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  • 7 tips for planning a magical company holiday party

    “It’s the MOST wonderful time of the yeeeaaarrrr!” – Andy Williams (a Christmas icon) With lines like that in songs during the holiday season, there can be pressure to plan your company’s holiday party so that it leaves magical memories. It doesn’t have to be stressful, though! Here ...

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  • How to Throw an Unforgettable Client Event

    Planning events is like trying to organize chaos, which is why I am here to help! So you want to throw a client event to show your appreciation? Maybe you want to thank them, maybe you’re trying to woo them, but regardless, this has to be memorable and it has to set you apart from […]...

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  • Hot Tech Jobs in Nashville: September 2019

    Nashville’s more than just Music City, now. Our meteoric rise as an economic hub continues to garner attention across the nation. Finally in the spotlight for more than just cowboy boots and Southern drawls, Nashville is shining in the tech industry. From local company expansions to national tech ...

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  • How to stand out as a candidate

    Kensi Olson, Marketing Intern at Vaco Tampa, interviews Paul Sammons, Senior Associate of Transactional Accounting and Client Engagement on his keys to success. Applying for a job not only means you just submitted your resume to the employer but you also subconsciously entered yourself into competit...

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  • What Questions to Ask in an Interview

    Can you believe that there is a record-setting 6.6 million job openings this year? With more job openings, the possibility of landing an interview for your next position is even higherMany interviewees fear the dreaded question during the interview, “Do you have any questions?” Asking questions ...

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  • The Art of Introduction

    Cody Hill, Marketing Coordinator serving Vaco Raleigh, interviews Sid Mitchener, Managing Partner serving Vaco Raleigh, on the art of building relationships and the importance of authenticity. Introducing yourself to someone might seem like the easiest thing in the world to some, while others find t...

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  • How to Balance Your Job Search with Your Current Job

    Kensi Olson, Marketing Intern for Vaco Tampa, took perspectives from the Vaco Tampa team on balancing the job search while working a full-time job. Whether you’re desperately looking for your next opportunity or seeking an increase in salary, it’s hard to balance the job search with your current...

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  • “What am I doing with my life?” A letter to the college grad

    As college graduation quickly approached, I was often asked, “So, what’s next? Do you have a job yet?” Whether you have a plan or not, those aren’t comfortable questions to answer. During my time as an undergraduate student, I interned for six different organizations, ranging from nonprofits...

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  • How to Prevent Ghosting in a Candidate-Driven Market

    Lannick, a Vaco Company’s, Leo Mastoras, Managing Director, Client Services, provides his advice for recruiters and candidates on navigating a candidate-driven market.  Once reserved for online dating apps, the act of ‘ghosting’ has spread to Toronto’s red-hot hiring market as emplo...

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