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How To Plan Schedules for Your CEO

September 13, 2018 - Career Group Companies

Executive and Administrative Assistants are the unsung heroes of the professional world. You help teams with everything from answering calls to making presentations, and manage your Executive’s ever-evolving business calendar. Constantly trying to fit client pitches, presentations, and team meetings...

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Is it Time to Move Up in Your Career?

December 12, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Taking the necessary steps to move up in your career might seem intimidating at first, but you will never know until you try. Sometimes you just have to go for it whether you are ready or not. Should you apply...

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Questions from Recent College Graduates

October 03, 2018 - Career Group Companies

Every spring, college graduates from across the country begin searching for ways to make use of their newly earned degrees. There are countless resources available, both online and at universities, to help recent graduates land jobs. But without some guidance,...

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Five Most Important Parts of Your Resume

March 27, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Everyone needs a resume - it’s your main tool to showcase the mark you’re making on the professional world. But crafting your perfect resume comes with challenges and questions – what should it look like, what should be included, how...

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Best Ways to Keep Motivated During the Job Hunt

October 25, 2018 - Career Group Companies

The process of finding the perfect job can be monotonous, taxing, and come with some disappointments. Whether you’re exhausted from applying to hundreds of jobs with no end in sight, or if you’re getting through rounds of interviews and not...

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Best Websites to Turn to When You Need Creative Inspiration

May 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

If you’re a creative, you know that half the battle is coming up with inspiration for fresh new ideas. With creativity and aesthetic appeal constantly swirling around us, it’s hard to feel like there is an original thought to be...

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The Value of a Post-Interview Thank-You Note

December 26, 2018 - Career Group Companies

The value of a post-interview thank-you note is monumental. Thank you notes are a quick and easy way to demonstrate your appreciation for someone taking the time and effort to speak with you about a job opportunity. A well-planned thank...

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How to Land Your First Big-Kid Job

May 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

You did it, you graduated college! You walked across that stage and received your diploma, and you took every word of that keynote speech to heart – this is your time, and you matter. You will change the world. To...

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Hiring Needs: Temp, Temp-to-Hire, or Full-Time

April 19, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Are you looking to fill some open roles and unsure how to identify the position that fits best with your company’s hiring needs? We can help with that! When making a hiring decision for your company, there are key factors you...

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Music to Help You Focus at Work

July 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

It’s 3:00 PM, and your boss needs that report in an hour. You can’t focus, and music usually helps you buckle down. But you’ve already listened to the Top 50 charts on Spotify twice this week, and you don’t think...

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Pre-Interview Research Tips

June 10, 2019 - Career Group Companies

If you have a job interview approaching, reading up on the company beforehand is an easy but effective strategy to help you handle it like a pro. Walking through the door with a solid understanding of the company’s background will...

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Do this Before Asking for a Promotion

May 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

Everyone wants that coveted promotion – a shiny new title, the ability to do more and have more influence, and of course, a higher paycheck. We encourage you to do this before asking for a promotion: Make Sure There’s Room...

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Resume Tips For “Job Hoppers”

June 17, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Are layoffs, freelance jobs, or a few hasty decisions painting an inaccurate portrait of your character to hiring managers?  A slew of one-year (or less) stints at various companies can make a candidate look unreliable. Don't worry - not all...

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Recent Graduates Considering Temporary Roles

August 07, 2019 - Career Group Companies

We all know the triumphant feeling of turning in your last final, donning that ever-so-fashionable cap and gown, and walking across the stage to receive your diploma amidst your family’s cheers. We know the tears, coffee, money, hard work, and...

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Freelance Versus Full-Time Employment

May 06, 2019 - Career Group Companies

One of the biggest decisions to make upon entering the work force is deciding whether or not a freelance or full-time position is the way to go. Freelance and full-time positions both offer their own set of challenges and benefits....

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Five Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Job

September 09, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Behold, the dreaded email that just cannonballed rudely into your inbox: “We’ve reviewed your background and experience and have decided to proceed with other candidates who meet our needs more closely at this time.” The disappointment can crash over you like a...

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How to Land Your First Big-Kid Job

May 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

You did it, you graduated college! You walked across that stage and received your diploma, and you took every word of that keynote speech to heart – this is your time, and you matter. You will change the world. To...

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How to Get an Interview Without Connections

September 23, 2019 - Career Group Companies

There’s a reason the saying exists: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” With tools like LinkedIn available, everyone is seemingly connected by at least a few degrees of separation nowadays. Since 85% of jobs are filled through...

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Starting a New Career from Scratch

June 15, 2017 - Career Group Companies

Are you thinking about starting a new career from scratch? You’re not alone. Every day, millions of professionals make the decision to pursue a different career path. Whether you’ve been in your designated field for a few years or a...

