Avoiding Costly Cover Letter Mistakes

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Most employers admit they don’t read cover letters, but they say they do prefer candidates who write them, so it’s important to have a good one just in case. A good cover letter should inform the reader about you and interest them into reading your resume or scheduling an interview with you. Here are seven… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Salary Negotiation

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Negotiating your salary can be stressful. You want to get what you deserve, but you don’t want to risk angering your current employer or the hiring manager in a new job. To increase your odds of succeeding, know what your skills and talents are worth and use our valuable negotiating tools below. Do’s Do your… Read more »

How Thank—You Notes Can Work Wonders

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Thank-you notes are an important part of the interview process. No, they won’t secure you an offer, but they can help you to differentiate yourself from your competition, or allow you to account for an oddity or blunder during the interview. They can also be the time to expound on something unique that you bring… Read more »

Knowing When It’s Time For a Change

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We’ve all had rough days or even weeks at work, but if you can’t remember the last good day you’ve had, it might be time for a change. Ideally, we all want a career that is meaningful, challenging and rewarding in an environment that’s supportive and affirming. Change can be difficult and intimidating — we… Read more »

Best Of Staffing

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At CulverCareers, we have earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards after winning the Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards five years in a row for providing superior service to both our clients and candidates. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders… Read more »

Where Do Recruiting Companies Go to Find Top Talent?

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Finding, hiring and retaining top employees are among the biggest challenges for any company. Hiring the wrong person can be detrimental to employee morale and turnover can cost precious money and time. Many of the top companies worldwide use recruiting firms to help them secure the best employees in their industries. With the growth of… Read more »

How to Know You Love Your Job

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Passion and purpose are difficult to find in life. The way you feel about your job can dictate your mood throughout the week and make or break your Sunday nights. Here are five signs you love your job and you’ve found a place where you can grow professionally. People matter to you You’re excited about… Read more »

3 Different Interviewers You’ll Encounter

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You finally got the big interview at the company of your dreams! All your hard work has led to this moment As you get ready for the big day, your chance to really “wow” your potential employer, there’s so much preparation you can do in advance. You can plan your outfit, rehearse your answers, research… Read more »

Why Questions Are Key

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At the end of every job interview, the interviewer will ask you whether you have any questions. This is a great opportunity to show you’re intelligent, informed, engaged and interested. Ask at least two questions to demonstrate you’ve done some research and thoughtful contemplation. In fact, not asking any questions is a red flag to… Read more »

Don’t Let Social Media Cost You

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Social media can be a powerful tool in today’s job market. Potential employers use it to learn more about you—your personality and interests. If you use it as a way to showcase your career and accomplishments, it can be very effective in helping you get hired. Misuse of social media, on the other hand, can… Read more »