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Watch: The Benefits of Being a Contractor from WinterWyman 's Sara Ferraioli

Sara Ferraioli of WinterWyman's Human Resources division shares how contract work can benefit your career in under 30 seconds.

Let Your Freak Flag Fly! How to Present a Professional Image While Being True to Who You Are

In matters of dress and personal appearance, you want the interview to be about you and your substance, not your style, but for some, your style is your substance. Dressing so completely opposite to who you are will completely throw you off of your game. How can your perspective new employer get to know you when you are pretending to be someone else?

Should I Quit My Job? Ask Yourself These Six Questions First

Everyone has had THAT kind of day. That kind of workday so miserable, no amount of wine, exercise or TV-binge-watching can erase it. But, is quitting really the answer? Maybe, maybe not. Before you write that resignation letter, ask yourself these six questions.

The Summer Slow Down? Not so Fast!

There is a perception that summer is a slow time at work, and for some organizations this may be true. Many employees take vacations, long lunches and four-day work weeks to cut out early and head to the coast. Job seekers, however, shouldn’t be fooled by this more leisurely pace as summer can be a time when a job search just starts heating up!

5 Things Hiring Managers Should Know About Candidate Experience

Candidate experience is key when interviewing top talent. Some companies are more successful than others at forging an organization-wide effort to entice prospective employees. No one holds more influence over the candidate’s decision to accept or reject an offer than the hiring manager. People want to work for people they like – managers who are clear in setting expectations, seem reasonable, respect the skills of their team members and value their time.

7 Tips for Working with a Contract Staffing Firm

There are misconceptions about how the relationship between recruiters and candidates work. Not understanding the intricacies can lead to confusion, misunderstanding, and in some cases hurt feelings. Here are some tips for working well with a staffing agency and making the most of your job search.

Five Tips for Staying Happy and Engaged with Your Job

At some point in their careers, many employees find even the greatest job a bit lackluster. As we get more competent in our roles, we run the risk of redundancy and complacency.  Here are five things we can do to avoid burn out while staying happy and engaged in our jobs. 

Hiring Mangers, Here’s Why You Always Have to Close the Loop with Your Job Candidates

It’s probably the most common complaint we hear from candidates: They submit their resume to an employer, but receive no response. They visit the company for interviews, follow up as promised, and receive no response. They email or call the hiring manager and HR to check on the status of their application and receive no response.

7 Ways to Stay Positive During Your Job Search

For job seekers looking for temporary positions, either as part of a freelance lifestyle or a bridge to permanent employment, the emotional roller coaster of the contract job market can be thrilling – and stressful.

Maximize the Success & Productivity of your Contractors [Infographic]

We often hear about issues our placed Contractor candidates face on their first days of a new assignment. While many, of course, are happy and made to feel part of the company, others feel like outsiders or an afterthought.

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