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Is it Bad to Apply to Multiple Jobs at the Same Company?

Job Search Tips & Best Practices

You’ve found a company you really like, and want to apply to multiple jobs they are offering. The culture feels right, the mission speaks to you, and the commute is manageable (or non-existent). They are hiring for multiple positions that fit your skill sets, so why not apply to all of them? Is it bad to apply to multiple jobs at the same company? What impression does applying for multiple jobs at the same company make? Today, we will look at several factors that should be considered when deciding on how many jobs to apply for at the same company. 

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3 Killer Job Interview Questions to Ask Potential Employers

Ask These 3 Questions In Your Next job Interview

Preparing for a job interview can be nerve-wracking. You want to make a good impression and show that you’re the best candidate for the job, but sometimes in efforts to do this, we forget that a job interview is a two-way street. This is your chance to get to know more about the company and decide if it’s somewhere you could see yourself working for a long period of time. You also want to show your potential new employer that you have interest in making sure it’s a good fit. With that in mind, here are three great questions to ask a potential employer during your next job interview.

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How to Find a Job After Being Unemployed for a Long Time

6 Tips for Landing Your New Job!

If you’re wondering how to find a job after being unemployed for a long time, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there before for a variety of different reasons, and getting back to the workforce can be overwhelming. With technology rapidly changing and competition rising, getting a job after a long period of unemployment isn’t what it used to be. While it may seem like “everyone is hiring right now”, landing a new job after a break from employment can be challenging. In today’s article, we will share our tips for getting hired after being unemployed for a long time so you can get back to work at a job you love.

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Is It Okay to Take Notes During an Interview?

If you’re interviewing for a new job, you’ll want to be as prepared as possible. This includes doing your research on the company and the role, practicing your answers to common interview questions, and more. But is it okay to take notes during an interview?

Taking Notes During the Interview

When You Should Take Notes

Taking notes during an interview is perfectly fine, and in fact, it’s encouraged! Taking notes allows you to make sure you get all the details correct and allows you to formulate answers to questions. It shows that you’re engaged in the conversation and that you’re taking the time to think about what the interviewer is saying. So go ahead and take out your notebook and jot down a few key points!

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Recession Proof Your Career!

By Sabrina Strong Gallagher, Director of Technical Services

Our world has gone through some major transformations these past few years.  Here at JFC Global, we understand how quickly things can happen that can change the trajectory of a job, a future, and most importantly, a source of income that you depend on.  

With talk of a dip in the economy looming in the next year, the best way to protect your career is to take proactive steps before a recession presents itself.

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Finding Talent in PA is Hard – Why?

The U.S is currently at a 3.6% unemployment rate, but why does the labor market still feel tight, and what can your team do to weather the storm?

Finding talent in Pennsylvania is still harder than ever. In the U.S. we currently have a national unemployment rate of 3.6%. However, when we take a look at PA we are still on the slower end of recovery. PA currently sits at a 4.8% unemployment rate, which is the same as it was in January of 2020. But why is the talent pool so different from what it was at that time?

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How to Fill Employment Gaps on Your Resume

If you’re like most people, you probably have at least one gap in your resume. Maybe you’ve been out of work for a while and are trying to find a new job. Trying to find a new job when you haven’t been in the workforce for a while can be challenging. The good news is that there are ways to fill in those gaps on your resume. By following these tips, you can fill in the employment gaps on your resume in a way that is positive and will appeal to potential employers.

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How Many Jobs Should I List on My Resume?

Writing a resume can be a daunting task. It’s more like “creating” a resume than writing. You need to not only strive for an attractive, easily understood list of credentials and experience but you also need to make sure pertinent skills and keywords are included.

So how many jobs should job seekers list on their resumes? Choose the top 5 jobs with the work history and skill requirements most pertinent to your potential employment role. Ideally, these top 5 jobs are within a 15-or-less bracket of time.

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How to Prepare for Your First Day at a New Job

Even after completing the interview and landing the job, preparing for the first day in a new work environment can still be stressful for new employees. A good first day sets the tone for the way you interact with your coworkers, your attitude toward your career, and your overall experience.

At the JFC Staffing Companies, we’re in the business of connecting outstanding employees with their best-matched companies in the area. Part of this process involves helping our customers make a good first impression as a valuable new team member.

Here are five tips to help your first day of work go as smoothly as possible.

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