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Waiting by the phone... If you’re job searching, you know the pain of waiting to hear from an employer after a job interview.

In this article, hiring expert Alison Green takes a look at how long that can take, and why: http://www.askamanager.org/2015/07/how-long-can-it-take-to-hear-back-after-a-job-interview.html
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The number of companies who use testing in their hiring process is expected to increase. Pre-hire assessments are already prevalent, not only for entry-level positions, but also for management. This article gives an overview of testing that is commonly used in screening job candidates.
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Job seekers are often told to quantify accomplishments on their resume. But not everything you do at a job is easily reduced to a number. Or maybe you simply don't have those numbers.

If that's the case, this article suggest a few alternate ways of quantifying achievements when you're customizing your resume for a job.
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Ahead of the June jobs report, ADP predicts employers added 237,000 private-sector jobs. 
ADP says private-sector hiring rose in June to the best level in half a year, showing the U.S. labor market “remains in high gear.”
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Preparing for a job interview? Here’s a short list of “deal-breaking” interview mistakes, and how to avoid them.
These gaffes can be deal-breakers for some hiring managers.
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Jobs!  We posted a slew of jobs last week – many in manufacturing, but also jobs in Office/Admin, IT, Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Warehouse, and others.  Be sure to check our jobs page for DuPage area opportunities.

#jobs   #dupage  
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All job seekers are invited to our job club this Friday, July 31 - it's open to the public! Network with other job seekers, get job leads and job search guidance from Jim Fergle (Manger of Employment Services), and hear an excellent guest speaker. We invite you to follow the link to see our upcoming guest speakers! 
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Learn a little bit about our Featured DuPage Employers, and get a sampling of the jobs they currently have open!
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The “humblebrag” – that’s when you say something that is supposed to sound humble, but is actually a bragging.  It might be tempting to humblebrag in a job interview, but some research shows that actually backfires, making you less likeable. So should you outright brag? Probably not.  The safest approach for resumes and job interviews is to be confident and factual, and demonstrate the value that you offer the employer for that particular job.
While humblebragging runs rampant on Twitter, it's a lousy self-promotion tactic that usually backfires according to recent research by Ovul Sezer, Francesca Gino, and Michael Norton.
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Labor Dept. reports that total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in June, with an unemployment rate of 5.3. Big gains were in professional & business services, as well as health care.
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Come to our Job Club this Friday, June 26 - It's open to the public! Networking and job leads begin at 8:30am.  At 9:30am, resume expert Lauren Milligan (owner of ResuMAYDAY) will give her presentation "Resumes: The Story Behind the Story". 
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Have you thought about a career at a nonprofit?
This Friday, June 19, Careers in Nonprofits will be holding an event at the workNet DuPage Career Center for those interested in working for a nonprofit.  You can meet with a recruiter to talk about career possibilities in the nonprofit sector, and you can get a free resume review. Registration is required to attend this event, so please follow the link for details!
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Serving the Job Seekers and Businesses of DuPage County
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The DuPage County Workforce Development Division, at the workNet DuPage Career Center, helps job seekers get back to work with occupational training scholarships, job search workshops, and job leads received from local employers.

We also help businesses connect to the local workforce with free job posting and job fairs, and help them develop their workforce with worker training grants.