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5 Tips on How to Write a Resume – Show, Don’t Tell

Your Resume as Your Best Storyteller Simply put, your resume is your story. To tell it effectively, and ensure it does the job you need it to in front of a prospective employer, it’s important your...
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Use These 4 Tips for Your Next Job Assessment Test

Companies today largely utilize job assessment tests to accurately gauge skill levels and verify experience of candidates in their external hiring processes. According to Harvard Business Review,...
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3 Reasons Why Working as a Temporary Employee is an Ideal Solution for New Graduates

Try (a Career!) Before you buy by working as a Temporary Employee to answer the question: ‘What do I want to be when I grow up?’
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What Characteristics Do IT Employers Look for When Hiring?

  The IT field is a highly competitive realm. If you want to stand out from the crowd, you must embody the top traits employers look for. It goes without saying that you need a strong set of tech...
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How to Find a Reputable Accounting and Finance Recruiter

Finding a recruiter in the Washington, DC Area isn’t too difficult, but you don’t want just anyone. The recruiter you choose can make or break the success of your job search, so you need a reputable...
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Best Practices for Working With a Recruiter | 8 Mistakes to Avoid

As a job seeker, working with a staffing and recruiting firm is one of the smartest moves you can make. Having an experienced recruiter on your side to help you land the perfect job is an incredible...
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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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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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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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