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Top Job Search Tips From Engenium Staffing

Looking for a new job is difficult.The job market is ruthless, filled with countless others competing for hundreds of positions that all seem the same. It’s difficult to know where to start. Do you go to LinkedIn or look in person? It always seems to make you hyper aware of your skills and shortcomings as you send what feels like a thousand resumes to jobs that never respond. As a staffing company, Engenium Staffing understands that conducting a job search is hard. We have talked to numerous candidates who are looking to progress  their career and helped them achieve their goals. We have also talked to employers looking to fill difficult roles and understand what they want in employees. Therefore, here are our top tips when conducting a job search to make your career move a little easier.

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Best Job Boards to Market Yourself In 2019

With technology, you can now connect with friends, families, and even employers from all around the world. With apps and the internet, anyone can post a job or apply for a job anywhere at anytime. However, this doesn’t mean that using online platforms guarantees that you’re hired. Many candidates find job boards to be difficult to navigate. You apply for many jobs, yet never really hear back. With the over-saturation of jobs on different websites, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of the different job boards that exist. You want to be visible on as many high-traffic and niche job boards as possible. Engenium Staffing Inc. have tested and used a variety of different job boards. We spent the time to understand a variety of different platforms and the effectiveness of each site’s search engine. Providing as much info as possible and use of keywords in your resume is critical to be found by employers.


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Degrees Are Good, But So Are Social Skills

We all know the importance of a degree. Degrees may suggest that you have the necessary skills or knowledge to perform a job, but they do not guarantee you would be a good employee or fit for the company. Strong communication in the workplace ensures synergy and improved business results. Employers want to know if a potential employee is going to work well with the team or if that person is going to disrupt company flow. For example, software engineers and other similar professions need interpersonal skills almost as much as they need the right coding skills.

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What Being a Young Professional Is In Five Gifs

Entering the job market as a young professional is somewhat of a scary yet cool experience. Here are the top five feelings all young professionals experience, as told through gifs.

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Building your brand as a software engineer

Forbes listed software engineers as the job with the most significant hiring growth in 2019. With development of new technology and the ever growing need for it in modern society, there has been a huge wave of over 80,000 job openings. With that being said, I find that software engineers often do not get the recognition they deserve. According to a Medium article, software engineers find their current position difficult due to companies not giving them recognition for heavy work hours and completed projects. If you are reading this, we are assuming that you are an eager and talented software engineer looking for a long term career with advancement, high pay, and company acknowledgement. As a professional staffing firm, we noticed how important it is for software engineers to build their personal brand and differentiate themselves. A strong brand is the best way to get hired in today's job market.

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