Author Archives: Simply Hired

For Job Interview Success: Identify Your Professional Strengths

professional strengths

One of the favorite questions of interviewers across industries and job positions is asking candidates to name their personal and professional strengths and weaknesses.

Here, we’ve compiled some simple exercises, questions, and prompts. Our goal: help you tackle this pivotal portion of the interview with ease…   

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No Work Experience? Try These 5 Tips to Improve Your Job Search

no work experience

If you’re a recent graduate or entering the workforce after an extended break, you know it’s a tough market for those with little to no work experience. Amassing that experience that makes you a viable candidate can seem like a circular predicament with no solution in sight, but there’s light at the end of the job search tunnel. Keep reading for five helpful tips on how to approach your job search when you have no work experience.   

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W2 or 1099: The Pros and Cons of Working as an Independent Contractor

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While traditional employee positions are certainly common, in a variety of career paths, freelance or independent contractor work is a typical arrangement.

From taxes to benefits, here we break down the pros and cons of accepting a position as an independent contractor…   

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Super Career Advice from Your Favorite Superheroes

super career advice

It seems as if everywhere we turn today theaters, television and even online streaming services are chalk full of super-powered characters.  Capes, laser vision, super speed and spandex, oh my!

What super career advice can we learn from superheroes about our jobs, careers, and more?   

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Entry-Level Jobs that Require Experience? Wait… What?

entry-level jobs

When you think of entry-level jobs, a few common qualities probably come to mind. Most will ask for a High School diploma. Others may even prefer a college degree, either generalized or specifically in an area applicable to the given job.

What you don’t expect to see in entry-level jobs, however, are calls for experience…   

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10 Ways to Show You Are the More Employable Candidate

employable candidate

Being one among hundreds vying for a single, lucrative spot can often be intimidating.

After all, the power really is with the potential employer as they comb through piles of qualified candidates to find the most employable candidate…   

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