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Interview Best Practices

By | Interviews

The interview process can be overwhelming. It always helps to know there’s someone who’s got your back: your ARG recruiter. If you’re nervous about your upcoming interview, think of your Applied Resource Group recruiter as your interviewing coach–give him or her a call a day or two before your interview to help get your head in the game. Or, if you just need a little refresher on the interview process, here is our resource for some fail-safe plays around which you can build your interview strategy, step-by-step…

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Preparing For Your First Phone or Video Interview

By | Interviews

You submitted your resume and received a call back from your dream employer! Making a great first impression is critical in making it to the next stage of interviews, but can be especially challenging when it’s through phone or video.  Let’s examine how you can make a great first impression over the phone or on video call.

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The REAL Cost: Hiring a Bad Employee

By | Hiring

Have you ever heard the saying “Buy it nice or buy it twice”? You may think about this phrase when researching which vacuum to purchase from the store, or maybe you hear it when you go to the dealership to buy a car.  However, do you think about this phrase when you hire?

Hiring a bad employee can cost a lot more than just money. Let’s explore the downsides of making a bad hire.

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Productivity Tips

By | Careers | No Comments

We’ve all been there: it’s 5 PM, the office is starting to clear out, and you’re sitting at your desk looking at your To-Do list for the day thinking, “Where did the time go?” and “Why didn’t I get anything accomplished today?” and “Did I really just spend an hour discussing why Pluto should be a planet again?”

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Working Remote

Working Remote

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Nearly 50% of Americans say they spend at least some time working remotely. Sara Sutton Fell, CEO, and founder of FlexJobs, says “In most white-collar jobs, I’d say 99% of people are already working remotely in that they take work home”.

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