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How the FTC's Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Impacts the Creative, Marketing, and Tech Industries

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  April 25, 2024
The FTC recently announced a ban on non-compete agreements. As a result, jobseekers in the creative, marketing, and tech industries will benefit, and hiring managers will need to enact strategic adjustments.

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Workforce Trends Reshaping the 2024 Labor Landscape

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  February 12, 2024
Time to Read: 4 mins

2024 Workforce Trends and Themes Summary:
- The modern workforce is undergoing transformative shifts, driven by trends such as AI integration, sustainability emphasis, and the rise of micro-influencers.
- Millennials and Gen Z individuals are influencing workplace dynamics with their diverse perspectives, fostering innovation and adaptability.
- Businesses embracing transparency, sustainability, and authentic engagement are poised to thrive amidst evolving consumer expectations and technological advancements.

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Profiles Among ClearlyRated's 2024 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Diamond Award Winners

Career AdviceHiring AdviceNews ·  February 5, 2024
- Profiles received an NPS of 70.6% from their clients and 73.7% from their candidates significantly higher than the industry's averages.

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Top In-Demand Digital Jobs 2024

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  January 4, 2024
Time to read: 3 mins
- In 2024, we will see even further growth and innovation within the digital landscape and its respective jobs.
- Explore top industries that are hiring and in-demand job titles for 2024.
- Work with Profiles to help hire in-demand digital professionals, or to take the next step in your career.

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7 Common Myths About Gen Z in the Workplace: Debunked

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  September 14, 2023
Time to read: 10 mins

Gen Z in the Workplace Myths Summary:
- Gen Z is comprised of those born between 1997-2012.
- Lazy, unmotivated, and technology-addicts are common misconceptions of this generation. 
- Many of the perceived flaws of this generation are actually unique strengths of Gen Z in the workplace.

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Emerging AI Job Titles in Creative and Marketing

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  September 8, 2023
Time to read: 6 mins

Emerging AI Job Titles in Creative and Marketing Summary:
- Without a doubt, AI has taken the world by storm and has become a part of everyday life, both personally and in business.
- Brief overview of 10 emerging AI Job Titles in Creative and Marketing
- Finding the right AI professionals will be especially important as AI technology develops even further.

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A Quick Guide to Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection [Email Template]

Career Advice ·  May 3, 2023
Time to Read: 5 minutes

Asking for Feedback After Job Rejection Summary:
- Understand that job rejection is not a direction reflection on you or your skillset, and in fact, asking for feedback after being rejected from a job is a big career growth move.
- Responding and asking for feedback after job rejection is often an overlooked step in the job search/interview process.
- A lay out of the key points to include in addition to a job rejection email template to produce an effective and thoughtful follow-up.

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Tailor Your Resume to Any Job Using These 6 Tips

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  March 13, 2023
Time to Read: 6 mins
Tailor Your Resume to the Job Description Summary:
- Job searching online is convenient, but the vast reach of the internet means that most jobs receive many unqualified applicants.
- Many companies utilize Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to help sift through applicant resumes.
- Use the tips below to tailor your resume to the job description and ensure it makes it through ATS.

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An Organized Approach on How to Handle Job Rejection

Career Advice ·  February 27, 2023
Time to Read: 4 min

How to Handle Job Rejection Summary:
- Rejection stinks. 
- Redirecting your mindset towards job rejection goes a long way.
- We explore three questions to ask yourself to help guide you in how to handle job rejection.

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7 Tips Recruiters Want Job Seekers to Know

Career Advice ·  December 8, 2022
Time to Read: 6 mins
- We asked some Profiles recruiters what tips they want job seekers to know.
- Being prepared for interviews, asking questions, and showcasing your personality will help recruiters find you a suitable job fit.
- Put trust in your recruiters because they are your biggest advocates and want you to succeed.

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Top 5 Questions to Ask to Get More Involved at Work

Career Advice ·  November 2, 2022
Time to read: 3 min

Getting More Involved with Work Summary:

- We spend the better part of our lives at work.
- Ask these top five questions to your human resources and/or operations team to get more involved with work.
- How you can best promote employee engagement.

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7 Ways You Can Optimize Your Remote Job Search Strategy

Career Advice ·  October 11, 2022
Time to read: 5 mins

Optimize Your Remote Job Search Strategy Summary:
- Searching for a remote job can be daunting with the overwhelming amount of remote opportunities out there.
- It is important to know establish what you want in a remote job before starting your search.
- Updating your resume and LinkedIn profile, virtual networking, and using keywords can help refine your remote job search.

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