APEX Blog

How To Prepare For Interviews

January 14, 2018

The job market is on the up and up, and companies are doing well and hiring. Standing out in interview is of utmost importance, especially with tough competition. With an influx of information on the internet and elsewhere, there is a definite influx of sometimes confusing and contradictory info.  You…

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Important Job Search Guidelines

December 24, 2017

Determine your own destiny Before you embark on the search for a job, make sure you have a true understanding of your qualifications and the types of jobs you are seeking. Simply applying online by uploading your resume and cover letter is not always the most effective way to job…

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The Positive Effects of a Strong Resume on Your Job Search

November 26, 2017

Your job search is a very serious event, and should be treated with the utmost priority it deserves. You cannot be effective in your job search if you do not invest in a well-written and targeted resume.  Remember, your resume is your first introduction to employers, so it is incumbent…

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Is Your Negative Attitude Affecting Your Job Search?

November 5, 2017

It is no mystery that the job search process can be very stressful. It takes a great deal of inner strength, dedication, planning and self-control to be successful in your job search. Regardless of the struggles you face in your job search, it is up to you to go above…

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Are You in Control of Your Career Development?

October 8, 2017

Are you doing everything possible to steer your own career growth and development? Are you periodically taking stock of your current trajectory and reassessing your actions to identify opportunities for improvement?

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How to Identify and Avoid Unscrupulous Recruiters

September 17, 2017

With the recruiting process being conducted with the assistance and use of social media platforms and vast online sources, job seekers are finding an abundance of unethical sales people disguised as recruiters offering non-existent jobs in an attempt to build a pipeline for their own benefits. These “recruiters” are basically…

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How to Choose a Resume Format

September 3, 2017

Resume format is all the buzz.  Many clients rant and rave about all the online research they have done, but still feel confused as to which resume format may be best for their particular situations.  It is wise for job seekers to have all the facts and industry knowledge before…

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Working For You?

August 13, 2017

Having a professional and optimized LinkedIn profile is great for your personal brand, as it is one of the first places prospective employers and colleagues go to learn more about your background, education, skills and qualifications. Your profile should sell you well as a viable candidate and qualified professional who…

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Are You the Victim of Unfair & Biased Recruiting Practices

July 23, 2017

It is very important that candidates do everything within their power to ensure job search success. Many job seekers take this process very seriously, even going above and beyond to improve their resumes, practice their interview skills, and network to gain access to more job openings. Unfortunately, that is not…

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Job Search Tips to Improve Your Chances

July 9, 2017

It’s easy to become frustrated or discouraged during the job search process, especially if the job search has been long and uneventful. Your personal attitude will make a difference in how the job search progresses, so make sure you stay positive and optimistic throughout the process. It is important that…

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Are Recruiting and Interview Biases Sabotaging Your Job Search?

June 25, 2017

No matter how diligently companies advertise they abide by Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws, many still can’t avoid the personal and cultural biases their HR and recruiting staff bring to the workplace. EEO sounds ideal in theory, but is hard to enforce since most people do not willingly admit to…

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Benefits of Outplacement Services

June 11, 2017

Losing one’s job is one of the most stressful experiences an individual can go through other than divorce and the death of a loved one. The impacts of downsizing and reduction in workforce can be unnerving and scary for everyone involved.  While it may be difficult for the HR professionals…

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