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Posted October 24, 2014 by

5 Ways to be More Successful Starting Today

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Recruiting

For the majority of individuals, success is very much a possibility. However, successful people get to where they are because of a conscious choice to act and behave in ways that promote a healthy career.

Below, our headhunters have defined 5 ways that successful people operate. By knowing their methods and mindset, you are able to immediately begin a journey that, ultimately will lead to a more lucrative, fulfilling job. (more…)

Posted May 30, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 5 Ways to Leave the Interviewer Uninterested

Interviews for jobs for recent college graduates need to leave favorable impressions of the job seekers.  Otherwise, an interviewer might get bored.  In the following post, learn five ways to leave him or her uninterested in you as a job seeker.

It’s easy to ruin a job interview. If your interviewer’s counting her yawns, it doesn’t matter how qualified you are for the position—you’ve lost the job. So, what mind-numbing mistakes are costing you work? And, more importantly, how can you keep the conversation lively while also coming across as professional? If

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Posted May 08, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 5 Reasons Why You Should Customize Them

Job seekers writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs should keep the specific employer(s) in mind.  In the following post, learn five reasons why you should customize them.

Every recruiter I have spoken with strongly disagrees with one-version-of-your-resume-is fine philosophy. They believe that resumes should be customized to the opportunity the job seeker is applying for. You can find many reasons (or make many excuses) for not taking the time to customize your resume. But here are 5 reasons why

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Posted March 21, 2014 by

Want to Win that Entry Level Job? Prepare for a Big Career Moment with These 9 Tips

Whether you’re trying to win an entry level job or get a promotion, you want to take advantage of the opportunity.  The following post has nine tips to prepare you for a big career moment.

With the failure that occurred at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in mind, I asked this essential question to respected members of the business community: When your big career moment comes, how do you prepare to be successful? Below are nine brilliant responses that apply to any scenario when you need to be

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Posted March 14, 2014 by

3 Top Tips to Heighten Your Employment Hunt

Young businessperson holding a sign looking for a job

Young businessperson holding a sign looking for a job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Unemployment is never much fun.

Whether it’s firing off endless emails to prospective employers or hours spent honing your CV and covering letter, being out of work has the potential to frustrate and depress in equal measure.

Indeed, with hundreds of folk often applying for a solitary position within a company, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out in a job market that’s more competitive than ever.

For many, the employment game’s cut-throat nature has them searching for the remote control in an attempt to find solace in the calming glow of daytime television.

So what can be done? How can YOU make the leap from hapless jobseeker to smiling employee? (more…)