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Why Didn’t I get the Job?

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Hearing no is never easy.  Not getting a job you wanted can be difficult to take, particularly if you felt a real a connection with a company or thought you had a really great interview. It is important to see the rejection not as a defeat, but as an opportunity. This means understanding what went… Read more »

Employing Generation Y

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Generation Y – defined as those born between 1980 and 1997 – represents the future of the workforce.  They are also very different from previous generations, and come with both unique strengths and challenges for employers.  Understanding these characteristics and how they translate to the workplace is key to attracting and getting the most out… Read more »

Implementing Social Media Policies in the Workplace

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There remain very few boundaries between our personal and professional lives, thanks to social media. What happens in Vegas really does not stay in Vegas, not with Twitter, Facebook, Vine or even SnapChat. It is for that very reason; you need to design an adequate social media policy for your business.  These policies are not… Read more »

Accidents Happen: It’s What You Do After That Counts

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Accidents- they are bound to happen in the workplace. No matter how many safety seminars are conducted or precautions taken, employees are all human and mistakes are inevitable. While it is crucial to be as preventative as possible, we cannot ignore preparations for what will happen when an accident does occur. Conducting an accident report… Read more »

Use Your Smartphone to Land a Job

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Your smartphone is a mini computer that you carry around.  You may even feel incomplete without it.  However, smartphones are not just about Candy Crush and Flappy Bird (if you are lucky enough to have it loaded).  You can use your smartphone to land a new job. Here are five ways to use your Android,… Read more »

Use Personal Branding to Land Your Dream Job

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Want a better job? So does everyone else! Use your personal brand to stand out. Let’s face it, the job market is tough out there. ERE.net, a leading online group for recruiters and HR professionals, recently reported that the average corporate job opening receives 250 resumes. From those 250 resumes, typically only 4-6 people will… Read more »

Denver Market at a Glance

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Denver Rocks! Industries Our city’s central location within the United States has made it a natural location as a distribution hub.  As we grew, many technology and telecommunication companies moved in, giving us (today) a high-tech GDP concentration rate that exceeds the national average by 60%, Our location adjacent to the Rocky Mountains has also… Read more »

Job Store Staffing – DBJ’s 9th largest staffing company and 21st largest Woman Owned Business in Denver, Colorado

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2013-2014 Denver Business Journal, Book of Lists, ranks Job Store, Inc. (dba, Job Store Staffing) the 9th largest temporary staffing company in Denver and the 21st largest Woman-owned business in Denver.  Coming into our 40th year in business in Colorado, Job Store, Inc. thanks our customers and our employees for continuing to make us a successful Colorado… Read more »

4 Steps to Set Career Goals for 2014

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Very few people find their perfect job right out of the gate.  Establishing the right career path that gets you to the best possible job takes more than luck and crossed fingers.  It takes a little bit of planning and a little bit of strategy. It takes career goals. Career goals are the things that… Read more »

How to Write a Great LinkedIn Recommendation

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Everyone needs to know how to write a great LinkedIn Recommendation. It helps others, but also reflects well on you.  If you know how to write a fantastic Linked Recommendation, you are in a better position to help others write great recommendations for you. The problem is that many think view the actual writing as… Read more »