekers

Your resume captured the employer’s attention and now it’s time to organize for the interview! Reviewing questions and preparing ahead of time enhances confidence on your big day! Don’t be alarmed with unexpected interview questions. Be prepared to give proficient and thought-out responses, highlighting skills required for the job opening.  Do allow room for creativity as you may be asked perplexed questions, and rehearse the questions below with others for constructive feedback. Much success on your interview!

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Projected Minimum Wage Increases

Increases in cost of living places greater demands on workers seeking promising job opportunities. Several states initiated proactive measures to raise yearly minimum wage. Fifteen states automatically raise employee earnings based on the cost of living. Raise The Minimum Wage outlines the following states indexing yearly minimum wage: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, and Washington. Raise The Minimum Wage also notes five states projected to increase minimum wage in the coming years: Alaska in 2017, D.C. in 2017, Michigan in 2019, Minnesota in 2018, South Dakota in 2016, and Vermont in 2019.

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