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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Best Practices for the “making an offer” Stage

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    The strong economy in the United States means that job seekers have a plethora of opportunities. Companies within the industries of IT, finance and manufacturing are finding it challenging to fill positions with qualified applicants who have realistic expectations when it comes to compensation. Your dedicated Tech Needs Staffing Solutions Provider is a…

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Glassdoor Best Practices

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    Glassdoor is often the first website job seekers visit when they consider working for a company. During the last couple of years, employees have flocked to Glassdoor to post about their experiences at their current and former jobs. Glassdoor allows for anonymity for their reviewers, and frustrated employees or former employees have used…

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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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