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The HR Market is on Fire!

The Human Resources Team at AccruePartners is having an incredible month! Several of our most progressive HR clients are expanding their teams and adding strength to their HR platforms.  What we see is a commitment to driving business operations through stronger employee programs, engagement and processes.

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6 Career-Changing Strategies That Work – Fortune Magazine

Are you bored or burned out at work? Would you rather be pursuing a different career path but apply the brakes because you lack experience?  Before you throw in the towel on trying to change careers, consider these six tried-and-true methods outlined by Fortune Magazine. One of them, or some combination, might get you where you want to go!READ MORE

Your Guide to the Perfect Resume Summary

Is your resume summary that important? According to the online job search site, The Ladders, “recruiters spend six seconds on your resume before deciding to toss it in the recycle bin. That’s about 20 to 30 words.” The Harvard Business Review provides us with a checklist ensuring those “first few lines on your resume will compel the recruiter to keep reading.” Read the full article here. 

Finding the Right Mentor in Your First Job

Starting a new job is always exciting but comes with plenty of unanswered questions. “Should you dress up every day, even if your co-workers wear jeans? What email signature should you use? How do you stand out from your colleagues when you’re trying to keep up with all your new responsibilities? A mentor — or two or three — can help you navigate office life, learn how to move up in your industry and weigh future job offers. But there are right ways and wrong ways to identify and work with mentors.” College.USAToday.com outlines the dos and don’ts of mentoring from “pros who have been on both sides of the relationship.” Read the full article here.

The LinkedIn Checklist

LinkedInAre you making the most out of your LinkedIn profile? There are over 260 million users on LinkedIn today, and simple things you may have overlooked could be hurting your professional career. “Being linked to the right people or listing the right information on your profile can land you opportunities you wouldn’t have had otherwise.” These 5 tips outlined by www.komando.com will show you how to utilize LinkedIn to it’s full potential and help your profile stand out among others. Read the full article here.

Become a Networking Ninja!

How many networking events have you been to where you felt like there was no benefit to you showing up? Knowing what to say and how to say it goes a long way when it comes to networking and it doesn’t always have to be awkward. “But like they say, it’s not always what you know, but who you know!” SRTrends has provided a simple “how-to” guide outlining how to successfully network and use it to your advantage. Read the full article here.