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 »

How to Dress for Your Interview

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Candidate A had the exact skill set the company is looking for.  He nailed every interview question.  He shared specific examples of how his skills and experience can be applied in this position.  He left feeling confident. Candidate B had most of the skills needed.  He stumbled on one or two questions but overall did Read more »

How to Approach Your Job Interview

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Having the right interview approach can be the difference between landing the job and coming in second. The first step is to cover the basics.  Prepare for the interview carefully and well in advance. Ensure you’ve done your homework ahead of time so you can easily answer all kinds of commonly asked questions–and you’ve practiced Read more »

Providing Effective Employee Feedback

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As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees?  Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes: Read more »

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