Ending the Interview

At the end of the interview, you’ll want to make certain that you will be remembered. State your interest in the position, and summarize how you would be a “good match” for this position.  Do this by summarizing your top three skills, based on the skills the interviewer seems to place in high value. Be […]

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Job Application Follow-Up

If you are looking for a job and you have forwarded your resume and cover letter to a prospective employer, or have filled out a paper or online application, don’t stop there and wait to hear from the employer. Employers receive lots of resumes and applications.  They need to know if you really want to […]

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Email Job Search Etiquette

Many pre-interview job search activities are done via email or cell phone, and proper etiquette can mean the difference between getting hired and never being invited for an interview. If you don’t have a professional email address, get one before you begin your job search.  Use your name, and an email service provider that is […]

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How To Present Yourself During An Interview

Don’t forget that you’re creating an impression from the very first smile to the final handshake.  Follow these guidelines: Be 15 minutes early for the interview. Silence your cell phone and keep it out of sight. Treat each person you meet in a friendly, respectful manner (i.e. if you’re rude to the receptionist, you can […]

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Discussing Unemployment During an Interview

Getting a great job is challenging enough when you’re gainfully employed, but it can be even more difficult if you’re currently out of work.  However, if you have been contacted for an interview, it’s clear that the hiring manager sees your potential. Learn how to shine in your interview by being prepared to discuss why […]

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Disability Disclosure and Interviewing Techniques

For most job seekers, the interview is the “make it or break it” point.  Remember that you have about a minute to make a good first impression, and first impressions mean everything at this stage of the employment process.  Disclosure of your disability is critical at this point if accommodations, such as access to the […]

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Tips For Contact Employer Directly

While networking is the job search approach with the highest rate of success, the method that ranks second to networking is direct employer contact.  When you consider that 80% of the job market is not advertised, this approach will assist you in uncovering those available positions. The process consists of five steps: First, compile a […]

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GST MICHIGAN WORKS! IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE HURON, INC. WAS AWARDED $47,000 THROUGH THE SKILLED TRADES TRAINING FUND (STTF) Huron Inc. has been a valued member of the Lexington community since 1943, producing complex tubular assemblies and precision machined products for the automotive industry. It is a great place to work with many employees reaching […]

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GST MICHIGAN WORKS! IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE HAMADY BROTHER’S GROCERY STORE WAS AWARDED $51,000 THROUGH THE SKILLED TRADES TRAINING FUND (STTF) TO HELP FILL 61 POSITIONS AT THEIR NEW STORE GST Michigan Works! is pleased to announce that they were able to assist Hamady Brother’s Grocery Store in the opening of a new Hamady Complete […]

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