How to Deal with Gaps in Your Resume

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If you have a large gap in your work history, you may be worried that you’ll have an even harder time finding work in today’s tough economy. That needn’t be the case. Here are some tips to help you handle questions about “holes” in your employment history: If you’ve just found yourself “between jobs,” as Read more »

It’s Not About You: The Key to a Successful Job Interview

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Have you ever met someone for the first time and, after exchanging the usual pleasantries about what a nice day it is (or isn’t), what each of you do for a living, etc., the person launches into a monologue all about him? His opinions. His tribulations. His day. His week. The funny thing his kid Read more »

Getting Noticed by Upper Management and Your Company’s CEO

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If you’re a go-getter at work — and in today’s uber-competitive economy you’d better be or you could find yourself a go-goner from work — you’ll undoubtedly want to move up within the organization. A great way to do this is to establish a good relationship with your company’s CEO. That’s right, the Big Guy Read more »

Job Negotiation Skills: How to Answer the Salary Requirement Question

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Many otherwise professional, savvy, mature job seekers turn into puddles of anxiety when it comes to discussing and negotiating their salary requirements when job searching. The following tips can help you do negotiate a salary with which both you and your future employer will be happy: Understand that employees cost a business a ton of Read more »

Engineering Jobs Available in Landover Maryland

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RealStreet Staffing currently has several outstanding engineering job opportunities in the Landover Maryland area, including: Software Engineer Job Landover, MD – TS/SCI Required Minimum 2 years experience in a software engineering role and 3 years experience working in the UNIX environment. Sr. Network Design Engineer Job Landover, MD – TS/SCI BS in technical discipline with Read more »

Are You Too Qualified for the Job?

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As funny as it sounds, being too qualified for a job can sometimes go against you.  When interviewers say you are “overqualified,” here’s what they are concerned about: You’ll be bored in this position. You won’t be satisfied with the salary they’re offering. You’ll leave as soon as you get a better opportunity. They’ll have Read more »

Job Interview Mistakes That Will Keep You From an Offer

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You have a great resume, a cover letter that dazzles, impeccable references–the only thing left is the interview.  So make sure you don’t make these mistakes: Don’t show up late! The easiest way to look bad right off the bat is to show up late.  It gives the impression that you’re irresponsible and makes the Read more »

Eliminating Burnout

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Has your life become too complicated? Between telephones, cell phones, voicemail, e-mail, and text messaging, we’ve never been more accessible–and more prone to interruption. Add job and family responsibilities, and it’s enough to make you feel overwhelmed! Here are some ways you can eliminate burnout and get back on track: Practice extreme self-care. When you Read more »

Positive Thinking Leads to Career Success

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy.  So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like Arnold Schwarzenegger or be mistaken for a Read more »

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