Cover Letters Are Not Dead

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Cover Letters Are Not Dead   News flash: Recruiters still read cover letters. At Tech Needs, solid, professional cover letters are a great way to get you to the next step. A recent applicant comes to mind. The resume did not have a “wow” factor and, based on the resume alone, the candidate would not…

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Pros and Cons of Including Salary in Job Postings

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According to a recent Harris/Glassdoor candidate poll, American job seekers named the top three factors in searches: salary (67 percent), benefits (63 percent) and location (59 percent). Yet, the majority of descriptions on job boards do not include a salary range. Why, when salary is the top deciding factor for applicants?   There are many…

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LinkedIn Best Practices

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    Many job seekers already have a LinkedIn page because they heard it was a great way for employers to find them. It is. But, just copying and pasting your resume onto your profile is not going to impress hiring managers.   Here are five ways to step up your profile and make it…

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How to Deal with a Challenging Coworker

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We’re all individuals with vastly varying personalities, so it’s human nature that we’re all not going to naturally be the best of pals. All of us have had or will have a negative experience or uncomfortable experience with a coworker. Just by reading that sentence, you may have thought of someone who could fall into…

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Get a Job Fast with Tech Needs

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  Applying for jobs can be as time-consuming as actually going to work each day.   There are dozens of recruiting websites out there with hundreds of job listings, but each of those websites asks you to submit a lot of information for each site.   Plus, the company where you are applying likely also…

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9 Grooming & Hygiene Tips for Job Seekers

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It’s not unheard of to see someone at your Grandma’s or Grandpa’s age with blue or green highlights in the hair, a visible tattoo or three and maybe some piercings in the face. Times have changed with what is considered an acceptable appearance at work, but for job seekers, keeping some things in mind when…

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Hiring Our Heroes At Fenway

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It was an honor for Tech Needs to participate in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes event with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park yesterday. We were proudly represented by our own Sgt. Ryan Picard (Left) who has served 6 years and just reenlisted for another 4 years with The National…

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Nashua, NH – Hiring 30+ Manufacturing Positions

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Our client in Nashua, NH is very busy and adding weekend shifts in addition to their traditional 3 shifts.  Ideal candidates will have some experience working in a production and/or manufacturing environment.  If you do not have the experience, but have a can-do attitude, reliable work history, and good references we want to talk with…

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