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My Resume is Too Long! What Can I Do?

Everyone knows the cardinal rule of resumes: keep it to one page. Even recent grads with little or no professional experience can find this to be a challenge. Hopefully, there's...

Quote of the Day: Richard Bach

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. -Richard Bach Today's quote brought to you by Thoughtful Mind. Photo by energepic.com from Pexels Recent...

Quote of the Day: Hermann Hesse

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value. -Hermann...

Balancing Work With Purpose

In the professional world, most people feel at one point or another that their work-life balance isn't it's best, or maybe is even non-existent. Emails, phone calls, crises,...

Quote of the Day: Robert Frost

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. -Robert Frost No matter what happens and what we go through, life will keep moving forward. Remember...

Quote of the Day: John Wooden

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. -John Wooden Everyone experiences failure. What's important is that we learn from those mistakes and do our best not to make...

Tips for Staying Cool and Engaged at Work

If you're like me, you find the heat oppressive and distracting. As far as I'm concerned, a perpetual fall is my ideal weather. Though not everyone realizes it, extreme heat can...

You Just Got Promoted! Now What?

Congratulations on the promotion! Perhaps you've earned a new title with new responsibilities, or you've been hired permanently. At Contemporaries, we know how exciting that is...

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Quote of the Day: Richard Bach

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. -Richard Bach Today's quote brought to you by Thoughtful Mind. Photo by energepic.com from Pexels Recent...

Quote of the Day: Hermann Hesse

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value. -Hermann Hesse Today's quote brought to you by Thoughtful Mind. Image retrieved from Pexels under...

Balancing Work With Purpose

In the professional world, most people feel at one point or another that their work-life balance isn't it's best, or maybe is even non-existent. Emails, phone calls, crises, projects, and other work-related subjects can feel like too much for anyone, from entry level...

Quote of the Day: Robert Frost

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. -Robert Frost No matter what happens and what we go through, life will keep moving forward. Remember this when it gets hard to continue on. Today's quote brought to you by Thoughtful Mind....

Quote of the Day: John Wooden

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. -John Wooden Everyone experiences failure. What's important is that we learn from those mistakes and do our best not to make the same ones again. Remember that every failure is a learning opportunity. Today's quote...

Tips for Staying Cool and Engaged at Work

If you're like me, you find the heat oppressive and distracting. As far as I'm concerned, a perpetual fall is my ideal weather. Though not everyone realizes it, extreme heat can put a serious crimp in our work habits as well. Just like a rainy day, a high temperature...

You Just Got Promoted! Now What?

Congratulations on the promotion! Perhaps you've earned a new title with new responsibilities, or you've been hired permanently. At Contemporaries, we know how exciting that is since 90% of our people go perm with the clients we send them to. Whether you've been hired...

Quote of the Day: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson All of us have distractions, challenges, and obstacles in life and at work. At the end of the day, the only one who can relieve the stress is yourself. Remember self care strategies, and that only you can...

Quote of the Day: Ralph Marston

You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. -Ralph Marston Think of your proudest achievement. How much work went into...

Quote of the Day: Anais Nin

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. -Anais Nin Without courage, none of us could move forward. Think back to a time where you implemented a change; it could be in your career, personal life, or beyond. It was probably intimidating, and perhaps even...

5 Tips for Working With a Staffing Firm in Boston to Land a Job

Landing your first job out of college can be a stressful and disheartening experience. This is where a Boston staffing firm can help. Working with a staffing firm allows you to find opportunities you wouldn’t uncover on your own, and a good recruiter will provide you...

Quote of the Day: Dalai Lama

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. -Dalai Lama It is easy to forget this short but powerful line during these times. We want to remind everyone, including ourselves, that we are responsible for the compassion we...

Resume Basics: What NOT To Do

Any recruiter looks at dozens of resumes on a daily basis. That being said, there are always some that stand out, and not always for the right reasons. Your resume is a piece of paper that, quite literally, tells the story of you as an employee. If should paint a...

Finding Peace at the End of Your Week

Friday is unanimously a day of celebration for professionals everywhere; the beginning of a welcome break to the very busy jobs we all have. I recently wrote about activities I use to wind down on the weekend, so in honor of it being Friday once again, I thought I'd...

Quote of the Day: John Wooden

All of life is peaks and valleys. Don't let the peaks get too high and valleys too low. -John Wooden Today's quote brought to you by Success. Photo by Tommy Lisbin on Unsplash Recent...

Putting the “Strategy” Back in Strategic Staffing

You’ve probably heard the term “strategic staffing” tossed around and you’ve probably been contacted by companies that claim to do “strategic staffing.” However, not every plan is truly strategic. It’s important to understand what strategic staffing should look like,...

Quote of the Day: Ian Percy

We judge others by their behavior. We judge ourselves by our intentions. -Ian Percy Today's quote brought to you by Clancy's Quotes. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Recent...

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