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Benefits of Working With a Recruiter

October 15, 2019 - Career Group Companies

At some point in the quest for your dream job, you’ve probably asked yourself, “Should I work with a recruiter?” The idea of adding an extra layer to the job search may sound daunting. But one of the many benefits...

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How to Master the Internship

May 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

In an ideal world, we would run out of college and straight up the corporate ladder. Unfortunately, we start on the bottom ring and have to inch our way up. This means we probably will have to take an internship...

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Tips for First-Time Job Seekers

October 15, 2019 - Career Group Companies

The most successful people in history began their professional journey somewhere. Drake put it best back in 2013 with the simple sentiment, “Started from the bottom now we’re here.” During the job hunt, stress, impatience, and uncertainty are common side...

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Do this Before Asking for a Promotion

May 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

Everyone wants that coveted promotion – a shiny new title, the ability to do more and have more influence, and of course, a higher paycheck. We encourage you to do this before asking for a promotion: Make Sure There’s Room...

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Why You Should Respond to a Recruiter

November 18, 2019 - Career Group Companies

You know the message: a recruiter's headshot shows up in your InMail. "Hi!," they say. "I'm filling a role at an exciting company, and your background looks perfect. Would you be able to hop on a call to chat more?"...

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The Interview Process Works Both Ways

June 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

So you landed that coveted interview with your dream company, or maybe you’ve been discovered by a recruiter and you want to feel out your options. You’ve done all your research. You’ve picked out the perfect outfit to compliment your well-crafted...

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What’s In My Bag for a Job Interview?

November 06, 2017 - Career Group Companies

We’ve all seen celebrity "What's In My Bag?" segments. Our favorite famous faces pull out expensive lipsticks or green juices and gab about what products they can’t live without. Career Group Companies decided to spin this phenomenon into our new...

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Best Interview Follow-Up Questions

November 10, 2017 - Career Group Companies

While every interview is different, there are usually a few questions that you can typically expect to be asked. At this point, you’re probably familiar with the famous “so, do you have any questions for me?”. You have also most likely...

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What to Wear to a Fashion-Based Interview

December 04, 2017 - Career Group Companies

If you’re thinking about working in the fashion industry, you may wonder what to wear to a fashion-based interview. You may feel the pressure to step up your style game. Balancing professionalism and showing off your personal style can feel...

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Research Tips for Your Upcoming Interview

July 19, 2018 - Career Group Companies

Doing thorough research on the company you’re interviewing with is essential if you want to handle the interview like a pro. Walking through the door knowing the background of the company will not only make you feel properly prepped and...

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Expert Advice on How To Nail Your Interview

August 23, 2018 - Career Group Companies

Ah, the good ol’ job interview: a daunting, anxiety-inducing, possibly even fear-evoking prospect. Sure, we all know the importance of preparation, from company research to choosing the appropriate attire – but for all that planning, wouldn’t it be nice to...

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The Value of a Post-Interview Thank-You Note

December 26, 2018 - Career Group Companies

The value of a post-interview thank-you note is monumental. Thank you notes are a quick and easy way to demonstrate your appreciation for someone taking the time and effort to speak with you about a job opportunity. A well-planned thank...

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Checklist: Your Interview Essentials

June 13, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Congratulations – you scored the interview!! You’ve applied, gone through the screening process, gleaned more insight into the position, and now it’s time to go into the office to seal the deal with an in-person interview. As you prepare, you’re...

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Pre-Interview Research Tips

June 10, 2019 - Career Group Companies

If you have a job interview approaching, reading up on the company beforehand is an easy but effective strategy to help you handle it like a pro. Walking through the door with a solid understanding of the company’s background will...

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Five Things to Address In a Phone Screen

June 30, 2019 - Career Group Companies

No matter their experience level or discipline, interviewing a candidate for an internal position is a big deal. When screening a candidate, you’re trying to solidify a wide range of things. You want to make sure they’re capable of doing...

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Your Digital Detox

June 21, 2018 - Career Group Companies

Considering a digital detox lately? It's no surprise that these self-enforced separations from our gadgets are becoming increasingly popular:  According to Time Magazine, 20% of people check their phones every ten minutes, and 1/3 people feel anxiety when separated from...

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Seven Tips to Empower Women in the Workplace

March 08, 2019 - Career Group Companies

In our opinion, every day is a good day to celebrate the incredible women in our lives! But in honor of International Women’s Day, we decided to put together a list of seven tips to empower women in the workplace...

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Best Websites to Turn to When You Need Creative Inspiration

May 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

If you’re a creative, you know that half the battle is coming up with inspiration for fresh new ideas. With creativity and aesthetic appeal constantly swirling around us, it’s hard to feel like there is an original thought to be...

