Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are left uncertain […]

Is Your New Job Not What You Expected? This is What You Can Do

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Sometimes you start a new job, and it is nothing that you expected it would be. You can feel like this for a number of reasons: perhaps you imagine you’re in too deep, or you feel the job isn’t what you signed up for. Perhaps you’ve walked into a toxic work environment, or the leadership is inadequate […]

What Are Power Words and How Can You Utilize Them on Your Resume?

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Grabbing attention during the job hunt can be so challenging. A stale, dull resume will bore any hiring manager, so if you’re not getting the call for an interview, your resume may be missing the punch it needs to command a second look. Today, our professionals are going over what power words are and how they […]

Timing is Everything: When You Should Be Looking for a New Job

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When You Should be Looking for a New Job

Sometimes the minutes, hours, and days seem to disappear quickly. You get comfortable in a job, blink, and suddenly five years have gone by. At any point in a worker’s career, they may be wondering if the timing is right to move on and explore new opportunities. Timing is a factor that is undeniable when it […]

Resume Tips To Set You Up for Success 3/3: Keeping It Concise

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Keeping Your Resume Concise

Are you still wondering how long your resume should be? One page or two, how many bullets under each job description? You may be tempted to pack your resume full of details and descriptions, but these days a candidate’s responsibility is to sum it up well. The employer simply skims your resume at first to […]

Resume Tips To Set You Up for Success 1/3: Structure Swap

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Setting Up Resume Success with Structure Swap

Welcome to Davis Staffing’s series on resume tips! To help you succeed, we’ll be stopping in to give some insight on how you can update that all-important document and use what you’ve learned to land a position. For tip number one, we’ll dive into how you can make a structure swap that will appeal to […]

Dust Off the Cobwebs On Your Resume

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When’s the last time you updated your resume? If your answer is “I don’t remember,” you’re in trouble! But you’re not alone. A large number of professionals have outdated materials because it’s not a priority. However, even if you’re not a current job seeker, it’s essential to pull out your resume and give it a […]

Soft Skills To Keep In Mind For a Clerical Position

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When you’re on the hunt for a new position, it can be exhausting trying to decode mysterious job posts. From feeling under-qualified to feeling overwhelmed, looking through listings can be a real nightmare! Between managers asking for ten years of experience or a specific degree, it can be tough to figure out what an employer […]

What Is the Best Way to Quit a Job?

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You’re ready to quit your job, but you’ve been there a while and can’t think of the best way to quit. It can be challenging to manage your existing professional relationships as you maneuver into a new role. You want to give the appropriate amount of notice, but you’re also eager to move on to […]

Want to Enjoy Going to Work?

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You spend almost half of your life at work, sometimes more if you’re pulling overtime hours. It’s not always easy to brush away the stress that comes with being in the wrong role. If you don’t enjoy going to work, first why are you there? Why are you in your current role? Is it just […]