Going The Extra Mile on a Job Search

Gaining any kind of edge in a crowded job market is worth your time and effort. Remember that hiring managers usually weigh potential candidates against each other rather than against the position itself. How you look for a job is every bit as important as where you look for one, and this includes subtle things that most tend to overlook. Every job seeker is familiar with gathering references, tailoring your resume to a specific opportunity, and preparing for interviews. The little extra things you could be doing can set you apart from the pack and make you the most attractive candidate for the position you seek. More...




Starting Your New Job on the Right Foot

Finally, after sending out all those resumes and going out on interviews, you’re hired. What now? How do you live up and capitalize on the great impression you made when you were being interviewed? According to HR Consultant Nicholas Corbin, the key to success is to take the proactive approach. Don’t wait for your new company or co-workers to eventually get used to your being there – get to work on establishing yourself as an asset to the team as quickly as possible. More...




Landing The Job You Want: How to Have the Best Job Interview of Your Life

If writing a resume and gathering references are the appetizers on the job search menu, the interview is the main course. Job seekers should be prepared to spend an adequate amount of their time and effort on this important aspect, and Landing The Job You Want covers everything you need to know and more. It's designed like a workbook to get the maximum engagement out of readers, and works best for those who devote themselves to completing the exercises and studying the examples included. More...



Question: I did my taxes a few months ago, and I'm still waiting for my refund. Do you know how long that's going to take? I have some stuff I need that money for.

Answer:AppleOne doesn't sent out tax refunds. That's something that the IRS department handles. In fact, they have a service on their web site that may help you. The Where's My Refund? service is listed on the IRS home page. More...




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Temps of the Month

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