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How to Be More Employable

In today’s competitive job market, being more employable is a key factor in securing desirable employment opportunities and advancing your career. Employers are constantly seeking candidates who possess a diverse set of skills, effective communication abilities, and a proactive approach to personal and professional development. In this article, we will explore four strategies to enhance…

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Our Favorite Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

At the end of an interview, many candidates find themselves at a crossroads – should I ask questions or simply express gratitude and bid farewell? The truth is the questions you ask at the end of an interview can make a lasting impact on the interviewer and shape their perception of you as a candidate….

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What Does It Mean to Be Professional?

The findings from a recent study reveal a concerning trend: nearly four in 10 managers admitted to not hiring recent college graduates due to perceptions of their lack of readiness for professional life. This raises an important question: what proactive steps can individuals take to enhance their preparedness for success in the workforce? The findings from…

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5 Easy Steps to Organize Your Job Search

I was the guest speaker for the annual Student Night program of an accounting association. It was a privilege to present to the membership organization and local students from the University of Maryland, NOVA, Marymount, and George Mason. Asked to address the group on a career-related topic, I decided a relevant subject would be “Jump…

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Finding Good Company Culture

These days it is increasingly rare to see someone spend 10 years at the same company. The competitive job market, combined with the technological advancements in recruiting, have made it easier to access new opportunities. These days, it is increasingly rare to see someone spend 10 years at the same company. The competitive job market,…

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Six Common Interview Questions for Contractors

As recruiters, we at JustinBradley spend a significant part of our day interviewing accounting, finance, and business professionals, and we understand that most people approach the process with a combination of excitement and nervousness. One way to lower those nervous feelings during an interview is to be prepared. We encourage all our candidates to practice…

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Resume Trends 2023

As recruiters, we review a lot of resumes. (And, I mean, A LOT of resumes.) Over the years, we’ve learned what hiring managers and HR professionals like to see and how they process information.  We advise, point out edits, and sometimes after talking with candidates, offer our advice on adding or highlighting certain aspects of…

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Beth Monroe’s 2023 Predictions

Four business takeaways from Beth’s 2022 holiday gatherings that have absolutely nothing to do with food, travel, gossip, or gifting! I’ve reveled in the reemergence of a party season this year!  Guests want to engage, trade stories, ask questions… socialize.  And because JustinBradley’s business focuses on careers and employment, much of my conversational curiosity centers…