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I have always been a person that performs best when my day is laid out ahead of time. I am a “list person,” I LOVE the feeling of crossing things off my list. Creating a list of tasks for that day and then crossing them off my list once completed gives me a sense of Read More…


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In the spirit of the Baltimore Ravens making it to the Super Bowl, I figure it’s only appropriate to brag about the amazing team that makes up the Profiles Baltimore recruiting agency. Individually, we all bring a different skill-set to the table. Put us together and you get an unstoppable force of job-placement success for Read More…


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When traveling with my family over the Thanksgiving Holiday I spent four nights in four separate beds: 3 states, 2 hotel rooms, 1 stop at the in-laws, and 1 stop at a friend’s house. While the weekend was a whirlwind of visits, it did help to inspire some thought behind this blog. Whether you’re a Read More…


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The holidays are upon us! While some people love this time of year, others are counting the days until it is over. Why is that? Remember: the holidays are a time to celebrate, to be with family and friends and relax. If you do dread the holiday season, here are some tips to help you Read More…


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Profiles will be operating as much as possible on Monday and Tuesday, but due to Hurricane Sandy, we may have limited availability. Please reach out to your personal Account Manager as soon as possible if you need information, or to submit your timecard for payroll this week. Please follow these safety tips as the storm Read More…


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When I was younger, I thought my parents were the smartest people in the world. They seemed to know the answers to everything, and it always made perfect sense to me. I never thought I would see the day that my knowledge was greater than theirs; but recently I realized they aren’t perfect, especially when Read More…


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I am not what you’d call a sports fan. I seldom know what’s happening during a football game, and I find myself asking my husband “when does this golf business wrap up today?” more than I’d like to admit. Football season means the best TV in our home is constantly on ESPN. However, the other Read More…


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For my blog this week I have decided to take a break from writing about resume tips, networking events, salaries and counter-offers and have instead, decided to dip into more of the fun places to go out in and around the DC metro area. Now that the end of summer is near, everyone is looking Read More…


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Our hottest national holiday is right around the corner, and with the heat wave we’ve got cooking now, it doesn’t look like there’s much relief in sight. Another “bonus” is that 2012 awards us with the most inconvenient day for a holiday (Wednesday) which, no matter how you slice it, does not quite nudge itself Read More…


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It’s a fact for many of us that our work can be very stressful. Long hours, straining commutes and lack of sleep all contribute to our low energy and high stress levels. Sometimes, it can feel as if we can’t even stop for a lunch break. When it comes to fueling our bodies with nutritional Read More…