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July Jobs Report: Growth Remains Strong

It has been a strong summer for jobs in the United States. In the month of July alone, the US added a 209,000 non-farm jobs, more than the originally expected 183,000. The unemployment rates also dipped to 4.3%, like we previously saw in the month of May. This is the lowest unemployment rate we’ve seen […]

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How To Explain Gaps In Your Resume

Trying to explain a gap in employment history can be a source of anxiety for job seekers. Many aren’t quite sure how to convince hiring managers that despite time gaps between positions, they are still qualified candidates. The good news is that this isn’t necessarily a deal breaker. What matters most is actually how you […]

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5 Lessons You Can Learn From A Bad Interview

Not every interview goes exactly as planned. Ask anyone and they’ll likely have a story about how they went on an interview that totally flopped. Similar to any other skill, job interviews have a learning curve. The first few might be far from perfect, but the more practice you have under your belt the more […]

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June Jobs Report: Here’s What You Need To Know

June’s Employment Situation Summary released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that more jobs were added in June than originally expected. In fact, the total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 222,000 in June as opposed to the anticipated 175,000. Interestingly, the US unemployment rate remained roughly the same at 4.4% (as compared to […]

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References: They Can Make Or Break You

While candidates are busy pouring over their resumes to make sure everything is perfect down to the punctuation, there seems to be one part of the job seeking process that people snooze on. Be honest: how much time did you actually spend compiling your reference list? If you had to pause and think, then it’s […]

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Interviewees: What Questions To Ask Your Potential Employer

Your interview is going really well –you’re nailing the questions they throw at you, your qualifications align with the position, and the company seems like a good fit. The end of the interview then approaches and they ask, “Do you have any questions?” This is where people tend to stumble. Even if you rocked that interview, […]

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7 Tips On How To Clean Up Your Social Media [Infographic]

Job seekers, there’s a pretty good chance your potential employers will take a glance at your social media accounts before considering you for a position. In fact, more than 60 percent of hiring managers have admitted to screening candidates online. We wrote an entire blog about that, which you can read here: Is Your Online Presence Hurting […]

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Is Your Online Presence Hurting Your Chances of Finding a Job?

It’s 2017, and time to embrace the fact that we live in a digital world. Chances are, you have at least one social media profile (or five), which you visit on a semi-frequent basis.  After all, Facebook has nearly 2 BILLION monthly users so it won’t come as a surprise to potential employers that you’re […]

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Join Long Island Temps at HIA-LI’s 29th Annual B2B Trade Show

Long Island’s biggest B2B trade show returns to the Suffolk County Community College Brentwood campus this year on May 25th and we’ll be there! With over 375 exhibitors and upwards of 4,500 attendees, this is an event you definitely do not want to miss. Visit us at Booth #S15 to meet our team and learn […]

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Be Sure To Catch Long Island Temps at the 26th Annual SHRM-LI Conference & Exhibitors’ Showcase

It’s that time of year again and Long Island Temps couldn’t be more excited! The SHRM-LI Conference & Exhibitors’ Showcase is Long Island’s biggest HR event, and we’ll be there. Join us at Booth #61 this Friday, May 5th and speak with our recruiters about how we can help to fill your staffing needs. This […]

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