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Why You Should Consider Becoming consider Becoming a Contract Employee

Posted May 05, 2017 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

The pulp and paper industry has been utilizing the assistance of contract hire employees for several decades – especially those specializing in engineering. These temporary hire professionals are effective resources that aid in the design, construction, and maintenance of the paper mill establishment. According to ... read more »

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Are You a Cultural Fit??

Posted March 22, 2017 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

  We all know that company culture is big news. For better or worse, it is how companies define themselves.  Most companies have a culture that  is relatively closed minded and isn’t open to interpretation. You’d better be very sure that you’re a good fit for that culture, because it isn’... read more »

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How to Stay Relevant in Your Position

Posted February 20, 2017 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

How to Stay Relevant to Your Job and Employer If you are serious about your career, and in this day and age, who isn't, you need to take steps to prepare for your future. It's critical that you do your best to protect yourself and to stay necessary in your job. In order to accomplish that, you'll want to make learning and netwo... read more »

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How to Ask for a Raise

Posted February 14, 2017 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

  Even if you know that you deserve a raise and have a good case for more money, it is very stressful and most of the time downright uncomfortable to ask your boss for more money. It's difficult enough to even talk about money with management, nevermind asking for more of it. In many cases, management becomes resentful, pa... read more »

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What Questions can you NOT ask in an Interview

Posted October 25, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

When seeking a job, you know that you may end up having to answer a few tough questions. The prospective employer or recruiter wants to know what  you’ve been doing, how well you’ve done it and for whom you accomplished these magnificent feats. All of these things will combine to ensure that you’re the ... read more »

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What are the Best Questions to Ask in an Interview

Posted October 17, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

Effective interview questions do more than simply rehash the information on a resume. The truth is that when you ask questions, you get to know who the person is on a fundamental level. You want to explore their personality, their weaknesses and even their strengths. These interview questions should help you determine if a per... read more »

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Key Questions to ask in an Interview

Posted October 13, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

When you are brought in for an interview, it is important that you go beyond the questions the individual interviewing you is asking. In today’s competitive job market, people don’t want someone who simply shines on people. They are looking for confidence, commitment, accountability, and a reason you are the best p... read more »

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How to Write Thank You Notes to Help you Get the Job

Posted July 12, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

After spending so much time and effort learning about the company and job offer, brushing up your resume to make it the perfect match for your position and getting an appointment with the hiring manager, it's imperative you seal the deal by formally thanking them for taking the time to interview you. Though many think writing a... read more »

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Is your social media presence hurting your job search?

Posted March 23, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

A recent survey found that about 2 in 5 companies are checking out social media in order to weed out the wrong job candidates. It's also been proven that law enforcement and other agencies such as pension groups and even are using social media against people who post so that shouldn't come as a huge surprise to any of us. In ma... read more »

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Helpful Job Interview Tips for the Millennial Jobseeker

Posted February 23, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

Millennials may be finding the job market is different from what they were led to believe. For some, this can be a good thing because changes in the market sometimes mean new opportunities. Others might be a bit concerned about slimmer chances at finding a job due to high competition in certain fields. No matter what the jobseek... read more »

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Answers to Tough Interview Questions

Posted February 16, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

Answering Tough Interview Questions To land the job of your dreams, you’ll need to wade your way through some interview questions. While some will be simple and based on your employment history, other interview questions will be hard. Before you become tongue tied and unable to speak, take a deep breath and scan through s... read more »

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Five Powerful Interview Success Tips for Older Job Seekers

Posted February 09, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

Acing a job interview past a certain age becomes a somewhat challenging task. Though employers in most countries can’t legally discriminate against candidates on the basis of their age, this phenomenon happens much more often than we’d like to admit. Competing against younger (and eventually more technolog... read more »

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Jobs Still Available in a Changing Paper Industry

Posted January 21, 2016 in Job Hunting Tips by Elizabeth Tischer

Despite the fact that the paper industry within the United States is constantly evolving, there are still many jobs available for those that have an interest in such careers. Over the course of the past ten years or so, professionals in this particular industry have witnessed an increase in exports and tremendous growth in produ... read more »

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