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Resume Writing: Do’s & Don’ts

Resume Writing: Do’s & Don’ts

 A well written and formatted resume is vital when seeking new employment. We recently released tips on How to Improve Your Resume to help candidates write and improve their resumes. While that guide is a great start, we put together the Resume Writing: Do’s &...
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How to Improve Your Resume

How to Improve Your Resume

When seeking employment, your resume is your advocate, it is what speaks to recruiters and employers on your behalf. It is important to make sure your resume is formatted, grammatically correct, and visually appealing while also providing the story of who you are and...
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Virginia Approves Area Code Overlay

Virginia Approves Area Code Overlay

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has approved an area code overlay for the 757 region, adding the 948 area code to the region.  What does this mean?  An area code overlay is the addition of an area code to the same region as an existing area code. In...
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Workwear Shopping Tips for Tax-Free Weekend!

Workwear Shopping Tips for Tax-Free Weekend!

Tax-Free Weekend is a great time to update your workwear whether you are getting ready for potential job interviews, returning to the office after working remotely for a while, or just want something new! Here’s what you need to know to prepare for Virginia’s Tax-Free...
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New Virginia Minimum Wage Increase

New Virginia Minimum Wage Increase

On May 1, 2021, Minimum wage increased from $7.25/hr to $9.50/hr in Virginia; however, the increase does not stop there. The new minimum wage law proposes a gradual increase over the next 5 years, projecting $15.00/hr by January 1, 2026.  But why is there a gap in the...
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We Are Back in Blog Action!

We Are Back in Blog Action!

Well, we never ever actually left. But if you happen to be new here, haven’t been on the job hunt for a while, or just haven’t heard from us for a while, we want you to know that we are [still] here and excited to road trip through the ever-changing world of...
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Fighting The Flu At Work

Fighting The Flu At Work

By Hannah K. Puder Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Monday night football, and colorful trees all mean one thing: it’s fall. Yet there is a fall occurrence that most people tend to forget until it is too late — flu season. What is the flu, exactly? The flu is caused by a viral...
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Finding Your Energy at Work

Finding Your Energy at Work

By Hannah K. Puder Ever find yourself guilty of surfing social media between emails around 11 a.m.? Or find yourself nodding off around 2–3 p.m.? Staying mentally engaged at work can be difficult, especially if you have a desk job or one requiring repetitive tasks. So...
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Body Language

Body Language

Body language — the universal language that transcends all verbal forms of communication. The SAGE Glossary of Social and Behavioral Sciences defines body language as “the conveyance of emotions and attitudes through conscious and unconscious expressions, gestures,...
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