How Much Experience Do I Actually Need Before I Apply?

We hope this blog gives you a few ideas on how you can leverage your current job or future internship to help you land a new position! There are many ways to find the right fit for you, your skills, and your experience. At the end of the day, although we took vastly different approaches we both working here at Celebrity Staff. We both are in roles that are fulfilling to us.  This applies beyond the soon to be graduates, we believe that knowing how to leverage your past skills is a vital element to successfully searching for a job no matter what. So taking a few moments to inventory your experiences and highlight what you are bringing to a prospective employer is a smart tactic for any job seeker!

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ABC: Always Be Closing…Your Candidates?

If you’ve spent at least three days in sales you’ve probably heard the phrase, “ABC: Always Be Closing.” This phrase was uttered by Alec Baldwin in cult classic Glengarry Glen Ross, which was an adaptation of the screenplay written by David Mamet. Hearing the phrase gives people the impression of the overly pushy and aggressive sales person who is willing to stop at nothing to win a deal.

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First Date or Interview?

Imagine receiving a call from a company that is interested in interviewing you for your dream job. The initial excitement is overwhelming – you can’t wait to tell your friends, parents, and anyone who will listen. You prepare for the interview by going over possible questions, laying out your clothes, and going to bed dreaming of that offer.

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Keep It Professional

What impression are you leaving behind as you interview for a new job? Candidates often wonder, “Did I explain my resume clearly? Did the interviewer like my response to that tough question? Did I score well on those assessments?” But what many people fail to realize is that those are not the only things that can affect the hiring decision.

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Interviewing: Looking Beyond the Here and Now and Moving Forward

In the last two Celebrity Staff blogs, Patty North, Celebrity Staff Regional Manager, discussed Celebrity’s recent client presentation about interviewing and making smart hiring decisions. She pointed out what is not working and gave tips on how to make smart hiring decisions. I would like to wrap up the discussion on interviewing and making smart hiring decisions by giving you some ideas of how to move forward.

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Job Search Secrets from a Pro

As an individual who spends my entire professional life screening, interviewing, and referencing potential candidates for a variety of industries and career tracks, I have seen first-hand the good, the bad, and the downright ugly when it comes to employment seekers. With the recently released stats that the United States has reached double digit unemployment rates, the competition is tougher than ever. However, some very simple tips can help you stand out above the crowd. Here I share my “Secrets for Success” based on thousands of successful job placements and a variety of candidate backgrounds.

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