How to Prepare Yourself for Salary Negotiations

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Asking for a raise is not an easy proposition. The stakes are great, the topic is uncomfortable, and chances are, you don’t have much experience in the area. Because the conversation is so important, it is crucial that you think about how you are going to approach it, and go in with a set plan… Read more »

Colorado Economic Forecast: Second Strong Year of Job Gains

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Once again, Colorado is proving to be one of the best places in the country when it comes to recent job growth.  After already experiencing its highest rate of job growth since before the recession, Colorado will continue to add jobs at a high rate through 2014.  By the end of the year, forecasters predict… Read more »

5 Apps all Job Seekers MUST Use

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Finding a job in 2014 is not easy.  Today’s job search can be a long, time-consuming and difficult process.  Luckily, there are more resources than ever these days to help job seekers manage and succeed in their search. There are numerous mobile apps offering assistance with everything from personal assessments and resume-building, to scheduling and… Read more »

Top 5 tricks to get the best workers

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As a manager, you have a lot invested in finding the right employees. Not only are you literally investing time and money in the hiring process, but you are looking for people who will ultimately contribute to the success or failure of your company. Finding the right employee can sometimes seem difficult, especially with the… Read more »

What Your Interview Body Talk Says about You

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When preparing for interviews, many people spend hours going through sample questions and planning out what they are going to say. While this is important, it turns out that in interviews, what you say with your body may be just as, if not more, important than what you say with your words. Your body language… Read more »

Turning Your Duties into Resume Accomplishments

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Putting together a resume is about selling yourself. Too often, resumes read more like a list of duties than a list of accomplishments. The difference between the two is big. “Planning events,” is a duty. “Managing all aspects of a large thousand-person charity benefit dinner,” is an accomplishment. Duties only show prospective employers what you… Read more »

Colorado Unemployment Rate Hits Major Low

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There is more good news out of Denver. On the heels of being named one of the best cities in the country for business, comes the recent announcement that Colorado’s unemployment has hit a major low. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Colorado recently added 2,200 new jobs, with its unemployment rate… Read more »

Denver: Top Place for Business and Careers

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When it comes to working or operating a business, there is no better place than Denver. Recently, Forbes named Denver the 6th best place in the country for business and careers. It was the second largest city in the top ten. The list surveyed the country’s 200 largest metropolitan areas, and looked at numerous factors,… Read more »

5 LinkedIn Groups to Join for Denver Job Seekers

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As mentioned in one of our earlier posts, networking is a crucial component of your job search strategy.  One of the easiest ways to begin networking is to join a LinkedIn Group.  Therefore, if you are searching for a new job in the Denver area, here are the top 5 LinkedIn Groups to join: Get… Read more »