How to Write the Best Resume Objective

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Wait, What’s the Difference Between a Resume Summary and an Objective? Summary tells hiring managers what you’re looking for from the company: “Experienced engineer seeking management-level position”.  You’re summing-up your past experience. Usually used in the past for people not switching positions or re-entering the workforce, but more for people with decades of related experience.… Read more »

How to Write Your Resume Fast

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Need that resume right away? There are plenty of articles on brushing up your resume, but not a whole lot that help you write one from scratch – and fast. That new position might need you to give one fast. What about writing a new one? You might panic and try to go through all… Read more »

6 Steps to Take Control of Your Career

1. Make a Plan If you don’t know where you’re going, then it’s not under your control. Some people will want to make a long plan that covers five years, but others may need to change their situation faster and make a plan covering only a year. The point is to have a plan and… Read more »

Translating the Business Casual Dress Code

  It’s the most common company dress code, but it still sounds like a misnomer. How can anything be both “business” AND “casual”? Is this professional or relaxed? A party in the back and business in the front didn’t work as a hairstyle, so why is this even a thing? Relax, we made you a… Read more »

Decode the Tech Industry’s Casual Dress Code

    We’ve seen and heard about Silicon Valley’s casual hoodies, the jeans, the snowboards, and seen the ripple effect as first tech companies, then all start-ups, and now nearly every company brags about a “casual dress code”. If you’ve never worked in one before, it sounds heavenly. Just throw on what you wore this weekend,… Read more »

5 Ways to Excel at Work To Get Promoted

Show Initiative Doing the bare minimum never gets noticed in a good way and is rarely remembered. That one enthusiastic person with fresh ideas and takes on extra projects is the team player everyone wants to work with – and the person who will get a raise first. Notice that the wording is “show” initiative… Read more »

5 Tips About Re-Entering the Workforce

Going back into the workforce is scary! No matter what reason you were out, it’s always good to have a refresher that will get you up-to-date FAST! DON’T DIMINISH WHAT YOU’VE BEEN DOING Unless you’ve been sitting at home, waited on hand and foot, and eating bonbons while watching daytime TV (unlikely) then you’ve been… Read more »

Why Job Seekers Should Use a Staffing Agency

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Employers love to hire using a temporary or contract basis because it gives them flexibility, both for market demands and economic demands. To job-seekers, however, usually aren’t interested and want full employment, with the sense of security and the benefits it provides. So why use a staffing agency? There’s plenty of excellent reasons!   1.Get… Read more »

Awards for NESC Staffing!

Winners of Inavero’s Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction, 2018 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF NESC STAFFING! While it’s no surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention since 2015, here’s another reminder that NESC Staffing has won the Best of Staffing for Client Satisfaction for 2018! Here are some of the shout-outs and testimonials from our current… Read more »

4 Ways to Modernize Your Resume Fast!

Best part- they’re free and easy! FONT MATTERS Choose a clean looking font. Times New Roman is now overused and easily ignored. Choose something like Garamond, Cambria, Helvetica, or Georgia.  All of them are easy to read, prints cleanly, and look sleek. DON’T PUT PHYSICAL ADDRESS PHYSICAL ADDRESSES JUST AREN’T NEEDED, IF YOUR EMAIL AND… Read more »