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Welcome to Equis Staffing's Career News section. Our mission is to continue to provide education through thought leadership and inspire our readers with new ideas. 

How to Successfully Use Twitter In Your Job Search

Published August 2nd, 2016 by Cnebens

Twitter can be an effective tool for pursuing new work – if you leverage it correctly. Here are our tips for successfully using Twitter in a job search.

8 Tips for Growing Your Personal Network on LinkedIn

Published June 28th, 2016 by Cnebens

Establishing LinkedIn connections is a great way to lay the groundwork for future projects. Here are eight ways to cultivate new connections.

How to Explain a Gap in Your Job History

Published June 3rd, 2016 by Cnebens

It's important for job seekers to know how to eloquently and succinctly explain any gaps in their job history. Here are our tips for explaining your time off.

5 Phrases to Delete from Your Cover Letter

Published May 10th, 2016 by Cnebens

Buzzwords and clichés have a habit of popping up in cover letters, which is one of the last places they should appear. Here are five phrases to remove from your cover letter immediately.

How Volunteering Can Help in a Job Search

Published March 30th, 2016 by Cnebens

There are many benefits that come along with volunteering, such as giving back to your community, feeling a sense of accomplishment, increased self-confidence, and connecting with others. But did you know that volunteering could also improve your job search?

How to Prepare for a Networking Event

Published March 7th, 2016 by Cnebens

Most people are not born as great networkers. It can take a lot of practice to prepare for a networking event, but the job leads, connections, and information gathered will make it worth the effort.

What Do Your Job Search and a Marketing Campaign Have In Common?

Published February 2nd, 2016 by Admin

Applying the principles of a marketing campaign to a job search is a great way to stay on step ahead of the competition.

Equis Staffing’s President Carrie Nebens Participates in the SFVBJ’s 2016 Labor & Employment Roundtable

Published January 25th, 2016 by Admin

Equis Staffing was happy to recently participate in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s 2016 Labor & Employment Roundtable.

The Dreaded 'Tell Me About Yourself' Question, and How to Answer It

Published January 11th, 2016 by Admin

There is one job interview question that strikes fear into the hearts of job seekers everywhere: "Tell me about yourself."

4 Things to Do When Hiring C-Level Executives

Here are four criteria that companies should take into account before making a C-level hire.

Happy Holidays from Equis Staffing!

Published December 23rd, 2015 by Admin

At Equis Staffing, we understand that the holiday season can be a busy one. Between work and family commitments, it can feel a little overwhelming, so we just wanted to take a moment to wish you a very happy holiday season.

Five Skills & Habits You Need to Reach the C-Suite

Published December 9th, 2015 by Admin

Do you know what skills and habits are most valued by companies when filling executive-level positions?

Happy Thanksgiving from Equis Staffing!

Published November 24th, 2015 by Admin

We at Equis Staffing wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!

The Shrinking Talent Pool: Why It's So Hard to Find the Right Hire

Published November 10th, 2015 by Admin

As the economy gets back on track, employees in high-demand industries like IT and Finance are more selectively exploring their employment options.

Happy Halloween from Equis Staffing

Published October 31st, 2015 by Admin

It's that time of year again: people of all ages are perfecting their costumes and preparing for a night of tricks and treats. That's right, it's Halloween!

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