Category: Job Seeker

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$200 Bonus for New Graduates!

$200 Bonus for New Graduates!

Penmac is offering all 2018 graduates a $200 bonus to help you get started in your first job after graduation! We know that looking for work can feel like an overwhelming process—resumes, applications, interviews—it’s hard to know where to start, especially if it is your first time starting a job search. At Penmac, it’s our […]

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What is Your Dream Job?

What is Your Dream Job?

Graduates are finishing up the last days of school and preparing to enter the workforce. As students consider their future and think about what their dreams are, it’s also a good time to think about our own dreams—both personal and employment goals. At Penmac, we know that employment plays a vital role in each person’s […]

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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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