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5 Traits Companies Look for in Accounting and Finance Professionals

Accounting and Finance professionals are an integral part of every company, so hiring decisions are never taken lightly. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, emphasize these five...
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Have an IT Interview? 8 Things You Should (and Shouldn’t!) Say

You’ve just been invited to interview for an IT job you’re really interested in; now it’s time to start preparing. The hiring manager will likely be meeting with many qualified candidates, so steer...
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Employment History in Resume: 5 Great Formatting Tips for Job Hoppers

Think You’ll Be Viewed as a “Job Hopper” to Hiring Managers? Here’s How to Position Yourself You’ve had more than a few different jobs in a rather short period of time, so you’re well aware you could...
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5 Ways Working with a Recruiter Can Boost Your Career in IT

  Tapping The Untapped: How Your Recruiter’s Expertise Can Help You Advance Your Career In IT The information technology industry is changing and growing at a rapid pace, meaning now is a great time...
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10 LinkedIn Tips and Tricks to Help You Get Discovered by Recruiters

As staffing experts, recruiters know exactly what hiring managers are looking for and their expansive networks are filled with contacts that can help you land your dream job. Consequently, having a...
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5 Technology Trends all IT Professionals Should Know

Trends change at lightning-fast speed in the IT industry, so it’s important to stay up-to-date to avoid getting left behind. Whether you’re actively seeking new opportunities or consider yourself a...
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How to Find a Job in Accounting | 6 Accounting Skills In Demand

From government jobs to positions with major global corporations, the Washington, DC area is filled with rewarding opportunities for accountants. Of course, the city also has one of the most...
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Benefits of Working for a Temporary Staffing Agency

According to the American Staffing Association more than 3 million temporary and contract employees work for US staffing companies during an average work week. So what are the benefits of working for...
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Creating a Winning Resume in the Era of Applicant Tracking Systems

Our goal at Sparks Group is to get the maximum value out of our candidates’ and clients’ time. This means sending clients resumes that get noticed, get interviews, and make placements! To get noticed...
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Know Your Worth: 5 Job Offer Negotiation and Salary Negotiation Tips

Congratulations! You found a great job opportunity, made it through several rounds of interviews, and have been offered the position. Now, there’s only one thing standing between you and the next...
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