Bad Jobs Can Be Avoided by Reading the Job Description

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Job seekers have enough challenges: repeatedly refreshing a resume, new cover letters for every post, and filling out demographic data again and again. It’s easy to feel defeated when you don’t hear back from hiring managers, and it’s tough to tell what’s worth applying to. Smart job seekers spend their energy wisely and avoid applying […]

Multi-Tasking: Why It’s Time to Stop in 2019

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Juggling your responsibilities can be reckless. Remembering and executing multiple tasks simultaneously overwhelms the senses and causes you to make simple mistakes. Don’t deceive yourself into thinking that you can accomplish more by multitasking. To remain effective, you need to give 100 percent to your top priority, rather than giving 10% percent effort to 10 […]

Ready for a New Job in a New Industry? How Can You Make that Change Easily?

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A career change can seem completely overwhelming. Starting from scratch, shifting gears, and deciding to embark on a new path can come with the fear of failure or tons of uncertainty. However, if you are ready for a new position in a new industry, making the change doesn’t have to be intimidating. If you frame […]

A Job Search Guide You Can Trust in 2019

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Ask your colleagues how they got their current job, and you’re bound to hear a few different answers. The options are unlimited these days – a friend or family member, Facebook Jobs, LinkedIn, or a number of different job sites. Even the classifieds can still do the trick for some. But are you embarking on […]

Our Top Career Tips for Job Candidates from 2018

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2018 has been a great year to find your dream job! In any industry, Davis Staffing has helped qualified candidates find a great temporary or temp-to-permanent gig. As a massive metropolitan area, Chicago applicants can face an uphill climb attempting to find the right job in a sea of not-quite-right opportunities. This year we’ve assigned […]

The Straight-Line Career Path: It Doesn’t Exist and Why You Must Accept It

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Your career path is based on your short-term and long-term goals, and you can frame your priorities accordingly. But one thing to keep in mind is the trajectory of your career path. Some still assume the straight-line career path is the norm. This isn’t true – your path is going to be dynamic if you […]

Have Qualifications But Lack Experience? Here’s How You Can Get Hired

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The most frustrating part of the job search is the ever-present contradiction in hiring: you need the experience to get the job, but you can’t get a job without experience. It may seem like every entry-level position requires five years of paid work in the industry even if you’ve got the right credentials. So how […]

Here’s Why You Need a Professional Headshot

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Picture this — your dream employer stumbles across your LinkedIn page. You’ve got all the qualifications and your profile looks good, but the hiring manager is immediately troubled by your blurry selfie photo from 2009. Whether you’re new to the workforce or you’ve got a career of three decades under your belt, it’s essential to […]

Social Media – Your Guide to Your Next Job

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When you’re hunting for the right position, it can be tough to find the right fit through traditional avenues. Between newspaper classifieds and traditional listings, there aren’t always options that fit a modern lifestyle. Whether you’re unemployed or looking to shift your career, taking advantage of all of your options will guarantee a successful outcome. […]

Here’s the Plan to Become a Successful Chemist

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If you’re looking for a career as a chemist, you’ll need to prepare your skills and know the requirements to enter this dynamic field. Developing products, researching chemicals, testing good, and conducting studies are all be included in the job description of a chemist. There are many industries that can use the special skill set […]