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The Expert’s Guide to Creating a Digital Portfolio

April 03, 2019 - Career Group Companies

The expert's guide to creating a digital portfolio that will land you the job of your dreams. An online portfolio is a place to flaunt the work you are most proud of, demonstrate your professional experience, and show off your...

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Music to Help You Focus at Work

July 05, 2017 - Career Group Companies

It’s 3:00 PM, and your boss needs that report in an hour. You can’t focus, and music usually helps you buckle down. But you’ve already listened to the Top 50 charts on Spotify twice this week, and you don’t think...

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Why Fashion’s Future Leaders Should Think Sustainably

October 15, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Sustainability is a major “buzzword” in today’s fashion industry. New educational programs focused on sustainability are popping up at fashion schools around the country. Moreover, the job market has increased its need for professionals trained in sustainability practices. Fashion's future leaders...

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Easy Ways To Go Green At The Office

April 22, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Striving towards a more sustainable workplace will not only benefit the earth, but create a healthier and more positive environment for you and your colleagues. Even better, going green at the office doesn’t have to be costly or complicated. With...

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Five Workwear Staples We Cannot Live Without

August 24, 2017 - Career Group Companies

Style in the workplace doesn’t just come down to what you wear. If your work wardrobe needs a bit of a pick-me-up, incorporating great accessories can be an easy and practical way to step up your your overall office-chic look. Here...

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How To Simplify Your Professional Wardrobe

August 25, 2017 - Career Group Companies

If opening your closet gives you extreme anxiety, it might be time to consider a capsule wardrobe. A capsule wardrobe is a small wardrobe composed of essential items that can be mixed and matched to create a variety of outfits....

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Pieces of Wisdom for College Graduates

November 03, 2017 - Career Group Companies

Without doubt, the road to success is unpredictable. Figuring out your next move is challenging, and it can sometimes feel like you’re doing everything wrong. Luckily, many people have paved the way before us, giving us a chance to learn from their...

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What’s In My Bag for a Job Interview?

November 06, 2017 - Career Group Companies

We’ve all seen celebrity "What's In My Bag?" segments. Our favorite famous faces pull out expensive lipsticks or green juices and gab about what products they can’t live without. Career Group Companies decided to spin this phenomenon into our new...

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Give Back This Holiday Season

November 20, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Career Group Companies hopes to inspire you to give back this holiday season. As the holiday season approaches, we may feel distracted by our expansive to-do lists. It's easy to lose sight of the important things. Everyone seems to be...

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Fashion Career: LA Versus NYC

May 01, 2019 - Career Group Companies

You’re ready to start your fashion career—but where? Both Los Angeles and New York City offer many opportunities to budding fashion professionals. You just have to know what you’re looking for. Career Group Companies compares a potential fashion career in...

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Questions from Recent College Graduates

October 03, 2018 - Career Group Companies

Every spring, college graduates from across the country begin searching for ways to make use of their newly earned degrees. There are countless resources available, both online and at universities, to help recent graduates land jobs. But without some guidance,...

Read More

Seven Tips to Empower Women in the Workplace

March 08, 2019 - Career Group Companies

In our opinion, every day is a good day to celebrate the incredible women in our lives! But in honor of International Women’s Day, we decided to put together a list of seven tips to empower women in the workplace...

Read More

Hiring Needs: Temp, Temp-to-Hire, or Full-Time

April 19, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Are you looking to fill some open roles and unsure how to identify the position that fits best with your company’s hiring needs? We can help with that! When making a hiring decision for your company, there are key factors you...

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How Generation Z is Changing the Workforce

October 07, 2019 - Career Group Companies

It seems like just yesterday millennials entered the workforce, and we discussed things like how important it was to cater to their needs outside of compensation. But look out folks – we have a new generation in town. Soon they...

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Why Competitive Compensation and Benefits Matter

October 15, 2019 - Career Group Companies

It’s no secret that key factors other than compensation influence whether you will accept or deny a job offer. Compensation is usually number one, but another critical factor is benefits, such as healthcare, retirement, and paid time off. In fact,...

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Why Fashion’s Future Leaders Should Think Sustainably

October 15, 2019 - Career Group Companies

Sustainability is a major “buzzword” in today’s fashion industry. New educational programs focused on sustainability are popping up at fashion schools around the country. Moreover, the job market has increased its need for professionals trained in sustainability practices. Fashion's future leaders...

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Hiring Speed Matters in a Candidate’s Market

November 04, 2019 - Career Group Companies

The expression “hire slow, fire fast” influences many talent acquisition teams’ overall attitude towards the hiring process. Is this old adage accurate or should companies hire faster? Currently, it’s a candidate’s market, which is one of the many reasons why hiring...

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