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Professional Applications of “Fatherly” Advice

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Career Advice
Jun162017

by Greg Whitesell, Marketing Manager From Mike Brady to Ward Cleaver to Howard Cunningham, TV dads have doled out valuable life lessons in 30-minute increments for generations.  While those lessons were undoubtedly meaningful, it goes without saying that the most valuable (and most memorable) fatherly advice is most often delivered by real-life dads, father figures […]



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Three “Mom-ism’s” that Can Keep Your Career Cooking

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Career Advice
May122017

Three “Mom-ism’s” that Can Keep Your Career Cooking By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director “A little birdie” once told me that “mother knows best”.  Odds are, the little birdie probably told you and I the same thing – probably more than a few times, but I digress.  While we might not have realized it then, these […]



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3 Types of Job Recruiters You Should Avoid

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Career Advice | Featured | Job Search | Job Seeker
Feb132017

By Brooke Kline, Strategic Recruiting Manager If you’re searching for a new job, chances are you understand it can be tough to get started. These days there are almost too many digital resources available, all claiming to match you with your perfect position in no time. From job search sites to company career pages, the […]



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5 Tricks to Take the FEAR Out of Your Next Interview!

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Career Advice | Interviewing
Oct302015

Landing a face to face interview can be an exciting and scary accomplishment. OK…perhaps more nerve wracking than scary, but since it’s almost Halloween, let’s go with scary. The idea of presenting yourself before one, two or a panel of people and selling them on why you’re (shameless Halloween analogy) the right pumpkin to pick […]



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How to Choose Warm-Weather Interview Attire

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Career Advice | Uncategorized
Aug012015

Wouldn’t it be nice if every job interview fell on a cool, dry Carolina day? Unfortunately, the reality is that summer can bring some humid, muggy, and downright miserable weather. So how do you dress to impress in interview attire when it’s so warm out? It is possible to stay cool while looking professional. Don’t […]



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The Top Three Resume Mistakes You Should Avoid

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Career Advice
Jul012015

Is it time to dust off your resume and find the job you’ve been dreaming about? Or maybe you’ve been job searching for some time and haven’t had success yet. Whatever the case, it’s time to take a hard look at your resume. Most important, what resume mistakes are you making, and how can you […]



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Always Looking Forward

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Career Advice
Dec162014

A lot has changed in 2014. From world news even down to our iPhones doubling in size, we look back and realize just how far we’ve come in these last 12 months. At Sherpa, we’re in the business of looking forward. We strive to anticipate employment market trends, and we work toward helping you, our […]



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How to be More Productive At Work

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Career Advice
Sep152014

We often find ourselves asking this question, “How can we be more productive at work?” Whether we’re searching for ways to streamline processes, minimize clutter or simply stay-on-task, there are a few tried-and-true methods to employ that will help you increase your output without pulling more time.



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The Benefits of Temporary Employment Agencies

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Career Advice
Jun172014

Oftentimes, especially toward the beginning of our careers, we consider a job change. Whether it’s leaving your first job or switching careers altogether, the decision can be a daunting one. What if you don’t enjoy this new career after you switch? What if you make the wrong decision? How do you know whether or not […]



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Prepping for an Interview

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Career Advice
May142014

Prepping for an interview is a lot like prepping for a test. You need to make sure you study, make sure you get enough sleep and make sure you’re not late. But here are a few other helpful hints to help get you ready for your next interview.



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