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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Secrets to Landing More Temporary Work

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When a mediocre candidate engages with a temporary staffing agency, the relationship gets off to a promising start. The background check and initial interviews go well, the candidate seems likable enough, and a first assignment is established. Then things start to go downhill. The agency’s employer clients find the candidate acceptable, but not great. He…

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Job Search Tips for Mechanical Engineers in MA

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Are you an upcoming mechanical engineering graduate looking for work in the Salem MA area? Are you a mid-level or senior engineer, a managing engineer or a project manager in the middle of a job transition? If these categories describe your career and your job search will take place in the northeastern region of the…

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