Category: Job Seeker

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How to Turn Down a Job Offer

How to Turn Down a Job Offer

The majority of time, a job offer is a reason to celebrate, but occasionally you might have to turn down a job offer. Maybe the salary wasn’t what you thought, you were offered a different position, or you discovered something about the position that made you change your mind. Regardless of the reason, make sure […]

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How to Save More Money

How to Save More Money

With taxes due soon, money might be on your mind. While many people like to file early in the year and have already submitted their taxes (and maybe even received refunds!), it’s never a bad time to think about your finances. While it can be stressful to talk about money related topics, it can also […]

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How to Give a Good Job Recommendation

How to Give a Good Job Recommendation

Has someone asked you to be a reference? If someone you know is looking for work and asked you to provide a job reference, take a few moments to consider before agreeing to give a recommendation. Do you know the person well? Have you worked with them in a professional capacity? Do you have positive […]

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Feel Like You Fooled the Hiring Manager?

Feel Like You Fooled the Hiring Manager?

Have you recently started a new job, and are worried you’re in over your head? You might start thinking that the company made a mistake when they hired you. This fear is common among new workers. Sometimes called “imposter syndrome,” this feeling that you don’t really deserve the position you’re in can make you feel […]

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How to Choose a Good Job Reference

How to Choose a Good Job Reference

When you’re looking for a job, it’s easy to spend a lot of time searching for opportunities, filling out applications, perfecting that resume, and practicing for an interview. One thing many job seekers forget to consider is putting together a good list of job references. Some applicants don’t believe that employers even check references, but […]

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Feeling Green With Envy for Someone Else’s Job?

Feeling Green With Envy for Someone Else’s Job?

Is the green-eyed monster paying you a visit this St. Patrick’s Day? It’s easy to occasionally feel like the grass is greener on the other side, but how do you get over this feeling of jealousy? At work, you may feel jealous of coworkers. Maybe someone gets a promotion you thought you deserved or maybe […]

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Why Failure Isn’t Always Bad

Why Failure Isn’t Always Bad

Winter’s coldest days are behind us and baseball players are about to gear up for spring training. While it might not be spring yet, it’s always a good time of year to think about fresh starts and springing back from mistakes. Whether you’re looking for a new job or if you’re just working hard at […]

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How Does a Sign-On Bonus Work?

How Does a Sign-On Bonus Work?

Have you been looking for work? There are a lot of different opportunities for job seekers today. Because of this, many businesses are offering incentives to get candidates to come work at their company. Some will advertise great benefits packages, flexible schedules, or a great workplace culture. Some will even offer applicants a sign-on bonus. […]

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2017 W-2 Forms Now Available Online

2017 W-2 Forms Now Available Online

Follow these instructions to view, download, and print your 2017 W-2 form from Penmac Staffing: Click here to access the Web Portal and log on with your username and password. (There is an option to retrieve your username or password if you have forgotten. If you are unable to access your Web Portal account, please […]

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Don’t let Stress Interfere with Work Performance

Don’t let Stress Interfere with Work Performance

It’s common to hear that we shouldn’t bring our work stress home, but what about when stresses from your personal life affect work performance? You might be dealing with health issues, family or relationship concerns, or a number of other things that cause you stress, and it’s difficult to separate those things from your work […]

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