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Posted July 02, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Not Feeling the Love on Your Entry Level Jobs? How You Can Survive

For young professionals working hard on their entry level jobs and not feeling appreciated, the following post has some survival tips for the workplace.

Have you ever felt like you were being taken advantage of at work? Well, welcome to corporate America. Unless you work at a notoriously employee-friendly company such as Google or Zappos, you need to accept that the company you work for may be more interested in the bottom line than your happiness. In an ideal

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Posted May 20, 2014 by

5 Qualities of Top-Tier Bosses

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement

The best bosses are the ones who can turn a good organization into a great company.  They are the individuals who consistently push their employees to become better, more engaged and enable them to adapt to oncoming changes in the corporate landscape.

Instead of suppressing employees, top-tier bosses encourage smart ideas, open conversation and creativity.  They reward the employees who deserve recognition instead of promoting those who simply agree with them.

Regardless of industry or size of company, studies have showed that the best bosses share common traits that lead to consistent success.  Below, you’ll find 5 of them. (more…)

Posted November 12, 2013 by

15 Tips to Improve GenY’s Chances of Landing Entry Level Jobs

Choosing to make themselves better can improve GenY’s chances of finding employment.  Check out 15 tips in the following post that can help them land entry level jobs.

What is the one thing about our career that never changes? We never stop learning, growing… and improving. Sometimes through experience over time; other times through deliberate self-improvement. This thorough article from LIfe Hack lists 42 tips to improve yourself and your career. Here, we highlight the 15 that can have a significant impact on you as a job

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Posted August 23, 2012 by

The Bad Qualities of the American Job Seeker

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, CEO of KAS Placement

I’ve been more involved in our company’s recruiting process as of late and this hands-on experience has given me insight regarding the American job seeker that is more valuable and definitely more interesting than most of the things that I’ve learned in my professional career.

The American job seeker, from when I started recruiting in 2004 has gained some bad tendencies that hinder their odds of success to an extent where they become their own worst enemy. (more…)

Posted July 02, 2012 by

12 Bad Habits That Can Actually Help Your Career

Somerset Maugham said, “The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.”

Being constantly late and spending the majority of your work day playing computer games are bad habits that can put the kibosh on job advancement. But did you know that some bad habits actually have good effects?

The following 12 habits may get a bad rap, but they may also have a positive impact on your career. (more…)