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Who does a Lazy Girl Job really hurt? career advice Aug 22, 2023

What is a lazy girl job? While the term does apply to men, women, and nonbinary people equally, the #lazygirljob addresses the nature of the job itself. Essentially, it’s a relatively easy white-collar job that pays well, often in the remote category. Coined by TikTok influencer Gabrielle...

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Formula for positive/negative interview questions interview tips interviewing Aug 17, 2023

Do you know the formula for answering questions that require a positive/negative answer?

 

A classic example of these questions is: “What did you like in your last position? What did you dislike?”

 

For anything that demands a mixed answer, your answer should be 2/3...

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Meet Beth Sager, our most enduring - and endearing - Staff Writer about us Aug 15, 2023

 Closing in on 10 years with the Personal Touch Career Services, Beth is our longest-tenured writer. Before joining PTCS, she held her own resume writing company. However, sales are not her bag, so now she just gets to concentrate on what she loves – writing resumes, LinkedIn profiles,...

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7 Tools HR Uses to Cut Candidates job hunting job search advice job search tips Aug 11, 2023

For every posted job, the Human Resources (HR) department is expected to cut 95% of all candidates before a hiring manager sees a single resume. Unfortunately, even qualified applicants will often be cut during the screening process just because they don't understand how the hiring process works....

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Why Do They Do That? Answers to 5 Common Job Search Frustrations job hunting job search job search advice Jul 10, 2023

Does the recruiting process mystify you? You aren't alone. Many highly qualified job seekers struggle, especially when they don't really understand how employers' hiring practices work. Some of their actions seem initially vague, while others are just plain rude.

 

 1. Is this job...

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Meet Dia Kline: Business Development Manager, Career Coach, Writer, and Actor about us Jul 07, 2023

One thing’s for sure, Dia Kline wears many hats for Personal Touch Career Services. She’s our Business Development Manager, Career Coach, and Resume Writer. And she has plenty of side interests as well, including working as a professional actress and ambassador for the congenial...

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Get your copy of The 2023 Private Service Agency Guidebook private service recruitment Jun 27, 2023

Are you wondering who are the best agencies in the private service industry? Looking for detailed information about the types of roles they place, their requirements, and preferred contact methods? Our Private Service Agency Guidebook answers all these questions – and more!

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Is your career coach a one-night-stand? job hunting job search job search advice resume writing Jun 26, 2023

It’s true: Job searching can be an intimidating process. That is exactly why so many professionals turn to expert career coaches and resume writers to give them a competitive edge.

Along those lines, different services use various methods to help you reach your goals. Some of these are...

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How to Behave in A Behavioral Interview interview tips interviewing job interview tips Jun 13, 2023

Often regarded as the toughest interview, the behavioral interview requires a candidate to discuss a past situation in-depth. In other words, any interview that requires you to dredge up a real-world experience is a behavioral interview.

 

Why They Exist

Behavioral interviews were created to...

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Smashing the Gay Ceiling: Why Representation in Leadership Matters Jun 05, 2023

When it comes to influential leadership positions in the United States, there is still a vast need for more diversity. For example, a recent study by Mogul, a recruiting site for diverse executives, revealed that only 12% of Fortune 500 companies’ boards of directors are black (Fortune, Oct...

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The New Grad Problem: The market just got more competitive job hunting job search job search advice resume writing May 18, 2023

Every May, colleges and universities spew out a fresh crop of graduates. While many new graduates struggle with landing their first job due to a lack of experience, these candidates cause another problem: increased competition.

Whether you are still seeking an entry-level job or have a little...

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Why you should reach out to hiring managers hiring managers job hunting job search May 08, 2023

Believe it or not, many managers are just as frustrated with the HR department as job seekers. It can feel like HR and managers seem to have very different understandings of what it takes to be successful in any given role. Add long hiring procedures into the mix, and managers are even more...

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