Cover Letters and Resumes

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“Every door can be unlocked,” the wise words of Ellen Fondiler. But in the business world, the first step of unlocking those doors to employment is by a strong cover letter and concise, but intriguing, resume. This is your first impression on a potential employer, and your main point of differentiation from other applicants.  … Read more »

Tell Recruiters The Truth

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Individuals looking for employment need to be honest with the recruiters they are going to for help. All recruiters will ask why you left past employers.  Just be honest and talk about it. Most recruiters, HR people, and hiring managers understand layoffs. Describe the situation in a way that’s most beneficial to you. 30-50% of your group being… Read more »

Apply Here

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Did you know Monday is the most popular day to apply for a new job? Lucky for you, we just posted several opportunities with locations across the US, both contract and direct hire, to our website. Search our open positions and be the missing piece our client’s are looking for!   Open positions are posted… Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving From the Fidelis Family!

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Each year, we put together some of our ‘Favorite Fidelis Thanksgiving Recipes’ to share with our networks. We’ve included those recipes below to share with you!   We also host a family dinner the day before Thanksgiving and invite family of our employees. Everyone brings their own dish(es) and after a productive morning of work,… Read more »

Fidelis Companies Named in 2014 Best Companies to Work for in Texas

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Fidelis Companies LLC was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group.  This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and… Read more »

A Journey into Recruiting: Facing the Real World and Life’s Lessons

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As I sat in the college academic advisement office, situated in the rather antique styled Kansas State University administration offices, armed with my most current transcripts, a career plan I had meticulously designed…fresh shirt, polished shoes, freshly shaved with just a hint of expensive cologne I had used from the sample bin at Macy’s. I… Read more »

Motivation from NAPS 2013 Annual Conference

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In case you missed it, the NAPS 2013 Annual Conference was held two weeks ago in Las Vegas and 5 of our team members were in attendance. For those who aren’t familiar with the NAPS acronym, NAPS stands for National Association of Personnel Services. For our team members, the conference consisted of two jam-packed days… Read more »

“Most Chaotic Desk” Facebook Photo Contest

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Do remember what color your desk is? Been a while since you were able to find the last pen you lost? We want to see pictures! Fidelis Companies is having a Facebook “Most Chaotic Desk” photo contest and want you to enter! Work from home? Don’t feel left out! Send in a photo of your… Read more »

Finding A Job in the Social Jungle: Part 4

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For the final installment on effectively using social media in your job hunt, we’re going to look at Google+ (G+). For a look back at my tips on using LinkedIn, Facebook or Pinterest and Twitter, click the links to view the full posts! Google+. G+ is the newest of the most popular social media sites,… Read more »

Texas – A State of Biopharma Growth

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So what’s the big deal about the Biopharmaceutical industry anyway? Well, considering it can provide medical innovation, has billions of dollars invested in it annually and provides employment to approximately 4 million people – it’s a humongous deal! It is said that everything is bigger in Texas…why would it be any different for the Biopharma… Read more »