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Navigate the Low Unemployment Rate with Business Talent Solutions

Navigate the Low Unemployment Rate with Business Talent Solutions

Despite how impressive the 3.6% unemployment rate in Seattle sounds (Bureau of Labor Statistics), many employers are struggling to secure quality candidates to fill their company’s open positions. Although a low unemployment rate is the sign of an economy that has recovered from The Great Recession, it also means a smaller candidate pool for employers […]

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Four Questions to Ask Before You Cancel an Interview

Four Questions to Ask Before You Cancel an Interview

With the amount of time and effort that is exerted compiling a candidate pool, conducting phone screens and scheduling interviews, it seems absurd to cancel an interview with a prospective employee. Emergencies and illnesses aside, there are times that canceling an interview is the best course of action. Sometimes cancellations occur due to shifts within […]

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Back-to-School Shopping for the Professional

Back-to-School Shopping for the Professional

I don’t know about you, but seeing the back-to-school section at the store towards the end of summer leaves me feeling nostalgic for the days of stocking up on school supplies. Although I am past the years of back-to-school shopping out of necessity, I still find myself wandering through the aisles filled with untouched notebooks […]

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Career Path Crisis Questions

Career Path Crisis Questions

Even though you spent years entrenched in studies meant to prepare you for a specific career path, it’s not unusual to second guess those choices you made as an 18 or 19-year-old. Don’t be too hard on your past self for your choices, it is practically impossible to pinpoint what your professional strengths, weaknesses, likes […]

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The Millennial “When I Was Your Age” Story

The Millennial “When I Was Your Age” Story

Millennials have been told stories prefaced with “back in the day” or “when I was your age” for most of their lives and I, like many 30 somethings, appreciate the growth and change that our society has experienced between generations. After all, most millennials have not experienced walking several miles to school, in the snow, […]

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How to Conduct Pre-Interview Research

How to Conduct Pre-Interview Research

As a job seeker, you should have an acute awareness of the impact that researching a company before your interview has on your chances of receiving a job offer. As you may know, even spending an hour or two conducting quality research is beneficial when answering an interviewer’s questions, formulating questions of your own, and […]

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5 Signs That You Are a Helicopter Boss

5 Signs That You Are a Helicopter Boss

We’ve all heard about helicopter parents- you know, those moms and dads who are constantly hovering over their children, ready to spring into action at the first sign of distress or conflict. Seen on playgrounds across the country, this style of management is not limited to interactions between parents and their children. Helicoptering can also […]

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Summer Internship Checklist

Summer Internship Checklist

Summer internships are an opportunity for college students to experience a sliver of what could one day become their career and gain meaningful experiences to add to their resume. If you are a student who decided to trade your swimsuit and the beach in for professional attire and an office, you should be checking in […]

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Surviving the 5th of July

Surviving the 5th of July

There’s nothing like a mid-week holiday to disrupt an office’s productivity, and with the 4th of July falling on a Wednesday this year, a common concern is how plans with friends and family will interfere with our work on the 5th of July. While spending the holiday in the sun and staying out late to […]

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The Art of Juggling Job Offers

The Art of Juggling Job Offers

After editing your resume, submitting applications, and going on interviews, receiving multiple job offers should be cause to celebrate… Right? If you have ever been in the position of having more than one job offer on the table, you know that it doesn’t take long for the excitement to wear off and anxiety to set […]

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