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Overcoming Employment Gaps - July 5,20160 comments

One of the most common concerns that job seekers have about their resume is how to explain gaps in employment that last for longer than a month. Whether or not you have a reason for it (medical issues, a family emergency, traveling, etc.) it can be nerve-wracking to think that an HR professional/Recruiter is not…

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Rock Your Next Interview - April 7,20160 comments

Professional recruiters spend a lot of their day thinking about interviews. Whether it’s interviewing someone ourselves or sending the individual out to meet with a new organization. One thing that is for certain is that everyone needs help learning how to interview; from entry-level assistants to top management, and everyone in between. Don’t let anxiety…

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Stuck in the Job Search? - August 25,20140 comments

THE POWER OF VOLUNTEERING 
Devoting time to nonprofit organizations can pave the way to your new job Volunteerism is a great way to make a difference for a cause that is important to you. It can also contribute to your sense of wellbeing, while helping to combat feelings of isolation and depression that are common…

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10 Essential Business Skills - March 7,20140 comments

1. Think Social Social media is not a fad—it’s here to stay. You need to be savvy in the way social media works for you as well as against you. Be mindful of what you post online. Social media has changed the way that we communicate and in turn the way we conduct business. Information…

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Building the Perfect Resume - February 18,20141 Comment

Your resume is a tool with a specific purpose: to get an interview. A great resume will not only tell the reader what you have done but it convinces the employer you have what it takes to be successful in the position. To write an effective resume it needs to be consistent, concise, clear and…

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Establish a Unique Presence - January 15,20140 comments

There are two things every job seeker must do to secure a great job: Create an interview-winning resume, and nail the interview. With our years of experience we have a unique perspective on what will make you stand out during the interview process and leave a lasting positive impression during the hiring process.  We work…

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INTERVIEWING 101
 - March 8,20150 comments

Make the Most of your Interviewing Process Conducting an interview can be nerve-wracking, but rest assured that the interviewee is far more anxious than you are. Your goal is to learn more about your potential candidate, but there are effective methods to go about it that can put you both more at ease while still…

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Website Relaunch - January 14,20140 comments

Perkins Professional Search – Official Website Relaunch Announcement (http://www.perkinsprosearch.com) We are pleased to announce that Perkins Professional Search’s (PPS) new website has officially launched at http://www.perkinsprosearch.com We have completely redesigned our layout with simplicity, ease of use and a strong focus on content delivery in mind. Our homepage welcomes users with bold colours, a clean uncluttered design,…

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